Rockford employment information

Income per capita$21,615$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,231$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,770$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,282$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$30,185$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,362$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate9.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level25.4%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rockford is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rockford is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rockford is 67% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rockford is 63% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Rockford median earnings by income bracket

Rockford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector28.9%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.8%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%12.1%
Public administration2.7%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.9%
Education, health & social services11.9%39.0%

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Monroe Center, IL473$70,86533%
Roscoe, IL10,724$68,25328%
Rockford, IL151,290$38,23129%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pomona, CA151,142$48,9938%
Pasadena, TX152,171$46,58513%
Fort Collins, CO149,627$53,7751%
Hayward, CA149,596$62,69117%
Springfield, MA153,836$34,73135%
Rockford, IL151,290$38,23129%
Source: The Rockford, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.