Rockford demographics profile

StatisticRockfordMichiganNational
Population6,0449,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,87210191
Median age33.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%41%43%
Speak English92%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%
Rockford, MI has a population of 6,044 and is the 5,738th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,872 per sq mi which is 1756% higher than the Michigan average and 1966% higher than the national average. The median age in Rockford is 34 which is approximately 14% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Rockford, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 73% of Rockford residents were born in Michigan, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Rockford is 1756% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Rockford is 14% lower than Michigan.
  • In Rockford 95.88% of the population is White.
  • In Rockford 1.97% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rockford 0.40% of the population is Asian.

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Rockford population breakdown by race

RaceRockfordMichiganNational
White95.88%78.89%73.35%
Black or African American1.97%13.89%12.63%
Asian0.40%2.79%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.74%3.06%
Other race1.75%1.12%4.75%
In Rockford, 3.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Rockford, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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