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Rockford, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Rockford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Blount County at latitude 35.8397 and longitude -83.9353. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rockford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rockford, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rockford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rockford (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockford: Rocky Ford.

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Rockford, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 865
Population in Households 864
Population in Familes 717
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $153,846
Average Home Value $180,800


Median Household Income $52,127
Average Household Income $63,725
Per Capita Income $26,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.37%
Households 0.28% 0.29%
Families -0.66% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rockford, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockford to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 300 30th
Population Density1 # 315 27th
Diversity Index2 # 279 36th
Median Household Income # 56 87th
Per Capita Income # 56 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.