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Rockford, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Rockford had a population of 863 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Rockford is located at latitude 35.8397 and longitude -83.9353 in Blount County. 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. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.

The City of Rockford (GNIS ID: 2404636) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockford: Rocky Ford.

City of Rockford, TN Boundary Map

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Rockford, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 863
Population in Households 863
Population in Familes 715
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $155,859
Average Home Value $175,506
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,009
Average Household Income $63,839
Per Capita Income $26,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.28%
Households 0.17% 0.23%
Families -0.53% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 316 26th
Diversity Index2 # 279 35th
Median Household Income # 59 86th
Per Capita Income # 61 86th

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