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Rockford, Michigan

Rockford is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 4,626. It is on the Rogue River and is only a few miles north of Grand Rapids.

Rockford Economy

Wolverine Worldwide, a footwear manufacturer, was founded in Rockford in 1883 and has been an important employer in the area. Other light industrial, light manufacturing, and commercial business employ many in the area. Many Rockford residents work and shop in nearby Grand Rapids. It also has many small businesses that are in the area to help the economy along.

Rockford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Rockford are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Rockford, Michigan work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Rockford Industries

The leading industries in Rockford, Michigan are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Manufacturing, 21%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Rockford job listings indicate that the following industries in Rockford are hiring the most workers:

Rockford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Rockford, Michigan is $36,936, and the median income of households in Rockford was $50,562.

Average Salaries in Rockford, MI

Rockford, MI


According to our Rockford Trends data, the number of Rockford, Michigan jobs has decreased by 37% since October 2013.
Rockford job trends

Rockford Employment Statistics

Population of Rockford
Total population 4,626
Male 48.08%
Female 51.92%
Median age 31.5
Rockford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.3%
Median cost of a home $116,400
Median mortgage payment $683
Renter-occupied homes 33.7%
Vacant housing 3.1%
Median monthly rent $479
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $45,847
Median for all female full-time $28,024
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 8%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 27%
$75,000 to $99,999 17%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 58%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 97%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Rockford Commute
Carpool 7.8%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 21 minutes