Rockford, Michigan

Rockford: City in Kent County, Michigan

About

Rockford is a city located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,719 and a population density of 666 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,395 inhabitants.

Rockford locator map
Location of Rockford on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Rockford

Population : 6,395 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 49341, 49351
Phone Area Codes : 616
Area : 8.58 km2
Altitude : 702 feet / 214 meters
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 08:06:17 (16th June 2024)
Density : 745 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.57% (2010-2020)
Kent County Michigan Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rockford Highlighted locator map image
Kent County Michigan Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rockford Highlighted
Kent County Michigan Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rockford Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Rockford is located at 43°7'12"N 85°33'36"W (43.1200300, -85.5600300).

Rockford map

Demographics

The population of Rockford increased by 10.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,719 - census
2011 5,762 0.75% estimation process
2012 5,840 1.34% estimation process
2013 5,945 1.77% estimation process
2014 6,044 1.64% estimation process
2015 6,109 1.06% estimation process
2016 6,211 1.64% estimation process
2017 6,251 0.64% estimation process
2018 6,297 0.73% estimation process
2019 6,391 1.47% estimation process
2020 6,395 0.06% estimation process

Rockford zip code is 49341. County name: Kent, County fips: 26081

People born in Rockford (7)

People born in Rockford, including football player, offensive tackle Joe Staley, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient John C. Sjogren, American-football player Parker Ehinger, .

List

  • Sean Lewis (US association football player) he was born in 17/04/1992
  • Ben Braden (American-football player) he was born in 09/03/1994
  • Mitchell Chaffee (American ice hockey player) he was born in 26/01/1998
  • Preston C. Hammer (American mathematician) he was born in 12/10/1913

Schools in Rockford

College & universities near Rockford, MI

Code Name City ZIP
490841 Ross College-Grand Rapids North Grand Rapids (MI) 49525-2473
171881 Kuyper College Grand Rapids (MI) 49525-9781
169284 Empire Beauty School-Michigan Grand Rapids (MI) 49544
170037 Cornerstone University Grand Rapids (MI) 49525-5897
168786 Aquinas College Grand Rapids (MI) 49506-1801

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockford, MI

Code Name Address Type
RKF Rockford, Michigan US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE BUS
GRR Vernon J. Ehlers Station 431 Wealthy St. SW RAIL
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL
BGP Big Rapids, Michigan 14342 Northland Dr. BUS

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Other cities in Kent County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kent County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 200,031 The second most populous city in Michigan.
Wyoming 76,628 A city in Kent County, Michigan.
Kentwood 51,719 Town of the United States
Forest Hills 25,867 Neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Walker 25,265 City in Kent County, Michigan
Grandville 15,749 City in Kent County, Michigan
Ada 14,892 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Northview 14,541 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Cutlerville 14,370 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Alpine 13,883 Township in Kent County, Michigan
East Grand Rapids 11,991 City in Kent County, Michigan
Comstock Park 10,088 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Byron Center 5,822 Census-designated place in Kent County, Michigan
Sparta 5,321 Village in Kent County, Michigan
Ross 4,975 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Lowell 4,196 City in Kent County, Michigan, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rockford distances to largest Michigan cities