Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford, Illinois
Dountoun East State Street corridor
Dountoun East State Street corridor
Eik-name(s): 
The Forest City
Motto(s): 
"The Government Closest To The People"
Location o Illinois in the Unitit States
Location o Illinois in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 42°15′34″N 89°03′52″W / 42.25944°N 89.06444°W / 42.25944; -89.06444Coordinates: 42°15′34″N 89°03′52″W / 42.25944°N 89.06444°W / 42.25944; -89.06444
KintraUnitit States
StateIllinois
CoontyWinnebago
TounshipRockford
Incorporatit1839 (as a toun), 1852 (as a ceety)[1]
Govrenment
 • MayorThomas McNamara (D)
Aurie
 • Ceety167.01 km2 (64.48 sq mi)
 • Laund164.38 km2 (63.47 sq mi)
 • Watter2.63 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Elevation
222 m (728 ft)
Population
 • Ceety152,871
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
147,651
 • Density898.21/km2 (2,326.35/sq mi)
 • Metro
344,623
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61101-61110, 61112, 61114, 61125, 61126
Aurie code(s)815, 779
FIPS code17-65000
Wikimedia CommonsRockford, Illinois
Wabsteidci.rockford.il.us
[5]

Rockford is the third lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Illinois, the 171st maist populous ceety in the United States,[6] the lairgest ceety in Illinois ootside o the Chicago metropolitan aurie, an the ceety o the 148t maist populous metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States.[7]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.ci.rockford.il.us/media/301820/RockfordCAFR1212.pdf
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  3. "Rockford (city), Illinois". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: City of Rockford
  6. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places of 50,000 or More, Ranked by July 1, 2013 Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. May 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  7. "Estimates of Resident Population Change and Rankings: July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2014.