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The population of Rockford is approximately 150,115 (2000), 152871 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 63,570 (2000), 59973 (2010).

The amount of land area in Rockford is 116.487 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Rockford is 56.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.616 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rockford to Washington DC is 700 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rockford is positioned 42.27 degrees north of the equator and 89.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Rockford elevation is 740 feet above sea level.
Rockford median income is $37,667 (2000).

The Rockford median home price is $79,900 (2000).

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Rockford location: in north-central Illinois about 100 miles north of Chicago. Other nearby communities include Loves Park, New Millford, Machesney Park, Cherry Valley, Roscoe, Davis Junction, Winnebago and Rockton.

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Climate & Weather

Rockford average annual precipitation is 45.3 inches per year.
Rockford average annual snowfall is 37.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 18.9 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 50.9 degrees F.

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Rockford history:

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Here is a page on the Swedish immigration to Rockford.
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Rockford attractions:

Learn all about Rockford at this informative site.

Klehm Arboretum and Botanical Garden
2701 Clifton Avenue
Rockford, IL 61102
Phone: 815-965-8146
Enjoy this living museum year-round on over 150 acres of trees, plants and more.

Anderson Japanese Gardens
318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, Illinois 61107
Phone: (815) 229-9390

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