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Rockford, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Rockford had a population of 588 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rockford is located at latitude 32.8969 and longitude -86.2083 in Coosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rockford (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Coosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 738 feet.

The Town of Rockford (GNIS ID: 2407230) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Rockford is located within Rockford Division of Coosa County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockford: Pondalassa, Pondelassa.

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Rockford, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 588
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $75,893
Average Home Value $89,286


Median Household Income $36,932
Average Household Income $44,372
Per Capita Income $21,207
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.4% -0.76%
Households -0.79% -0.83%
Families 1.31% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.74%
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.

Rockford, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockford to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 387 33rd
Population Density1 # 366 37th
Diversity Index2 # 189 67th
Median Household Income # 313 46th
Per Capita Income # 237 59th

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