Rockford (Illinois)

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Coordinates 42°16′16″N 89°05′38″W
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties Winnebago and Ogle
Township Rockford
Incorporated 1839 (as a town) January 3, 1852 (as a city)
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP Codes 61101–61110, 61112, 61114, 61125, 61126
Area codes 815 and 779
FIPS code 17-65000
Interstate highways
Major airport Chicago Rockford International Airport
Rapid transit Rockford Mass Transit District
Waterways Rock River
Homicide 7.5
Rape 57.7
Robbery 132.5
Aggravated assault 513.3
Total violent crime 711.1
Burglary 789.7
Larceny-theft 2055.6
Motor vehicle theft 145.0
Total property crime 2990.4
Government (Mayor) Tom McNamara (D)
Government (City) 65.92 sq mi (170.74 km2)
Government (Land) 64.91 sq mi (168.11 km2)
Government (Water) 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
Area (City) 65.92 sq mi (170.74 km2)
Area (Land) 64.91 sq mi (168.11 km2)
Area (Water) 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 148,655
Population (2020) (Rank) auto
Population (2020) (Density) 2,290.24/sq mi (884.27/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 344,623

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Rockford is a city in Winnebago County, Illinois, located in the far northern part of the state. Situated on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County (a small portion of the city is located in Ogle County). The largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, Rockford is the fourth-largest city in the state and the 171st most populous in the United States. According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the City of Rockford had a population of 148,655 with an outlying metropolitan area population of 348,360.

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