Rockford, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 63,607 housing units in Rockford. This represents a 9.4% growth from 58,146 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 63,525 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 82 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rockford is about 61.3%. Rockford's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rockford were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom14.50%
Two Bedrooms33.60%
Three Bedrooms35.90%
Four Bedrooms12.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$79,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.16
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$418

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage52.90%
Debt Free31%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.4%