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Pros

-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living
-Access to Chicago

Cons

-Harsh climate
-Crime rates
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Rockford Metro Area


Despite its location in a largely agricultural region, Rockford has a strong heritage as an industrial center. The diverse manufacturing base has partially transitioned away from its Rust Belt beginnings, and today’s local industries include aviation, aerospace, precision tools, and medicine along with the mainstays of agriculture and agricultural machinery. The industrial transformation is being augmented by its not-too-distant location relative to suburban Chicago and the new commuter rail service recently started.

Highlights


Small town - North-central Illinois near the Wisconsin border, 80 miles west of Chicago See Local Real Estate
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City: Rockton
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 743 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Rockton


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Rockton is 6.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockton jobs have Increased by 1.15 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rockton's cost of living is 10.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Rockton's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Rockton's population is 7,525 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 157.00 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Rockton is $136,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -18.50%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Rockton public schools spend $9,158 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.2 students per teacher in Rockton. Learn more...

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  6/18/2009
Nice place to live

We have only lived in Rockton, for about 2 years and have enjoyed it. We are orignialy form chicago and have been moving northwest. We have lived in Mount Prosepct and... (Read More)

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