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10 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Rockford, Washington, United States

Rockford is a town in Spokane County, Washington, United States. Take a look below for 10 fascinating and interesting facts about Rockford, Washington, United States.

1. The population was 470 at the 2010 census.

2. Rockford was first settled in 1878 by D.C. Farnsworth.

3. The town took its name from a rocky ford on Rock Creek.

4. Rockford was incorporated as a town in 1890.

5. Rockford is located at 47°27′3″N 117°7′58″W (47.450891, -117.132870).

6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2), all of it land.

7. As of the census of 2010, there were 470 people, 192 households, and 136 families living in the town. The population density was 691.2 inhabitants per square mile (266.9/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 313.2 per square mile (120.9/km2).

8. The racial makeup of the town was 92.6% White, 0.4% African American, 3.0% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

9. There were 192 households, of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.78.

10. The median age in the town was 44.9 years. 19.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

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