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Rockford, Illinois

Rockford Illinois
Full nameCity of Rockford
Metro (pop.)339178
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code815, 779

Rockford, Illinois

City NameRockford
Forcible Rape68.3
Aggravated Assault689.7
Violent Crime1,176.3
Larceny Theft3,781.8
Motor Vehicle Theft404.8
Property Crime5,761.3
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Source Name2007 FBI UCR Data

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Rockford is a mid-sized city located on both banks of the Rock River in far northern Illinois. Often referred to as "The Forest City", Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. As reported in the 2010 U.S. census, the city was home to 152,871 people, the third most populated city in the state behind Chicago and Aurora. The metropolitan area has 339,178 residents as of the 2000 census. During the latter part of the 20th century Rockford was the second largest city in Illinois and is currently the most populated city in Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The current mayor is Lawrence J. Morrissey, an independent re-elected to a second four-year term in April 2009.

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