Real Estate Market Update for Rockford, IL
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Welcome to January's Market Update. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of January. The number of active listings was up 18% from one year earlier and down 8% from the previous month Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month... was just over 60-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 3% This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 30-thousand dollars. The number of units sold Increased 67% year-over-year and Decreased 25% month-over-month Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Rockford, IL
Area Information for Rockford, IL
  • Population: 152,994
  • Median Age: 36.99 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.21 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Recycling Likelihood**: 88
  • Sales Tax: 5%
  • Population Density: 2,206/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 0%
  • Closest Airport: Chicago/rockford International
  • Closest College: Rockford College
  • Closest Jr. College: Rockford Business College
  • Median Household Income: $38,440
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15.32%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.8 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $78,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Beloit Snappers (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 1%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Rockford, IL
Median Age: 36.99 Married: 38% Number of Households: 60,629 Households with Children: 19,186
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Rockford, IL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      The Ryan Jury Child Dev Learning Center 0.4 mi Private K-K 0 0
      John Nelson Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-5 1 2
      Abraham Lincoln Middle School 0.5 mi Public 6-8 0 3
      Regional Learning Ctr 0.8 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Rockford East High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      C Henry Bloom Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 1 5
      St. James School 1.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Chicago International Charter - Rockford Patriots 1.1 mi Public K-4 0 0
      Keith Country Day School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Montessori Learning Path 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Fairview Center 1.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Kishwaukee Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 0 4
      Walker Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Maud E Johnson Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Easter Seals Therap - Rockford 1.4 mi Private K-12 0 0
      St. Peter Cathedral School 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Regional Learning Academy 1.6 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Haskell Academy 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Roosevelt Center 1.7 mi Public 9-12 0 1
      Alpine Christian School 1.8 mi Private K-8 0 5
      St. Paul Lutheran 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Rolling Green 1.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 5
      Beyer Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 0 3
      Eisenhower Middle School 2.0 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Holy Family School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Whitehead Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 1 2
      Lydia Urban Academy-rockford 2.1 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      R K Welsh Elementary School 2.1 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Marsh Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Bernard W Flinn Middle School 2.2 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Washington Gifted School 2.3 mi Public 1-5 5 5
      Washington Communication Acad 2.3 mi Public 1-5 0 0
      Rockford Lutheran Academy 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      West Middle School 2.3 mi Public 6-8 0 3
      Spectrum School 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      St. Bernadette 2.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      St. Bernadette 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      F O L I T C A 2.5 mi Private 10-10 0 0
      Gregory Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-5 2-5 0
      Ellis Arts Academy 2.7 mi Public K-5 1 2
      Barbour Two-way Lang Immersion 2.7 mi Public K-8 1 5
      St. Paul C O G I C Academy 2.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 4
      St. Edward 2.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Swan Hillman Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Alpine Academy 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Mt Sinai Learning Academy 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Lewis Lemon Elementary School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      A C Thompson Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Brookview Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Julia Lathrop Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Our Lady Sacred Heart Academy 2.9 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Wm Nashold Elementary School 3.0 mi Public 3-5 1 2
      Clifford P Carlson Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 1 4
      West View Elementary School 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 2
      Spring Creek Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Rockford Lutheran School 3.2 mi Private 6-12 0 4
      Lutheran High And Junior High School 3.2 mi Private 6-12 0 4
      Galapagos Charter School 3.3 mi Public K-3 1 3
      Rockford Environmental Science Academy 3.4 mi Public 6-8 0 2
      Riverdahl Elementary School 3.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 4
      Guilford High School 3.5 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Conklin Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Rainbow Academy 3.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Boylan Central Catholic High School 3.7 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Sacred Heart Classical Center 3.7 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Mcintosh Science And Tech Magnet 3.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 1
      Christian Life Center School 3.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Auburn High School 3.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Arthur Froberg Elementary School 4.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 3 4
      Rockford Iqra School 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Dennis Early Childhood Center 4.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      St. Rita School 4.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Jefferson High School 4.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Academic Career Ed High School 4.4 mi Public 9-10 0 0
      Ceanci 150 Training Program 4.4 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Rocvale Childrens Home 4.4 mi Private - 0 0
      Legacy Acad Of Excellence Charter School 4.5 mi Public K-7 1 0
      Thurgood Marshall School 4.6 mi Public 4-8 0 0
      Kennedy Middle School 4.6 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      North Love Christian School 4.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Montessori Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 2-5 5
      Rock River Academy 4.8 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      White Swan Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Rockford Christian Schools 5.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Cathedral Baptist School 5.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 0
      Cathedral Baptist School 5.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 4
      Kindercare Learning Center 5.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Montessori Private Academy Inc 5.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Regents Christian Academy 5.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-11 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
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