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New Rockford is a city in Eddy County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Rockford, IL.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named New Rockford. For links to other places called New Rockford, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of New Rockford is 47.68N. The longitude is -99.137W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,532 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,370.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,042
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Rockford demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Dunn
· Garrison
· Dunn's Creek
Historic sites and museums: Eddy County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of New Rockford residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Rockford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Rockford was $16,444, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of New Rockford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New Rockford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $582.


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Libraries in New Rockford include New Rockford Public Library ... View libraries

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Eddy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Rockford political report.

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The average commute time for New Rockford workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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New Rockford, ND

Pros: Warm & friendly and I have great memories growing up in the area and graduating from Central High School...

Cons: New Rockford really needs something to keep the population steady...

This is a good place to Raise children and has plenty of fresh air...

General info: Looking forward to a All Class Reunion in 2008.

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