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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Rockford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eddy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58356 ZIP code.
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.
16% of New Rockford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Rockford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $582.
Libraries in New Rockford include New Rockford Public Library ... View libraries
Eddy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Rockford political report.
The average commute time for New Rockford workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
New Rockford, NDPros: 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.Blog about New Rockford
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