Rockford by the numbers

Below are some facts about the city of Rockford from 2000 U.S. census data, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the City of Rockford:

City sales tax revenue in 2004: $22.4 million

City property tax revenue in 2004: $43.8 million

Total population: 150,115

Population below poverty level: 20,351

Population in rental units: 52,011

Population in rental units below poverty level:13,015

Population in owner-occupied units: 93,613

Vacant housing units: 4,412

From the Dec. 7-13, 2005, issue

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