Rockford is a rural city in the state of Illinois with a population of approximately 150,300. There is quite a few things to do in Rockford the most popular and known locations are Magic Waters, Burpee Museum, Coronado Theater and the Discovery Center Museum. There are many job opportunities and housing is quite affordable, depending on where you live prices can vary from $30,000-$200,000. Private/Public schools are available for all ages, including colleges. If a big city or a small town is not what your looking for then Rockford is perfect for you, there's no overcrowding in the streets, traffic is fairly light and the houses are spread apart so you'll always have privacy.