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Climate

Average Annual Temperature:  51.5
Average Annual Snowfall: 27.3 inches
Average Annual Precipitation: 39.6

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Industry and Labor

Estimated Labor Force in Mercer County
  • Total Labor Force, 24,200
  • Employment, 23,200
  • Total Unemployment 3.8% (2007)
Estimated Labor Force in Mercer/Van Wert Counties
  • Total Labor Force, 39,700
  • Employment, 38,100
  • Total Unemployment 4.0%
Local Employers with number of Employees
  • The Laurels of Shane Hill & Maplewood
    of Shane’s Village (100)
  • The Fremont Company (58)
  • TuWay American Group (65)
  • Mercer Landmark (17)
Small Businesses

The Village of Rockford has over 52 small businesses which employ one to twenty plus full and part time individuals who contribute greatly to the economy of Rockford.

In September of 2007, Mercer Landmark began operation of their new soybean extrusion plant.

Transportation

Railroad ad

RJ Corman Railroad & Distribution (14.1 miles)
8056 Albers Road, Celina, OH

Highways

US 33
State Route 118

14.1 miles : US Route 30
25.5 miles : I-75
55.1 miles : I-69

Motor Freight Carriers Serving Community (8)
 
Small Package Services

United Parcel Service (UPS)
Federal Express
Emery Worldwide
DHL

Air Service

17 miles : Mercer County Lakefield
12 miles : Van Wert County
26 miles : Neil Armstrong/New Knoxville
42 miles : Ft. Wayne International Airport
63 miles : Dayton International Airport

 

Demographics

 
Population

2010 Census: 1,120

Median Age

2010 Census: 41.5 years

Median Household Income

2000 Census: $37,574

Graduation Rate

2000 Census: Over 79% High School Graduation Rate