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Apartments for Rent in Rockford, IL
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    950 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103
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    127 N Wyman (Residential), Rockford, IL 61101
    1 BED $1,300
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    902 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103
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    2 BEDS $765+
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    5145 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108
    Studio $600+
    1 BED $700
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    375 Bienterra Trail, Rockford, IL 61107
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    6054 Boxwood Drive, Rockford, IL 61114
    1 BED $750
    2 BEDS $975
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    5203 Linden Rd Unit 2115, Rockford, IL 61109
    Studio $820+
    1 BED $820+
    2 BEDS $966+
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    2775 Stowmarket Avenue, Rockford, IL 61109
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    2 BEDS $1,890
    3 BEDS $1,620
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    2775 Stowmarket Ave, Rockford, IL 61103
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    1905 W Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61103
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    2 BEDS $850+
    3 BEDS $1,125+
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    102 Clayton Court, Winnebago, IL 61088
    1 BED $979
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    100 Blanchard Court, Byron, IL 61010
    1 BED $791
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    920 Park Avenue, Beloit, WI 53511
    1 BED $780
    2 BEDS $990
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    431 OLYMPIAN BLVD, BELOIT, WI 53511-4296
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    405 OLYMPIAN BLVD, BELOIT, WI 53511-4280
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    2255 Burton St, Beloit, WI 53511
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    1225 Burton St #6, BELOIT, WI 53511
    2 BEDS $1,065
    3 BEDS $1,115
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    2600 Kadlec Dr, BELOIT, WI 53511
    2 BEDS $1,215
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    2913 Park Ave, BELOIT, WI 53511
    2 BEDS $1,140+
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    2927 Kensington Ln, BELOIT, WI 53511
    1 BED $830
    2 BEDS $940
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    1635 E Inman Pkwy #3, BELOIT, WI 53511
    2 BEDS $1,140
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Getting around in Rockford, IL

55 /100
Somewhat Walkable
39 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 55, Bike Score®: 39

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Rockford, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Rockford, IL were last updated on 22 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Rockford, IL?

The best apartments in Rockford, IL are: 127 N Wyman (Residential), Windsor Apartments, Versailles Place Apartments, Terra Creek Apartments and Carlton Apartments.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Rockford, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Rockford, IL is between $600 and $1,748. View all studio apartments in Rockford, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL is between $700 and $1,890. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Rockford, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL is between $600 and $1,890. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rockford, IL is between $600 and $1,620. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Rockford, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Rockford, IL?

In Rockford 46% of the housing is rented out compared to 54% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 11% of Rockford’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 58% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 31% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Rockford, IL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Rockford are about 4 years old, on average. Of these, none have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 96% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and 4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Rockford, IL?

Studio apartments in Rockford are around 1% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 38% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Rockford, IL

Sitting on the banks of Rock River, Rockford is a thriving Midwestern city that offers renters plenty of cultural and economic opportunities. This small city is known for its scenic beauty and bustling downtown area with plenty of historic buildings, museums and parks. It also has a thriving economy fueled by its strong manufacturing and agricultural sectors, making it perfect for renters looking for an affordable city with employment opportunities near big-city amenities. Rockford is located in the Midwest, so renters will experience a range of weather conditions and four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid, with average temperatures in the low 80s, while winters can get quite cold, with lows often dropping below freezing. Meanwhile, precipitation levels are relatively moderate, but the area is prone to heavy rains, thunderstorms and tornadoes. However, Rockford has developed strategies and improved the infrastructure to mitigate the effects of its climate.

Renting in Rockford, IL

Whether you’re interested in a small apartment or a spacious rental, you’ll certainly find something that meets your needs in Rockford. The rental market is plentiful and hosts a variety of housing styles, with everything from Victorian homes to apartments in modern buildings. Specifically, for those looking for an urban experience within easy reach of downtown, many apartments for rent are available to cater to all budgets. Or, for renters looking for more space, there are many rental homes at various price points in the suburbs. Note that, upon signing the lease, renters can be asked to provide one month’s rent as a security deposit to offset any damage the property may experience during the rental period. Landlords are responsible for maintaining the rental unit, while renters are responsible for keeping up with utility payments unless the lease states otherwise. Terminating the lease requires prior written notice from the party initiating the termination.

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Shopping in Rockford, IL

Rockford has multiple shopping venues, mainly located along U.S. Highway 20: CherryVale and Perryville Shopping Center are the main shopping hubs offering a selection of big-name retailers, like Buckle; Aeropostale; Foot Locker; H&M; Talbots; Victoria’s Secret; and others. There are also plenty of smaller malls and plazas throughout the city that feature different stores in one location. Walmart, Target, Aldi, Save A Lot, Meijer, Woodman’s Food Market, and the local Schnucks Rockford Plaza and Valli Produce are the main spots where renters go grocery shopping. Rockford also hosts many smaller boutiques, specialty shops, and farmers’ markets for renters wanting to shop local, allowing renters to connect with local artisans and craftspeople.

Transportation in Rockford, IL

Renters have access to several transportation options in Rockford: Interstates 39 and 90; U.S. Highway 20; and several state routes connect in the city, thereby creating a network of roads that make traveling between the area easy. Alternatively, the local public transit system provided by Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) offers easy access to many of the city’s most popular destinations via bus. And, for renters who prefer two wheels, biking is an increasingly popular transportation option in Rockford. Uber and Lyft are also available for renters needing on-demand rides throughout the area. Finally, renters who need to fly into and out of the area can use the local Chicago Rockford International Airport for domestic flights and Chicago O’Hare International Airport for international flights.

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