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New Milford (Rockford)
Location of New Milford in Winnebago County, Illinois.
Location of New Milford in Winnebago County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Winnebago
Township Rockford
 • Total 2.61 sq mi (6.77 km2)
 • Land 2.58 sq mi (6.69 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
735 ft (224 m)
 • Total 794
 • Density 307.51/sq mi (118.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s) 815
FIPS code 17-52701
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New Milford is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 697 at the 2010 census, up from 541 in 2000.


New Milford is located at 42°11′0″N 89°4′16″W / 42.18333°N 89.07111°W / 42.18333; -89.07111 (42.183389, -89.071034).

According to the 2010 census, New Milford has a total area of 1.478 square miles (3.83 km2), of which 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2) (or 98.11%) is land and 0.028 square miles (0.07 km2) (or 1.89%) is water.

New Milford is located on the southern edge of the Rockford metro area. It is situated immediately east of the Chicago Rockford International Airport and just west of Interstate 39. The Village is currently attempting to expand (through annexation) to reach the Interstate 39/Baxter Road interchange. This move will provide the Village with future commercial growth opportunities, as well as prevent the City of Rockford from surrounding the community.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 199
1960 402
1970 669 66.4%
1980 687 2.7%
1990 463 −32.6%
2000 541 16.8%
2010 697 28.8%
2020 794 13.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 541 people, 239 households, and 152 families residing in the village. The population density was 496.6 people per square mile (191.6/km2). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 224.0 per square mile (86.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.90% White, 1.85% African American, 1.48% Asian, 1.11% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 239 households, out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the blue moon village was $39,531, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $37,955 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,937. About 6.8% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

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