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Rockport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport had a population of 2,344 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Rockport is located at latitude 37.8899 and longitude -87.0542 in Spencer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Spencer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The City of Rockport (GNIS ID: 2396408) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Hanging Rock.

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Rockport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,344
Population in Households 2,269
Population in Familes 1,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,492
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 941
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $100,434
Average Home Value $119,255
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,339
Average Household Income $45,710
Per Capita Income $18,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.57%
Households 0.68% 0.59%
Families 1.79% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Rockport, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockport to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 200 71st
Population Density1 # 289 58th
Diversity Index2 # 235 66th
Median Household Income # 637 7th
Per Capita Income # 582 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.