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Rockport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Spencer County at latitude 37.8899 and longitude -87.0542. Spencer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rockport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rockport, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rockport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Hanging Rock.

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Rockport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,324
Population in Households 2,249
Population in Familes 1,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,479
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 933
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 613
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $92,708
Average Home Value $113,379


Median Household Income $34,755
Average Household Income $45,095
Per Capita Income $18,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.33%
Households 0.64% 0.36%
Families 1.98% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 202 70th
Population Density1 # 294 57th
Diversity Index2 # 264 62nd
Median Household Income # 629 8th
Per Capita Income # 601 12th

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