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Rockport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport had a population of 2,362 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The City of Rockport is located within Township of Ohio, a minor civil division (MCD) of Spencer County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Hanging Rock.

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Rockport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,362
Daytime Population: Workers 920
Daytime Population: Residents 1,317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,287
Population in Familes 1,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 1,504
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $34,088
Average Household Income $46,964
Per Capita Income $19,226


Total Housing Units 1,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 614 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $95,991
Average Home Value $122,801


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 613
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.48%
Households 0.46% 0.44%
Families 1.16% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Rockport, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockport to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 197 71st
Population Density # 280 59th
Diversity Index # 251 64th
Median Household Income # 655 4th
Per Capita Income # 615 10th

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