Rockport, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Rockport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport had a population of 2,341 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Hanging Rock.

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Rockport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,341
Population in Households 2,266
Population in Familes 1,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 1,491
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $35,768
Average Household Income $48,220
Per Capita Income $19,857


Total Housing Units 1,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $95,833
Average Home Value $123,777


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 611
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.32%
Households 0.38% 0.32%
Families 0.97% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 2018 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 # 282 59th
Diversity Index # 240 65th
Median Household Income # 653 4th
Per Capita Income # 617 9th

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