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Rockport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ohio County at latitude 37.3382 and longitude -86.9876. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

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

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 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Dentons Ferry, Old Rockport, Riverside, Rock Port.

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


Total Population 254
Population in Households 254
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $99,107
Average Home Value $120,690


Median Household Income $33,453
Average Household Income $41,649
Per Capita Income $17,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.08% -0.72%
Households -1.12% -0.6%
Families -0.94% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockport to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 441 16th
Population Density1 # 422 20th
Diversity Index2 # 506 4th
Median Household Income # 355 32nd
Per Capita Income # 386 27th

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