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Rockport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Rockport had a population of 266 as of July 1, 2015. Rockport ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockport is located at latitude 37.3382 and longitude -86.9876 in Ohio County. 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. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The City of Rockport (GNIS ID: 2404641) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rockport is located within McHenry-Rockport Division of Ohio 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, 2015.

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

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


Total Population 266
Population in Households 266
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 383
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $95,161
Average Home Value $119,022


Median Household Income $39,746
Average Household Income $48,014
Per Capita Income $19,976
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.15%
Households 0.0% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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, 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 # 439 16th
Population Density1 # 418 20th
Diversity Index2 # 519 1st
Median Household Income # 258 51st
Per Capita Income # 271 48th

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