Rockport, Indiana Population 2021

2,106
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Rockport is a city located in Spencer County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Spencer County. With a 2020 population of 2,106, it is the 198th largest city in Indiana and the 7424th largest city in the United States . Rockport is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -7.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,270 in 2010. Rockport reached it's highest population of 2,279 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Rockport has a population density of 1,270 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockport is $46,078 with a poverty rate of 22.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $74,300. The median age in Rockport is 36.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Rockport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockport was:

  • White: 91.65%
  • Black or African American: 3.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockport, Indiana is 2,106 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,163.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,270.

Rockport, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,21691.65%
Black or African American933.85%
Two or More Races682.81%
Some Other Race190.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.66%
Asian60.25%
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Rockport Population by Race

Rockport Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockport Median Age

36.1


Total

33.7


Male

40.8


Female

Rockport Adults

There are 1,720 adults, (334 of whom are seniors) in Rockport.

Rockport Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockport Sex Ratio

Female

1,131

46.77%

Male

1,287

53.23%

Rockport Population by Age

Rockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
Male55.6%44.4%
All53.1%46.9%
Female49.6%50.4%
Non Family39.8%60.2%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9262.4853.1
Non Family3871.1839.8
Married3163.370.3
Female1334.3749.6
Male902.3955.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Rockport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade684.22%
9th to 12th Grade22213.78%
High School Graduate71744.51%
Some College36422.59%
Associates Degree613.79%
Bachelors Degree1217.51%
Graduate Degree583.60%
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Rockport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4651,237179
Black8542
Hispanic3617
Other Race19
2+ Races1919
Asian66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.22%.

Rockport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,278$40,179$21,285
Less Than 9th Grade$26,080$25,714$26,719
High School Graduate$31,118$40,179$22,500
Some College$22,483$31,053$20,873
Bachelors Degree$45,625$70,208$20,417
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,278

Average Earnings

$40,179

Average Male

$21,285

Average Female

Rockport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockport Language by Age

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Rockport Language

97.96% of Rockport residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Rockport Language

Rockport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,99345122.63%
Multiple613252.46%
Native1616100.00%
Asian22100.00%

22.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

29.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockport is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockport is White, with 22.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.27%.

Rockport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.71%
High School18.55%
Some College18.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Rockport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.40%
Female Unemployed13.33%
Male Employed5.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rockport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,357$46,078
Families$45,446$52,878
Married Families$58,571-
Non Families$22,411$32,207
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Income by Household Type

Rockport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockport Married by Age and Sex

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Rockport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockport Marital Status by Race

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Rockport Marital Status

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214

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
Vietnam42
First Gulf War37
World War II5
Korea

Rockport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5470
55 to 6451
65 to 7437
18 to 3435
75+21

Rockport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17711.20%
Black3032.26%
2+ Races731.82%

Rockport Veterans by Race

Rockport Veterans by Education

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15.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockport Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockport Employment by Age

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Rockport Employment by Race

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Rockport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.02%

Born in Rockport

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.30% of Rockport residents were born in the United States, with 59.02% having been born in Indiana. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockport Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,106-19-0.89%
20202,125-19-0.89%
20192,144-19-0.88%
20182,163-16-0.73%
20172,179-16-0.73%
20162,195-26-1.17%
20152,221-21-0.94%
20142,242-4-0.18%
20132,246-9-0.40%
20122,255-24-1.05%
20112,27960.26%
20102,2730.00%

Rockport Population by Year