Rockport, Massachusetts Population 2020

5,245

Rockport is a city located in Massachusetts. Rockport has a 2020 population of 5,245. Rockport is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,966 in 2010. Rockport reached it's highest population of 5,245 in 2018.

The average household income in Rockport is $108,496 with a poverty rate of 6.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,288 per month, and the median house value is $531,000. The median age in Rockport is 55.2 years, 54.2 years for males, and 55.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.1 males.

Rockport Demographics

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

  • White: 98.67%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockport, Massachusetts is 5,245, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,245.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,966.

Rockport, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,17598.67%
Some Other Race280.53%
Two or More Races260.50%
Black or African American120.23%
Asian40.08%

Rockport Population Pyramid 2020

Rockport Median Age

55.2


Total

54.2


Male

55.8


Female

Rockport Adults

There are 4,471 adults, (1,605 of whom are seniors) in Rockport.

Rockport Age Dependency

83

Age Dependency Ratio

56

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockport Sex Ratio

Female

3,084

58.80%

Male

2,161

41.20%

Rockport Households and Families

Rockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All69.8%30.2%
Female62.5%37.5%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male35.3%64.7%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3432.2169.8
Married1,1842.9879.7
Non Family9411.159.9
Female1842.9162.5
Male342.3535.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade400.96%
9th to 12th Grade681.63%
High School Graduate87820.98%
Some College52812.62%
Associates Degree4129.85%
Bachelors Degree1,31531.43%
Graduate Degree94322.54%

Rockport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0753,9822,218
Hispanic675224
Other Race28245
Multiple Races262613
Black12123
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,555$53,549$46,929
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,481$49,271$28,047
Some College$40,417$32,500$48,906
Bachelors Degree$58,317$89,205$47,438
Graduate Degree$56,705$132,813$53,144

$49,555

Average Earnings

$53,549

Average Male

$46,929

Average Female

Rockport Language

Rockport Language by Age

Rockport Language

95.12% of Rockport residents speak only English, while 4.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Rockport Poverty

Rockport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0362885.72%
Hispanic1066056.60%
Multiple261350.00%

6.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockport is Hispanic, with 56.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockport is White, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.87%
Some College5.93%
High School5.50%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Unemployed24.62%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed3.04%

Rockport Income

Rockport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,570$108,496
Families$109,737$141,404
Married Families$122,619-
Non Families$41,134$58,456

Rockport Marital Status

Rockport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockport Married by Age and Sex

Rockport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockport Marital Status by Race

Rockport Veterans

391

Number of Veterans

363

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam181
Korea70
World War II37
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+125
55 to 64117
65 to 7499
35 to 5450
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White3828.68%
Black975.00%

$Rockport Veterans by Education

3.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockport Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rockport Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.89%

Born in Massachusetts

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.55% of Rockport residents were born in the United States, with 70.89% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,2450.00%
20195,2450.00%
20185,2452434.86%
20175,002-99-1.94%
20165,1012555.26%
20154,846140.29%
20144,832-134-2.70%
20134,966-129-2.53%
20125,0951432.89%
20114,952-14-0.28%
20104,9660.00%