Rockport, Texas Population 2021

10,786
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Rockport is a city located in Aransas County Texas. It is also the county seat of Aransas County. With a 2020 population of 10,786, it is the 230th largest city in Texas and the 2944th largest city in the United States . Rockport is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 23.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,766 in 2010. Rockport reached it's highest population of 11,145 in 2017. Spanning over 21 miles, Rockport has a population density of 652 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockport is $89,464 with a poverty rate of 25.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,067 per month, and the median house value is $175,800. The median age in Rockport is 50.3 years, 48.5 years for males, and 52 years for females.

Rockport Demographics

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

  • White: 90.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.82%
  • Asian: 2.22%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockport, Texas is 10,786 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,513.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,766.

Rockport, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,78590.26%
Two or More Races3333.07%
Black or African American3062.82%
Asian2412.22%
Some Other Race1641.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.11%
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Rockport Population by Race

Rockport Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockport Median Age

50.3


Total

48.5


Male

52


Female

Rockport Adults

There are 9,106 adults, (3,104 of whom are seniors) in Rockport.

Rockport Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockport Sex Ratio

Female

5,490

50.64%

Male

5,351

49.36%

Rockport Population by Age

Rockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female49.2%50.8%
Male44.6%55.4%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9602.6577.8
Married2,2292.9990.5
Non Family1,2531.2966.4
Female4134.2549.2
Male656.6344.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Rockport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3894.95%
9th to 12th Grade6167.84%
High School Graduate2,01625.65%
Some College1,81623.10%
Associates Degree5296.73%
Bachelors Degree1,58320.14%
Graduate Degree91111.59%
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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
White5,8865,7162,326
Hispanic1,560919152
Other Race1648127
2+ Races1623116
Asian16081
Black13796
Native American1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.52%.

Rockport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,172$41,588$20,258
Less Than 9th Grade$14,551$21,571$13,856
High School Graduate$17,952$21,090$
Some College$25,625$37,881$21,250
Bachelors Degree$44,554$91,250$40,357
Graduate Degree$54,126$$

$26,172

Average Earnings

$41,588

Average Male

$20,258

Average Female

Rockport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockport Language by Age

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Rockport Language

77.42% of Rockport residents speak only English, while 22.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.45% of the population.

Rockport Language

Rockport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,0681,57951.47%
White6,72083512.43%
Black25925397.68%
Multiple3299528.88%
Other150117.33%
Native12325.00%

25.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.75%

Male Poverty Rate

24.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockport is Black, with 97.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockport is Other, with 7.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.12%.

Rockport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.76%
High School27.06%
Some College14.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Rockport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.59%
Male Unemployed49.32%
Male Employed27.74%
Female Employed18.96%

Rockport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,871$89,464
Families$70,360$98,232
Married Families$78,009-
Non Families$38,472$65,203
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Income by Household Type

Rockport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rockport Marital Status by Race

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Rockport Marital Status

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979

Number of Veterans

842

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam442
Second Gulf War251
First Gulf War97
Korea44
World War II17

Rockport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+350
65 to 74220
18 to 34162
35 to 54137
55 to 64110

Rockport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White97911.70%
Hispanic592.59%

Rockport Veterans by Race

Rockport Veterans by Education

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10.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockport Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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61.98%

Born in Rockport

88.73%

Native Born

11.27%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

3.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.73% of Rockport residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in Texas. 7.37% 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
202110,786910.85%
202010,695910.86%
201910,604910.87%
201810,513-632-5.67%
201711,145870.79%
201611,0581611.48%
201510,897950.88%
201410,8023343.19%
201310,4682292.24%
201210,2391261.25%
201110,113750.75%
201010,0382,6533.12%
20007,3852,6324.51%
19904,7531,0672.57%
19803,686-193-0.51%
19703,8798902.64%
19602,9890.00%

Rockport Population by Year