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Rockport, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport had a population of 762 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rockport is located at latitude 34.4069 and longitude -92.8096 in Hot Spring County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hot Spring County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 328 feet.

The City of Rockport (GNIS ID: 2404640) 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.

The City of Rockport is located within Township of Butterfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hot Spring 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, 2016.

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Rockport, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 762
Population in Households 762
Population in Familes 642
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $94,118
Average Home Value $109,654


Median Household Income $39,911
Average Household Income $50,866
Per Capita Income $20,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.1%
Households 0.44% 0.24%
Families 0.77% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockport to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 243 55th
Population Density1 # 398 26th
Diversity Index2 # 284 48th
Median Household Income # 170 69th
Per Capita Income # 235 57th

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