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Rockport, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hot Spring County at latitude 34.4069 and longitude -92.8096. Hot Spring County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 328 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rockport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rockport, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rockport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Rockport, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 759
Population in Households 759
Population in Familes 643
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 223
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 324
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $87,342
Average Home Value $102,686


Median Household Income $38,639
Average Household Income $48,215
Per Capita Income $18,933
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% 0.21%
Households 0.29% 0.18%
Families 1.03% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 237 56th
Population Density1 # 395 27th
Diversity Index2 # 286 47th
Median Household Income # 192 65th
Per Capita Income # 293 46th

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