Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts

Rockport: Seaside town Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts, U.S., is located on the coast. Rockport is located on the Cape Ann peninsula, roughly 40 miles northeast of Boston. Located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Rockport shares its western border with Gloucester, Massachusetts.


Rockport is a town located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,952 and a population density of 153 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,312 inhabitants.

The town was created 400 years ago in 1622.

Quick Facts about Rockport

Population : 7,312 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 01966
Area : 45.4 km2
Altitude : 75 feet / 23 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1623 (400 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:26:29 (5th February 2023)
Density : 161 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.92% (2010-2020)
Rockport locator map
Location of Rockport on Massachusetts map.
Rockport Mass harbour and Motif 1 image
Rockport Mass harbour and Motif 1
Rockport Mass harbour and Motif 1 image


Rockport is located at 42°39'20"N 70°37'13"W (42.6556500, -70.6203200).

Rockport map


The population of Rockport increased by 4.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,952 - census
2011 7,011 0.84% estimation process
2012 7,059 0.68% estimation process
2013 7,104 0.63% estimation process
2014 7,147 0.6% estimation process
2015 7,168 0.29% estimation process
2016 7,206 0.53% estimation process
2017 7,241 0.48% estimation process
2018 7,262 0.29% estimation process
2019 7,282 0.27% estimation process
2020 7,312 0.41% estimation process

Rockport zip code is 01966. County name: Essex, County fips: 25009

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People born in Rockport (10)

People born in Rockport, including performance artist and political activist Vermin Supreme, musician Paula Cole, film director Andrew Stanton, .


  • Marshall Howard Saville (American archaeologist) he was born in 01/01/1867
  • Myron E. Witham (American football player and coach, mathematics professor) he was born in 29/10/1880
  • Rick Hautala (American writer) he was born in 03/02/1949
  • William Lester Stevens (American painter) he was born in 16/06/1888
  • William H. Jordan
  • Reuben Brooks Poole (American librarian) he was born in 05/04/1834
  • Mary McDonald Klimek (American musician, singer and speech and language therapist) she was born in 01/01/1950

Schools in Rockport

College & universities near Rockport, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165936 Gordon College Wenham (MA) 01984

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockport, MA

Code Name Address Type
NBT Newburyport, Massachusetts 90 Storey Avenue BUS
HHL Haverhill station Washington Street at Railroad Square RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
EXR Exeter station 60 Lincoln Street RAIL
PTS Portsmouth, New Hampshire 185 Grafton Drive BUS

Post offices near Rockport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rockpor Post Office Rockport (MA) 01966

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Rockport , Texas Seaside city of Rockport is located in the state of Texas. Rockport Beach, with its fishing piers and abundant birds, is located here. Exploring Gulf Coast history, the Texas Maritime Museum features displays on shipbuilding, oil drilling as well as pirates. Nearby there are changing local displays of art and a sculpture garden in the Rockport Center for the Arts. There are gardens and an educational center at Fulton Mansion, a 19th-century mansion that has been restored. with a population of 10,847 people.
  • Rockport , Maine Rockport is a town in Knox County in the state of Maine. It's located 35 miles south of Augusta, Georgia. In 2010, the city's population was 3,330. A prominent tourist resort and art colony, Rockport is home to a diverse population of artists and creatives. with a population of 3,389 people.
  • Rockport , Indiana Located along the Ohio River, Rockport is a city in Indiana's Spencer County in Ohio Township. Santa Claus, formerly the largest settlement in Spencer County, has recently overtaken the city. Spencer County's county seat is located in the city. with a population of 2,136 people.
  • Rockport , Arkansas city in Arkansas with a population of 710 people.
  • Rockport , Kentucky human settlement in Ohio County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 263 people.

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lynn 94,539 City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lawrence 80,007 City in Massachusetts, United States
Haverhill 64,098 City in Massachusetts
Peabody 53,063 City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Methuen 50,910 City in Massachusetts
South Peabody 50,293 City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Salem 43,581 City in Massachusetts, United States
Beverly 42,242 City in Massachusetts, USA
Beverly Cove 40,365 City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Andover 36,554 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
North Andover 31,460 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Gloucester 30,539 City on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States
Saugus 28,542 Town in Massachusetts
Danvers 27,571 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Marblehead 20,551 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newburyport 18,495 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Rockport distances to largest Massachusetts cities