Rockport Parke County, Indiana

Rockport: 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.

About

Rockport is a city located in the county of Parke in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,270 and a population density of 546 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,136 inhabitants.

Rockport Quick Facts

Population : 2,136 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Parke County
Postal code : 47635
Phone Area Codes : 812
Area : 4.15 km2
Altitude : 440 feet / 134 meters
Capital city : Rockport is capital of Spencer County
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 06:11:16 (17th May 2022)
Density : 514 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.27% (2010-2020)
Rockport locator map
Location of Rockport on Indiana map.
Spencer County Courthouse in Rockport image
Spencer County Courthouse in Rockport
Spencer County Courthouse in Rockport image

Geography

Rockport is located at 39°52'51"N 87°16'44"W (39.8808700, -87.2789000).

Rockport map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rockport decreased by 6.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,270 - census
2011 2,279 0.39% estimation process
2012 2,255 -1.06% estimation process
2013 2,246 -0.4% estimation process
2014 2,242 -0.18% estimation process
2015 2,221 -0.95% estimation process
2016 2,195 -1.18% estimation process
2017 2,179 -0.73% estimation process
2018 2,163 -0.74% estimation process
2019 2,144 -0.89% estimation process
2020 2,136 -0.37% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 30,197
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 32,195
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 30,052
April 1, 2010 Population : 32,195
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.7%
People over 65 (%) : 20.2%
Female persons, % : 48.2%
White only, percent : 78.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 13.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 74.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,854
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.8%

Rockport zip code is 47635. County name: Spencer, County fips: 18147

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $75,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $883
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $405
2015-2019 median gross rent : $637
2015-2019 Households : 12,423
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.14
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 65,933
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 332,053
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 717,389
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,598
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $36,547
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,537
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,925
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 834
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 769
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 267
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,450
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,569
2010 population per square mile : 1,813.8
2010 land area in square miles : 17.75

Schools in Rockport

College & universities near Rockport, IN

Code Name City ZIP
152673 Wabash College Crawfordsville (IN) 47933-0352
144573 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Danville Danville (IL) 61832
144564 Danville Area Community College Danville (IL) 61832-5118
146533 Lakeview College of Nursing Danville (IL) 61832
152318 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute (IN) 47803-3920

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockport, IN

Code Name Address Type
CRF Crawfordsville Spring and Green Streets RAIL
CRB Crawfordsville (Bus), Indiana 1000 Smith Ave BUS
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Rockport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bloomingdal Post Office Bloomingdale (IN) 47832
Marshall Post Office Marshall (IN) 47859
Kingman Post Office Kingman (IN) 47952
Newpor Post Office Newport (IN) 47966
Montezuma Post Office Montezuma (IN) 47862

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Other cities in Parke County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Parke County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Rockville 2,449 Town in Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States
Montezuma 977 Town in Parke County, Indiana
Rosedale 704 Town in Indiana, United States
Howard 340 Unincorporated town in Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Bloomingdale 327 Human settlement in Parke County, Indiana, United States of America
Mecca 325 Town in Indiana, USA
Marshall 315 Town in Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rockport distances to largest Indiana cities