Rockport is a tiny city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 753 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockport is the 205th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rockport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rockport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockport who work in sales jobs (13.64%), maintenance occupations (11.11%), and office and administrative support (8.84%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rockport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rockport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rockport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rockport may be for you.
Being a small city, Rockport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Rockport are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.49% of adults in Rockport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rockport in 2010 was $19,147, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,588 for a family of four. However, Rockport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rockport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockport include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Rockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.