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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockport who work in sales jobs (19.21%), maintenance occupations (9.39%), and management occupations (6.99%).
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.
Rockport is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Rockport, just 11.34% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rockport in 2010 was $21,683, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,732 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, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Rockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.