Rockport is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,223 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockport is the 196th largest community in Indiana. Rockport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rockport is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.89% of the Rockport workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rockport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockport who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), food service (11.56%), and sales jobs (6.76%).
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.
The population of Rockport has a very low overall level of education: only 8.00% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Rockport in 2010 was $16,102, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,408 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Rockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.