Rockport, IN


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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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

When you are in Rockport, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.82% of Rockport’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rockport is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockport who work in office and administrative support (15.35%), food service (10.34%), and sales jobs (8.01%).

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.

As is often the case in a small city, Rockport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Rockport has a very low overall level of education: only 7.14% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Rockport in 2010 was $16,902, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,608 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.

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