Rockport is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,153 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.
Rockport is a blue-collar town, with 40.18% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (14.93%), food service (9.76%), and maintenance occupations (8.64%).
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 have a very low rate of college education: just 8.49% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Rockport in 2010 was $17,136, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,544 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 German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Rockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.