Rockport, Arkansas

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Rockport, Arkansas

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High Points

Rockport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Rockport Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 14% Rockport People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Rockport Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Rockport Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Rockport, Arkansas

Comparing Rockport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Women 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9
Median Family Income 5 9
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Rockport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Hot Spring
Standard Zip Codes 72104
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.387
Longitude -92.825

Rockport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57.6 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
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Rockport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 792 100%
Male 389 49.1%
Female 403 50.9%
Under 18 176 22.2%
18+ 616 77.8%
65+ 143 18.1%
Median Age 43.7
Average Family Size 2.86
White 748 94.4%
African-American 19 2.4%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Rockport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 811
Growth 19
Growth % 2.4%

Rockport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.5%
German 12%
Irish 10.6%
English 6.5%
Italian 4.3%
Dutch 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
European 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Icelander 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rockport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brown Springs (72104)
Butterfield (72104)
Durian (72104)
Gifford (72104)
Glen Rose (72104)
Magnet Cove (72104)
Rolla (72104)
Social Hill (72104)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rockport 792 $40,750
Donaldson 326 $28,500
Haskell 2,645 $38,438
Lonsdale 118 $26,000
Malvern 9,021 $34,563
Poyen 272 $37,500
Traskwood 548 $40,500
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