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Rockport, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rockport had a population of 11,091 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Rockport is located at latitude 28.0206 and longitude -97.0544 in Aransas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockport encompass a land area of 13.95 sq. miles and a water area of 4.54 sq. miles. Aransas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Rockport (GNIS ID: 2410981) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rockport is located within Rockport Division of Aransas County.


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Rockport, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rockport, TX Housing Affordability Index is 106
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rockport, TX Wealth Index is 123
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,091
Population in Households 10,656
Population in Familes 8,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 435
Population Density 671
Diversity Index1 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,388
Average Household Income $79,782
Per Capita Income $34,959
Wealth Index3 123

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,238 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,560 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,314 (32.5%)
Median Home Value $253,456
Housing Affordability Index2 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,798
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,079
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.66% 1.35%
Households 1.7% 1.39%
Families 1.6% 1.35%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Rockport, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockport to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 241 86th
Population Density # 1019 42nd
Diversity Index # 794 55th
Median Household Income # 758 57th
Per Capita Income # 276 84th

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