For population 25 years and over in Rockport:
For population 15 years and over in Rockport town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $673 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (35.8 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (144.8 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (254.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Malvern, AR (1.6 miles ), Perla, AR (1.8 miles) , Magnet Cove, AR (2.0 miles) , Traskwood, AR (3.1 miles ), Lonsdale, AR (3.1 miles) , Poyen, AR (3.3 miles ), Haskell, AR (3.5 miles ), Donaldson, AR (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.40 N, Longitude: 92.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 501
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Crime rates in Rockport (2007):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+6.7%).
Work and jobs in Rockport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockport, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rockport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 217% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Rockport town center injured 11 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 40 people.
Earthquake activity:Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Rockport center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from Rockport center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hot Spring County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rockport:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.5%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rockport compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rockport town (based on Hot Spring County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
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Rockport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Rockport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,329 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,257 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Rockport fatal accident list:
Jun 3, 2010 08:36 AM, Sr-30-21, Lat: 34.39954444, Lon: -92.82236944, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 23, 2009 00:40 AM, I-30-21, Us-270, Lat: 34.39639444, Lon: -92.82906667, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 2009 04:15 PM, Us-270-07, Sr-51, Lat: 34.39731389, Lon: -92.82741389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 24, 2007 12:34 AM, Babcock St., Nix Rd., Lat: 34.387200, Lon: -92.810483, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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