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Population in 2012: 2,254 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 

Males: 1,028  (45.6%)
Females: 1,226  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47635.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,836 (it was $27,275 in 2000)
Rockport:

$30,836
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,722

Rockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,288 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Rockport:

$72,288
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,913; Detached houses: $88,337; Mobile homes: $13,432

Median gross rent in 2012: $514.

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  • White alone - 2,129 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 41 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockport: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (19.3%), United States (11.3%), English (8.0%), Italian (5.2%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,924 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockport city:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

53 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Rockport, Indiana as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockport to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $648 (0.9%)

Rockport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (9.4 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (74.9 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maceo, KY (1.9 miles ), Grandview, IN (2.3 miles ), Lewisport, KY (3.0 miles ), Chrisney, IN (3.0 miles ), Owensboro, KY (3.1 miles ), Hatfield, IN (3.1 miles ), Masonville, KY (3.7 miles ), Tennyson, IN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $71,300
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000

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Latitude: 37.88 N, Longitude: 87.05 W

Area code: 812

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -146 (-6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Rockport-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Rockport city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from Rockport center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Rockport center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spencer County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Thomas Gamble Pitcher - Superintendent of the Military Academy 1866-70.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rockport:

  • SPENCER COUNTY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 225 MAIN STREET)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, 815 W WASHINGTON ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rockport:

  • WENDELL FOSTER'S CAMPUS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILI (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OWENSBORO, KY)
  • DAVITA - OWENSBORO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; OWENSBORO, KY)
  • LEISURE YEARS ICF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OWENSBORO, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Rockport, IN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 12 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Evansville (about 27 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 30 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 35 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Vincennes University (about 62 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 71 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)

Public high school in Rockport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockport:

Private elementary/middle school in Rockport:

  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 547 ELM ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Rockport:

  • SPENCER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,050,217; Location: 210 WALNUT STREET; 86,641 books; 5,527 audio materials; 5,007 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Rockport Ohio Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Locust Hill Motel (815 South State Road 161).

 
Spencer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.0. This is worse than average.
City:

39.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.72
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.19
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockport and their reported violations in the past:

FINCH NEWTON WATER, INC. (Population served: 1750, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-15-2004 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OAKRIDGE CAMPGROUND/PARK (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.3%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Black residents, 61.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.7% for American Indian residents, 57.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockport, IN

60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Rockport compared to Indiana state average:

Rockport, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Rockport (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Rockport Branch at 886 Sycamore, branch established on 1986/06/02. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Freedom Bank: Rockport Branch at 2596 W Ridgeway Dr, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.5 mil, Deposits: $273.2 mil, headquarters in Huntingburg, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancorp
  • German American Bancorp: Rockport Branch at 704 North 5th St, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Indiana:

  • Locust Hill Motel, Rt 3, Rockport, IN 47635 , Phone: (812) 649-9918
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1355 N Plaza Dr, Rockport, IN 47635 , Phone: (812) 649-2979
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rockport travel time to work - commute


Rockport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockport city (based on Spencer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.59%
Here51.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents43.2%20.0%9.1%7.5%6.7%
Congregations16.3%32.7%10.2%8.2%6.1%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.6%3.9%2.1%1.5%1.3%
Congregations8.2%2.0%6.1%2.0%8.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Spencer County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Spencer County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Spencer County:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Spencer County:

29.0%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,694$20,3280$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,796$21,5526$3,195
Judicial and Legal 1$2,143$25,7160$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$11,214$19,2242$412
Solid Waste Management 3$4,120$16,4801$1,173
Sewerage 1$1,902$22,8241$945
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,200
Water Supply 1$1,678$20,1360$0
Totals for Government 15$24,547$19,63812$6,925

Rockport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $638,000 ($283.05)
    Regular Highways: $528,000 ($234.25)
    Sewerage: $391,000 ($173.47)
    Police Protection: $202,000 ($89.62)
    General - Other: $141,000 ($62.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($35.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $79,000 ($35.05)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($23.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($15.97)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($9.32)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($24.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $80,000 ($35.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($15.08)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($3.11)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($2.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $401,000 ($177.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($43.92)

Rockport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $443,000 ($196.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($41.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($8.87)
    All Other: $9,000 ($3.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,255,000 ($556.79)
    Interest Earnings: $114,000 ($50.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $607,000 ($269.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($127.77)
    General Support: $61,000 ($27.06)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $342,000 ($151.73)
    Individual Income: $101,000 ($44.81)
    NEC: $66,000 ($29.28)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($2.66)

Rockport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,655,000 ($734.25)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $765,000 ($339.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $745,000 ($330.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($11.54)
    Other, NEC: $20,000 ($8.87)

Rockport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $404,000 ($179.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,237,000 ($548.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $260,000 ($115.35)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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:
from Perry County, IN  0.99% ($32,380 average AGI)
from Warrick County, IN  0.98% ($32,333)
from Dubois County, IN  0.95% ($39,592)


6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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:
to Dubois County, IN  0.99% ($30,367 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.95% ($34,500)
to Perry County, IN  0.85% ($26,662)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMI (1490 AM; 1 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WTCJ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • W246AF (97.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • W219BB (91.7 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMUNITY B/CNG, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockport:

  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • W12BJ (Channel 12; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rockport, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Rockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockport, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87756 , Serial Number: 15414, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Gary R Smith, 2282 S Chris Dr, Rockport, IN 47635
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9651W , Serial Number: 28-23111, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Edward A Hidenrite, 5871 W Eureka Rd, Rockport, IN 47635


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Rockport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockport, IN

Most common first names in Rockport, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7875.1 years
Mary7279.9 years
James6272.2 years
John6077.3 years
Charles4071.8 years
Robert3968.7 years
Margaret2678.2 years
Anna2381.3 years
George2076.0 years
Dorothy2079.9 years
Most common last names in Rockport, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Young3077.9 years
Jones2578.0 years
Miller2480.7 years
Lindsey2372.6 years
Smith2280.8 years
Brown2276.5 years
Gentry1579.0 years
Wilkinson1475.1 years
Alvey1472.8 years
Payne1473.6 years
Businesses in Rockport, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Rockport on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Daniel R. Todd (2)
  • James W. Wink (1)
  • Evan M. Young (1)
  • Amelia Brumley (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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