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Population in 2010: 3,330. Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 

Males: 1,604  (48.2%)
Females: 1,726  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  48.8 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04856.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,267 (it was $47,155 in 2000)
Rockport:

$59,267
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,054

Rockport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $305,784 (it was $168,100 in 2000)
Rockport:

$305,784
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $407,378; Detached houses: $417,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $611,816; In 2-unit structures: $519,067; Mobile homes: $85,678
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Rockport races chart
  • White alone - 3,217 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.3%)

Races in Rockport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockport: 234.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (31.0%), Irish (12.0%), United States (11.5%), German (10.2%), Scottish (7.1%), French (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 21.7 square miles.

Population density: 153 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockport town:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

89 residents are foreign born (1.3% North America, 1.2% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rockport, Maine as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockport to the number of sex offenders is 1,172 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rockport town:  1.2% ($2,053)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Rockport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (68.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (163.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (343.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Camden, ME (1.6 miles ), Rockland, ME (2.2 miles ), Hope, ME (2.4 miles ), Lincolnville, ME (2.8 miles ), Owls Head, ME (2.8 miles ), Warren, ME (2.8 miles ), Thomaston, ME (2.9 miles ), Union, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.18 N, Longitude: 69.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Rockport household income distribution Rockport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Rockport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.030.00.0
Assaults 001001010001
per 100,000 0.00.029.70.00.028.50.028.20.00.00.030.0
Burglaries 573483038967
per 100,000 154.4214.989.2117.2232.185.60.084.5225.2252.6180.2210.1
Thefts 444342363238263825253125
per 100,000 1358.41319.81248.91054.5928.31084.5724.21070.1703.6701.7930.9750.5
Auto thefts 442011001011
per 100,000 123.5122.859.50.029.028.50.00.028.10.030.030.0
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 72.775.264.848.854.055.628.152.744.744.359.351.5

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Crime rate in Rockport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Maine average:

1.70

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Rockport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rockport, Maine

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Earthquake activity:

Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from Rockport center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Rockport center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockport topographic map

Hospital/medical center in Rockport:

  • PENOBSCOT BAY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 6 GLEN COVE DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rockport:

  • CAMDEN COMM HOSP HC CENTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • WINDWARD GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • SHORE VILLAGE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Rockport, ME

Local government website: town.rockport.me.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:

  • Husson University (about 48 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 55 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 63 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 68 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 69 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 82 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 117 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high school in Rockport:

Public elementary/middle school in Rockport:

Private elementary/middle school in Rockport:

  • ASHWOOD WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 180 PARK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rockport, map of school districts: FIVE TOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Rockport:

  • ROCKPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $176,292; Location: 1 LIMEROCK STREET; 34,692 books; 2,247 audio materials; 1,002 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rockport: Oakland Park (A), Samoset Golf Course (B), Rockport Town Landing (C), Rockport Marine (D), Rockport Historic Kiln Area (E), Rockport Boat Club (F), Meguniticook by the Sea Campground (G), North East Mobile Health Services (H), Maine Coast Artists Gallery (I), Rockport Fire Department Main Station (J), Rockport Opera House (K), Rockport Public Library (L), Town Office Number 1 (M), Town Office Number 2 (N), Rockport Fire Department West Rockport Station (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockport include: West Rockport Baptist Church (A), Vesper Hill Childrens Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Samoset Cemetery (1), Seaview Cemetery (2), Amesbury Cemetery (3), New Rockville Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Grassy Pond (A), Lilly Pond (B), Maces Pond (C), Rocky Pond (D), Chickawaukie Pond (E), Mirror Lake (F), Tolman Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Goose River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rockport include: Walker Park (1), Rockport Recreation Park (2), Rockport Marine Park (3), Rockport Historic District (4), Cramer Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Spruce Ridge Inn (689 Commercial Street) (1), White Gates Inn (700 Commercial Street) (2), Oakland Seashore Cabins & Motel (Camden Road) (3), Island View Inn (904 Commercial Street) (4), Strawberry Hill Motor Inn (886 Commercial Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.27
U.S.:

11.90
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

25.1

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

AQUA MAINE,INC. CAMDEN & ROCKLAND DIV (Population served: 18185, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2004 and AUG-09-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-16-2004 to JUN-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2003)
AQUA MAINE,INC. MILLINOCKET DIVISION (Population served: 5400, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2005)
AQUA MAINE,INC. GREENVILLE WATER CO. (Population served: 1325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
AQUA MAINE,INC. HARTLAND DIVISION (Population served: 1063, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1999. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1999. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1998. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1998. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1998. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1998. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1999)
  • 23 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2002)
VINALHAVEN WATER DIST (Population served: 1043, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-11-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
WALDOBORO WATER DEPT. (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Incl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2001)
OFFSHORE RESTAURANT (Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEGUNTICOOK-CAMPGROUND BY THE SEA (Population served: 225, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockport that have no violations reported:

  • AQUA MAINE,INC. SKOWHEGAN DIVISION (Population served: 5885, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. OAKLAND DIVISION (Population served: 2500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. FREEPORT DIVISION (Population served: 1868, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. BUCKSPORT DIV. (Population served: 1625, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. KEZAR FALLS DIVISION (Population served: 1200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. WARREN DIVISION (Population served: 563, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TENANTS HARBOR WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 333, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA MAINE,INC. UNION DIVISION (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockport, ME

5 people in college/university student housing in 2010
2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Rockport compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Rockport (2011 data):

  • The First, N.A.: Rockport Branch at 114 Commercial Street, branch established on 1997/10/06. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Camden/Rockport at 5 Commercial Street, branch established on 2000/07/03. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Maine:

  • Samoset Resort, 220 Warrenton St, Rockport, ME 04856 , Phone: (800) 341-1650, Fax: (207) 594-0722
  • Glen Cove Inn & Suites, 866 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856 , Phone: (207) 594-4062
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Rockport town (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Here27.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents39.5%13.8%10.5%7.7%6.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%14.3%6.1%6.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.3%2.8%2.1%1.8%11.0%
Congregations4.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%30.6%
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: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Knox County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

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 Lincoln County, ME  0.62% ($24,021 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.59% ($33,261)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.46% ($39,704)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Maine average:

6.44%

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 Waldo County, ME  0.84% ($36,763 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.73% ($29,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.49% ($37,052)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFR-LP (93.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: PENOBSCOT SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Rockport:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

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

Rockport, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 82
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $334,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,269
Total average daily truck traffic: 421
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 7,377


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ragged Mountain (Lat: 44.212306 Lon: -69.150861), Call Sign: WNNP553
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.262 MHz, 862.262 MHz, 863.262 MHz, 864.262 MHz, 865.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/11/2019
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Main Street Fire Station (Lat: 44.194806 Lon: -69.077250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: KDL860
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2005, Expiration Date: 08/08/2015
    Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04103, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Town Office Corner Maine & Camden Sts (Lat: 44.194806 Lon: -69.077250), Call Sign: KTE377
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022
    Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04103, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Email:
  • Town Ofc Bldg Corner Maine & Camden Sts (Lat: 44.194806 Lon: -69.077250), Call Sign: KTE621
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz, 155.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022
    Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04103, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Email:
  • Penobscot Bay Medical Center (Lat: 44.212306 Lon: -69.085028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KJI605
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/1997, Expiration Date: 03/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Warrenton St (Lat: 44.117583 Lon: -69.083361), Call Sign: KNCT467
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/1997, Expiration Date: 03/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Samoset Resort Inn, 220 Warrenton St, Rockport, ME 04856, Phone: (207) 594-2511
  • Lat: 44.212306 Lon: -69.085028, Call Sign: WPYL831
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/04/2003, Expiration Date: 09/04/2013, Certifier: George Hoffman
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ROCKPORT, Lat: 44.176694 Lon: -69.087806, Call Sign: WPWD877, Licensee ID: L00076909
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2002, Expiration Date: 10/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Certifier: Pamela Blackman
    Registrant: Consumers Maine Water Company

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Ragged Mountain, Four Miles West Of (Lat: 44.212278 Lon: -69.150861), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKK601
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Bruce R Lederman
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:
  • 187 Commercial Street (Lat: 44.187833 Lon: -69.081417), Call Sign: KKB618
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gerard E Ouellette
    Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 433-7736, Email:
  • Summit Ragged Mountain (Lat: 44.211167 Lon: -69.151139), Call Sign: KKB618
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.350 MHz, 152.750 MHz, 454.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gerard E Ouellette
    Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 433-7736, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 187 Commercial St (Lat: 44.187861 Lon: -69.081417), Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KBK373
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 161.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1988, Expiration Date: 05/20/1993, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Sea Jay Corporation, 187 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856
  • Summit Ragged Mountain (Lat: 44.211194 Lon: -69.151139), Type: Tower, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: KDU33
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/16/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Sea Jay Corp, Rockport, ME 04856

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rockport)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 56
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Rockport


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