Rockport, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,966.
Population change since 2000: -11.4%
Males: 2,108  (42.5%)
Females: 2,858  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

54.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01966.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,310 (it was $47,360 in 2000)
Rockport:

$69,310
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,070 (it was $29,506 in 2000)

Rockport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $541,190 (it was $276,000 in 2000)
Rockport:

$541,190
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $487,640; detached houses: $540,255; townhouses or other attached units: $351,647; in 2-unit structures: $468,894; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,278; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,957; mobile homes: $113,673

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,032.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockport: 141.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.4%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockport, MA (2010)
    • 4,76596.0%White alone
    • 771.6%Hispanic
    • 450.9%Asian alone
    • 330.7%Black alone
    • 370.7%Two or more races
    • 40.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rockport, Massachusetts as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockport is 5,165 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Rockport by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(26.1)
4
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.4)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.5)
3
(41.4)
2
(27.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(65.1)
6
(78.8)
6
(77.8)
3
(39.6)
1
(14.3)
3
(42.4)
4
(56.2)
5
(69.5)
7
(96.8)
1
(13.8)
4
(55.1)
3
(41.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(26.1)
6
(78.8)
3
(38.9)
5
(66.0)
6
(85.8)
2
(28.3)
5
(70.3)
4
(55.6)
3
(41.5)
2
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(182.4)
15
(197.0)
6
(77.8)
7
(92.3)
5
(71.5)
12
(169.8)
3
(42.2)
8
(111.2)
14
(193.7)
13
(180.0)
12
(165.4)
10
(137.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.3)
2
(25.9)
1
(13.2)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)45.173.323.538.424.318.433.347.834.249.350.738.6

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City-data.com crime index in Rockport, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Massachusetts average:

2.57
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Rockport, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (16.2%), English (14.9%), Irish (12.1%), Italian (10.5%), European (4.5%), Finnish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1840

Elevation: 77 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,243 people per square mile   (low).

Rockport, Massachusetts map

123 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This place:

2.4%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,578 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,128 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (21.3 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (33.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (209.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Gloucester, MA (1.9 miles ),
Essex, MA (2.9 miles ),
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA (3.0 miles ),
Ipswich, MA (3.4 miles ),
Hamilton, MA (3.6 miles ),
Wenham, MA (3.7 miles ),
Rowley, MA (3.7 miles ),
Beverly, MA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.65 N, Longitude: 70.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,196 (-23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 685 (25.0%)

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Rockport, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockport, MA in 2017
Rockport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $335,700
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $359,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $488,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $395,800
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $311,100
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $451,300
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $403,200
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $369,300
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $314,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockport, MA residents
Average permit cost in Rockport, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Rockport, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Rockport, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Lawyers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Rockport, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rockport, Massachusetts average temperatures Rockport, Massachusetts average precipitation Rockport, Massachusetts humidity Rockport, Massachusetts wind speed Rockport, Massachusetts snowfall Rockport, Massachusetts sunshine Rockport, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Rockport, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 5.88. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.88
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.55
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rockport-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Rockport place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 29.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Rockport center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from Rockport center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 200.6 miles away from Rockport center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Rockport center
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) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from Rockport center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockport:

  • DEN MAR NH (44 SOUTH ST)
  • DEN-MAR NURSING HOME (44 SOUTH ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-DEN-MAR (44 SOUTH STREET)

Heliports located in Rockport:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:

  • Endicott College (about 14 miles; Beverly, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 18 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • North Shore Community College (about 19 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 25 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 26 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 31 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Suffolk University (about 31 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Rockport:

  • ROCKPORT HIGH (Students: 354, Location: 24 JERDENS LANE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockport:

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Library in Rockport:

  • ROCKPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $476,781; Location: 17 SCHOOL STREET; 49,383 books; 4,275 audio materials; 4,099 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 194 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rockport: Rockport Golf Club (A), Sandy Bay Historical Society (B), Rockport Information Center (C), Rockport Art Association (D), Rockport Fire Department Main Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockport include: First United Church of Christ Congregational (A), First Unitarian Universalist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Beech Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Loop Pond (A), Cape Pond (B), Rum Rock Lake (C), Camborne Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Front Beach (A), Pebbly Beach (B), Old Garden Beach (C), Long Beach (D), Cape Hedge Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Babson Historical Association Inc (Museums; Beaver Dam).

Hotels: Peg Leg Motel (10 Beach Street), Eden Pines Inn (48 Eden Road), Beach Knoll Inn (30 Beach Street), Peg Leg Inn (2 King Street), Getaway Inns Inc (51 Marmion Way), Captain Bounty Motor Inn (1 Beach Street), Bearskin Neck Motor Lodge (64 Bearskin Neck), Eagle House Motel (8 Cleaves St), Addison Choate Inn (49 Broadway).

Birthplace of: Vermin Supreme - Performance artist, Andrew Stanton - Animator, Rick Hautala - Horror writer, Frederick H. Tarr - Politician.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ROCKPORT WATER DEPT (Population served: 9,871, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.0%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Rockport (2011 data):

  • The Rockport National Bank: School Street Branch, King Street Branch, at 16 Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $178.8 mil, Deposits: $160.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Rockport National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Granite Savings Bank: at 247 Main Street, branch established on 1884/03/21. Info updated 2009/07/07: Bank assets: $74.2 mil, Deposits: $59.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Rockport:

Marital status in Rockport, MA
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockport, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Essex County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockport:

61.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rockport:

63.5%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Rockport:

27.6
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.1%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

66.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockport:

81.0%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockport, MA Residents

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Rockport, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockport:

  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockport:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
Rockport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Rockport fatal accident list:

Feb 3, 1998 11:00 PM, Sr-127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1992 01:00 AM, Rte 127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 9, 1990 06:26 PM, Rte 127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 23, 1989 00:55 AM, Rte.127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 9, 1989 00:47 AM, South St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 12, 1986 08:18 AM, Route 127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1977 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • $1,100,000Total costs
  • 9,300Total average daily traffic
  • 651Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,267Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 68 Johnson Road (Lat: 42.665167 Lon: -70.638861), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA226
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • (Rockport) Thatcher Road (Lat: 42.640639 Lon: -70.607000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA201
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, 172 Main Street (Route 127) (Lat: 42.643611 Lon: -70.629722), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, 172 Main Street (Route 127) (Lat: 42.643611 Lon: -70.629722), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Town Hall Broadway (Lat: 42.658417 Lon: -70.616167), Call Sign: KNAL780,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.875 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/1996, Expiration Date: 12/14/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2001, Registrant: Rockport, Town Of, 24a Country Club Rd, Rockport, MA 01966, Phone: (508) 546-6578
  • 37 Broadway Police Dept (Lat: 42.658417 Lon: -70.616167), Call Sign: KCA872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.785 MHz, 158.970 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2015, Expiration Date: 03/19/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 3 Sandy Bay Terrace (Lat: 42.647306 Lon: -70.627278), Call Sign: KCS428, Licensee ID: L00535831,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2002, Expiration Date: 10/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Registrant: Feldman Construction Co Inc, 3 Sandy Bay Terrace, Rockport, MA 01966-0427, Phone: (978) 546-3771
  • Lat: 42.657028 Lon: -70.631444, Call Sign: WPZZ227,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 04/13/2024, Certifier: Russell C Anderson, Registrant: Signal Communications Corp., 4 Wheeling Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ROCKPORT, Thatcher Rd (Lat: 42.640639 Lon: -70.606972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.7 m, Call Sign: WPJA548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LANDMARK LN, 100 Landmark Ln (Lat: 42.672222 Lon: -70.629028), Type: Tank, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WRDH711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: John Horvath, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies, Inc., 5 Whitmore Rd., Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 983-1699, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:
  • DPW WAY, 100 Dpw Way (Lat: 42.643611 Lon: -70.629583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WRDH720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: John Horvath, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies, Inc., 5 Whitmore Rd., Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 983-1699, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • T Wharf (Lat: 42.624806 Lon: -70.614222), Type: Building, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQX621, Licensee ID: L00010290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2000, Expiration Date: 07/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Sandy Bay Yacht Club, Rockport, MA 01966

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 228BD , Serial Number: BC 221005441320, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Vincent Jr Nappa, 5 S Street Ct, Rockport, MA 01966
  • 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: 6963W , Serial Number: 28-21158, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/27/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Larry A Nash, 23a Granite St, Rockport, MA 01966
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8082D , Serial Number: 18-6073, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard L York, 35 King St, Rockport, MA 01966, Other Owners: Thomas E Budrow
  • Aircraft: HARNISH RONALD A RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 910H , Serial Number: 40687, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald A Harnish, 10 Seagull St, Rockport, MA 01966

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$283,10039$306,184159$285,44017$259,9861$464,28048$321,366
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$156,27010$299,6901$4,5300$03$265,927
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$322,4503$250,82740$353,9746$95,8770$07$367,544
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$233,8405$177,78624$321,6490$00$04$242,193
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$323,8656$333,3031$28,3100$02$385,015

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2201.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$291,9700$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$207,5100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$311,9801$218,5501$352,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$277,4401$199,3000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockport, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockport, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockport, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.2%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockport, MA
    • 7946.2%Structure Fires
    • 5331.0%Outside Fires
    • 2917.0%Other
    • 105.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockport, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockport, MA
  • 67.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockport, MA
  • 45.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Rockport compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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