Rockport, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,966. Population change since 2000: -11.4%
Males: 2,215  (44.6%)
Females: 2,751  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01966.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,253 (it was $47,360 in 2000)
Rockport:

$59,253
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $39,659 (it was $29,506 in 2000)

Rockport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $466,035 (it was $276,000 in 2000)
Rockport:

$466,035
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $393,075; Detached houses: $436,926; Townhouses or other attached units: $289,224; In 2-unit structures: $296,633; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $317,900; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,779; Mobile homes: $132,803

Median gross rent in 2013: $938.

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  • Races in Rockport, MA (2010)

    Rockport races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rockport: 140.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.9%), Irish (16.6%), Italian (13.8%), United States (9.9%), German (7.6%), French (5.2%).

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,MA real estate house value index trend

Rockport, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockport CDP:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

175 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This place:

3.5%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,189 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,907 (1.1%)

Rockport satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.65 N, Longitude: 70.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,017 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 662 (28.7%)

Area code: 978

Rockport household income distribution Rockport home values distribution

Crime rates in Rockport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00002402101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.026.152.50.026.414.30.014.1
Robberies 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.1
Assaults 52145663134
per 100,000 64.125.412.851.465.178.877.839.614.342.456.2
Burglaries 11502635625
per 100,000 12.812.763.90.026.178.838.966.085.828.370.3
Thefts 23121415675123
per 100,000 25.638.112.825.7182.4197.077.892.371.5169.842.2
Auto thefts 00212221110
per 100,000 0.00.025.612.826.126.325.913.214.314.10.0
Arson N/A0000100000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.013.10.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.5) 14.77.59.612.345.073.223.538.424.318.433.3

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Crime rate in Rockport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Rockport, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 the city 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, 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

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

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:

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:

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.31. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

6.58

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.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents)
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

Rockport, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Rockport travel time to work - commute Rockport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (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 CDP (based on Essex County data)

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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
State:

16.5%

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.31% ($62,521 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.63% ($57,017)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.32% ($44,575)


4.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.15% ($52,127 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.56% ($50,288)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.40% ($53,749)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Rockport fatal accident list:

Feb 3, 1998 11:00 PM, Sr-127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1992 01:00 AM, Rte 127a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 9, 1989 00:47 AM, South St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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

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: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • 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: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, 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: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • Douglas I Brandon, 172 Main Street (Route 127) (Lat: 42.643611 Lon: -70.629722), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 42.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 168 Main St (Lat: 42.645917 Lon: -70.630056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KDT268
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2005, Expiration Date: 10/09/2015
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 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: 02/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/19/2015
    Registrant: Rockport Police Dept., 168 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966, Phone: (978) 546-1212, Fax: (978) 546-7355, 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: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 04/13/2014, 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:

1
  • 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
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, 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: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77163 , Serial Number: 11625, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Larry A Nash, 19a 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald A Harnish, 10 Seagull St, 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: 9930W , Serial Number: 28-23454, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Tba Inc, 2 Hodgkiss Rd, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 48

Incident types - Rockport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockport, MA
Businesses in Rockport, MA
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Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx1
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