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Population in 2014: 10,323 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.8%
 
Males: 5,304  (51.4%)
Females: 5,019  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78382.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,621 (it was $32,741 in 2000)
Rockport:

$52,621
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,016 (it was $25,135 in 2000)

Rockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $203,274 (it was $95,200 in 2000)
Rockport:

$203,274
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $894.

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  • Races in Rockport, TX (2013)

    Rockport races chart
    • 7,18073.2%White alone
    • 1,91519.5%Hispanic
    • 3343.4%Two or more races
    • 2062.1%Black alone
    • 971.0%Asian alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rockport: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (10.9%), English (8.5%), United States (4.6%), French (4.4%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,099 people per square mile   (low).

Rockport,TX real estate house value index trend

Rockport, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockport city:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

269 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rockport, Texas as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockport to the number of sex offenders is 9,133 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,618 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,653 (1.4%)

Rockport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (132.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Fulton, TX (1.6 miles ), Lamar, TX (2.8 miles ), Holiday Beach, TX (3.1 miles ), Country Acres, TX (3.2 miles) , Falman-County Acres, TX (3.2 miles ), Falman, TX (3.2 miles) , Aransas Pass, TX (3.2 miles ), Bayside, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 122 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2005: 191 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2006: 192 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2012: 82 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2013: 91 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2014: 87 buildings, average cost: $189,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.03 N, Longitude: 97.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,620 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,118 (59.6%)

Area code: 361

Rockport household income distribution Rockport home values distribution

Crime rates in Rockport by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000001000030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.010.40.00.00.00.032.40.0
Rapes 302112003220643
per 100,000 38.90.023.2124.5215.10.031.219.920.00.066.843.229.4
Robberies 3753252211364
per 100,000 38.984.158.133.921.552.820.819.910.011.233.464.839.2
Assaults 201017159813141116241924
per 100,000 259.3120.2197.4169.796.884.5135.1139.6109.9178.8267.3205.3235.1
Burglaries 149172196170108921151479376125144113
per 100,000 1,931.62,067.62,276.21,923.71,161.7972.11,195.21,466.2928.9849.21,392.31,555.71,107.0
Thefts 500560585630506415285365269281375429407
per 100,000 6,481.76,731.66,793.67,129.15,442.64,385.02,962.03,640.52,686.83,139.74,176.94,634.83,987.1
Auto thefts 12132734201417101116152317
per 100,000 155.6156.3313.6384.7215.1147.9176.799.7109.9178.8167.1248.5166.5
Arson 0011011101110
per 100,000 0.00.011.611.30.010.610.410.00.011.211.110.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 495.8470.3525.5587.5508.2284.7291.8302.6219.7235.7390.3468.6328.7

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Crime rate in Rockport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Texas average:

2.02

Rockport tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,145 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Rockport, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Rockport-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Rockport city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.0 miles away from Rockport center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 426.8 miles away from Rockport center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aransas County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockport:

  • ABILITY HOUSE ROCKPORT (843 PINE AVE)
  • AIM HOSPICE (703 EAST CONCHO)
  • HARBOR HOSPICE OF GULF COAST LP (400 ENTERPRISE DRIVE SUITE 1-3)
  • GULF POINTE PLAZA (1008 ENTERPRISE BLVD)
  • OAK CREST NURSING CENTER LP (1902 FM 3036)
  • ROCKPORT CARE CENTER (1004 YOUNG STREET)
  • ROCKPORT COASTAL CARE CENTER INC (1004 S YOUNG)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ROCKPORT (1102 F.M. 3036)
  • ROCKPORT DIALYSIS (2102 FM 2165)
  • SEA CREST HOME HEALTH (801 E MARKET STREET)

airports located in Rockport:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:

  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 28 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 29 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 52 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Victoria College (about 55 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 55 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 62 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 107 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)

Public high schools in Rockport:

Public elementary/middle school in Rockport:

Private elementary/middle school in Rockport:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 144, Location: 111 N CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Rockport

Library in Rockport:

  • ARANSAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $182,697; Location: 701 E MIMOSA ST; 39,045 books; 574 audio materials; 792 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rockport: Key Allegro Isle Marina (A), Aransas County Navigation District Marina (B), Aransas County Fire Marshal's Office (C), Rockport Volunteer Fire Department Central Station (D), George W Fulton Mansion (E), Hoopes-Smith House (F), Rockport Police Department (G), Aransas County Crime Stoppers (H), Aransas County Sheriff's Office (I), Texas Maritime Museum (J), Rockport Volunteer Fire Department North Station (K), Aransas County Emergency Medical Services (L), T H Mathis House (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockport include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Pentecostal Church of God (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), Episcopal Church (E), Bent Oaks Church of Christ (F), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (G), Greater First Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church of Rockport (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Canoe Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rockport include: Seabreeze Park (1), Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Rockport Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Advantage Guide Svc (Tours & Charters; 4018 Fm 1781).

Aransas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rockport in 2010:

  • 238 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 192 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Rockport in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Rockport, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Rockport (2011 data):

  • International Bank of Commerce: Rockport Instore Branch at 2431 Hwy 35, branch established on 2004/10/27; Rockport Branch at 2701 Highway 35 North, branch established on 1984/12/07. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rockport Branch at 502 N Austin Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Charter Bank: Charterbank at Highway 35 North And Orleans Street, branch established on 2001/09/04. Info updated 2011/02/03: Bank assets: $207.6 mil, Deposits: $187.3 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Charter Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Rockport Branch at 1505 Highway 35 North, branch established on 1988/12/29. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • ValueBank Texas: Rockport Branch at #11 Highway 35n, branch established on 1999/02/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $171.6 mil, Deposits: $152.3 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First International Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Bank, National Association: Rockport Branch at 1301 Highway 35 North, branch established on 2004/04/05. Info updated 2007/02/06: Bank assets: $1,053.5 mil, Deposits: $952.0 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: American Bank Holding Corporation
  • First Victoria National Bank: Rockport Branch at 1629 Highway 35 North, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,911.3 mil, Deposits: $1,700.2 mil, headquarters in Victoria, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Mow/Rpw Ii, Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,39818
Catholic4,0953
Mainline Protestant1,6294
Other2784
None12,758-
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: 3
Aransas County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Aransas County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Aransas County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

14.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Aransas County:

26.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Rockport:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rockport:

21.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rockport:

11.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rockport:

35.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Rockport:

53.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockport:

74.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockport, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,207$44,8280$0
Other Government Administration 8$16,656$24,9840$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,629$34,5160$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$88,290$46,0640$0
Police - Other 3$13,073$52,2920$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,301$36,6020$0
Sewerage 7$20,934$35,8870$0
Parks and Recreation 13$33,896$31,2898$3,062
Water Supply 18$57,091$38,0610$0
Gas Supply 6$15,655$31,3100$0
Other and Unallocable 25$71,767$34,4480$0
Totals for Government 115$355,499$37,0968$3,062

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $1,541,000 ($149.28)
    Regular Highways: $802,000 ($77.69)
    Fire Protection: $550,000 ($53.28)
    Water Utilities: $425,000 ($41.17)
    Sewerage: $172,000 ($16.66)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,650,000 ($256.71)
    Water Utilities: $2,554,000 ($247.41)
    Police Protection: $1,238,000 ($119.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $855,000 ($82.82)
    Sewerage: $607,000 ($58.80)
    Regular Highways: $523,000 ($50.66)
    Health Services - Other: $319,000 ($30.90)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($22.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $227,000 ($21.99)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($14.63)
    Fire Protection: $126,000 ($12.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000 ($12.01)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($9.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($18.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $185,000 ($17.92)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($14.43)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,007,000 ($194.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($18.41)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,526,000 ($147.83)
    Parking Facilities: $141,000 ($13.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($3.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $136,000 ($13.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,672,000 ($161.97)
    Interest Earnings: $462,000 ($44.75)
    Special Assessments: $82,000 ($7.94)
    Rents: $39,000 ($3.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,393,000 ($328.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $183,000 ($17.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,775,000 ($171.95)
    Total General Sales: $1,153,000 ($111.69)
    Public Utilities: $822,000 ($79.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $334,000 ($32.35)
    NEC: $132,000 ($12.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($0.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,202,000 ($503.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,732,000 ($458.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,407,000 ($426.91)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,563,000 ($248.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,195,000 ($212.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $444,000 ($43.01)
    Other, NEC: $325,000 ($31.48)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $880,000 ($85.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,091,000 ($590.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $402,000 ($38.94)

10.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.34%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Patricio County, TX  1.57% ($33,548 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  1.08% ($29,471)
from Harris County, TX  0.67% ($65,981)


9.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Patricio County, TX  1.50% ($36,361 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.45% ($31,026)
to Bexar County, TX  0.39% ($31,419)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockport:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockport:

  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KKPN (102.3 FM; ROCKPORT, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KPUS (104.5 FM; GREGORY, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KCCG (107.3 FM; INGLESIDE, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KSGR (91.1 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rockport:

  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
Rockport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 74m243ftTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 41,090Total average daily traffic
  • 3,438Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rockport, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockport, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rockport)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

ARANSAS BAY UTILITIES (Population served: 774, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CIRCLE W RV RANCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIDDEN OAKS RV RESORT (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LIVE OAK GOLF COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SEAPORT VILLAGE RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
  • Hazardous Condition: 123
  • Service Call: 59
  • Good Intent Call: 68

Incident types - Rockport

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Texas:

  • America's Best Value Inn-Rockport, 901 Hwy 35 N, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 727-0283, Fax: (361) 727-0024
  • The Lighthouse Inn At Aransas Bay, 200 S Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 790-8439, Fax: (361) 790-7393
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 925 Lady Claire St, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 729-4444
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Rockport/Fulton, 2921 Hwy 35 N, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (800) 753-3757, Fax: (361) 727-9826
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockport, Texas
Most common first names in Rockport, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12877.7 years
William12573.7 years
James12472.7 years
John11974.3 years
Robert10972.5 years
Charles6872.1 years
George5575.0 years
Richard4067.0 years
Thomas3472.2 years
Dorothy3478.6 years
Most common last names in Rockport, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5677.9 years
Johnson4775.1 years
Jones2978.2 years
Williams2976.9 years
Brown2677.9 years
Miller2678.4 years
Davis2475.3 years
Wright2269.8 years
Moore2079.7 years
Evans2075.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
Businesses in Rockport, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Cricket Wireless1Nike1
Curves1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

Rockport compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Rockport on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
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