Rockport, Texas

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Population in 2017: 10,555 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.9%
 
Males: 5,178  (49.1%)
Females: 5,377  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

52.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78382.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,550 (it was $32,741 in 2000)
Rockport:

$48,550
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,830 (it was $25,135 in 2000)

Rockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $210,713 (it was $95,200 in 2000)
Rockport:

$210,713
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $274,523; detached houses: $303,928; townhouses or other attached units: $217,129; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $314,959; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,253; mobile homes: $130,385; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $21,004

Median gross rent in 2017: $894.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockport: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.3%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockport, TX (2017)
    • 6,92464.7%White alone
    • 2,68525.1%Hispanic
    • 3533.3%Two or more races
    • 3253.0%Black alone
    • 2362.2%Asian alone
    • 300.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Rockport, Texas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockport is 155 to 1.


Crime rates in Rockport by year

Type

2005

2006

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)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(124.5)
20
(215.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.2)
2
(19.9)
2
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(66.8)
4
(43.2)
3
(29.4)
2
(18.9)
5
(46.6)
5
(46.0)
5
(46.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(33.9)
2
(21.5)
5
(52.8)
2
(20.8)
2
(19.9)
1
(10.0)
1
(11.2)
3
(33.4)
6
(64.8)
4
(39.2)
4
(37.8)
6
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(169.7)
9
(96.8)
8
(84.5)
13
(135.1)
14
(139.6)
11
(109.9)
16
(178.8)
24
(267.3)
19
(205.3)
24
(235.1)
22
(208.1)
26
(242.4)
16
(147.2)
16
(149.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
170
(1,924)
108
(1,162)
92
(972.1)
115
(1,195)
147
(1,466)
93
(928.9)
76
(849.2)
125
(1,392)
144
(1,556)
113
(1,107)
148
(1,400)
165
(1,538)
115
(1,058)
114
(1,062)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
630
(7,129)
506
(5,443)
415
(4,385)
285
(2,962)
365
(3,641)
269
(2,687)
281
(3,140)
375
(4,177)
429
(4,635)
407
(3,987)
504
(4,768)
409
(3,814)
291
(2,677)
309
(2,879)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(384.7)
20
(215.1)
14
(147.9)
17
(176.7)
10
(99.7)
11
(109.9)
16
(178.8)
15
(167.1)
23
(248.5)
17
(166.5)
22
(208.1)
17
(158.5)
24
(220.8)
20
(186.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.1)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)594.3514.1288.0295.3306.1222.2238.4394.9474.1332.6373.5394.1265.0274.3

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City-data.com crime index in Rockport, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (10.5%), English (9.9%), American (8.0%), Irish (3.7%), French (2.2%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,124 people per square mile   (low).

Rockport, Texas map

543 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This city:

5.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,024 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,236 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 28.03 N, Longitude: 97.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,558 (+14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,840 (63.4%)

Area code: 361

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

Rockport tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 88 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2016: 89 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2017: 101 buildings, average cost: $190,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockport, TX residents
Average permit cost in Rockport, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Rockport, TX
Historical housing units in Rockport, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,145 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in Rockport, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.8%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Rockport, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

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 Rockport 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 Rockport 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 Rockport 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 greater than the US average (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Rockport:

Marital status in Rockport, TX
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rockport:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Rockport, TX (based on Aransas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
Aransas County:

14.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Aransas County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Aransas County:

23.3%
Texas:

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
Other and Unallocable 25$71,767$34,4480$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$88,290$46,0640$0
Water Supply 18$57,091$38,0610$0
Parks and Recreation 13$33,896$31,2898$3,062
Other Government Administration 8$16,656$24,9840$0
Sewerage 7$20,934$35,8870$0
Gas Supply 6$15,655$31,3100$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,301$36,6020$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,629$34,5160$0
Financial Administration 3$11,207$44,8280$0
Police - Other 3$13,073$52,2920$0
Totals for Government 115$355,499$37,0968$3,062

Rockport government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,369,000 ($319.19)
    Water Utilities: $2,077,000 ($196.78)
    Regular Highways: $672,000 ($63.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000 ($31.17)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($6.82)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($2.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,494,000 ($425.77)
    Police Protection: $1,924,000 ($182.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,734,000 ($164.28)
    Sewerage: $1,259,000 ($119.28)
    Gas Utilities: $1,210,000 ($114.64)
    General - Other: $1,165,000 ($110.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000 ($96.83)
    Regular Highways: $881,000 ($83.47)
    Central Staff Services: $458,000 ($43.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $334,000 ($31.64)
    General Public Buildings: $203,000 ($19.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($15.54)
    Financial Administration: $138,000 ($13.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $126,000 ($11.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $988,000 ($93.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $175,000 ($16.58)
    Other - General - Other: $70,000 ($6.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $58,000 ($5.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($3.79)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($3.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000 ($2.75)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,344,000 ($411.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $710,000 ($67.27)

Rockport government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,993,000 ($188.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,741,000 ($164.95)
    Other: $375,000 ($35.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($12.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $286,000 ($27.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $386,000 ($36.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $198,000 ($18.76)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($5.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,051,000 ($573.28)
    Gas Utilities: $1,685,000 ($159.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($2.84)
  • Tax - Property: $4,275,000 ($405.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,039,000 ($193.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $803,000 ($76.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $688,000 ($65.18)
    Other License: $202,000 ($19.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($0.76)

Rockport government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,165,000 ($3805.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,180,000 ($3617.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000 ($188.06)

Rockport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,122,000 ($864.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,358,000 ($981.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $505,000 ($47.84)

11.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Patricio County, TX  1.93% ($47,538 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  1.15% ($49,255)
from Bexar County, TX  0.80% ($65,316)


9.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.46%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Patricio County, TX  2.01% ($40,385 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.19% ($47,829)
to Bexar County, TX  0.51% ($64,708)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.6mTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 43,230Total average daily traffic
  • 4,112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,020Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rockport, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rockport, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockport, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 42 (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: 115 (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: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of reported fires - 174 took place in 2005, and the least - 5 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockport, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockport, TX
    • 60551.8%Outside Fires
    • 33828.9%Structure Fires
    • 14212.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 837.1%Other
See full 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
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites Rockport Texas, 2950 Hwy 35 N Bus, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 727-9007, Fax: (361) 727-9007
  • Motel 6, 1006 FM 3036, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 450-0589, Fax: (361) 450-0696
  • Quality Inn, 1075 N Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 729-5331
  • Kontiki Beach Resort Hotel, 2290 N Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, Texas 78382 , Phone: (361) 727-7055
All 8 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockport, TX
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 36.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockport, TX
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 12.6%Utility gas
  • 5.4%No fuel used


Rockport compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2020.