For population 25 years and over in Rockport:
For population 15 years and over in Rockport CDP:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (44.1 miles , pop. 67,171).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (68.5 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1009.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Upper Skagit, WA (1.7 miles) , Concrete, WA (2.8 miles ), Marblemount, WA (2.9 miles ), Swede Heaven, WA (3.9 miles ), Darrington, WA (4.0 miles ), Hamilton, WA (4.3 miles ), Cavanaugh, WA (4.5 miles) , Oso, WA (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 48.49 N, Longitude: 121.60 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Rockport tourist attractions:
Average climate in Rockport, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rockport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Rockport center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Rockport center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: 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 Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 17.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockport and their reported violations in the past:SKAGIT RIVER RESORT, LLC (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WILDERNESS VILLAGE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Rockport compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Rockport CDP (based on Skagit County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 30
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rockport)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4