Also See: Rockport, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Rockport Census Designated Place had a population of 5,240 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Rockport is located at latitude 42.6557 and longitude -70.6203 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Rockport Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.
The Rockport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378211) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockport: Rockport Village, Sandy Bay.
|Total Population||5,240 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,158 (98.4%)|
|Population in Families||3,846 (73.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||82 ( 1.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$77,736|
|Average Household Income||$114,439|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||32%|
|Per Capita Income||$53,331|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,268 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,497 (45.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||952 (29.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||819 (25.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$601,038|
|Average Home Value||$724,147|
|Housing Affordability Index3||73|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.94%|
The table below compares Rockport to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 119||52nd|
|Population Density||# 128||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 122||51st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 25||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 61||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 182||27th|
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