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Rock Port, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Rock Port is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Atchison County at latitude 40.4109 and longitude -95.5331. Atchison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rock Port, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rock Port, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rock Port indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rock Port (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rock Port: Byron, Meeks Mill, Rockport.

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Rock Port, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,320
Population in Households 1,282
Population in Familes 1,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 476
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 590
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $99,225
Average Home Value $118,062
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,467
Average Household Income $57,374
Per Capita Income $25,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.04% -0.6%
Households 0.08% -0.62%
Families 0.46% -0.78%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rock Port, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock Port to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 328 68th
Population Density1 # 737 29th
Diversity Index2 # 870 15th
Median Household Income # 405 61st
Per Capita Income # 196 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.