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Rock Port, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Rock Port had a population of 1,277 as of July 1, 2016. Rock Port ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rock Port is located at latitude 40.4109 and longitude -95.5331 in Atchison County. 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. Atchison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Rock Port (GNIS ID: 2396401) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rock Port is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Atchison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Port population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Rock Port, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,277
Population in Households 1,238
Population in Familes 967
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $95,530
Average Home Value $136,476


Median Household Income $44,590
Average Household Income $60,154
Per Capita Income $27,204
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.68%
Households -0.38% -0.6%
Families -0.14% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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, 2016 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 # 333 68th
Population Density1 # 747 28th
Diversity Index2 # 802 22nd
Median Household Income # 416 60th
Per Capita Income # 168 84th

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