Rock Port, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Rock Port, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Rock Port had a population of 1,206 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.4111 and longitude -95.5169 in Atchison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rock Port 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.

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

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Rock Port, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,206
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 905
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 435
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $67,792
Per Capita Income $30,279


Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $102,885
Average Home Value $140,235


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.07% -0.98%
Households -1.14% -1.03%
Families -0.99% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2018 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 # 339 67th
Population Density # 764 26th
Diversity Index # 800 22nd
Median Household Income # 400 62nd
Per Capita Income # 158 85th

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