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Rock Port, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Rock Port had a population of 1,243 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Rock Port, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,243
Daytime Population: Workers 979
Daytime Population: Residents 611
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,590
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 1,205
Population in Familes 938
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 449
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $47,321
Average Household Income $64,755
Per Capita Income $29,118


Total Housing Units 634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $97,789
Average Home Value $142,338


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.8% -0.87%
Households -0.79% -0.92%
Families -0.63% -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

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, 2017 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 # 335 68th
Population Density # 757 27th
Diversity Index # 788 24th
Median Household Income # 401 61st
Per Capita Income # 167 84th

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