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Population (year 2000): 7,385. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,041 (+22.4% change)
Males: 3,556 (48.2%), Females: 3,829 (51.8%)

Aransas County

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Median resident age: 45.9 years
Median household income: $32,741 (year 2000)
Median house value: $103,600 (year 2000)

Rockport, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rockport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.0%)
  • Hispanic (19.5%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • Vietnamese (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (12.1%), Irish (12.0%), United States (5.9%), French (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 9.4 square miles

Rockport,

For population 25 years and over in Rockport

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockport city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

5.5% Foreign born (2.9% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,145 (+18.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (31.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (140.5 miles www.EscapeHomes.com )

Nearest cities: TX (2.6 miles Fulton, Pass, TX (10.8 miles Aransas Acres, TX (10.9 miles Falman-County TX (12.0 miles Bayside, Aransas, TX Port (14.2 miles Tradewinds, TX (14.8 miles) , TX Ingleside, (15.4 miles on the Bay, TX (18.3 miles Ingleside


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 116 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 122 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2005: 191 buildings, average cost: $135,100

Latitude: 28.03 N, Longitude: 97.05 W

Area code: 361

Rockport, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,551 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,549 (58.1%)

Crime in Rockport (2001):
  • 1 murder (13.2 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (39.7 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (119.2 per 100,000)
  • 10 assaults (132.4 per 100,000)
  • 167 burglaries (2211.0 per 100,000)
  • 535 thefts (7083.3 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (211.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 558.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Rockport (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (38.9 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (38.9 per 100,000)
  • 20 assaults (259.3 per 100,000)
  • 149 burglaries (1931.6 per 100,000)
  • 500 thefts (6481.7 per 100,000)
  • 12 auto thefts (155.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 507.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Rockport, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rockport-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Rockport city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/22/1954, a category 3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Rockport:
  • NORTH BAY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ARANSAS PASS, TX)
  • REFUGIO COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; REFUGIO, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT CORPUS CHRISTI (about 31 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockport:
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 37 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; ID: CRP)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 58 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 132 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockport:
  • ARANSAS CO (about 4 miles; ROCKPORT, TX; ID: RKP)
  • T P MC CAMPBELL (about 15 miles; INGLESIDE, TX; ID: T43)
  • MUSTANG BEACH (about 17 miles; PORT ARANSAS, TX; ID: 2R8)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 6 $13,368 $26,736 0 $0
Health 1 $1,824 $21,888 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $11,856 $23,712 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $50,298 $33,532 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,060 $24,240 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $11,271 $19,321 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $11,927 $23,854 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $5,865 $35,190 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $18,868 $28,302 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $31,811 $29,364 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $16,246 $21,661 10 $5,258
Totals for Government 79 $179,394 $27,249 10 $5,258
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockport:
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 31 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 31 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 54 miles; VICTORIA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,511)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 68 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 110 miles; WHARTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 133 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
Public high school in Rockport:
  • ROCKPORT-FULTON H S (Students: 1,010; Location: 1700 OMOHUNDRO ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rockport:
  • ROCKPORT-FULTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 816; Location: 1700 OMOHUNDRO ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LIVEOAK 1-3 LEARNING CENTER (Students: 679; Location: 1700 OMOHUNDRO ST; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • FULTON 4-5 LEARNING CENTER (Students: 528; Location: 1700 OMOHUNDRO ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • LITTLE BAY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 1700 OMOHUNDRO ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle school in Rockport:
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 111 N CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Rockport:
  • ARANSAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $103,439; Location: 701 E MIMOSA ST; 43,397 books; 424 audio materials; 716 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rockport: Aransas County Navigation District Marina (A), Key Allegro Isle Marina (B), Hoopes-Smith House (C), Texas Maritime Museum (D), T H Mathis House (E), George W Fulton Mansion (F).

Churches in Rockport include: Episcopal Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church of Rockport (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Bent Oaks Church of Christ (G), Greater First Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Rockport Cemetery (1).

Lake: Canoe Lake (A).

Parks in Rockport include: Seabreeze Park (1), Memorial Park (2).

Beach: Rockport Beach (A).


Rockport compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Rockport:
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Rockport:
  • KKPN (102.3 FM; ROCKPORT, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KPUS (104.5 FM; GREGORY, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KCCG (107.3 FM; INGLESIDE, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KSGR (91.1 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
TV broadcast stations around Rockport:
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)

 

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