Income/capita 45%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 24%
Income per capita$16,339$26,117$29,829
Median household income$29,464$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,611$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,179$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$31,089$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$17,279$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level23.7%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rockport is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rockport is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rockport is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rockport is 57% higher than the national average

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      Rockport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.5%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector29.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%14.5%
      Public administration0.0%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%3.2%
      Education, health & social services8.4%37.6%

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      Chrisney, IN631$62,25013%
      Maceo, KY376$58,0005%
      Richland, IN433$55,0001%
      Hatfield, IN817$44,64319%
      Troy, IN294$41,13626%
      Rockport, IN2,449$29,46447%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Richwood, OH2,449$37,72432%
      Garland, UT2,449$55,8551%
      Rutland, MA2,449$74,48935%
      Ina, IL2,450$40,22127%
      Bridgeport, WA2,448$39,63428%
      Rockport, IN2,449$29,46447%
      Source: The Rockport, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).