Rockport, Arkansas

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Rockport is a town in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 792.

Geography

Rockport is located at 34°24′9″N 92°48′40″W / 34.4025°N 92.81111°W / 34.4025; -92.81111 (34.402438, -92.811231)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.1 km² (3.1 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 792 people, 324 households, and 238 families residing in the town. The population density was 97.4/km² (252.3/mi²). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 42.8/km² (110.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.44% White, 2.40% Black or African American, 1.26% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, and 1.14% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 324 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,250, and the median income for a family was $40,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,146 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,299. About 2.5% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

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