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Rockport is a city in Spencer County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a local rock formation, which was also known as Lady Washington's Rock

The latitude of Rockport is 37.883N. The longitude is -87.049W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 440 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,116.


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Median household income
Local
$27,275
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockport demographic reports
Rockport is on the Ohio River.
Former and merged names include:
· Hanging Rock
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rockport web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Lincoln Pioneer Village
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Spencer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47635 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Rockport residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockport was $14,298, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Rockport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rockport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.


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Libraries in Rockport include Spencer County Public Library ... View libraries

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Spencer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockport political report.

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The average commute time for Rockport workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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