Rockland County, New York Population 2018

Rockland County, New York's estimated population is 328,868 with a growth rate of 1.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockland County, New York is the 13th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017328,8686,2261.93%
2016322,642-4,233-1.29%
2016326,8751,2200.37%
2015325,6552,5830.80%
2014323,0722,4080.75%
2013320,6642,5990.82%
2012318,0652,1610.68%
2011315,9043,3521.07%
2010312,55247,07717.73%
1990265,4755,9452.29%
1980259,53029,62712.89%
1970229,90393,10068.05%
1960136,80347,52753.24%
195089,27615,01520.22%
194074,26114,66224.60%
193059,59914,05130.85%
192045,548-1,325-2.83%
191046,8738,57522.39%
190038,2983,1368.92%
189035,1627,47226.98%
188027,6902,4779.82%
187025,2132,72112.10%
186022,4925,53032.60%
185016,9624,98741.65%
184011,9752,58727.56%
18309,3885516.24%
18208,8371,07913.91%
18107,7581,40522.12%
18006,3530.00%

Rockland County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White228,430
Black or African American40,574
Some Other Race25,602
Asian19,589
Two or More Races7,824
American Indian and Alaska Native597
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rockland County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rockland County, New York Median Age

36.3


Total

34.3


Male

38.3


Female

Rockland County, New York Adults

There are 233,270 adults, (48,074 of which are seniors) in Rockland County, New York.

Rockland County, New York Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

164,506

50.99%

Male

158,136

49.01%

Rockland County, New York Households and Families

Rockland County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockland County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All68.9%31.1%
Male58.1%41.9%
Female55.7%44.3%
Non Family53.9%46.1%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockland County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All99,0383.1968.9
Married59,6523.8778.3
Non Family25,0291.2553.9
Female10,0743.6755.7
Male4,2833.8858.1

3.76

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockland County, New York Households

Rockland County, New York Education

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,9735.90%
9th to 12th Grade13,8956.85%
High School Graduate45,52722.43%
Some College33,20516.36%
Associates Degree16,3348.05%
Bachelors Degree45,13922.24%
Graduate Degree36,91418.19%

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White130,121120,27158,374
Hispanic31,34721,1446,869
Black26,09021,9247,194
Other Race15,0909,1352,321
Asian14,17712,5298,701
Multiple Races3,3332,7381,529
Native American47340379
Islander8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.37%.

Rockland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,450$52,014$40,221
Less Than High School$20,958$25,175$15,854
High School Grad$31,947$38,313$23,983
Some College$41,765$51,165$34,931
Bachelors Degree$62,474$74,924$52,729
Graduate Degree$80,506$96,634$70,249

$46,450

Average Earnings

$52,014

Average Male

$40,221

Average Female

Rockland County, New York Language

Rockland County, New York Language by Age

Rockland County, New York Language

62.21% of Rockland County, New York residents speak only English, while 37.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 19.16% of the population.

Rockland County, New York Poverty

Rockland County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White202,77431,09115.33%
Hispanic53,69610,16318.93%
Other25,3625,68422.41%
Black39,4584,11510.43%
Multiple7,7031,01913.23%
Asian19,3757363.80%
Native573376.46%
Islander13538.46%

14.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

14.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockland County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is Islander, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is Asian, with 3.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.77%.

Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.35%
High School15.27%
Some College7.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.06%
Male Unemployed15.94%
Male Employed7.18%
Female Employed6.19%

Rockland County, New York Income

Rockland County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,134$111,647
Families$101,398$125,904
Married Families$111,119$136,765
Non Families$45,827$63,222

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockland County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Rockland County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Rockland County, New York Marital Status by Race

Rockland County, New York Veterans

Rockland County, New York Veterans by War

9,977

Number of Veterans

9,503

Male Veterans

474

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,256
Korea1,527
World War II1,182
First Gulf War896
Second Gulf War765

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+4,010
65 to 743,048
35 to 541,352
55 to 641,173
18 to 34394

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,6675.29%
Hispanic1,0402.76%
Black9193.00%
Other1770.98%
Asian1240.78%
2 or More731.66%
Indian173.43%

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockland County, New York Employment Status

Rockland County, New York Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Rockland County, New York Employment by Race

Rockland County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rockland County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spring Valley313503260312534.00%
Haverstraw11910121292191.84%
Suffern10717109482312.16%
West Haverstraw10138103452072.04%
Airmont862588562312.68%
New Square69748357138319.83%
Chestnut Ridge791681352192.77%
Nyack677869872093.08%
Wesley Hills562359142915.18%
New Hempstead514054403005.84%
Kaser4713535464113.60%
Montebello452846511232.72%
South Nyack35123530180.51%
Pomona310332351324.25%
Sloatsburg30393118792.60%
Piermont25142565512.03%
Upper Nyack206321751125.43%
Hillburn961989282.91%
Grand View-on-Hudson288300124.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990