Rockland County, New York Population 2019

Rockland County, New York's estimated population is 328,868 with a growth rate of 0.61% 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
2017328,8681,9930.61%
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
White230,354
Black or African American40,643
Some Other Race25,362
Asian19,719
Two or More Races8,308
American Indian and Alaska Native608
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Rockland County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rockland County, New York Median Age

36.2


Total

34.3


Male

38


Female

Rockland County, New York Adults

There are 235,029 adults, (49,088 of whom are seniors) in Rockland County, New York.

Rockland County, New York Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

165,800

51.01%

Male

159,227

48.99%

Rockland County, New York Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Rockland County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All68.9%31.1%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family54.7%45.3%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockland County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All99,9353.1868.9
Married60,1283.8677.5
Non Family25,2251.2654.7
Female10,4493.6856.6
Male4,1333.8461.3

3.75

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade12,1765.95%
9th to 12th Grade13,8416.76%
High School Graduate45,43922.20%
Some College33,87516.55%
Associates Degree16,5628.09%
Bachelors Degree44,99221.99%
Graduate Degree37,76218.45%

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White130,039120,03258,760
Hispanic32,32321,8646,943
Black26,50922,4997,481
Other Race14,6558,6961,951
Asian14,61113,0308,863
Multiple Races3,5863,1121,593
Native American44139194
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.66%.

Rockland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,135$53,238$40,519
Less Than High School$21,337$24,768$16,473
High School Grad$32,486$39,690$25,495
Some College$42,282$52,038$35,266
Bachelors Degree$64,380$76,883$54,545
Graduate Degree$83,271$101,450$71,337

$47,135

Average Earnings

$53,238

Average Male

$40,519

Average Female

Rockland County, New York Language

Rockland County, New York Language by Age

Rockland County, New York Language

61.65% of Rockland County, New York residents speak only English, while 38.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 19.39% of the population.

Rockland County, New York Poverty

Rockland County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White203,25630,97115.24%
Hispanic55,18710,06318.23%
Other25,0005,63122.52%
Black39,5803,6649.26%
Multiple8,15294311.57%
Asian19,5067043.61%
Native5836110.46%
Islander20630.00%

14.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.95%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

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 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is Asian, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.71%
High School15.04%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.78%
Male Unemployed15.94%
Male Employed7.34%
Female Employed6.00%

Rockland County, New York Income

Rockland County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,571$116,063
Families$104,232$130,172
Married Families$114,250$141,102
Non Families$47,196$67,913

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Rockland County, New York Veterans

Rockland County, New York Veterans by War

9,180

Number of Veterans

8,804

Male Veterans

376

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,080
Korea1,287
World War II917
First Gulf War909
Second Gulf War783

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,656
65 to 742,888
35 to 541,237
55 to 64963
18 to 34436

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,9974.85%
Hispanic9362.43%
Black8632.79%
Asian1060.65%
Other1040.59%
2 or More871.87%
Indian234.77%

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockland County, New York Employment Status

Rockland County, New York Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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