Rockville Centre, New York Population 2020

24,726
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Rockville Centre is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 24,726, it is the 36th largest city in New York and the 1554th largest city in the United States. Rockville Centre is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,023 in 2010. Rockville Centre reached it's highest population of 27,444 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Rockville Centre has a population density of 7,605 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockville Centre is $158,149 with a poverty rate of 4.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,627 per month, and the median house value is $627,200. The median age in Rockville Centre is 43 years, 40.8 years for males, and 45.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Rockville Centre Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockville Centre was:

  • White: 85.25%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Asian: 2.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockville Centre, New York is 24,726, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,023.

Rockville Centre, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,83885.25%
Black or African American1,4816.06%
Some Other Race8683.55%
Asian6412.62%
Two or More Races6142.51%
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Rockville Centre Population Pyramid 2020

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Rockville Centre Median Age

43


Total

40.8


Male

45.7


Female

Rockville Centre Adults

There are 18,701 adults, (4,431 of whom are seniors) in Rockville Centre.

Rockville Centre Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockville Centre Sex Ratio

Female

12,762

52.21%

Male

11,680

47.79%

Rockville Centre Households and Families

Rockville Centre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockville Centre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All69.8%30.2%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female50.1%49.9%
Non Family48.8%51.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4582.5669.8
Married5,1553.3786.9
Non Family3,2271.1148.8
Female7632.8850.1
Male3133.1751.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rockville Centre Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3231.91%
9th to 12th Grade4622.73%
High School Graduate2,91817.23%
Some College2,07012.22%
Associates Degree1,0386.13%
Bachelors Degree5,06629.91%
Graduate Degree5,05829.87%
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Rockville Centre Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,65113,3899,068
Hispanic1,7611,348446
Black1,021926281
Other Race545353103
Asian432417299
Multiple Races38729762

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.21%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,427$95,619$60,063
Less Than High School$36,797$42,386$19,688
High School Grad$35,043$46,714$25,189
Some College$47,199$61,055$35,848
Bachelors Degree$88,839$107,000$67,672
Graduate Degree$96,506$135,341$84,926

$71,427

Average Earnings

$95,619

Average Male

$60,063

Average Female

Rockville Centre Language

Rockville Centre Language by Age

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Rockville Centre Language

86.60% of Rockville Centre residents speak only English, while 13.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.34% of the population.

Rockville Centre Poverty

Rockville Centre Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,41951336.15%
White19,2593321.72%
Hispanic2,6761194.45%
Multiple61411118.08%
Asian641538.27%
Other860424.88%

4.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.30%

Male Poverty Rate

5.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockville Centre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockville Centre is Black, with 36.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockville Centre is White, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.17%.

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Name Poverty
High School11.55%
Less Than High School10.58%
Some College5.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed3.80%
Female Employed3.59%
Male Employed1.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rockville Centre Income

Rockville Centre Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$114,483$158,149
Families$158,900$198,748
Married Families$191,250-
Non Families$48,630$74,707
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Rockville Centre Marital Status

Rockville Centre Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockville Centre Married by Age and Sex

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Rockville Centre Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockville Centre Marital Status by Race

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Rockville Centre Veterans

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771

Number of Veterans

728

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam276
World War II123
Korea106
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War58
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Age Group Veterans
75+304
65 to 74220
35 to 54151
55 to 6481
18 to 3415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7074.40%
Black645.84%
Hispanic241.25%

Rockville Centre Veterans by Education

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6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockville Centre Employment Status

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.53%

Born in New York

89.84%

Native Born

10.16%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

6.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.84% of Rockville Centre residents were born in the United States, with 81.53% having been born in New York. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,726620.25%
201924,664620.25%
201824,602-24-0.10%
201724,626620.25%
201624,5644001.66%
201524,164-29-0.12%
201424,193160.07%
201324,177190.08%
201224,158290.12%
201124,129510.21%
201024,078-490-0.20%
200024,568-159-0.06%
199024,727-685-0.27%
198025,412-2,032-0.77%
197027,4441,0890.41%
196026,3553,9931.66%
195022,3623,7491.85%
194018,6134,8953.10%
193013,7187,4568.16%
19206,2622,5955.50%
19103,6671,6676.25%
19002,0000.00%