Rocky Point, New York Population 2024

14,294

Rocky Point is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Rocky Point has a 2024 population of 14,294. Rocky Point is currently growing at a rate of 2.06% annually and its population has increased by 8.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,138 in 2020.

The average household income in Rocky Point is $138,983 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rocky Point is 38.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Rocky Point Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rocky Point was:

  • White: 89.55%
  • Two or more races: 6.39%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,262.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.8% (1,156)
The current population of Rocky Point, New York is 14,294 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,138.

Rocky Point, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,28289.55%
Two or more races8776.39%
Other race2962.16%
Black or African American1791.31%
Asian820.6%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rocky Point Population by Race

Rocky Point Population Pyramid 2024

Rocky Point Median Age

38.9

Total

40.3

Male

37.8

Female

Rocky Point Adults

There are 10,420 adults, (1,621 of whom are seniors) in Rocky Point.

Rocky Point Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rocky Point Sex Ratio

Female7,07351.57%
Male6,64348.43%

Rocky Point Population by Age

Rocky Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0032.7392.47.6
Married2,8033.4397.12.9
Non Family1,5511.1585.914.1
Female4433.682.617.4
Male2063.191000

3.38

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rocky Point Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3243.53%
9th to 12th Grade2102.29%
High School Graduate2,66429%
Some College1,80019.6%
Associates Degree8118.83%
Bachelors Degree1,91120.81%
Graduate Degree1,46515.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,8537,4732,742
Hispanic755699450
2+ Races490442243
Other Race22317151
Black14414252
Asian785543

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 59.6%.

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$68,441$81,575$51,806
Less Than 9th Grade$24,250$0$22,262
High School Graduate$58,300$78,770$23,261
Some College$60,388$76,463$45,718
Bachelors Degree$71,286$98,491$63,004
Graduate Degree$122,656$152,313$97,368

$68,441

Average Earnings

$81,575

Average Male

$51,806

Average Female

Rocky Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rocky Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rocky Point Language

93.12% of Rocky Point residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Rocky Point Language

Rocky Point Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,9454544.15%
Multiple87712113.8%
Other296165.41%
Hispanic1,881160.85%
Asian8256.1%
Black17921.12%

4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.36%

Male Poverty Rate

5.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rocky Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is Multiple, with 13.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is Hispanic, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.83%.

Rocky Point Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.1%
Some College6.2%
High School4.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.1%

Rocky Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.56%
Male Unemployed2.99%
Male Employed2.77%
Female Employed1.96%

Rocky Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rocky Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$115,173$138,983
Families$129,388$162,320
Married Families$134,206$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,453$81,909

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rocky Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rocky Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rocky Point 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 45-54.

Rocky Point Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rocky Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

633

Number of Veterans

625

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War195
First Gulf War164
Vietnam110
Korea17
World War II3

Rocky Point Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54179
18 to 34143
55 to 64121
75+109
65 to 7481

Rocky Point Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6026.42%
Hispanic606.34%
Other Race2410.48%
2+ Races71.2%

Rocky Point Veterans by Race

Rocky Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rocky Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rocky Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rocky Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rocky Point Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.76%

Born in Rocky Point

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.73% of Rocky Point residents were born in the United States, with 87.76% having been born in New York. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rocky Point Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,2942892.06%
202314,0052892.11%
202213,7163102.31%
202113,4062682.04%
202013,138-383-2.83%
201913,5216194.8%
201812,902-192-1.47%
201713,094-503-3.7%
201613,59740.03%
201513,593-552-3.9%
201414,145830.59%
201314,0622021.46%
201213,860-66-0.47%
201113,926-88-0.63%
201014,01400%

Rocky Point Population by Year