Rockland County, New York Population 2024

338,554

Rockland County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 338,554 with a growth rate of -0.07% 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. The 2010 population was 312,497 and has seen a growth of 8.34% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029337,384-234-0.07%
2028337,618-234-0.07%
2027337,852-234-0.07%
2026338,086-234-0.07%
2025338,320-234-0.07%
2024338,554-234-0.07%
2023338,788-234-0.07%
2022339,022-234-0.07%
2021339,2561,8620.55%
2020337,39411,0423.38%
2019326,3526960.21%
2018325,6561,0560.33%
2017324,6001,3690.42%
2016323,2312930.09%
2015322,9381,8180.57%
2014321,1201,8300.57%
2013319,2902,0890.66%
2012317,2011,7530.56%
2011315,4482,9510.94%
2010312,497
1990265,4755,9452.29%
1980259,53029,62712.89%
1970229,90393,10068.05%
1960136,80347,52753.24%
195089,27615,01520.22%
194074,26114,66224.6%
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%
187025,2132,72112.1%
186022,4925,53032.6%
185016,9624,98741.65%
184011,9752,58727.56%
18309,3885516.24%
18208,8371,07913.91%
18107,7581,40522.12%
18006,353-331,031-98.12%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.07% (-234)
County Website
Rockland County
County Seat
2010 Population
312,497
Area
174 mi²
Density
1946 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.34% (26,057)
Founded
1798

Rockland County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White225,88966.96%
Black or African American38,68311.47%
Other race28,5988.48%
Two or more races22,7176.73%
Asian20,5666.1%
Native American8350.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander380.01%
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockland County, New York Population by Race

Rockland County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Rockland County, New York Median Age

35.3

Total

33.9

Male

36.8

Female

Rockland County, New York Adults

There are 240,158 adults, (52,753 of whom are seniors) in Rockland County, New York.

Rockland County, New York Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female170,34550.5%
Male166,98149.5%

Rockland County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All102,5793.2268.331.7
Married62,2583.9474.425.6
Non Family24,8711.1956.743.3
Female11,4733.7362.337.7
Male3,9773.2662.737.3
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3.78

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockland County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,636

Average Earnings

$67,853

Average Male

$49,167

Average Female

Rockland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockland County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockland County, New York Language

57% of Rockland County, New York residents speak only English, while 43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 23.02% of the population.

Rockland County, New York Language

Rockland County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White206,82736,26717.53%
Hispanic61,7189,89016.02%
Other28,0674,74016.89%
Multiple22,3873,34914.96%
Black37,5513,0958.24%
Asian20,4596092.98%
Native81110412.82%
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15.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockland County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is White, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is Asian, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.82%.

Rockland County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.9%
High School15.45%
Some College10.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%
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Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.27%
Male Unemployed12.63%
Male Employed6.72%
Female Employed6.39%
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Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockland County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockland County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rockland County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockland County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,707

Number of Veterans

7,155

Male Veterans

552

Female Veterans

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Rockland County, New York Veterans by War

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Rockland County, New York Veterans by Age

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Rockland County, New York Veterans by Race

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rockland County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockland County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockland County, New York 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

64.04%

Born in Rockland County, New York

79.31%

Native Born

20.69%

Foreign Born

7.76%

Non Citizen

12.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.31% of Rockland County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 64.04% having been born in New York. 7.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockland County, New York Place of Birth

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