Rockland County, New York Population 2022

Rockland County, New York's estimated population is 326,590 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockland County, New York is the 14th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 312,499 and has seen a growth of 4.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022326,5902670.08%
2021326,3232670.08%
2020326,0562670.08%
2019325,7892670.08%
2018325,5229000.28%
2017324,6221,3640.42%
2016323,2583390.10%
2015322,9191,8000.56%
2014321,1191,8350.57%
2013319,2842,0880.66%
2012317,1961,7440.55%
2011315,4522,9530.94%
2010312,49947,02417.71%
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%
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Rockland County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White229,24070.66%
Black or African American39,84512.28%
Some Other Race26,9938.32%
Asian19,0995.89%
Two or More Races8,6942.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native5240.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.01%
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Rockland County, New York Population by Race

Rockland County, New York Population Pyramid $2022

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Rockland County, New York Median Age

36


Total

34.2


Male

37.7


Female

Rockland County, New York Adults

There are 233,530 adults, (50,411 of whom are seniors) in Rockland County, New York.

Rockland County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

165,308

50.95%

Male

159,114

49.05%

Rockland County, New York Population by Age

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

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Rockland County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female57.6%42.4%
Male58.7%41.3%
All68.3%31.7%
Married76.2%23.8%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockland County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All100,4383.1768.3
Married60,6583.8876.2
Non Family25,5011.2355.3
Female10,2143.6457.6
Male4,0653.4258.7

3.74

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Rockland County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,1975.50%
9th to 12th Grade12,8116.29%
High School Graduate45,87722.53%
Some College33,58016.49%
Associates Degree16,4728.09%
Bachelors Degree45,64822.42%
Graduate Degree38,00618.67%
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Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White128,156118,89458,934
Hispanic33,24823,3787,171
Black26,55923,0217,431
Other Race15,6269,6042,341
Asian14,14212,9639,201
2+ Races3,7703,2271,665
Native American41035769
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.06%.

Rockland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,274$58,506$43,341
Less Than 9th Grade$23,291$25,671$16,747
High School Graduate$37,152$42,875$27,310
Some College$45,064$54,460$35,778
Bachelors Degree$68,703$83,119$55,656
Graduate Degree$87,723$105,640$76,725

$51,274

Average Earnings

$58,506

Average Male

$43,341

Average Female

Rockland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockland County, New York Language by Age

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Rockland County, New York Language

60.47% of Rockland County, New York residents speak only English, while 39.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.44% 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
White202,88230,31214.94%
Hispanic56,3349,88417.55%
Other5,253NaN%
Black38,8913,7659.68%
Multiple8,5181,16913.72%
Asian18,9224992.64%
Native4986412.85%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

14.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockland County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockland County, New York is Hispanic, with 17.55% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.43%.

Rockland County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.61%
High School14.55%
Some College8.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Rockland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.57%
Male Unemployed18.33%
Male Employed6.80%
Female Employed5.91%

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

Rockland County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,024$123,680
Families$110,289$137,813
Married Families$121,216$148,989
Non Families$49,022$74,607
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Income by Household Type

Rockland County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockland County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Rockland County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockland County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Rockland County, New York Marital Status

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8,706

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,996
Korea1,437
Second Gulf War976
First Gulf War709
World War II643

Rockland County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+3,720
65 to 742,554
35 to 54975
55 to 64961
18 to 34496

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2214.42%
Black9893.22%
Hispanic8552.18%
Asian2001.28%
Other Race1790.97%
2+ Races931.96%
Native American245.39%

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Race

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

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3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockland County, New York Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockland County, New York Employment by Age

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Rockland County, New York Employment by Race

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Rockland County, New York Employment by Education

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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64.30%

Born in Rockland County, New York

79.07%

Native Born

20.93%

Foreign Born

8.57%

Non Citizen

12.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.07% of Rockland County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 64.30% having been born in New York. 8.57% 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

  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

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