Rockville Centre, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rockville Centre, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Rockville Centre had a population of 24,967 as of July 1, 2016. Rockville Centre ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockville Centre is located at latitude 40.664 and longitude -73.638 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rockville Centre (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Village of Rockville Centre (GNIS ID: 2391098) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Rockville Centre is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockville Centre population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockville Centre: Rockville.


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Rockville Centre, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,967
Population in Households 24,735
Population in Familes 20,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 7,688
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,638
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 6,367
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,831 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,807 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $661,094
Average Home Value $691,066
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $108,947
Average Household Income $158,539
Per Capita Income $61,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.58%
Households 0.65% 0.58%
Families 0.37% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockville Centre, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockville Centre to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 64 95th
Population Density1 # 52 96th
Diversity Index2 # 302 75th
Median Household Income # 149 88th
Per Capita Income # 109 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.