Rockville Centre, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Rockville Centre, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Rockville Centre had a population of 25,328 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.6587 and longitude -73.6412 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rockville Centre 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockville Centre: Rockville.

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Rockville Centre, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rockville Centre, NY Housing Affordability Index is 69
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rockville Centre, NY Wealth Index is 251
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 25,328
Population in Households 25,104
Population in Familes 21,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 224
Population Density 7,791
Diversity Index1 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $115,234
Average Household Income $176,203
Per Capita Income $68,352
Wealth Index3 251

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,796 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,026 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $692,878
Housing Affordability Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,822
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,436
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.37%
Households 0.64% 0.43%
Families 0.37% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Rockville Centre, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockville Centre to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 52 96th
Diversity Index # 285 76th
Median Household Income # 176 85th
Per Capita Income # 101 92nd

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