Rockland County NY Information


Rockland County Subdivisions

Rockland County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 328,296
Daytime Population: Workers 123,658
Daytime Population: Residents 174,849
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 298,507
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 321,294
Population in Familes 278,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,002
Population Density2 1,892
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $93,206
Average Household Income $124,168
Per Capita Income $39,735


Total Housing Units 107,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70,696 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 32,760 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,336 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $464,062
Average Home Value $521,131


Total Households 103,456
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 76,595
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.7%
Households 0.58% 0.61%
Families 0.45% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


Rockland County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockland County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 13 81st
Population Density # 8 89th
Diversity Index # 8 89th
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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