New Rochelle, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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New Rochelle, New York - Basic Facts

The City of New Rochelle is the 7th largest city in New York with a population of 79,051 as of July 1, 2018. New Rochelle 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 New Rochelle is located at latitude 40.9232 and longitude -73.7793 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Rochelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.35 sq. miles and a water area of 2.88 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The City of New Rochelle (GNIS ID: 979271) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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New Rochelle, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 79,051
Population in Households 75,865
Population in Familes 61,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,186
Population Density2 7,638
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $78,715
Average Household Income $125,696
Per Capita Income $46,491


Total Housing Units 30,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,864 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,641 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,803 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $635,265
Average Home Value $696,278


Total Households 28,505
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 18,298
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.44%
Households 0.24% 0.41%
Families 0.08% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

New Rochelle, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Rochelle to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 7 99th
Population Density # 57 95th
Diversity Index # 53 96th
Median Household Income # 425 65th
Per Capita Income # 278 77th

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