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Rockland County, NY&

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Population
326,780
0.23% growth
Median Age
36.5
Median Household Income
$85,515
0.14% growth
Poverty Rate
14.8%
Number of Employees
146,915
1.48% decline
Median Property Value
$431,600
0.23% growth

About the photo: Harriman State Park is the second largest state park in New York. Located in Rockland and Orange counties 30 miles (48 km) north of New York City.

Economy

The economy of Rockland County, NY employs 146,915 people. The economy of Rockland County, NY is specialized in Educational Services; Information; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.5; 1.31; and 1.27 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Rockland County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (25,749), Educational Services (20,188), and Retail trade (15,757), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,043), Finance & Insurance ($80,806), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($62,175).

Median household income in Rockland County, NY is $85,515. Males in Rockland County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,738. The income inequality of Rockland County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.503 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Rockland County, NY. In Rockland County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 95 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,149. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.

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Diversity

Rockland County, NY is home to a population of 326,780 people, from which 89% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Rockland County, NY is composed of 204,249 White residents (62.5%), 57,368 Hispanic residents (17.6%), 37,587 Black residents (11.5%), 19,686 Asian residents (6.02%), and 4,872 Two+ residents (1.49%). The most common foreign languages in Rockland County, NY are Spanish (38,597 speakers), Yiddish (26,626 speakers), and French Creole (12,225 speakers), but compared to other places, Rockland County, NY has a relative high number of Yiddish (26,626 speakers), Hebrew (3,690 speakers), and French Creole (12,225 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Rockland County, NY awarded 3,161 degrees. The student population of Rockland County, NY is skewed towards females, with 1,250 male students and 1,911 female students. Most students in Rockland County, NY are White (1,450 and 45.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (540 and 17.1%), Black or African American (519 and 16.4%), and Unknown (272 and 8.6%). The largest universities in Rockland County, NY by number of graduates are Rockland Community College (1,070 and 33.9%), Nyack College (663 and 21%), and Dominican College of Blauvelt (505 and 16%). The most popular majors in Rockland County, NY are Registered Nursing (117 and 3.7%), Organizational Behavior Studies (112 and 3.54%), and Talmudic Studies (91 and 2.88%). The median tuition costs in Rockland County, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $26,578 and $26,578 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rockland County, NY is $431,600, which is 2.11 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $430,600 to $431,600, a 0.23% increase. The homeownership rate of Rockland County, NY is 68.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Rockland County, NY have an average commute time of 29 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rockland County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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