Rockland County is located in southeast New York. The County Seat is New City and the largest city is New City. The Official Web Site is located at http://rocklandgov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 323,866 and the 2010 census population was 311,687. The land area is 173.55 square miles and there are 1795.9 persons per square mile.
78% of the population is White, 12.9% is Black or African American, 16.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 6.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 87.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 40.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $435,300, there are 98,326 households, an average of 3.13 persons per household. The per capita income is $34,591, the median household income is $84,951, and 13.6% of the persons in Rockland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 32,878. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,866,839, and sales per capita were $13,019. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.4%.
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