Rockland County

Rockland County, New York

11 New Hempstead Rd
New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 638-5100
Fax: (845) 638-5675

In southeastern NY, northwest of NYC; organized Feb 23, 1798 from Orange County. Name Origin: For the rugged land and the Palisades on the Hudson River, which form its eastern border

Area (sq mi):: 199.34 (land 174.22; water 25.12) Population per square mile: 1681.30
Population 2005: 292,916 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 286,753 (White 71.70%; Black or African American 11.00%; Hispanic or Latino 10.20%; Asian 5.50%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 19.10%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $28,082; median household $67,971; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $41,138-$41,661
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Spring Valley (25,542)
  • Suffern (10,984)
  • West Haverstraw (10,314)
  • Haverstraw (10,136)

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    He has served as president of the former Rockland County Board of REALTORS[R] (RCBR) and has been the owner and principal broker of Wright Bros.
    said, "We are excited to have added our first shopping center in Rockland County, New York.
    "It's a win win for everyone involved and we couldn't be happier to be bringing this into Rockland County," says Owner Paul Marks.
    Kennedy succeeds Michael Graessle, the 2011 president of the Westchester Putnam Association of REALTORS, Ron Garafalo, the former president of the Orange County Associations of REALTORS, and Bill Theme, formerly the president of the Rockland County Board of REALTORS.
    Members of the Westchester Putnam Association of Realtors, the Rockland County Board and the Orange County Association have voted oin favor of the merger that will create the new Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors[R] (HGAR) on January 1, 2012.
    New York, NY, April 22, 2011 --( PMSI-Professional Marketing Services, Inc., was awarded the contract for all promotional item sales within New York State, over 50 of the top promotional merchandise suppliers currently contracted with the Rockland County Purchasing Department.
    Many people subscribe to the adage, "If it isn't broken, don't fix it." Recent reports indicate--and local residents agree--that the Northern Rockland County retail market (or lack thereof) has been broken for many years.

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