Rockland County

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Rockland County, New York

11 New Hempstead Rd
New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 638-5100
Fax: (845) 638-5675
www.co.rockland.ny.us

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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