Rockland County vs. Passaic County

Rockland County (NY)Passaic County (NJ)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)325,695503,310
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.5%0.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)311,694501,609
Population, Census, April 1, 2010311,687501,226
Persons under 5 years, percent8.1%6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.2%23.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.7%14.5%
Female persons, percent50.9%51.2%
White alone, percent77.7%74.7%
Black or African American alone, percent13.3%15.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%1.5%
Asian alone, percent6.3%5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.1%2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.1%42.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent62.8%40.8%
Veterans, 2014-20188,77813,369
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.8%29.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)106,747177,278
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.7%53.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$434,000$336,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,097$2,625
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,339$1,184
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,463$1,273
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201332.6%52.7%
Building permits, 2018324624
Households, 2014-2018100,005163,670
Persons per household, 2014-20183.173.03
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201891.6%92.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201838.8%48.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.5%85.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.6%78.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.9%83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201840.6%28.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.5%5.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.0%13.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.6%63.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%57.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)501,167647,958
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,083,4722,516,793
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,613,2285,214,506
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,891,9909,132,530
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,153,6937,294,039
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,072$14,504
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201831.627.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$91,108$66,476
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$38,076$30,800
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%13.6%
Total employer establishments, 201710,18712,158
Total employment, 2017112,257144,817
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)5,236,7486,930,489
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%-1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201728,21142,305
All firms, 201231,22045,724
Men-owned firms, 201218,53827,089
Women-owned firms, 20129,43314,529
Minority-owned firms, 20127,47816,478
Nonminority-owned firms, 201222,49427,674
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,9313,163
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201227,98440,516
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.3%9.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20076.5%6.2%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.8%17.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.4%25.4%
Population per square mile, 20101,795.92,715.3
Land area in square miles, 2010173.55184.59

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Rockland county (NY) and Passaic county (NJ) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.