Rockland County vs. Orange County

Rockland County (NY)Orange County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)325,695381,951
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.5%2.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)311,694372,829
Population, Census, April 1, 2010311,687372,813
Persons under 5 years, percent8.1%6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.2%25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.7%14.0%
Female persons, percent50.9%49.9%
White alone, percent77.7%80.2%
Black or African American alone, percent13.3%12.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.8%
Asian alone, percent6.3%2.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.1%3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.1%21.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent62.8%63.5%
Veterans, 2014-20188,77819,756
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.8%10.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)106,747144,232
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.7%68.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$434,000$263,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,097$2,280
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,339$909
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,463$1,223
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201332.6%29.1%
Building permits, 20183241,084
Households, 2014-2018100,005126,776
Persons per household, 2014-20183.172.90
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201891.6%91.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201838.8%24.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.5%88.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.6%76.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.9%89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201840.6%29.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.5%8.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.0%5.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.6%62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)501,167575,225
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,083,4722,176,848
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,613,2282,592,425
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,891,9908,298,409
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,153,6936,221,053
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,072$16,611
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201831.633.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$91,108$76,716
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$38,076$33,472
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%11.5%
Total employer establishments, 201710,1879,596
Total employment, 2017112,257118,615
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)5,236,7484,805,589
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201728,21125,847
All firms, 201231,22029,609
Men-owned firms, 201218,53817,418
Women-owned firms, 20129,4339,576
Minority-owned firms, 20127,4785,989
Nonminority-owned firms, 201222,49422,503
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,9312,523
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201227,98425,811
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.3%7.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20076.5%3.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.8%7.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.4%29.7%
Population per square mile, 20101,795.9459.3
Land area in square miles, 2010173.55811.69

Source: United States Census Bureau

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