Rockland County vs. Putnam County

Rockland County (NY)Putnam County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)325,69598,892
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.5%-0.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)311,69499,650
Population, Census, April 1, 2010311,68799,710
Persons under 5 years, percent8.1%4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.2%19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.7%17.4%
Female persons, percent50.9%50.0%
White alone, percent77.7%91.6%
Black or African American alone, percent13.3%3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.4%
Asian alone, percent6.3%2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.1%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.1%15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent62.8%77.9%
Veterans, 2014-20188,7784,087
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.8%13.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)106,74738,680
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.7%82.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$434,000$356,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,097$2,707
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,339$1,140
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,463$1,387
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201332.6%15.2%
Building permits, 201832451
Households, 2014-2018100,00534,847
Persons per household, 2014-20183.172.77
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201891.6%93.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201838.8%18.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.5%94.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.6%91.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.9%93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201840.6%39.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.5%6.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.0%4.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.6%66.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%62.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)501,167100,356
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,083,472559,073
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,613,228308,619
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,891,990516,251
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,153,693952,194
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,072$9,560
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201831.639.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$91,108$102,186
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$38,076$45,905
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%6.0%
Total employer establishments, 201710,1872,898
Total employment, 2017112,25721,449
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)5,236,748965,278
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201728,2119,426
All firms, 201231,22010,790
Men-owned firms, 201218,5386,376
Women-owned firms, 20129,4333,373
Minority-owned firms, 20127,4781,339
Nonminority-owned firms, 201222,4949,078
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,931756
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201227,9849,632
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.3%5.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20076.5%1.9%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.8%6.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.4%27.6%
Population per square mile, 20101,795.9432.9
Land area in square miles, 2010173.55230.31

Source: United States Census Bureau

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