Rockland County vs. Westchester County

Rockland County (NY)Westchester County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)325,695967,612
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.5%1.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)311,694949,220
Population, Census, April 1, 2010311,687949,113
Persons under 5 years, percent8.1%5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.2%21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.7%17.1%
Female persons, percent50.9%51.6%
White alone, percent77.7%73.4%
Black or African American alone, percent13.3%16.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%1.0%
Asian alone, percent6.3%6.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.1%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.1%25.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent62.8%53.1%
Veterans, 2014-20188,77829,185
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201820.8%25.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)106,747375,852
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.7%61.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$434,000$528,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,097$3,398
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,339$1,426
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,463$1,493
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201332.6%49.1%
Building permits, 20183241,672
Households, 2014-2018100,005347,332
Persons per household, 2014-20183.172.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201891.6%89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201838.8%33.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.5%91.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.6%85.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201887.9%87.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201840.6%48.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.5%5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.0%6.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.6%65.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%59.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)501,1672,020,014
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,083,4729,638,221
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,613,2284,492,932
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,891,99020,313,949
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,153,69314,514,240
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,072$15,093
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201831.634.6
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$91,108$92,758
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$38,076$54,572
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%8.3%
Total employer establishments, 201710,18731,885
Total employment, 2017112,257387,302
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)5,236,74825,783,121
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%-0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201728,21199,777
All firms, 201231,220114,575
Men-owned firms, 201218,53864,997
Women-owned firms, 20129,43339,870
Minority-owned firms, 20127,47833,391
Nonminority-owned firms, 201222,49477,686
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,9318,037
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201227,984102,812
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.3%8.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20076.5%5.5%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.8%10.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.4%29.6%
Population per square mile, 20101,795.92,204.7
Land area in square miles, 2010173.55430.50

Source: United States Census Bureau

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