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|People QuickFacts||Rockland County||New York|
|Population, 2013 estimate||320,903||19,651,127|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||311,687||19,378,105|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||3.0%||1.4%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||7.6%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||27.8%||21.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||14.6%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.9%||51.5%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||78.0%||70.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||12.9%||17.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||6.6%||8.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.9%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||16.8%||18.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||63.9%||57.2%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||92.6%||88.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||22.0%||22.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||37.3%||29.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||87.5%||85.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||40.4%||33.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||30.2||31.6|
|Housing units, 2013||104,138||8,126,026|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||69.9%||54.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||32.6%||50.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$435,300||$288,200|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||3.13||2.61|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$34,591||$32,382|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$84,951||$58,003|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||13.6%||15.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Rockland County||New York|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||9,251||527,0011|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||100,650||7,556,5211|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.2%||2.5%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||25,826||1,612,106|
|Total number of firms, 2007||32,878||1,956,733|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||7.3%||10.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||6.5%||10.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||6.8%||9.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.4%||30.4%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||13,670,426||162,720,173|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,228,168||313,461,904|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,866,839||230,718,065|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$13,019||$11,879|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||435,305||39,813,499|
|Building permits, 2012||248||24,872|
|Geography QuickFacts||Rockland County||New York|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||173.55||47,126.40|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,795.9||411.2|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area|