For population 25 years and over in Rockland:
For population 15 years and over in Rockland town:
190 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (56.5 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (89.0 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (96.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Livingston Manor, NY (1.5 miles ), Roscoe, NY (2.2 miles ), Liberty, NY (3.2 miles ), Colchester, NY (3.2 miles ), Jeffersonville, NY (3.4 miles ), Fremont, NY (3.5 miles ), Neversink, NY (3.6 miles ), Hardenburgh, NY (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 74.82 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 845
Work and jobs in Rockland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockland, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rockland-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Rockland town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.2 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rockland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Rockland center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dominick Trinchera - Mobster.
Hospitals/medical centers near Rockland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockland:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.717. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Rockland in 2000:
Rockland compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rockland town (based on Sullivan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 31
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,136 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,212 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Rockland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 63See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rockland, NY
Total length: 238 meters (781ft)
Total costs: $174,565,000
Total average daily traffic: 143,243
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,768
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1