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Rockland township, PA map Land area: 49.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,346 (all rural)
Males: 692  (51.4%)
Females: 654  (48.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,346 (1,236 owner occupied, 110 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Rockland township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 43.4
Median age of females: 44.1

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Average household size: 2.42

Rockland township:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.89

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,435 ($31,129 in 1999)
This township:

$38,435
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $408 (lower quartile is $360, upper quartile is $515)
Here:

$408
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $85,986 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
Rockland township:

$85,986
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,369 - $128,837

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $142,446
Here:

$142,446
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $36,522
Here:

$36,522
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $157,388
Here:

$157,388
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $145,102
Here:

$145,102
State:

$35,442
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

12.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rockland township: Carl (A), Fern (B), Rockland Township Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockland township include: Domer Church (A), Rockland Church (B), Pine Hill Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bickle Cemetery (1), Georgeville Cemetery (2), Melat Cemetery (3), Farren Cemetery (4), Schreffler Cemetery (5), Rockland Cemetery (6), Pine Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Run (A), Barricks Run (B), Mill Creek (C), East Sandy Creek (D), Snyder Run (E), Shull Run (F), Roberts Run (G), Browns Run (H), Porcupine Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (33% naturalized citizens)

Rockland township:  0.4%
State:  4.1%

75% of Rockland township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1245
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 29
  • West: 4

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,500

Rockland township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 954
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 6
  • Mobile homes: 278
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,800


Housing units in Rockland township with a mortgage: 151 (23 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 151

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 20
  • 1995 to 1998: 87
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 125
  • 1970 to 1979: 272
  • 1960 to 1969: 225
  • 1950 to 1959: 162
  • 1940 to 1949: 101
  • 1939 or earlier: 222

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockland township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 146
  • 6 rooms: 149
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 33
  • 9 or more rooms: 20

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockland township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 12
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 1
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rockland township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 168
  • 3 bedrooms: 244
  • 4 bedrooms: 64
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockland township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Rockland township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 23
  • 1 vehicle: 161
  • 2 vehicles: 219
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Rockland township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (9%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockland township:

  • German (35.7%)
  • Irish (14.8%)
  • United States or American (10.2%)
  • English (8.3%)
  • Italian (5.6%)
  • Polish (4.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • United Kingdom (33%)
  • Mexico (33%)
  • Canada (33%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 437 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 62 (12%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 13 (3%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2 (0%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

99.0% of residents of Rockland township speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,349
  • In family households: 1,169 (349 male householders, 60 female householders)
    345 spouses, 373 children (343 natural, 0 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 6 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 180 (94 male householders (78 living alone)), 65 female householders (61 living alone)), 21 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 198 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 77 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 12 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 139 1-person, 18 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

243 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (16 men, 22 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Rockland township:

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