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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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Rockland County is located in New York with a population of 324,422. Rockland County is one of the best places to live in New York. In Rockland County, most residents own their homes. In Rockland County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Rockland County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Rockland County are highly rated.

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Population
324,422

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$443,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,504
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    69.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    31
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    82.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    827.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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