Rockland

  1. Rockland Legal Resources
  2. Rockland Statistics
  3. Rockland Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Rockland Employment Information
  5. Rockland Family Information
  6. Rockland Education Information
  7. Rockland Business Information
  8. Rockland Public Benefits Information
  9. Rockland Criminal Information
  10. Rockland Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Rockland Zip Codes


Rockland Legal Resources

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Rockland Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 17,670
  • Land Area (2000): 25.958 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.204 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 339, 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): ROCKLAND

Rockland Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 17,811 2002 17,889 2005 17,812
2000 18,440 2003 18,042 2006 17,946
2001 17,754 2004 17,921 2007 17,914

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Houses (2000): 6,649
Rockland Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 8,586
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $380,948,000 / $89,005,000

Rockland Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 8,835 8,160 675 7.64% 76
1991 8,780 7,868 912 10.39% 104
1992 8,775 7,921 854 9.73% 97
1993 8,748 8,054 694 7.94% 79
1994 8,820 8,249 570 6.46% 65
1995 9,021 8,477 544 6.03% 60
1996 9,191 8,736 455 4.95% 50
1997 9,450 9,067 383 4.05% 41
1998 9,608 9,283 326 3.39% 34
1999 9,821 9,482 339 3.46% 35
2000 9,966 9,680 286 2.87% 29
2001 10,020 9,698 322 3.21% 32
2002 10,090 9,610 480 4.76% 48
2003 9,992 9,448 544 5.44% 54
2004 9,944 9,401 543 5.46% 55
2005 9,960 9,465 495 4.97% 50
2006 9,984 9,481 503 5.04% 51
2007 10,089 9,585 504 4.99% 50
2008 10,108 9,598 510 5.04% 50
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 10,142 9,573 569 5.61% 56
Feb 2008 10,087 9,553 534 5.29% 53
Mar 2008 10,082 9,590 492 4.88% 49
Apr 2008 10,021 9,609 412 4.11% 41
May 2008 9,967 9,494 473 4.75% 47
Jun 2008 10,179 9,640 539 5.30% 53
Jul 2008 10,220 9,721 499 4.88% 49
Aug 2008 10,197 9,694 503 4.93% 49
Sep 2008 10,074 9,509 565 5.61% 56
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Rockland Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 675 14.46%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 262 5.61%
3. Public Administration 262 5.61%
4. Educational Services 237 5.08%
5. Repair and Maintenance 219 4.69%
6. Finance and Insurance 216 4.63%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 199 4.26%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 164 3.51%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 159 3.41%
10. Health Care 157 3.36%
11. Metal Manufactuing 139 2.98%
12. U.S. Postal Service 137 2.94%
13. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 108 2.31%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 93 1.99%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 90 1.93%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 87 1.86%
17. Other Transportation 80 1.71%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 74 1.59%
19. Department and Other General Stores 68 1.46%
20. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 65 1.39%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 868 18.50%
2. Finance and Insurance 740 15.77%
3. Educational Services 586 12.49%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 442 9.42%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 252 5.37%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 148 3.15%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 117 2.49%
8. Construction 107 2.28%
9. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 103 2.20%
10. Public Administration 100 2.13%
11. Social Assistance 85 1.81%
12. Department and Other General Stores 72 1.53%
13. Electronic Shopping and Mail Order 68 1.45%
14. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 66 1.41%
15. Info Services and Data Processing 65 1.39%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 58 1.24%
17. Metal Manufactuing 56 1.19%
18. U.S. Postal Service 43 0.92%
19. Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Wholesale 42 0.90%
20. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 39 0.83%

Rockland Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Vehicle Mechanics 263 5.64%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 236 5.06%
3. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 201 4.31%
4. Carpenters 198 4.24%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 185 3.96%
6. Other Installation / Maintenance 181 3.88%
7. Other Management Occupations 177 3.79%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 174 3.73%
9. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 164 3.51%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 132 2.83%
11. Law Enforcement Workers 131 2.81%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 126 2.70%
13. Computer Specialists 125 2.68%
14. Top Executives 108 2.31%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 106 2.27%
16. Other Office and Admin Support 96 2.06%
17. Other Production Occupations 96 2.06%
18. Business Operations Specialists 94 2.01%
19. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 94 2.01%
20. Other Construction Trades 89 1.91%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 375 7.99%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 352 7.50%
3. Registered Nurses 214 4.56%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 204 4.35%
5. Waiters and Waitresses 188 4.01%
6. Health Technologists and Technicians 180 3.84%
7. Other Management Occupations 178 3.79%
8. Business Operations Specialists 141 3.01%
9. Customer Service Representatives 141 3.01%
10. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 140 2.98%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 136 2.90%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 128 2.73%
13. Accountants and Auditors 125 2.66%
14. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 122 2.60%
15. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 119 2.54%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 112 2.39%
17. Other Sales and Related Occupations 111 2.37%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 109 2.32%
19. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 95 2.03%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 90 1.92%

Rockland Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 7,647 56.44%
15-35 hours 1,984 14.64%
1-14 hours 521 3.85%
No regular hours 3,398 25.08%

Rockland Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 237 2.61%
5 AM-5:29 AM 424 4.67%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 427 4.70%
6 AM-6:29 AM 851 9.38%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 780 8.59%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,576 17.36%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,571 17.31%
8 AM-8:29 AM 997 10.98%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 390 4.30%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 419 4.62%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 106 1.17%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 50 0.55%
Noon-3:59 PM 731 8.05%
4 PM-11:59 PM 518 5.71%

Rockland Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 254 2.80%
5-9 971 10.70%
10-14 1,263 13.91%
15-19 1,373 15.13%
20-24 955 10.52%
25-29 473 5.21%
30-34 1,001 11.03%
35-39 391 4.31%
40-44 381 4.20%
45-59 776 8.55%
60-89 885 9.75%
At least 90 354 3.90%

Rockland Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 6 0.07% 5,283 58.20%
30-44 33 0.36% 1,740 19.17%
45-59 34 0.37% 742 8.17%
At least 60 202 2.23% 1,037 11.42%

Rockland Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 4 0.04%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 859 9.26%
 Car / truck / van, solo 7,775 83.84%
 Motorcycle 7 0.08%
 Other 30 0.32%
 Public transportation 275 2.97%
 Walked 127 1.37%
 Worked at home 197 2.12%

Rockland Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Family Information

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Households (2000): 6,557 (17,477 people)
Families (2000): 4,637 (14,943 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,116
People at same address in 1995: 10,940

Rockland Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 402 6.13%
$10,000-$14,999 345 5.26%
$15,000-$19,999 284 4.33%
$20,000-$24,999 321 4.90%
$25,000-$29,999 283 4.32%
$30,000-$34,999 327 4.99%
$35,000-$39,999 420 6.41%
$40,000-$44,999 396 6.04%
$45,000-$49,999 449 6.85%
$50,000-$59,999 620 9.46%
$60,000-$74,999 811 12.37%
$75,000-$99,999 960 14.64%
$100,000-$124,999 476 7.26%
$125,000-$149,999 188 2.87%
$150,000-$199,999 150 2.29%
$200,000 or more 125 1.91%

Rockland Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,628 24.90%
 Family, 2 people 1,686 25.78%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 278 4.25%
 Family, 3 people 1,072 16.39%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 28 0.43%
 Family, 4 people 1,026 15.69%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 14 0.21%
 Family, 5 people 529 8.09%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 174 2.66%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 97 1.48%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Rockland Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,390 29.41%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,501 13.65%
Public Assistance 178 0.97%
Retirement 1,227 6.69%
Self Employment 700 3.82%
Social Security 1,736 9.47%
Supplemental Security 236 1.29%
Wage / Salary 5,283 28.82%
Other 1,077 5.88%

Rockland Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,771 50.34%
 With children under 18 1,747 49.66%

Rockland Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 563 8.78%
 Married 3,793 59.13%
 Never Married 1,875 29.23%
 Widowed 184 2.87%

Rockland Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 723 9.80%
 Married 3,998 54.20%
 Never Married 1,768 23.97%
 Widowed 887 12.03%

Rockland Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Education Information

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Rockland Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 190 1.46%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,448 11.12%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,966 38.12%
 Some college, no degree 2,825 21.69%
 Associate degree 1,411 10.83%
 Bachelors degree 1,632 12.53%
 Graduate or professional degree 554 4.25%

Rockland Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 286 1.62% 122 0.69% 408 2.31%
Kindergarten 183 1.04% 21 0.12% 204 1.15%
Grades 1-4 948 5.37% 134 0.76% 1,082 6.12%
Grades 5-8 912 5.16% 147 0.83% 1,059 5.99%
Grades 9-12 968 5.48% 117 0.66% 1,085 6.14%
Undergrad college 333 1.88% 262 1.48% 595 3.37%
Graduate or professional school 63 0.36% 66 0.37% 129 0.73%
Total 3,693 20.90% 869 4.92% 4,562 25.82%

Rockland Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 514
Rockland Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Public Benefits Information

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Rockland Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 16,239 93.18%
 Below Poverty Level 1,188 6.82%

Rockland Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Criminal Information

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Rockland Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 4.604 0.281 0.000 0.281 5.165 0.000 4.211 15.440 2.863 22.514
2000 4.718 0.163 0.000 0.217 5.098 0.000 4.447 12.798 2.766 20.011
2001 5.351 0.451 0.000 0.282 6.083 0.000 2.140 6.590 2.929 11.659
2002 2.460 0.335 0.000 0.615 3.410 0.000 3.634 10.062 4.081 17.776
2003 3.436 0.222 0.000 0.610 4.268 0.000 4.490 15.519 3.658 23.667
2004 0.670 0.112 0.000 0.949 1.730 0.000 2.567 13.727 2.009 18.303
2005 0.674 0.225 0.000 0.561 1.460 0.000 2.246 10.779 2.021 15.046
2006 0.613 0.056 0.000 0.446 1.114 0.000 3.399 12.370 3.232 19.001
2007 0.670 0.167 0.000 0.614 1.451 0.000 4.410 11.220 0.893 16.523

Rockland Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 8 32
2005 9 32
2006 8 33
2007 7 33

Rockland Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 493
2000 463
2001 315

Rockland Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Rockland Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,557 14.47%
10-19 Years 2,482 14.05%
20-29 Years 1,964 11.11%
30-39 Years 2,998 16.97%
40-49 Years 2,805 15.87%
50-59 Years 1,906 10.79%
60-69 Years 1,300 7.36%
70-79 Years 1,090 6.17%
80-89 Years 476 2.69%
90+ Years 92 0.52%

Rockland Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 8,458 47.87%
 Female 9,212 52.13%

Rockland Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 16,641 94.18%
 African-American 292 1.65%
 Multiracial 246 1.39%
 Asian 188 1.06%
 Hispanic/Latino 180 1.02%
 Other Race 98 0.55%
 Amerindian 25 0.14%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Rockland Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 6,525 33.25%
2. Italian 2,824 14.39%
3. English 2,663 13.57%
4. French Non-Basque 1,121 5.71%
5. United States Or American 1,042 5.31%
6. German 838 4.27%
7. French Canadian 739 3.77%
8. Scottish 631 3.22%
9. Polish 431 2.20%
10. Scotch Irish 409 2.08%

Rockland Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 15,540 95.29%
2. French 173 1.06%
3. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 135 0.83%
4. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 122 0.75%
5. Italian 108 0.66%
6. Greek 52 0.32%
7. Other Indo European 49 0.30%
8. German 37 0.23%
9. French Creole 29 0.18%
10. Hebrew 28 0.17%

Rockland Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 17,244 97.59%
 Naturalized immigrant 165 0.93%
 Not a citizen 261 1.48%

Rockland Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Rockland Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockland Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02370