Rockland is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,771 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rockland is the 113th largest community in Massachusetts.
Of important note, Rockland is also a town of artists. Rockland has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rockland’s character.
Also of interest is that Rockland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Rockland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.53% of adults in Rockland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rockland in 2018 was $38,962, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,848 for a family of four. However, Rockland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rockland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rockland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockland include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Brazilian.
The most common language spoken in Rockland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Portuguese.