About This Place
Rockville Centre is a village located in Nassau County, New York State, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 24,568.
Rockville Centre is in the southwestern section of the Town of Hempstead.
As of the census of 2000, there are 24,568 people residing in the village, organized into 9,201 households and 6,468 families. The population density is 7,496.5 people per square mile (2,892.0/km2). There are 9,419 housing units at an average density of 2,874.0 per square mile (1,108.7/km2); as of 2004[update], the average home value is more than $500,000. The racial makeup of the village is 84.3% White, 9.8% African American, 1.5% Asian, 0.08% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.0% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 7.8% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.