Rockland County is always developing its landscapes, business, and residential properties and maintaining local and state parks and historical installations. History, safety, and good transportation are priorities to this locale, as are increasing job openings for residents.
The entire county in southern New York State is an offical Preserve America Community for American History and Cultures, from Native Americans through early European explorers. Around 12,000 years ago, the Delaware and Lenni Lanape Native American Nations lived in Rockland County and their heritage is preserved in various installations.
In the 21st century, about 60% of residents work within the county and the rest commute easily to New York City and New Jersey. A wealth of jobs in available in the area, especially for residents of Clarkstown, one of the Best 100 Cities in America for 2010. High Demand Jobs include Healthcare, IT, Retail Management, Machinists, and other interesting, well-paying occupations.