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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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Quick Facts About Rockaway


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Rockaway is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockaway jobs have Increased by 1.30 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rockaway's cost of living is 29.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Rockaway's population is 24,679 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.09 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Rockaway is $316,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -13.92%.
    SCHOOLS
    Rockaway public schools spend $19,369 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.6 students per teacher in Rockaway.

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