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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: Rockaway borough
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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    The unemployment rate in Rockaway borough is 3.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockaway borough jobs have Increased by 1.30 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rockaway borough's cost of living is 32.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Rockaway borough's Cost of Living
    Rockaway borough's population is 6,494 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.02 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Rockaway borough is $330,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.93%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Rockaway borough public schools spend $12,754 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Rockaway borough. Learn more...

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Homes heated with propane cne be very expensive to heat during the winter... (Read More)



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There are two Rockaways in Morris County, NJ.: Rockaway Boro and Rockaway Twp. Both are unique with Rockaway Boro being the older of the two. Both share common... (Read More)



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Morris County New Jersey is approximately 30 miles east of NYC and offers many ammenities. Like any community there are pros and cons. Although NJ Real Estate taxes... (Read More)



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