Rockaway, New Jersey 

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Population

24,679

26% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$102,202

Avg. Home Price

$332,200

Best Places to Live in Rockaway, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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City: Rockaway
Zip Codes: 07866 07842
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rockaway is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockaway jobs have increased by 1.30%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rockaway's cost of living is 29.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Rockaway's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Rockaway's population is 24,679 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.09%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rockaway is $332,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.52%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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The median home price in Rockaway is $332,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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07866 07842