Rockaway, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Rockaway, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
6,345
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
4.2%
Median Home
$347,900
Median Income
$86,442
Median Rent
$1,468

Rockaway SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Rockaway, NJ Crime Report

32
Total Crimes
512.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.18%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rockaway
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 32 512.0 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1 16.0 195.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 1 16.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 31 496.0 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 3 48.0 146.2 314.2
Larceny 21 336.0 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 7 112.0 115.7 246.0

Rockaway, NJ Cost Of Living

126
Rockaway's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Rockaway New Jersey National Average
Overall 126 121 100
Services 103 107 100
Groceries 114 107 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 167 160 100
Transportation 111 106 100
Utilities 94 98 100

Rankings for Rockaway in New Jersey

Map Of Rockaway, NJ

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Population over time in Rockaway

Year Population % Change
2020 6,345 -0.9%
2019 6,404 -1.1%
2018 6,473 0.0%
2017 6,472 -0.3%
2016 6,490 0.2%
2015 6,480 0.1%
2014 6,471 0.3%
2013 6,451 -0.2%
2012 6,461 0.0%
2011 6,458 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rockaway

White
76.8% (4,873)
African American
0.8% (49)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
5.4% (342)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (144)
Hispanic
14.8% (937)
Race Rockaway NJ USA
White 76.8% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 0.8% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 5.4% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 14.8% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Rockaway

Female
50.1% (3,180)
Male
49.9% (3,164)
Gender Rockaway NJ USA
Female 50.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rockaway for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (126)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (253)
High School / GED
25.0% (1,586)
Some College
27.0% (1,713)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (380)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (1,776)
Master's Degree
6.0% (380)
Professional Degree
1.0% (63)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (63)
Education Rockaway NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rockaway, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
1.2% (7,355)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (12,258)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.2% (26,478)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (38,001)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.9% (113,268)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (88,261)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (94,635)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (126,017)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.4% (72,079)
$200,000 or more
8.8% (56,143)
Income Rockaway NJ USA
Less than $10,000 1.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.2% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.9% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.4% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.8% 14.8% 8.3%

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