The Borough of Rockaway had a population of 6,445 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Rockaway is located at latitude 40.8958 and longitude -74.5174 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Rockaway (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.
The Borough of Rockaway (GNIS ID: 885374) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockaway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||3,837|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,762|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||6,599|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.02|
|Population in Households||6,435|
|Population in Familes||5,316|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||10|
|Median Household Income||$83,399|
|Average Household Income||$108,351|
|Per Capita Income||$40,910|
|Total Housing Units||2,569 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,577 (61.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||853 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||139 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$364,376|
|Average Home Value||$383,386|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.59%|
|Per Capita Income||2.86%|
The table below compares Rockaway to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 220||60th|
|Population Density||# 219||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 176||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 223||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 224||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.