Rockaway, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Rockaway, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Rockaway had a population of 6,397 as of July 1, 2018.

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.


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Rockaway, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,397
Population in Households 6,387
Population in Familes 5,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 3,087
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,673
Average Household Income $108,667
Per Capita Income $41,083

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,590 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 825 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $389,700
Average Home Value $396,415
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,415
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,635
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.08% 0.0%
Households -0.14% -0.06%
Families -0.16% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Rockaway, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockaway to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 222 59th
Population Density # 221 60th
Diversity Index # 175 68th
Median Household Income # 242 56th
Per Capita Income # 265 52nd

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