Rockaway, NJ 07866 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07866: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Acceptable Alternative
Rockaway Boro, NJ 07866
Rockaway Borough, NJ 07866

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.943, Longitude -74.479
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 991
  • PO Box Addresses: 135
  • Residential Addresses: 8,484
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 9
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,475

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Rockaway, NJ 07866 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,931
Daytime Population: Workers 11,499
Daytime Population: Residents 9,824
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 21,918
Population in Familes 19,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 828
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $108,353
Average Household Income $133,852
Per Capita Income $48,349


Total Housing Units 8,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,431 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,487 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $377,757
Average Home Value $426,322


Total Households 7,918
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 6,019
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.38%
Households 0.32% 0.29%
Families 0.34% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Rockaway, NJ 07866 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07866 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 149 74th
Population Density # 405 30th
Diversity Index # 275 53rd
Median Household Income # 133 77th
Per Capita Income # 177 70th

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