Rockaway Beach

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Rockaway Beach?

9,527 people live in Rockaway Beach. The median household income is $51,007.

Democrat Neighborhood

Rockaway Beach is 88% registered Democrat.

Rockaway Beach is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 9,527. It occupies approximately 0.58 square miles. There are 132 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Rockaway Beach are 21% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 62% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 38, 36% of residents are married, and 31% of residents have at least one child. About 15% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 89% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Rockaway Beach is 64% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Geographic District #27, which has approximately 45,198 students enrolled and is rated unclassified overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

21% higher than the national average

Housing costs

25% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

21% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

4% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

21% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

26% higher than the national average

Utility costs

32% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

46% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

18% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

24% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$51,007
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
62%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
37%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$2,771

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
25
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Rockaway Beach residents
There were
27
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Rockaway Beach residents
There were
41
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Rockaway Beach residents

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #27
There are
45,198
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
87%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
65%
lower than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
5%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
69%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
5%
lower than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
84%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
39
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
High School Diploma
Households with children are
31%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
36%

Political

The Area is
88%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Rockaway Beach
There have been
3
demolitions in the last year in Rockaway Beach
There have been
3
new buildings built in the last year in Rockaway Beach

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
32°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
75°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
high
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high