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Population (year 2000): 10,414. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,263 (-1.4% change)
Males: 4,941 (47.4%), Females: 5,473 (52.6%)

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Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $59,911 (year 2000)
Median house value: $260,700 (year 2000)

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Races in East Rockaway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (27.6%), Irish (25.7%), German (12.7%), Russian (6.2%), Polish (5.9%), United States (5.2%).

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Land area: 1.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in East Rockaway

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Rockaway village

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

10.4% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 3.7% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +331 (+3.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Hempstead, (5.4 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (17.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Park, NY (0.8 miles Bay NY (1.1 miles Lynbrook, Harbor, NY (1.2 miles Hewlett Lynbrook, NY (1.7 miles North NY (1.9 miles Hewlett, Bay Park, NY (2.1 miles Hewlett NY Oceanside, (2.1 miles NY (2.2 miles Malverne,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $248,400
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $242,200

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 73.67 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Retail trade (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,658 (-25.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 430 (8.3%)

Average climate in East Rockaway, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Rockaway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the East Rockaway city center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category 2 tornado 11.5 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers near East Rockaway:
  • SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; OCEANSIDE, NY)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; VALLEY STREAM, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Rockaway:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 17 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • REPUBLIC (about 20 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Rockaway:
  • SANDS POINT (about 14 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 14 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • EVERS (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak stations near East Rockaway:
  • 9 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 17 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 5 $14,926 $35,822 14 $8,852
Other and Unallocable 3 $10,830 $43,320 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 15 $48,634 $38,907 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,770 $34,620 4 $1,892
Streets and Highways 4 $15,100 $45,300 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $9,236 $27,708 3 $1,300
Other Government Administration 9 $19,020 $25,360 5 $1,694
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,176 $26,112 5 $2,600
Police - Other 0 $0   4 $2,718
Totals for Government 43 $125,692 $35,076 35 $19,056


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Rockaway:
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • ST JOHN'S UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (about 11 miles; JAMAICA, NY; FT enrollment: 15,070)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 11 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 11 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
Public high school in East Rockaway:
  • EAST ROCKAWAY JSHS (Students: 560; Location: 443 OCEAN AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in East Rockaway:
  • RHAME AVE ES (Students: 351; Location: 100 RHAME AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRE AVE ES (Students: 334; Location: 55 CENTRE AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WAVERLY PARK SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 320 WAVERLY AVE; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in East Rockaway:
  • ST RAYMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 263 ATLANTIC AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JACK - JILL MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 23 FRONT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in East Rockaway:
  • EAST ROCKAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $562,979; Location: 477 ATLANTIC AVENUE; 86,478 books; 1,784 audio materials; 1,665 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)
 

East Rockaway compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in East Rockaway:
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Rockaway:
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Rockaway:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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