East Rockaway, New York

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Population in 2017: 9,863 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 4,893  (49.6%)
Females: 4,970  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11557, 11563.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,122 (it was $59,911 in 2000)
East Rockaway:

$98,122
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,845 (it was $30,601 in 2000)

East Rockaway village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $472,886 (it was $249,600 in 2000)
East Rockaway:

$472,886
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $532,140; detached houses: $589,245; townhouses or other attached units: $423,618; in 2-unit structures: $522,846; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,561

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,986.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Rockaway: 155.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.7%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.5% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Rockaway, NY (2010)
    • 8,61787.8%White alone
    • 7888.0%Hispanic
    • 2002.0%Asian alone
    • 1271.3%Black alone
    • 640.7%Two or more races
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 40.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in East Rockaway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in East Rockaway, New York as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Rockaway is 4,924 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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East Rockaway, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (25.6%), Irish (15.8%), Eastern European (6.0%), American (5.7%), Russian (3.2%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 9,649 people per square mile   (high).

East Rockaway, New York map

905 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This village:

9.2%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,001 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hempstead, NY (5.0 miles , pop. 56,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (9.2 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (9.4 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Bay Park, NY (0.9 miles ),
Hewlett Harbor, NY (1.0 miles ),
Lynbrook, NY (1.0 miles ),
Hewlett, NY (1.2 miles ),
Hewlett Bay Park, NY (1.3 miles ),
Oceanside, NY (1.3 miles ),
North Lynbrook, NY (1.3 miles ),
Rockville Centre, NY (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 73.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,217 (-32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 455 (8.8%)

Distribution of median household income in East Rockaway, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Rockaway, NY in 2017
East Rockaway satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 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
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $335,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $317,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $352,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $185,000
Number of permits per 10,000 East Rockaway, NY residents
Average permit cost in East Rockaway, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in East Rockaway, NY
Historical housing units in East Rockaway, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +331 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in East Rockaway, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.6%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
Most common occupations in East Rockaway, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.5%)
  • Lawyers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in East Rockaway, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

East Rockaway, New York average temperatures East Rockaway, New York average precipitation East Rockaway, New York humidity East Rockaway, New York wind speed East Rockaway, New York snowfall East Rockaway, New York sunshine East Rockaway, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

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 F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the East Rockaway village center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

East Rockaway-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from East Rockaway center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from East Rockaway center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nassau County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Rockaway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Rockaway:

  • LYNBROOK RESTORATIVE THERAPY AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LYNBROOK, NY)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER CHHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LYNBROOK, NY)
  • LYNBROOK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LYNBROOK, NY)
  • OCEANSIDE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; OCEANSIDE, NY)
  • ROCKVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • ROCKVILLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • WEST NASSAU DIALYSIS CTR, INC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; VALLEY STREAM, NY)

Amtrak stations near East Rockaway:

  • 7 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.
  • 14 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.
  • 19 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Rockaway:

  • Molloy College (about 4 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,962)
  • Adelphi University (about 6 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 7,312)
  • Hofstra University (about 7 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,429)
  • Nassau Community College (about 8 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • CUNY York College (about 8 miles; Jamaica, NY; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • St John's University-New York (about 9 miles; Queens, NY; FT enrollment: 15,175)
  • CUNY Queensborough Community College (about 9 miles; Bayside, NY; FT enrollment: 11,931)

Public high school in East Rockaway:

Public elementary/middle schools in East Rockaway:

Private elementary/middle school in East Rockaway:

See full list of schools located in East Rockaway

Library in East Rockaway:

  • EAST ROCKAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $869,974; Location: 477 ATLANTIC AVENUE; 74,392 books; 821 e-books; 3,812 audio materials; 5,542 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Rockaway: Centre Avenue Station (A), East Rockaway Station (B), East Rockaway Village Hall (C), East Rockaway Public Library (D), Grist Mill Museum (E), East Rockaway Village Hall (F), East Rockaway Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Rockaway include: Bethany Congregational Church (A), Saint Raymond's Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Nassau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.1%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in East Rockaway in 2000:

  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in East Rockaway (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Rockaway Banking Center Branch at 111 Main St, branch established on 2008/09/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: East Rockaway Branch at 115 Main Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: East Rockaway Branch at 40 Main Street, branch established on 1954/01/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • New York Community Bank: East Rockaway at 492 East Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1998/04/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: East Rockaway Branch at 464 Atlantic Ave, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices

For population 15 years and over in East Rockaway:

Marital status in East Rockaway, NY
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in East Rockaway:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - East Rockaway
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in East Rockaway (East Rockaway, New York Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for East Rockaway, NY (based on Nassau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic677,14973
Other102,012168
Mainline Protestant50,181184
Evangelical Protestant39,923251
Orthodox16,75822
Black Protestant13,18945
None440,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Nassau County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 201
Nassau County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,219
This county:

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nassau County:

8.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nassau County:

20.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.2%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Rockaway:

54.1%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Rockaway:

53.1%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
East Rockaway:

28.2
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Rockaway:

20.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Rockaway:

9.1%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Rockaway:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Rockaway, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 24$122,264$61,1322$1,727
Other Government Administration 10$30,777$36,9326$5,535
Other and Unallocable 4$20,400$61,20020$12,866
Financial Administration 3$12,976$51,9041$990
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$9,578$57,4680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,500$42,0002$1,574
Parks and Recreation 1$3,804$45,6481$1,594
Police - Other 0$0 4$5,026
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 45$203,299$54,21336$29,312

East Rockaway government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,732,000 ($175.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $680,000 ($68.94)
    Sewerage: $341,000 ($34.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($16.22)
    Libraries: $70,000 ($7.10)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($3.55)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,497,000 ($253.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,663,000 ($168.61)
    Libraries: $815,000 ($82.63)
    Financial Administration: $586,000 ($59.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $490,000 ($49.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($32.14)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($25.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000 ($17.34)
    General Public Buildings: $154,000 ($15.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000 ($14.90)
    Parking Facilities: $91,000 ($9.23)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($7.00)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($5.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $182,000 ($18.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $225,000 ($22.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($4.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($2.03)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($1.72)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.81)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.61)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.41)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.10)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,800,000 ($283.89)

East Rockaway government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $215,000 ($21.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($8.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($5.37)
    Other: $44,000 ($4.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $225,000 ($22.81)
    Other: $31,000 ($3.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $347,000 ($35.18)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($2.74)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $241,000 ($24.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000 ($21.90)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($2.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $242,000 ($24.54)
    General Local Government Support: $195,000 ($19.77)
    Highways: $118,000 ($11.96)
  • Tax - Property: $6,390,000 ($647.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $412,000 ($41.77)
    Other License: $243,000 ($24.64)

East Rockaway government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,999,000 ($1013.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,524,000 ($762.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,925,000 ($296.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($45.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $7,744,000 ($785.16)

East Rockaway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,728,000 ($377.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,103,000 ($314.61)

3.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($98,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($796 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Queens County, NY  1.43% ($88,518 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.65% ($104,809)
from Kings County, NY  0.38% ($91,355)


4.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($89,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,106 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, NY  0.99% ($97,425 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.70% ($60,723)
to New York County, NY  0.39% ($157,218)
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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)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of East Rockaway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.0mTotal length
  • $5,903,000Total costs
  • 38,821Total average daily traffic
  • 1,054Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,208Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.645667 Lon: -73.664861, Call Sign: WPKJ505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: James A Carrigan, Registrant: Integrated Wireless Technologies LLC, 60-H Corbin Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706, Phone: (631) 595-2555, Fax: (631) 242-8641, Email:
  • 31-CENTRE AVE, Mta Rail Station - Centre Ave (Lat: 40.649167 Lon: -73.665556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQED573,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 852.037 MHz, 852.537 MHz, 853.037 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2006, Expiration Date: 01/03/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Marine Bureau Sampson St Bay (Lat: 40.629806 Lon: -73.666778), Structure height: 14.6 m, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WNTP280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18762.5 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/07/2022, Registrant: Nassau County Police Department, 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590, Phone: (516) 573-8640, Fax: (516) 573-8764, Email:
  • STATION, Precinct 4 Int Of Broadway & Sheridan Ave (Lat: 40.646472 Lon: -73.690389), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTP283,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18817.5 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2002, Expiration Date: 07/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2012, Registrant: Nassau County Police Department, 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590, Phone: (516) 573-8600, Fax: (516) 573-8764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Rockaway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TEMPLE BENJAMIN FREEDOM MASTER FM-2 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-C1C (200 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 282XT , Serial Number: 026, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin Temple, 10 Waterview St, East Rockaway, NY 11518
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 ADVANCED (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 606DD , Serial Number: P79DCG18020028, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy R Desposito, 29 Davison Ct, East Rockaway, NY 11518

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$388,81847$243,77496$267,0927$111,9235$185,508
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$291,0005$255,98024$276,8161$404,6401$215,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$470,1809$234,54359$332,1734$162,3184$225,138
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$769,1908$320,86028$292,3082$50,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$618,0000$013$388,6560$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4121.00 , 4122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$351,4354$373,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$337,0001$305,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$340,867
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$417,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4121.00 , 4122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Rockaway, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Rockaway, NY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Rockaway, NY
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Rockaway, NY
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 8.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


East Rockaway compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

East Rockaway on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 (11557) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (11557) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #87 (11557) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
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