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Far Rockaway neighborhood in Far Rockaway, New York (NY), 11691 detailed profile


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Area: 1.375 square miles

Population: 24,816

Population density: 18,053 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway, NY neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway, NY
Races in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway neighborhood in NY
Household income distribution in 2013 in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway neighborhood in NY
Median household income in 2016:
Far Rockaway:

$51,457
New York:

$62,909

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2016:
Far Rockaway:

$1,102
New York:

$1,086

Zip codes: 11691.

Males:

11,776
Females:

13,039
Median age:
Males:

25.9 years
Females:

31.8 years

Average household size:
Far Rockaway:

8.6 people
New York:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
Far Rockaway:

56.7%
New York:

45.7%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

41.4%
New York:

43.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Far Rockaway:

23.7%
New York:

52.4%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Far Rockaway:

7.6%
New York:

8.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Far Rockaway:

21.0%
New York:

19.9%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Far Rockaway:

20.9%
New York:

18.9%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Far Rockaway:

11.2%
New York:

7.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

58.8%
New York:

62.7%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Far Rockaway:

7.8%
New York:

11.8%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

6.5%
New York:

2.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

27.0%
New York:

23.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Far Rockaway:

  • 1 room: 109
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 168
  • 5 rooms: 297
  • 6 rooms: 463
  • 7 rooms: 347
  • 8 rooms: 174
  • 9+ rooms: 716
Note: State values scaled to Far Rockaway population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Far Rockaway:

  • 1 room: 914
  • 2 rooms: 895
  • 3 rooms: 2,288
  • 4 rooms: 1,730
  • 5 rooms: 1,656
  • 6 rooms: 653
  • 7 rooms: 291
  • 8 rooms: 43
  • 9+ rooms: 122
Note: State values scaled to Far Rockaway population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Far Rockaway:

  • no bedroom: 109
  • 1 bedroom: 158
  • 2 bedrooms: 342
  • 3 bedrooms: 669
  • 4 bedrooms: 422
  • 5+ bedrooms: 626
Note: State values scaled to Far Rockaway population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Far Rockaway:

  • no bedroom: 1,233
  • 1 bedroom: 2,592
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,643
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,066
  • 4 bedrooms: 446
  • 5+ bedrooms: 76
Note: State values scaled to Far Rockaway population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.7
New York:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.6
New York:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Far Rockaway:

72.7%
New York:

61.1%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (17.8% of all units):
    Far Rockaway:

    $697,972
    New York:

    $357,272

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (5.4% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $438,482
    New York:

    $568,104

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2016 (17.7% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $679,727
    New York:

    $561,049

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (7.9% of all units):
    Far Rockaway:

    $3,029,962
    New York:

    $650,258

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 155
  • 2000 to 2009: 407
  • 1990 to 1999: 222
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,191
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,056
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,615
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,098
  • 1940 to 1949: 452
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,818
Note: State values scaled to Far Rockaway New York NY population
Mode of transportation to work in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway, NY
Time Leaving Home for Work in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway neighborhood in NY
Commute time to work in Far Rockaway in Far Rockaway neighborhood in NY

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    11.8%
    New York:

    11.2%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    7.3%
    New York:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    New York:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    New York:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    8.0%
    New York:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    New York:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    New York:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.7%
    New York:

    18.1%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.9%
    New York:

    18.2%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    9.6%
    New York:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    New York:

    5.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    New York:

    6.6%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    New York:

    2.7%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    4.0%
    New York:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    New York:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    New York:

    2.9%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    9.7%
    New York:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    New York:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    7.6%
    New York:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    32.9%
    New York:

    22.5%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    22.3%
    New York:

    29.2%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    New York:

    2.3%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    New York:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    New York:

    0.6%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Far Rockaway:

0.2%
New York:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Far Rockaway:

    23.7%
    New York:

    16.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Far Rockaway:

    6.6%
    New York:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Far Rockaway:

    3.5%
    New York:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Far Rockaway:

    69.4%
    New York:

    14.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Far Rockaway:

23.6%
New York:

14.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Far Rockaway:

1998
New York:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Far Rockaway:

2007
New York:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Far Rockaway:

74.5%
New York:

67.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Roads and streets:

Harris St

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Roads and streets:

Seagirt Blvd

Length: 1.55 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Beach 9th St

Length: 0.99 miles
Direction: N-S

Mott Ave

Length: 0.98 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Seagirt Ave

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: E-W

Nameoke St

Length: 0.83 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Caffrey Ave

Length: 0.82 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 601 to 899

Beach 19th St

Length: 0.76 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 114 to 799

Beach 12th St

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 427

Central Ave

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 848 to 899

Plainview Ave

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: E-W

Redfern Ave

Length: 0.65 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Cornaga Ave

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: E-W

Reads Ln

Length: 0.59 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Beach 17th St

Length: 0.57 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 121 to 399

Meehan Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Hicksville Rd

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Brunswick Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Greenport Rd (Gateway Blvd)

Length: 0.45 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Beach 27th St

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 499

Lanett Ave

Length: 0.41 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Beach 28th St

Length: 0.39 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 28 to 498

Collier Ave

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Sage St

Length: 0.37 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Beach 29th St

Length: 0.37 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 146 to 399

Virginia St

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Augustina Ave

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Deerfield Rd

Length: 0.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Jarvis Ave (Jarvis Ct)

Length: 0.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 599

Brookhaven Ave

Length: 0.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Beach 13th St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 399

New Haven Ave

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Empire Ave

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Neilson St

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Heyson Rd

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Camp Rd

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Beach 25th St

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 128 to 521

Beach Channel Dr

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Elvira Ave

Length: 0.30 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Beach 20th St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: N-S

Mc Bride St

Length: 0.30 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Eggert Pl

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: N-S

Gipson St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: N-S

Fernside Pl

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Beach 6th St

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 58 to 485

Frisco Ave

Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W

Oak Dr

Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Annapolis St

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Dinsmore Ave

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Briar Pl

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE

Bayport Pl

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Beach 24th St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 32 to 199

Beach 8th St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 101 to 699

Chandler St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S

Beach 26th St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 200

Beach 14th St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S

Crest Rd

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: N-S

Edgemere Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Cedarhill Rd

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE

Birdsall Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W

Dix Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W

Channing Rd

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W

Elk Dr

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Beach 30th St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Pedestrian Way

Length: 0.17 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S

Lewmay Rd

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W

Beach 7th St

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: N-S

Beach 15th St

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: N-S

Beach 32nd St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8 to 159

Beach 22nd St

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 300 to 498

Alonzo Rd

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W

Davies Rd

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Beach 3rd St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 243

Hassock St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Bolton Rd

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W

Beach 16th St

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 201 to 339

Foam Pl

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Roosevelt St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W

Enright Rd

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W

Pinson St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S

Williams Ct

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 121

Henry Rd

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Seagirt Blvd (Dune St)

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 280 to 2599

Dorian Ct

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 899

Rose St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S

Mobile Rd

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Wheatley St (Wheatley Ave)

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Minton St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Watjean Ct

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Cornaga Ct

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Hurley Ct

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 5

Greenwood Ct

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 15

Manson St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Everdell Ave

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1899

Smith Pl

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Ostend Pl (Ostend St)

Length: 0.09 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 343

Grassmere Ter

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 501 to 519

Crawford Ct

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W

Hanson Ct

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Beach 18th St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Beach 4th St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S

Mador Ct

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Beach 11th St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 201 to 299

Garden Ct

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Almont Rd

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Cedarlawn Ave

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Grandview Ter

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1339

Beach 5th St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 13 to 199

Donald Ct

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 20

Gertners Ct

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W

Muhlebach Ct

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 16

Scott A Gadell Pl

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 13 to 24

Balsam Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE

Highland Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2 to 14

Beach 25 St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S

Harris St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Harris Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Battery Rd

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W

Beach 31st St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 95 to 113

Morse Ct

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S

Coronado Ct

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 15

Grove Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 4

Railroad features:

Penn Central RR

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: SW-NE
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