Rockaway, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,491 housing units in Rockaway. This represents a 5.8% growth from 2,355 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,491 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rockaway is about 68.7%. Rockaway's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rockaway were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom14.20%
Two Bedrooms19.90%
Three Bedrooms38.10%
Four Bedrooms21.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$187,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$162,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1952

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.20%
Home Equity Loan12.60%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free24.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.3%