East Rockaway, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,027 housing units in East Rockaway. This represents a 3.8% growth from 3,881 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,027 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in East Rockaway is about 71.1%. East Rockaway's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.62 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in East Rockaway were built after 1947.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.70%
One Bedroom17.90%
Two Bedrooms21.20%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms19.50%
Five Bedrooms or more7.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.87
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$260,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1951
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$850

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan7.30%
Simple Mortgage49.70%
Debt Free35.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%