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Living In Rockaway, NJ

Rockaway, New Jersey is a small town with just over 6,000 residents. Middle-aged professionals will feel welcome, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 43, skews older than most cities in New Jersey. Just 32% of residents rent in Rockaway, as most own their homes. At $1,301 a month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.

Rockaway has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 with Bachelor's degrees (18%) compared to the national average (13%). Furthermore, 25% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Rockaway residents work in one of four industries: retail, entertainment, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 28% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just under $98K, Rockaway workers take home more than the average New Jersey resident. Rockaway's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.

Rockaway has an average commute time of about 29 minutes, shorter than the state average of about 34 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 46% of commuters, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.



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