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Living In East Rockaway, NY

East Rockaway is a small town in New York with a population of approximately 10,000. At an average age of just under 41, the town's population is slightly older compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 39. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 24% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,835 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,280.

With an average commute time of about 40 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, East Rockaway residents are well aware that traveling to work takes some patience. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 41% of commuters, while public transit is used by only 9% of the town. Relatively few workers commute on foot.

There are three primary industries in East Rockaway: healthcare, education, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 21% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in management, making it the top field in the town. East Rockaway workers take home an average annual income of just over $112K, more than the average New York resident. East Rockaway's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), East Rockaway has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 13% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 16% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.


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