East Rockaway, New York Population 2022

9,772
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East Rockaway is a city located in Nassau County New York. East Rockaway has a 2020 population of 9,772. East Rockaway is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,776 in 2010.

The average household income in East Rockaway is $126,424 with a poverty rate of 4.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,679 per month, and the median house value is $470,600. The median age in East Rockaway is 42.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

East Rockaway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Rockawaywas:

  • White: 86.43%
  • Asian: 4.58%
  • Black or African American: 4.46%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Rockaway, New York is 9,772 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,776.

East Rockaway, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,48486.43%
Asian4504.58%
Black or African American4384.46%
Some Other Race2332.37%
Two or More Races2112.15%
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East Rockaway Population by Race

East Rockaway Population Pyramid $2022

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East Rockaway Median Age

42.8


Total

38.5


Male

46.5


Female

East Rockaway Adults

There are 7,727 adults, (1,535 of whom are seniors) in East Rockaway.

East Rockaway Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Rockaway Sex Ratio

Female

4,892

49.84%

Male

4,924

50.16%

East Rockaway Population by Age

East Rockaway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Rockaway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female62.1%37.9%
Male68.3%31.7%
All75%25%
Married86.1%13.9%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Rockaway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8262.5275
Married2,0933.3586.1
Non Family1,3551.0961.1
Female2773.262.1
Male1012.6768.3

3.27

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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East Rockaway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2673.69%
9th to 12th Grade1822.51%
High School Graduate1,71423.68%
Some College88812.27%
Associates Degree76410.56%
Bachelors Degree1,88226.01%
Graduate Degree1,54021.28%
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East Rockaway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Rockaway Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8015,4922,937
Hispanic740645290
Black33733744
Asian310279141
Other Race23321074
2+ Races2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.63%.

East Rockaway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,036$75,052$51,875
Less Than 9th Grade$18,519$$17,824
High School Graduate$$53,021$27,807
Some College$52,917$70,688$38,315
Bachelors Degree$77,410$81,601$70,074
Graduate Degree$72,143$98,345$64,395

$63,036

Average Earnings

$75,052

Average Male

$51,875

Average Female

East Rockaway Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Rockaway Language by Age

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East Rockaway Language

83.29% of East Rockaway residents speak only English, while 16.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.53% of the population.

East Rockaway Language

East Rockaway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7372252.91%
Hispanic1,05215714.92%
Other136NaN%
Asian450398.67%
Multiple211157.11%
Black41192.19%

4.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.61%

Male Poverty Rate

5.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Rockaway

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Rockaway is Hispanic, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Rockaway is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.62%.

East Rockaway Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.64%
Less Than 9th Grade5.69%
Some College2.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

East Rockaway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed5.21%
Female Employed3.94%
Male Employed1.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%

East Rockaway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Rockaway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,419$126,424
Families$137,170$164,506
Married Families$149,517-
Non Families$41,367$54,782
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Income by Household Type

East Rockaway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Rockaway Married by Age and Sex

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East Rockaway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Rockaway Marital Status by Race

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East Rockaway Marital Status

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221

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam97
Second Gulf War22
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War

East Rockaway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7487
55 to 6487
75+25
35 to 5422
18 to 34

East Rockaway Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2213.28%
Hispanic222.97%

East Rockaway Veterans by Race

East Rockaway Veterans by Education

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7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Rockaway Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Rockaway Employment by Age

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East Rockaway Employment by Race

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East Rockaway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.45%

Born in East Rockaway

90.55%

Native Born

9.45%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

7.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.55% of East Rockaway residents were born in the United States, with 85.45% having been born in New York. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Rockaway Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,772-14-0.14%
20219,786-14-0.14%
20209,800-14-0.14%
20199,814-14-0.14%
20189,828240.24%
20179,80490.09%
20169,795-15-0.15%
20159,810-9-0.09%
20149,81970.07%
20139,81240.04%
20129,808120.12%
20119,796200.20%
20109,776-638-0.63%
200010,4142620.26%
199010,152-765-0.72%
198010,917-878-0.77%
197011,7951,0740.96%
196010,7212,7513.01%
19507,9702,3603.57%
19405,6101,2702.60%
19304,3400.00%

East Rockaway Population by Year