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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Rockawaywas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in East Rockaway
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.
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