East Rockaway, New York Population 2020

9,860
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East Rockaway is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 9,860, it is the 91st largest city in New York and the 3124th largest city in the United States. East Rockaway is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,818 in 2010. East Rockaway reached it's highest population of 11,795 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, East Rockaway has a population density of 9,685 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Rockaway is $127,724 with a poverty rate of 4.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,835 per month, and the median house value is $453,100. The median age in East Rockaway is 42.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 47.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

East Rockaway Demographics

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

  • White: 90.34%
  • Asian: 3.02%
  • Black or African American: 3.00%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Rockaway, New York is 9,860, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,844.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,818.

East Rockaway, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,85590.34%
Asian2963.02%
Black or African American2943.00%
Some Other Race2002.04%
Two or More Races1571.60%
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East Rockaway Population Pyramid 2020

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East Rockaway Median Age

42.8


Total

36.9


Male

47.1


Female

East Rockaway Adults

There are 7,789 adults, (1,571 of whom are seniors) in East Rockaway.

East Rockaway Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East Rockaway Sex Ratio

Female

4,851

49.49%

Male

4,951

50.51%

East Rockaway Households and Families

East Rockaway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Rockaway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All77.4%22.6%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female54.9%45.1%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7612.5777.4
Married1,9763.3891.3
Non Family1,3741.1763.5
Female3193.4754.9
Male922.8564.1

3.34

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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East Rockaway Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1311.84%
9th to 12th Grade1942.73%
High School Graduate1,76224.78%
Some College1,02514.41%
Associates Degree74410.46%
Bachelors Degree1,66223.37%
Graduate Degree1,59422.41%
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East Rockaway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8545,6192,860
Hispanic744674229
Black25324426
Asian219219129
Other Race20017958
Multiple Races1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,045$69,302$49,268
Less Than High School$$52,880$8,409
High School Grad$45,027$47,813$29,725
Some College$51,429$69,353$33,571
Bachelors Degree$77,114$84,569$67,426
Graduate Degree$65,833$95,641$63,000

$59,045

Average Earnings

$69,302

Average Male

$49,268

Average Female

East Rockaway Language

East Rockaway Language by Age

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East Rockaway Language

83.54% of East Rockaway residents speak only English, while 16.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.64% of the population.

East Rockaway Poverty

East Rockaway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9222222.80%
Hispanic1,15415313.26%
Other19012163.68%
Asian2964013.51%
Black267114.12%
Multiple157117.01%

4.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.73%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Rockaway

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Rockaway is Other, with 63.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Rockaway is White, with 2.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.80%.

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Name Poverty
High School10.43%
Less Than High School3.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%
Some College1.88%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed3.93%
Female Employed3.42%
Male Employed2.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

East Rockaway Income

East Rockaway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,715$127,724
Families$143,156$161,542
Married Families$146,954-
Non Families$47,330$67,647
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East Rockaway Marital Status

East Rockaway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

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 Veterans

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256

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
Second Gulf War23
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
55 to 6496
75+23
35 to 5423
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2563.64%
Hispanic232.75%

East Rockaway Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Rockaway Employment Status

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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84.10%

Born in New York

89.96%

Native Born

10.04%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

7.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.96% of East Rockaway residents were born in the United States, with 84.10% having been born in New York. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,86080.08%
20199,85280.08%
20189,844490.50%
20179,79580.08%
20169,787-17-0.17%
20159,804-8-0.08%
20149,81280.08%
20139,80430.03%
20129,801130.13%
20119,788200.20%
20109,768-646-0.64%
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%