Real Estate Market Update for Rockaway, NJ
Welcome to February's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of February. The number of active listings was down 18% from one year earlier, and down 2% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 320-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 18%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 340-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 56% year-over-year, and decreased 22% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Rockaway, NJ
Area Information for Rockaway, NJ
  • Population: 6,496
  • Median Age: 40.35 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 21.3 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6.909%
  • Population Density: 3,135/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: .45%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Rabbinical College Of America
  • Closest Jr. College: County College Of Morris
  • Median Household Income: $80,332
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 11.69%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.74 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $252,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Rockaway, NJ
Median Age: 40.35 Married: 42% Number of Households: 2,480 Households with Children: 800
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Rockaway, NJ

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Katherine D. Malone Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Copeland Middle School 3.4 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Chabad Early Learning Center 3.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Little Learner Academy 3.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Stony Brook Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      St Cecilia Elementary School 4.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Park Lake School 4.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-UNGRADE 0 5
      Sacred Heart 4.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Thomas Jefferson Middle School 4.8 mi Public 4-8 2-5 3
      Lincoln Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 3 4
      Bridges To Learning 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Morris Hills High School 5.7 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Mathematics, Science & Engineering School 5.7 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Morris Knolls High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.