StatisticThe RockawaysNew YorkNew York
Population119,5128,461,96119,453,561
Population density (sq mi)13,79528,173413
Median age38.435.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in The Rockaways is 51% lower than New York
  • The median age in The Rockaways is 7% higher than New York
  • In The Rockaways 46.80% of the population is White
  • In The Rockaways 38.41% of the population is Black
  • In The Rockaways 3.99% of the population is Asian

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      The Rockaways population breakdown by race

      RaceThe RockawaysNew YorkNew York
      White46.80%43.07%64.31%
      Black38.41%24.40%15.60%
      Asian3.99%13.71%8.12%
      American Indian0.37%0.39%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.05%0.04%
      Mixed race2.33%3.28%2.93%
      Other race8.05%15.09%8.62%
      In The Rockaways, 29.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      The Rockaways age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The The Rockaways, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).