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B+ Rocky Point Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Rocky Point Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than New York
Rocky Point
12525% more expensive than the US average
New York
11919% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rocky Point cost of living
B- Rocky Point Crime Total crime is 7% lower than New York
Total crime
1,73737% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5837% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Rocky Point crime
C Rocky Point Employment Household income is 52% higher than New York
Median household income
$92,45967% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,03621% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%41% higher than the US average
Rocky Point employment
F Rocky Point Housing Home value is equal to New York
Median home value
$285,60055% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,41249% higher than the US average
Home ownership
84%32% higher than the US average
Rocky Point real estate or Rocky Point rentals
A- Rocky Point Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than New York
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
62%25% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Rocky Point K-12 schools

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Not like it used to be!

Attractions1/10
Community2/10
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Dining2/10
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I grew up in Rocky Point, NY during the 1950's through the early 1970's. I can see why so many people are leaving. Long Island is a mess anyway. I lived there mostly during the summer months though. I guess if you don't know how it was, you might not see the changes over the years. Most homes had no heat. Just a few fruit/vegetable pickers hunkering down for the winter with potbelly stoves. Some of the few residents were descendants of the original settlers. Rocky Point was a sleepy little beach town, beautiful and quaint. I left in the early 1970's and never went back. I wasn't my Rocky Point anymore. I miss the memory of how it was. Not how it is now. You can't go back.
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A Peaceful, Inviting Place to Reside

Attractions7/10
Community9/10
Nightlife5/10
Dining5/10
Shopping7/10
I have lived in Rocky Point, New York for 12 years and I can really say that this is home now. We are considered to be a suburb of New York City, but you would never know by the hometown feel that you get when living or visiting here. Living in Rocky Point, New York is beyond peaceful.

My children have enjoyed growing up here. They can safely walk down the block, as crime is not really an issue here. In addition, we have neighbors that are kind and everyone watches out for everyone here in the local community. Both of my girls attend Ridge Elementary School and enjoy their experiences there.

The best areas in Rocky Point, New York are the quaint shopping areas downtown. This area has tons of local business to shop from, so when you shop and dine here, you are supporting local people. This is just a special area in my opinion and life is good here. I would not live anywhere else if I was given the choice.
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Source: The Rocky Point, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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