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Rockaway is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 6,438, reflecting a decline of 35 (-0.5%) from the 6,473 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 230 (+3.7%) from the 6,243 counted in the 1990 Census. Rockaway was formed as a borough on June 19, 1894, from portions of Rockaway Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. Portions of Rockaway Township were annexed by the borough in 1908. The borough shares its name with the Rockaway River and the neighboring township. The name is derived from a Native American term, variously said to mean "place of sands", "creek between two hills" or "bushy" / "difficult to cross".

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Looking for travel information about Rockaway? Explore the best travel advice on Rockaway, United States. Rockaway is located at a short trip away from Philadelphia a major city in United States. Philadelphia is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Rockaway, you'll have to take a flight to Philadelphia; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Rockaway are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Rockaway*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rockaway

    Know the pollution level of Rockaway before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Rockaway: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rockaway for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rockaway.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Rockaway - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 69.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Rockaway

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rockaway

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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