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History:

Rockaway Township was incorporated as a township on April 8, 1844, from portions of Hanover Township and Pequannock Township. A large part of the township consists of Picatinny Arsenal, a United States Army base, used mainly for the development of new weapons technologies, especially concerning anti-terrorism. Lake Telemark) and White Meadow Lake are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Rockaway Township. Hibernia, site of the Hibernia mines, is an unincorporated community within the township.

General Information:

Town Name: Rockaway Township
City Hall: Town Hall
Address: 65 Mount Hope Rd, Rockaway Township NJ 07866
Phone Number: 973-627-7200
Land Area: 45.6 square miles
Distance to NYC: 36 miles
Town Website: http://www.rockawaytownship.org/
Library Website: http://www.rtlibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
Population: 22,108 Population Density / Mile: 997
Median Age: 43.47 Number of Households: 8,248
Average Household Size: 2.7 Households with Children: 2,895
Median Household Income: $95,941 Annual Residential Turnover: 5.83
Population: 22,108 Population Density / Mile: 997
% Change in Population Since 2010: 3.46% Male Population: 10,841
Female Population: 11,267 Median Age: 43.47
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Number of Households: 8,248 Average Household Size: 2.7
Households with Children: 2,895 Households without Children: 3,184
Family Households: 6,079 Non-Family Households: 411
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Median Household Income: $95,941 Average Household Income: $115,991
Per Capita Income: $43,292 Average Total Household Expenditure: $54,805
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Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

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Annual Precipitation: 53.5 Average January Low Temperature: 17.6
Average January High Temperature: 37.9 Average July Low Temperature: 59.2
Average July High Temperature: 84.7  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  26 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  6 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  12 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  111 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  13 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  5 Locations
HOSPITALITY  6 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  22 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  79 Locations
PET SERVICES  10 Locations
SHOPPING  225 Locations
TRAVEL  4 Locations
School Information:
BIRCHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
CATHERINE A. DWYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
COPELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
DENNIS B O BRIEN SCHOOL Details/Map
KATHERINE D. MALONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
STONY BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Birchwood (Elementary School) View Report
Catherine A Dwyer (Elementary School) View Report
Copeland Middle (Elementary School) View Report
Dennis B. O Brien Sch (Elementary School) View Report
Katharine D Malone (Elementary School) View Report
Stony Brook (Elementary School) View Report

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