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Rockaway Township, NJ Community Information

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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:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 22,138 Population Density / Mile: 999
    Median Age: 43.71 Number of Households: 8,266
    Average Household Size: 2.677 Households with Children: 2,709
    Median Household Income: $97,968
  • Population
    Population: 22,138 Population Density / Mile: 999
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 3.86% Male Population: 10,846
    Female Population: 11,291 Median Age: 43.71
  • Households
    Number of Households: 8,266 Average Household Size: 2.677
    Households with Children: 2,709 Households without Children: 3,352
    Family Households: 6,061 Non-Family Households: 439
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $97,968 Average Household Income: $117,421
    Per Capita Income: $43,862 Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,391
  • Education
    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.

  • Employment
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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GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  11 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  66 Locations
HOSPITALITY  6 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  21 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  495 Locations
PET SERVICES  10 Locations
SHOPPING  288 Locations
TRAVEL  12 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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Rockaway Township, NJ Community Information

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