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About Far Rockaway Neighborhood

Far Rockaway is the easternmost section of the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, extending from Beach 32nd street to the Nassau County line. With its nearby beach, Far Rockaway attracts tourists and vacationers from all over. As the neighborhood’s heyday as a resort community declined in the 1950s, the government replaced beach bungalows with year-round public housing for low-income residents. It now hosts a slow pace and a tight-knit community away from the hustle and bustle. Proximity to the ocean and low rents make this beachfront neighborhood an appealing choice, especially come summer time. The neighborhood is accessible via the A train and a ferry line that goes directly to Lower Manhattan. The neighborhood also offers convenient shopping for basic needs, and many beachfront restaurants serving seafood and tropical cocktails.

Average Rental Prices in Far Rockaway

These are the average rental prices in Far Rockaway by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

    $1,650
  • 1 Bedroom

    $1,575
  • 2 Bedroom

    $2,381
  • 3 Bedroom

    $3,179

Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Far Rockaway

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

Credit Score
680

Transportation

These trains run through Far Rockaway. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • A

Crime Rate in Far Rockaway

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 21.3077 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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Schools

P.S. 104 The Bays Water

P.S. 253

P.S. 043

P.S. 197 The Ocean School

I.S. 053 Brian Piccolo

Village Academy

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