Far Rockaway

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,275, min $900 - max $3,300

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 1 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #44 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #177 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Shopping Options
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green

Not great for

  • Peace & Quiet
  • Public Transport
  • Safe & Sound
  • Schools

Who lives here?

  • Retirees
  • Professionals
  • Singles
“Beautiful views but beaten down & inconvenient“

I'm not much of a fan of any of the towns on the Rockaway Peninsula. Far Rockaway used to be a luxurious summer resort community like the Hamptons or Martha's Vineyard. Over the years, it deteriorated in condition, leaving it with decrepit houses, poorly performing schools, and terrible crime rat... Read more

NatM • Dec 22, 2011
“The neighborhood schools have some issues“

Far Rockaway is one of four neighborhoods located on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. It is the easternmost section of the Rockaways. Rockaway’s character is very inner-city oceanfront district feel. The area is being renewed with new beach houses and waterfront development. Time has been spent ... Read more

BrendaR • Apr 02, 2009
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What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me