Rockaway Beach

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,400, min $1,400 - max $1,725

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

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Crime level

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Average, rank #40 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #86 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Gym & Fitness

Not great for

  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
“Not the best part of the Rockaways“

Hammels used to be a summer beach community with boardwalks, a dock, and a nice hotel. Over the years, it deteriorated in condition but ironically, ended up with a more permanent population (as opposed to summer residents). Its poor condition and lack of popularity is ironic, considering the fact... Read more

NatM • Dec 22, 2011
“Hammels overcoming from the past“

Hammels is a neighborhood in Queens that was named after a local landowner named Louis Hammel. This southeast section of Queens used to be a summer destination based on the serious of boardwalks that ran between the Bay and Ocean shores. Hammels is located on the Rockaway Peninsula and is a porti... Read more

BrendaR • Mar 30, 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