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Living in Far Rockaway New York

Far Rockaway is the 176th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 76,523 residents.

Far Rockaway has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Broad Channel, Brookville, Springfield Gardens, Rosedale, Rochdale, Laurelton and South Jamaica.

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Walk Score of Far Rockaway, New York, NY

Far Rockaway is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Rockaway Park Beach

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Rockaway Park Skate Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Far Rockaway New York.

Far Rockaway is the 176th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 74.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Far Rockaway New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 10-11 Nameoke Street #2U in the Far Rockaway area
$1,475
Studio
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Elk Drive, Far Rockaway, NY 11691, US in the Far Rockaway area
$1,595
Rental info for 1306 Bayport Place #5A in the Far Rockaway area
$1,800
2 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for 120 Beach 26th Street #616 in the Far Rockaway area
$2,300
1 bed
Walk Score 68
Rental info for EzRentalsMaster in the Far Rockaway area
from $1,015
Studio
Walk Score 86
Rental info for EzRentalsMaster in the Far Rockaway area
from $1,125
Studio
Walk Score 88
Rental info for Catamaran Way 2 in the Far Rockaway area
$1,600
1 bed
Walk Score 74
Rental info for Wavecrest Gardens Apartments in the Far Rockaway area
from $1,150
Studio
Walk Score 69

Far Rockaway Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Far Rockaway to other New York neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

174 Little Neck 75 58 46 10,216
175 Laurelton 75 63 54 23,893
176 Far Rockaway 74 61 65 76,523
177 Mill Basin 74 72 53 11,885
178 Arrochar 74 68 55 550

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 70 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Far Rockaway.

People in Far Rockaway can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Rockaway Park BeachLocated in #RockawayPark Queens, residents and tourists can find the Beach Channel Drive, a long strip that extends along the Atlantic River. At various points along the road, beaches are set up for people to enjoy the Rockaway beaches and the beautiful scenery.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Rockaway Park Beach

Transit Score of Far Rockaway, New York, NY

Far Rockaway has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Far Rockaway New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Far Rockaway has good public transportation and about 7 bus, 1 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Far Rockaway on public transit.

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Far Rockaway has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of Far Rockaway, New York, NY

Far Rockaway is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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thumbnail for Rockaway Park Skate ParkLocated just off the beach in #RockawayPark Queens, Far Rockaway Skate Park is a smooth running concrete park with stairs, rails, ledges, bowled corners and a volcano. All edges are covered with metal for a smoother grind. There is a parking lot conveniently located adjacent to the skate park.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Rockaway Park Skate Park

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