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Living a Lakeside Lifestyle in Rockaway Township, New_Jersey

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Where to Retire in Rockaway Township and Home Prices

There are small towns in the area suitable for active adults. New active adult communities are coming to the area because of the availability of land and lack of traffic. Median home value in mid-2018 was about $334,300, according to Zillow.

What is special about Rockaway Township

It is a beautiful rural area with many lakes and forests.  Crime is almost non-existent.

What is not special about Rockaway Township

Very high property taxes; about 30 inches of snow in winter

Climate and Physical Environment

Rockaway  is in northern New Jersey. Winters are cold and summers warm. January's average temperature is 33 degrees, July's average is 75 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Blackwell St. Artists' Gallery, performing arts and theater, the Morris Museum and many historical sites, including Craftsman Farms, are nearby.  County College of  Morris and Drew University are nearby in Morris and Madison.

Crime

The crime rate is very, very low.

Medical facilities

St. Clares Hospital is in nearby Denville and Dover.

Transportation

Rockaway Township does have public bus transportation; the nearest airport is a Municipal one about 14 miles away, with the nearest International airport about 30 miles away in Newark; it is not considered a walkable community.

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