11693 is located in Queens and includes Broad Channel & Rockaway Beach.

This neighborhood is a mix of residential and other uses.

EHV Payment Amount

EHVs can cover different amounts of rent depending on the zip code where a home is located and the size of the home, and they can provide extra help in some neighborhoods where housing is more expensive. You may hear the term “payment standard,” which means the maximum amount of rent an EHV can cover.

If you are searching in zip code 11693, EHVs may help pay the following amounts for SROs, Studios, and 1-4 bedroom apartments:

SRO: $1751
Studio: $2335
1-BR: $2387
2-BR: $2696
3-BR: $3385
4-BR: $3647

For more information about payment amounts across the city, please visit: https://nyc.gov/hpd-payment-standards.


11693 is served by the following transit options:

Subways: A, S
Bus lines: Q21, Q22, Q52-SBS, Q53-SBS
Express bus lines: QM16, QM16, QM17
Citibike: No

Or map your commute to school, work, or to see family/friends.

Food Access

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11693 has a below average number of places to buy food.

Food shops: 23
Year-round farmers markets: 0
Seasonal farmers markets: 0
Soup kitchens: 0
Food pantries: 0


Neighborhood safety is difficult to measure and summarize, but when looking at the number of certain felony crimes that occurred in this area between 2014 and 2018, 11693 had more crime than average per person compared to other neighborhoods.

For more information on which crimes were analyzed and how they were adjusted for the number of people who live in each zip code, see the technical notes.

Healthcare Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11693 has a below average number of healthcare facilities.

Hospitals and clinics: 1
Mental health: 3
Chemical dependency: 0
Health promotion and disease prevention: 0
Residential healthcare: 0
Other healthcare: 0

Social Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11693 has an average number of social services.

Senior services: 1
Immigrant services: 1
Services for people with disabilities: 0
Community centers and community school programs: 1
Non-resident housing and homeless services: 0
Legal and intervention services: 0
Financial and social services: 0
Workforce development: 0

Childcare Facilities

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11693 has a low number of childcare facilities.

After school programs: 1
Day care facilities: 2
DOE universal pre-K facilities: 3
Preschools for students with disabilities: 0

Public Schools

Each school year the New York City Department of Education (DOE) surveys students, parents, and teachers. This information is used to measure five dimensions of school quality for each school. The New York City public schools located in 11693 were rated:

Rigorous instruction: Below average
Collaborative teachers: Average
Supportive environment: Average
Effective school leadership: Average
Trust: Below average

Student achievement is rated below average.

For more detailed information on a specific school, please visit: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2019/
To look up zoned schools at a given address, please visit: https://schoolsearch.schools.nyc/


Of the people who live in 11693:

23% are children
14% are seniors

Of the people in 11693:

4% identify as Asian
18% identify as Black
29% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
45% identify as White

Types of Housing & Buildings

Buildings in 11693 are a mix of residential and other uses. The most common type of properties in 11693 are buildings other than housing (offices, stores, warehouses, etc.). The most common type of housing is one and two family buildings.

Street Life

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Open Space and Parks

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11693 has an average amount of open space and parks.

Parks, playgrounds & natural areas: 6
Gardens: 0
Playfields: 1
Triangles & plazas: 1

Note: Some zip codes are close to but do not include very large parks like Central Park, Prospect Park, Van Cortlandt Park, and others. In these cases, residents still have nearby access to high-quality open space, but this access is not reflected in the numbers above. You may want to explore on a map to see if any large parks are nearby.

Religious Facilities

11693 includes the following religious facilities:

Jerusalem True Baptist Church Inc
Po Box 930151, Rockaway Beac

Haven Ministries
188 Beach 84th St, Rockaway Beac

New Hope Baptist Church Incorporated
211 Beach 86th St, Rockaway Beac

The Last Harvest Church Ministries
8200 Shore Front Parkway, Far Rockaway

Saint Rose Of Lima Catholic Academy
154 Beach 84th St, Rockaway Bch