New York City, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    8,268,999
  • Population Density
    17,661 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    468 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    2,690 3.3
New York City is a large city in New York with 8,268,999 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
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Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
2.00 East Flatbush 169,627
1.66 Washington Heights 163,667
2.00 Crown Heights 150,652
2.00 Bedford Stuyvesant 150,198
2.33 Harlem 139,001
2.33 Williamsburg 138,718
2.33 Borough Park 133,672
3.66 Upper Westside 130,731
1.66 East New York 125,251
3.00 Astoria Long Island City 123,602
2.33 Sunset Park 119,551
1.66 Bushwick 112,161
4.00 Upper Eastside 111,985
2.66 Jackson Heights 110,548
3.00 Sheepshead Bay 108,439
2.66 Gravesend 101,660
2.66 East Harlem (El Barrio/Spanish Harlem) 98,744
2.66 Elmhurst 97,458
2.33 Flatbush 95,191
2.33 Jamaica 82,536
1.66 Canarsie 80,905
3.00 Ray Ridge/Fort Hamilton 80,205
2.66 Midwood 79,973
2.66 Ridgewood 75,853
4.00 Yorkville 74,410
2.33 South Ozone Park 73,777
3.00 Lower Eastside 73,543
3.33 Forest Hills 70,806
2.66 Richmond Hill 69,043
2.66 Bensonhurst 66,750
2.66 Queens Village 66,691
2.00 Hamilton Heights 65,516
3.33 Park Slope 63,202
3.00 Flatlands 61,086
3.33 Greenwich Village East 60,813
2.00 Wakefield 58,121
2.66 Flushing 57,020
2.33 St. Albans 55,698
3.66 Chelsea 55,612
2.66 Kensington/Parkville 54,953
1.66 Cypress Hills 52,024
2.00 North Corona 51,451
1.66 Brownsville 50,701
2.66 Corona 50,174
3.33 Sunnyside (Queens) 49,411
1.66 Soundview 49,259
3.00 Ditmars Steinway 48,571
1.66 Fleetwood 46,922
3.00 Murray Hill (Queens) 46,514
2.66 Coney Island/Sea Gate 45,079
1.33 Woodstock 44,707
3.33 Morningside Heights 43,709
3.33 Woodside 43,658
1.66 Fordham Heights 41,759
1.66 Fordham Manor 41,618
4.00 Lincoln 41,150
3.66 Bellerose Floral Park 40,461
2.66 Dyker Heights 40,424
3.66 Rego Park 39,983
2.66 Ozone Park 39,574
1.66 Park Versailles 39,366
1.66 Morris Heights 38,973
2.33 Jerome Park (Kingsbridge Heights) 38,890
2.00 Woodhaven 38,702
1.66 Inwood 38,396
1.66 Williamsbridge 38,085
2.33 Gun Hill 37,926
2.00 Bedford Park 37,432
3.66 Bayside 36,532
2.33 Far Rockaway 36,513
1.66 Claremont 36,368
2.66 East Flushing 35,866
4.00 Murray Hill (Manhattan) 35,802
3.00 Maspeth 35,076
2.66 Middle Village 34,294
3.00 Kew Garden Hills 33,821
1.66 Belmont 33,683
1.33 North New York 33,599
2.33 Eastchester Village 33,369
2.66 Throgs Neck/Locust Point 33,316
4.00 Douglaston Little Neck 32,941
3.66 Greenwich Village West 32,869
3.00 Greenpoint 32,507
3.33 Great Kills 31,845
1.66 Mount Hope 31,674
2.00 Prospect Lefferts Gardens 31,316
3.33 Manhattan Valley 30,867
1.66 Highbridge 30,722
3.33 Auburndale 29,720
1.66 University Heights 29,670
2.33 Glendale 29,588
3.33 Hell's Kitchen/Clinton 29,040
1.33 Foxhurst 28,452
4.00 Kips Bay 28,319
4.00 Greenwich Village 28,032
2.66 Parkchester 27,918
3.00 Bath Beach 27,634
3.33 Briarwood 27,460
3.00 Riverdale 27,172
2.00 Bronxwood 27,147
2.00 Rosedale 27,127
2.33 Springfield Gardens North 26,237
2.33 Laurelton 26,076
3.33 Oakland Gardens 26,034
3.00 College Point 26,028
2.33 South Jamaica 25,981
2.66 Brighton Beach 25,646
1.66 Tremont 25,083
3.00 Fort Greene 24,852
1.33 Mount Eden 24,845
3.33 Prospect Heights 24,643
3.00 Clinton Hill 24,563
2.66 East Elmhurst 23,946
1.66 Macombs Dam 23,809
4.00 Midtown 23,754
3.33 Jamaica Estates 23,444
3.33 Clearview 23,170
3.33 Boerum Hill 22,846
3.33 Marin Park 22,824
3.66 Brooklyn Heights 22,545
3.33 Kew Gardens 22,367
2.66 Greensboro Hill 22,187
3.00 Bowne Park 22,142
2.00 Arverne Edgemere 21,934
3.00 Carroll Gardens 21,671
2.33 Morris Park 21,567
2.00 Clason Point 21,534
3.33 Stuyvesant Town (Stuyvesant Square) 21,308
2.00 Edenwald 21,058
4.00 Gramercy Park 21,050
1.66 East Morrisania 20,755
3.00 West Brighton 20,389
4.00 Financial District 19,883
4.00 Turtle Bay 19,495
1.66 Melrose 19,442
1.66 Mott Haven 19,127
1.66 Unionport 19,095
2.33 Baychester 18,813
3.33 Arden Heights 18,771
3.66 Carnegie Hill 18,511
2.00 Laconia 18,414
2.33 Pelham Gardens 18,267
2.66 Cambria Heights 17,722
2.00 Hollis 16,941
3.33 Sunnyside (Staten Island) 16,871
3.00 Hillcrest 16,558
2.66 Bergen Beach 16,356
3.66 Downtown Brooklyn 15,837
3.00 Stapleton 15,747
3.33 Rosebank 15,725
3.00 Windsor Terrace 15,712
3.33 Bowery 15,705
2.33 Middletown 15,348
1.33 West Farms 15,051
1.33 Fairmont 14,954
2.33 Bronxdale 14,741
3.00 Tottenville 14,691
2.00 Castle Hill 14,375
2.00 Van Nest 14,236
3.33 Pomonok 14,225
3.00 Whitestone 14,129
2.00 Westchester Village 13,990
2.66 Kingsbridge 13,880
2.66 Jamaica Hills 13,617
3.33 New Springville 13,562
3.00 Neponsit Belle Harbor 13,348
3.33 Clifton 13,185
3.33 Willowbrook 13,104
3.66 Little Italy 12,892
3.00 Mariners Harbor 12,758
3.33 Fresh Meadow 12,470
4.00 Tribeca 12,457
3.00 Port Richmond 12,208
1.33 Hunts Point 12,203
2.66 Lindenwood 12,100
2.00 Olinville 12,081
3.33 Graniteville 12,060
4.00 Battery Park City 12,028
2.66 Chinatown 12,007
3.33 Gowanus 11,826
3.66 Times Square 11,767
3.33 Eltingville 11,444
3.00 Bull's Head 11,346
2.66 Red Hook 11,297
2.66 Bayswater 11,295
2.00 Schuylerville 11,096
3.00 Prince's Bay 10,833
3.33 South Beach 10,757
3.66 SoHo 10,612
3.00 Castleton Corners 10,521
3.00 Richmond Town 10,066
2.66 Mill Basin 9,979
3.00 Spuyten Duyvil (South Riverdale) 9,812
3.66 Roosevelt Island 9,809
3.00 Bay Terrace 9,530
3.33 Oakwood Beach 9,400
3.33 St. George 9,388
3.00 Huguenot 9,380
3.33 Rossville 9,360
3.66 Sutton Place 9,345
2.00 Brookville 9,226
2.33 Prospect Park South 9,111
3.00 Hammels 8,952
3.33 Grymes Hill 8,933
2.66 Manhattan Beach 8,721
3.00 Dongan Hills 8,709
3.00 Forest Park 8,374
2.00 Howard Beach 8,288
2.00 Country Club 8,271
3.66 Hunter's Point 8,263
3.00 Utopia 7,964
4.00 NoHo 7,961
3.66 Lenox Hill 7,676
2.66 Rockaway Park Seaside 7,459
1.66 Springfield Gardens South 7,335
3.00 Annadale 7,236
1.66 Morrisania 7,161
2.33 Woodlawn Heights 6,957
3.00 Silver Lake 6,885
3.00 Grant City 6,701
3.00 New Dorp 6,552
3.00 Todt Hill 6,430
3.66 Garment District 6,233
3.00 New Dorp Beach 6,188
3.33 Fieldston 6,160
3.33 Heartland Village 6,140
3.33 Midland Beach 6,117
2.66 Gerritsen Beach 6,062
1.66 Old Howard Beach 5,893
2.66 Port Richmond Center 5,802
3.33 Charleston (Fresh Kills) 5,708
3.66 Civic Center 5,297
2.66 Meiers Corners 5,243
2.00 Bronx Park 4,873
3.00 New Brighton 4,858
3.00 Port Ivory 4,219
3.00 Arrochar 4,202
3.33 Breezy Point Roxbury 4,056
3.66 Central Park 3,689
3.00 Arlington 3,484
3.33 Columbia Street/Waterfront District 3,384
3.00 Westerleigh 3,233
3.00 Bloomfield 3,230
2.66 Grasmere 3,059
4.00 Flatiron District 2,942
3.66 Emerson Hill 2,884
3.00 Concord 2,633
3.33 Livingston 2,579
2.00 Prospect Park 2,554
2.66 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2,151
3.00 Lighthouse Hill 2,060
2.33 Broad Channel 2,016
1.66 Port Morris 1,985
3.33 Shore Acres 1,884
3.66 Travis/Chelsea 1,663
3.33 Ward Hill 1,389
3.33 Fort Wadsorth 1,339
3.00 Greenwood Cemetery 1,071
2.66 Pelham Bay Park 1,026
4.00 Madison Square 1,013
4.00 Randoll Manor 981
2.66 Van Cortlandt 667
2.33 Brooklyn Navy Yard 465
2.00 John F. Kennedy International Airport 266
2.33 Woodlawn Cemetery 130

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Queens 2,256,400
3.66 Manhattan 1,605,272
3.00 Brooklyn 2,539,789
4.33 Edgewater 11,706
2.00 The Bronx 1,397,315
2.66 Guttenberg 11,270
2.00 West New York 50,649
4.33 Weehawken Township 12,829
4.33 Fort Lee 35,617
4.00 Hoboken 50,929
4.33 Harbor Hills 531
2.33 North Bergen Township 61,434
4.33 Englewood Cliffs 5,312
4.33 Great Neck Estates 2,776
3.66 Bellerose Terrace 1,991
4.33 University Gardens 3,920
4.33 Pelham Manor 5,519
4.33 Bellerose 1,205
3.33 Jersey City 251,717
2.33 Mount Vernon 67,653
4.33 Pelham Town 12,439
4.33 Lake Success 2,966
3.00 Inwood 9,804
4.00 Floral Park 15,988
4.00 Elmont 35,991
4.33 South Valley Stream 6,419
4.33 North Valley Stream 16,817
4.33 Tenafly 14,567
4.33 Woodmere 17,436
4.33 Valley Stream 37,544
3.00 Yonkers 197,493
4.00 North New Hyde Park 14,581
4.33 Lawrence 6,504
4.00 Atlantic Beach 1,647
3.66 Alpine 1,861
4.00 New Rochelle 77,820
3.00 Bayonne 63,819
4.33 North Hempstead Town 227,029
4.00 Hempstead Town 761,975
3.33 Staten Island 470,223
2.33 Elizabeth 125,888
2.66 Linden 40,732
3.00 Carteret 23,487
2.00 Keansburg 10,064
3.66 Port Reading 3,469
4.00 Woodbridge Township 99,930
1.66 Perth Amboy 51,300
4.00 Aberdeen Township 18,192
3.00 South Amboy 8,695
3.66 Sayreville 43,356
4.00 Old Bridge Township 65,793

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Philadelphia 1,536,704
3.33 Washington, D.C. 619,371
3.00 Boston 629,182
3.00 Chicago 2,706,101
3.00 Los Angeles 3,827,261

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
2.33 11368 107,962
2.33 11220 103,089
2.00 11226 98,325
2.66 11385 99,379
3.00 11373 99,159
3.66 10025 97,390
3.00 11234 94,259
2.00 11236 97,217
2.33 11219 96,971
2.00 10467 98,754
1.66 11208 93,107
2.66 11211 93,271
1.33 11207 92,491
3.33 10314 87,276
3.33 11377 86,316
1.33 10456 87,723
3.00 11230 84,219
2.66 11355 83,221
3.00 10002 82,191
2.00 11203 79,572
1.33 11212 84,520
2.33 11206 81,525
1.66 10453 79,793
2.66 11204 80,963
2.66 10029 77,454
2.66 11214 83,156
2.00 11221 81,321
3.00 11229 81,030
3.00 11218 74,758
2.00 10462 77,369
1.33 10452 74,931
2.00 10468 71,822
1.66 10458 74,859
2.66 11223 74,606
1.66 10466 70,609
3.00 11209 72,623
2.00 10469 71,843
3.00 11235 74,630
4.00 11375 69,757
1.66 10457 70,282
3.00 10463 70,420
1.66 11233 68,599
1.33 10472 68,898
3.66 11215 68,891
3.00 11210 65,302
3.00 11372 63,320
1.66 10032 59,374
3.66 10009 62,810
2.00 11213 62,059
2.00 11434 62,809
3.33 10312 60,081
4.00 10024 59,164
4.00 10023 61,315
2.33 11691 61,091
1.66 11225 59,182
3.00 10027 62,617
4.00 10128 60,121
2.00 10031 59,092
1.66 10033 58,710
2.00 10473 58,660
3.00 11432 61,687
3.33 10306 55,902
1.66 10460 56,084
4.00 10003 57,310
4.00 10016 51,196
2.33 11216 53,783
3.00 11354 56,258
3.00 11435 53,542
1.66 11237 55,478
2.33 10461 51,730
3.66 11201 54,668
4.00 10011 52,167
3.33 11238 51,895
2.66 11419 49,193
3.00 11420 48,449
4.00 10028 44,295
1.00 10459 47,977
2.66 11224 42,535
1.66 10040 44,825
1.66 10451 47,069
3.66 11374 42,297
2.33 10465 44,862
3.00 11228 43,929
4.00 10021 40,862
2.66 10475 43,231
3.33 11365 41,924
2.66 11421 42,588
3.33 10304 43,084
2.00 10034 41,510
3.66 10019 38,394
3.00 11357 40,872
4.00 11040 40,231
3.33 10305 42,006
2.00 11413 40,385
2.33 11369 40,761
3.33 10301 38,885
3.00 11205 43,002
3.66 11217 38,787
3.33 11367 41,022
3.33 11358 38,317
1.33 10454 38,089
2.33 11370 37,244
3.00 11105 36,190
1.33 10455 38,576
2.00 11412 37,176
3.00 11103 37,745
3.00 11106 36,869
3.33 10026 37,871
3.00 11418 36,828
3.66 11364 34,751
2.33 10035 33,488
3.00 11231 34,137
3.00 11379 35,822
3.00 11378 32,268
3.00 11222 34,186
3.00 11102 34,529
4.00 10065 32,797
2.66 11422 33,280
4.00 10014 30,597
2.66 11423 31,625
3.33 10309 32,646
2.00 11433 32,821
2.66 11417 31,004
2.00 10030 28,472
2.00 11429 28,311
3.33 10308 28,939
3.66 10010 30,670
3.66 11361 30,597
4.00 10022 29,618
2.33 11414 28,094
2.00 11232 28,824
4.00 11001 27,001
3.33 10303 24,537
3.66 11104 25,729
4.00 10075 24,849
3.66 10013 26,065
2.00 10039 26,577
3.00 10310 25,227
3.33 11427 24,877
3.66 10012 26,145
2.33 11416 25,950
3.00 11101 25,537
3.66 10036 23,132
3.33 10471 22,030
3.33 11356 23,037
3.66 10001 21,966
3.66 11360 19,865
3.00 11694 21,725
2.33 11411 18,722
3.00 11428 20,307
3.66 10038 20,082
3.33 11426 19,575
3.33 11415 19,145
4.00 11362 17,865
2.33 10037 17,377
3.00 10302 16,811
2.00 11692 17,674
2.00 11436 17,636
4.00 10017 16,129
2.66 10470 14,850
3.33 10307 14,829
3.66 11366 13,499
4.00 11004 14,500
1.66 11239 12,879
1.00 10474 12,519
2.66 11693 11,335
3.66 10044 12,346
4.33 10280 8,685
4.00 11363 7,354
4.00 10007 6,525
3.66 10018 7,021
4.33 10069 5,118
4.33 10282 6,217
4.00 10005 6,822
3.33 11697 4,223
2.66 10464 4,248
4.00 11109 3,524
4.00 10006 2,507
3.66 10004 2,807
3.33 11005 2,055
4.33 10162 1,327
11430 140
10110 2
10170 0
10154 0
10168 0
10169 0
10020 0
10173 0
10152 0
10199 0
11351 0
10111 0
10167 0
10119 0
10171 0
10271 0
10278 0
10103 0
11359 0
10153 0
11371 0
10172 0
11425 0
11451 0
11424 0
10112 0
10279 0
10174 0
10115 0
10177 0
10165 0
10311 0

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
4.00 New York City Geographic District No. 26 31
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 2 114
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 31 67
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 1 31
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 3 46
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 22 38
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 25 43
3.33 New York City Geographic District No. 13 46
3.33 New York City Geographic District No. 24 52
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 20 43
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 28 47
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 21 40
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 30 43
2.66 New York City Geographic District No. 4 35
2.66 New York City Geographic District No. 10 83
2.33 New York City Geographic District No. 27 59
2.33 New York City Geographic District No. 14 42
2.00 New York City Geographic District No. 5 31
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 6 46
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 15 46
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 9 70
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 18 34
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 17 55
1.33 New York City Geographic District No. 7 44
1.33 New York City Geographic District No. 11 64

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Stuyvesant High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Staten Island Technical High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Technical School - Teterboro Public 9-12 High
4.33 High Tech High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 High School Math Science & Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bronx High School of Science Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College Queens Public 9-12 High
4.33 Marine Academy of Science & Technology Public 9-12 High
4.33 Academy for Information Technology Public 9-12 High
4.33 Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics, & Engineering Technologies Public 9-12 High
4.33 High School of American Studies at Lehman College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Eleanor Roosevelt High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Brooklyn Technical High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Beacon High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 47 American Sign Language & English Lower School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Union County Vocational-Technical High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 NYC Lab Middle School for Collaborative Studies Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 P.S./I.S. 266 Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Scholars' Academy Public 6-12 High
4.00 I.S. 289 - Hudson River Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts Public 9-12 High
Queens Academy High School Public, Alternative 10-12 High
4.00 The Brooklyn Latin School Public 9-12 High
4.00 M.S. 255 - Salk School of Science Public 6-8 Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Hackensack Christian Schools Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
Harriet Eisman Community School Private, Alternative 9-12 High
The Milton School Private, Special Education 7-12 High
4.33 Horace Mann School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Trinity School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Dalton School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Lexington School for the Deaf Private, Special Education PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
Abundant Life Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
Cooke Center for Learning & Development Private, Special Education 9-12 High
4.33 Collegiate School Private, All-Boys K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Whitestone Academy Private 7-12 High
Grace Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
High Point School of Bergen County Private, Special Education 9-12 High
Palisades Regional Academy Private, Special Education 8-12 High
4.33 Friends Seminary Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Collegiate School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
4.00 Poly Preparatory Country Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
4.00 ECF - Fieldston Middle/Upper School Private 6-8 Middle
4.00 Dwight-Englewood School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Princeton University
4.33 The Juilliard School
4.33 Columbia University
4.33 Cooper Union
4.33 Jewish Theological Seminary of America
4.33 Barnard College
4.33 New York University
4.00 Manhattan School of Music
3.66 Rutgers University
3.66 Yeshiva University
3.33 Stevens Institute of Technology
3.33 Rutgers University - Newark
3.33 CUNY Baruch College
3.33 University of Connecticut - Stamford
3.33 CUNY Brooklyn College
3.33 Polytechnic Institute of New York University
3.33 Fashion Institute of Technology
3.00 Hofstra University
3.00 Molloy College
3.00 St. John's University - New York
3.00 Fordham University
3.00 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
3.00 Manhattan College
3.00 Yeshivath Viznitz
3.00 CUNY City College of New York

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
White 33.07% 63.25% 57.80% 49.04% 46.55% 32.17% 28.58% 36.59% 35.09%
Hispanic 28.67% 16.62% 17.90% 22.94% 17.97% 28.67% 48.59% 12.67% 9.60%
African American 22.70% 12.23% 14.42% 15.89% 22.86% 31.87% 9.05% 42.02% 49.39%
Asian 12.94% 4.83% 7.54% 9.93% 8.94% 5.65% 11.22% 6.45% 3.49%
Multiracial 1.59% 2.05% 1.59% 1.46% 2.19% 1.33% 1.96% 1.78% 1.96%
Other 0.80% 0.19% 0.48% 0.57% 1.30% 0.16% 0.28% 0.30% 0.21%
Native American 0.19% 0.66% 0.24% 0.14% 0.18% 0.13% 0.16% 0.18% 0.23%
Pacific Islander 0.04% 0.16% 0.03% 0.03% 0.02% 0.02% 0.16% 0.02% 0.04%

Age

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
9 years and under 12% 13% 12% 12% 10% 13% 13% 13% 10%
10 to 17 years 9% 11% 10% 10% 7% 10% 10% 10% 7%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 10% 9% 18% 11% 11% 13% 14%
25 to 34 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 22% 19% 17% 17% 22%
35 to 44 years 14% 13% 13% 14% 13% 14% 15% 12% 14%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 15% 15% 11% 13% 13% 13% 12%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 12% 12% 9% 10% 10% 11% 11%
65 and over 12% 13% 14% 13% 10% 11% 11% 12% 11%

Education Levels

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
Less than a high school diploma 20% 14% 15% 15% 15% 19% 26% 19% 12%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 28% 27% 26% 22% 23% 19% 35% 19%
Some college or associate degree 21% 29% 25% 22% 19% 24% 24% 23% 17%
Bachelor's degree 20% 18% 19% 21% 24% 20% 21% 14% 23%
Master's degree or higher 14% 11% 14% 15% 20% 14% 10% 10% 30%

Gender

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
Male 47.6% 49.2% 48.5% 48.3% 47.8% 48.5% 49.7% 47.2% 47.3%
Female 52.4% 50.8% 51.5% 51.7% 52.2% 51.5% 50.3% 52.8% 52.7%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
Rent 67.8% 35.1% 45.8% 47.5% 65.9% 54.7% 62.4% 46.7% 57.9%
Own 32.2% 64.9% 54.2% 52.5% 34.1% 45.3% 37.6% 53.3% 42.1%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
Assault 378.4 278.9 304.1 242.6 442.8 NA 196.6 514.2 576.1
Murder 4.0 5.0 3.9 3.7 6.1 15.2 6.5 15.9 15.9
Rape 13.2 15.3 43.3 NA 19.7 82.3 60.8
Robbery 228.3 159.8 183.1 171.3 290.2 434.3 203.3 486.9 566.2

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

New York City, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Boston, MA Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Philadelphia, PA Washington, D.C.
Burglary 197.8 573.5 298.7 253.7 480.9 653.4 405.5 670.1 512.6
Larceny 1404.6 2079.6 1591.4 1266.4 2042.1 2407.5 1436.9 2398.5 3574.6
Motor vehicle theft 88.5 235.5 90.0 114.7 250.1 464.5 370.8 372.9 486.8

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
39°
27°
42°
28°
50°
35°
61°
44°
71°
54°
80°
64°
85°
70°
84°
69°
76°
62°
65°
51°
55°
42°
44°
32°
Precipitation
3.2"
2.8"
4.0"
4"
3.8"
3.9"
4.5"
4.1"
3.7"
3.8"
3.4"
3.6"
Snowfall
7.4"
9.1"
4.4"
0.5"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0.3"
5.2"

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 39°
    27°
  • 42°
    28°
  • 50°
    35°
  • 61°
    44°
  • 71°
    54°
  • 80°
    64°
  • 85°
    70°
  • 84°
    69°
  • 76°
    62°
  • 65°
    51°
  • 55°
    42°
  • 44°
    32°

    Precipitation

  • 3.2"
  • 2.8"
  • 4.0"
  • 4"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.9"
  • 4.5"
  • 4.1"
  • 3.7"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.4"
  • 3.6"

    Snowfall

  • 7.4"
  • 9.1"
  • 4.4"
  • 0.5"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0.3"
  • 5.2"

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

    Avg. Temps

  • 39°
    27°
  • 42°
    28°
  • 50°
    35°
  • 61°
    44°
  • 71°
    54°
  • 80°
    64°
  • 85°
    70°
  • 84°
    69°
  • 76°
    62°
  • 65°
    51°
  • 55°
    42°
  • 44°
    32°

    Precipitation

  • 3.2"
  • 2.8"
  • 4.0"
  • 4"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.9"
  • 4.5"
  • 4.1"
  • 3.7"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.4"
  • 3.6"

    Snowfall

  • 7.4"
  • 9.1"
  • 4.4"
  • 0.5"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0.3"
  • 5.2"

Resident Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still choose to live in this area?     Based on 101 responses

  • 59% Yes
  • 25% Not sure
  • 16% No

In which direction are these things in this area generally going?     Based on 82 responses

Getting worse
Getting better
  • Schools/education
  • Crime/safety
  • Employment/jobs
  • Home values
  • Local government
  • New residents moving in
  • New businesses/restaurants opening
  • Overall quality of life

Rate the public services in this area:     Based on 183 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Police protection
  • Fire protection
  • Emergency medical services
  • Animal control services
  • Street repair/maintenance
  • Trash/recycling collection
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Public recreation facilities
  • Park maintenance
  • Public libraries
  • Community education

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about houses in this area?     Based on 231 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most properties are well-maintained (e.g. landscaping, painting, shoveling)
  • Most properties have large lawns and/or gardens.
  • Most properties have driveways.
  • Most properties have garages.
  • Most of the houses look the same and have a similar layout.
  • Most of the houses are built close together with little space between them.

How noisy is the area where you live?     Based on 247 responses

  • 5% It is very quiet and peaceful. There aren't many cars or trains to speak of.
  • 27% It is pretty quiet. Cars pass by regularly, but it isn't disruptive.
  • 45% There are moments of loud noise. Sometimes you hear traffic or emergency vehicles, but it is bearable.
  • 23% Loud noises are very common. Traffic, trains, pedestrians, and emergency vehicles are everywhere.

How accepting are others who live in this area toward minorities (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?     Based on 111 responses

  • 47% Very accepting.
  • 37% Most people are accepting, except for a few cases of intolerance.
  • 14% The area is split on its acceptance, quite a few minority groups are not well accepted.
  • 3% Not accepting. It's hard to be a minority in this area.

How safe do you feel in this area?     Based on 359 responses

  • 18% Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
  • 56% Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
  • 21% Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
  • 5% Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.

What is your overall opinion of this area?     Based on 72 responses

  • 14% I love everything about it.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this area, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 31% This area is okay. There are a lot of things I wish were different.
  • 0% I hate this area.

Rate the quality and ease of access to the following attractions in this area:     Based on 74 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Museums
  • Art galleries
  • Performance venues
  • Professional sport venues
  • Movie theaters
  • Zoos
  • Amusement parks
  • Parks and natural attractions
  • Historical landmarks/monuments