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Manhattan
  • City in New York

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Manhattan is a city in New York with a population of 1,631,993. Manhattan is in New York County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Manhattan offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Manhattan there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Manhattan and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Manhattan are above average.

About

Population
1,631,993

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$987,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,740
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    378.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    228.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    197.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,404.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

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