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    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Bay Ridge is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 57,524. Bay Ridge is in Kings County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Bay Ridge offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bay Ridge there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Bay Ridge and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bay Ridge are above average.

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About Bay Ridge...
Population
57,524

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$802,377
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,554
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    476
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    67.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    87.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,089.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    76
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$77,658
National
$62,843
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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