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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Howard Beach is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 28,313. Howard Beach is in Queens County. Living in Howard Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Howard Beach there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Howard Beach and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Howard Beach are above average.

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About Howard Beach...
Population
28,313

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$520,473
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,500
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
    236.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    55.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    132.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    742.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    83.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$74,833
National
$62,843
Families with Children
28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

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