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Long Island City
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    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
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Long Island City is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 56,929. Long Island City is in Queens County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Long Island City offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Long Island City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Long Island City and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Long Island City are above average.

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About Long Island City...
Population
56,929

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$847,571
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,903
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    83%
  • Own
    17%
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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
    1,077.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    189.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    208.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,284.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$86,311
National
$62,843
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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