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Lower East Side
  • 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 D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Lower East Side is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 56,111. Lower East Side is in New York County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Lower East Side offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lower East Side there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lower East Side and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lower East Side are above average.

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About Lower East Side...
Population
56,111

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$831,260
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,034
National
$1,096
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
    1,127
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    197.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    93.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,986.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,348
National
$64,994
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    national  11%

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