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    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
Murray Hill is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 28,954. Murray Hill is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Murray Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Murray Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Murray Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Murray Hill are above average.
About Murray Hill...
Population
28,954

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$695,756
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,685
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    322.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    61.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    87.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    939.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    10.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$124,354
National
$55,322
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Murray Hill neighborhood is filled with people from different cultures, businesses, and living complexes. There's always something to do or somewhere to go such as the grocery store, pizza store, newspaper stand, restaurants, clothing boutique, pharmacy, movie theater, and libraries. Murray Hill feels safe because there’s a sense of community, closure, and security. The mixture of locals, commuters, and tourists enhances the diversity in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is often quiet, but once it hits rush hour during the afternoon and at nighttime, that’s when the streets become the busiest. From all 5 boroughs, I’m glad I chose to live in such a welcoming place.
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I moved to Murray Hill after living in the East Village, a different neighborhood in downtown New York, for the past four years. Morning to Murray Hill was a little bit of a culture shock. I was very used to artsy vibe of East Village, constantly pulsating and always entertaining - performers in Union Square and Tompkins Square Park, unique stores, vibrant nightlife, etc. It is also a very student-populated area due to the proximity to NYU. Murray Hill is very much a young professional's neighborhood, filled with 20-30 something year olds who moved here after college (such as myself). The neighborhood is filled with less quirky characters and a lot more happy hour specials. Though a tad more serious and toned down than the downtown neighborhoods, there is nevertheless a good selection of restaurants and bars, and not as quiet at night as areas like the Financial District or Upper East Side.
Very nice area. Quiet, but not too quiet. A lot of good food options in walking distance, as well as many local grocery store options. Also the 6 train runs right down Park Avenue and is in walking distance.