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Parkchester
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Parkchester is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 65,321. Parkchester is in Bronx County. Living in Parkchester offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Parkchester there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Parkchester and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Parkchester are above average.

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About Parkchester...
Population
65,321

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$316,464
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,312
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    82%
  • Own
    18%
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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
    1,142
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    281.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    180.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,295.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    65.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,248
National
$62,843
Families with Children
32%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    26%
    national  12%

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