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Roosevelt Island
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  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 C

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Roosevelt Island is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 11,846. Roosevelt Island is in New York County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Roosevelt Island offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Roosevelt Island there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Roosevelt Island and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Roosevelt Island are above average.

About

About Roosevelt Island...
Population
11,846

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,093,853
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,753
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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Roosevelt Island Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    212.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    59.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    42.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    288.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$113,787
National
$75,149
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    45%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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