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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
South Ozone Park is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 47,057. Living in South Ozone Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Ozone Park there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in South Ozone Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Ozone Park are above average.
About South Ozone Park...
Population
47,057

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$430,148
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,459
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

South Ozone Park Rankings

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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
    558
    283
  • Murder
    4
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    140
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    127
    500
  • Theft
    935
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104
    284
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  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,936
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%
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This is a great neighborhood! Yes, I am slightly biased in saying this as seeing that I grew up here. It is a very family friendly neighborhood with several schools available within a small distance with playgrounds and track fields for kids to enjoy. Food is available within walking distance with a variety of options from different subcultures. Another great benefit of this neighborhood is the diversity as you see people from all over the world due to the proximity of the airport. One thing that I believe would help enhance this neighborhood is a parking garage due to the amount of people constantly stopping in this neighborhood it has become harder for local residents to be able to park right in front of their own homes.
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South Ozone Park is a diverse community where you can get anything. There is a excessive amount of different culture food, Markets.It is place where you getany resources by walking. It is a homecoming place. People are ready to help each other. It is a place where people come from different backgrounds culture and religion. Every weekend you will see parades from different Culture. People take some time from busy schedule and enjoy in the weekends.One thing that I would like to change is since it is overcrowded place the owners are increasing the prices of Apartments especially when you come from middle class family it is really hard to afford for our parents.
The area in which I live is mostly quiet and primarily consists of West Indians. It is also a family friendly neighborhood as there are schools, parks, and supermarkets within walking distance. The crime rate is also low and the overall area is considered to be safe. During special occasions, some people do blast the music which can be disturbing at times, but other than that, it is fairly peaceful. In terms of cleanliness, the neighborhood is well maintained and hygienic.