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University Heights
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

Report Card

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

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University Heights is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 28,793. University Heights is in Bronx County. Living in University Heights offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in University Heights and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in University Heights are above average.

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About University Heights...
Population
28,793

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,185,487
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,509
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    93%
  • Own
    7%
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University Heights Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,253.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    304.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    232.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,214.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$47,787
National
$75,149
Families with Children
38%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    33%
    national  11%

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