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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  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-
Vinegar Hill is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 6,349. Living in Vinegar Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Vinegar Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Vinegar Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Vinegar Hill are above average.
About Vinegar Hill...
Population
6,349

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$336,598
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,148
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    89%
  • Own
    11%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,407
    283
  • Murder
    18
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    107
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    18
    500
  • Theft
    855
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    18
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,207
National
$55,322
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%
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Every few weeks there is a shoot out. There are some violence within the Housing Development called Farragut Housing. Unfortunately, most of the shoot out occurs midday. A public elementary school sits right across the street. Police patrols the neighborhood constantly. I like to presence of the police. I wish they could patrol 24/7. The police recently set up and van a few blocks away to monitor the ongoing crime within the neighborhood. I witnessed a driver skipped the light more than once as well in my neighborhood.
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There is two sides to living in this community. Its divided with beautiful condo's and upper-class apartments. On the other side of the fence, you see the grungy New York Housing called "Farragut Houses". The brick wall building soar the sky with black smoke and the residence doesn't make the neighborhood look any better. The working people keep busy and quiet. However, other residence fill the streets with drugs instead of uplifting the community. I live in Farragut Housing apartment for the past 5 years. I don't speak to my neighbors and I know to not walk the streets at night. But when you walk toward the water closer to Dumbo, this neighborhood transforms in a hip tourist excitement. It's a mixture between poor and rich. It's beautiful to look at the view and the condo's around me. It just depends on which side of the fence your on.
I had no option but to live here, but if I had a choice, I would move out with the good people I found here and find a safer place to live with the same kind of cost.