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Port Washington
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Port Washington is a suburb of New York City with a population of 17,015. Port Washington is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Port Washington offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Port Washington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Port Washington are highly rated.

About

About Port Washington...
Population
17,015

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$945,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,088
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Port Washington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    19.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    59.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    587.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Port Washington

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$177,439
National
$75,149

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