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    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
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  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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Queens is a city in New York with a population of 2,287,388. Queens is in Queens County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Queens offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Queens there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Queens and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Queens are above average.

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Population
2,287,388

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$543,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,583
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    378.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    228.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    197.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,404.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

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