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Staten Island
  • City in New York

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

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Staten Island is a city in New York with a population of 475,596. Staten Island is in Richmond County. Living in Staten Island offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Staten Island there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Staten Island and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Staten Island are above average.

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Population
475,596

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$546,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,379
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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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
    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
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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