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The Bronx
  • City in New York

Report Card

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

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The Bronx is a city in New York with a population of 1,427,056. The Bronx is in Bronx County. Living in The Bronx offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In The Bronx there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in The Bronx and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in The Bronx are above average.

About

Population
1,427,056

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$427,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,247
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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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
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    national  11%

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