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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
University Gardens is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,202. University Gardens is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in University Gardens offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In University Gardens there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of University Gardens tend to be liberal. The public schools in University Gardens are highly rated.
About University Gardens...
Population
4,202

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$750,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,552
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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University Gardens Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in University Gardens

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$115,536
National
$55,322
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University Gardens Reviews

11 reviews
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Mixed housing - plenty of rentals and options to buy. Overall middle class community however, many high-end homes. Most rental options are located close to town. Several villages within the town, each having their own police department, some with additional park space.
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It's great for families. The schools and services are really great and there are many restaurants, shops and playgrounds. It's location is ideal for NYC commuters and it's close to beaches.
Family friendly, pet friendly , people friendly. Lots of green spaces to enjoy, close to public transportation and easy access to NYC.