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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  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 4,208. 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 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
4,208

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$641,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,478
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    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
$97,180
National
$55,322
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University Gardens 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.