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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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 4,280. 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
4,280

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$635,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,586
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%

University Gardens Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$104,375
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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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.