Coney Island

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $1,499, min $1,149 - max $7,000

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

Crime level

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Higher, rank #25 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #132 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Shopping Options
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport

Not great for

  • Peace & Quiet
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
“Better to play than to stay“

Sea Gate is an isolated private community on the edge of Coney Island in Brooklyn. Boasting a private beach club, it is separated from the rest of the island by a big fence that is manned by private guards. Coney Island is best known for its beach and a boardwalk lined with pleasant, although sha... Read more

NatM • Dec 26, 2011
“The beach & boardwalk live on!“

I honestly don't know anyone who lives on Coney Island, though apparently there are quite a few residents in the neighborhood (not an actual island, by the way). Coney Island has seen some massive changes in the past few years, and fun here has morphed into a more family-friendly state-of-the-art... Read more

NeverSleeps • Mar 28, 2011
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What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me