Roosevelt Island

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $2,860, min $1,895 - max $6,350

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

There are 1 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Lower, rank #232 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Lower, rank #229 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students
“The best place to live in NYC“

You actually know your neighbors - tons of associations and interest groups. Lovely parks, recreation areas. Spectacular views

sam1602 • Jan 01, 2014
“Roosevelt Island – Commuting Is A Breeeze“

Many people dismiss Roosevelt Island as inaccessible, but this little island off the coast of Manhattan is actually very commutable. Less than 10,000 residents call the island home, so it is quiet, relaxed, and had a great neighborhood feel.

In addition to the iconic aerial tram that s... Read more

Debbie1328 • Mar 14, 2012
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Street view

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