Astoria

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $2,100, min $1,250 - max $95,000

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

There are 6 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #127 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #42 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Safe & Sound
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation

Not great for

  • No ratings yet

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“Fabulous choice for professionals who commute to Manhattan“

The quality of life in Astoria / Long Island City really varies by the specific part of the town. The areas that are closer to the water are stunning, well maintained, and safe. However, those areas are plagued with problems such as extravagant prices. On the other hand, the other parts are poorl... Read more

NatM • Dec 19, 2011
“Incredibly diverse, worth a look“

Astoria is one of the most diverse places in the world - I once read an interesting piece in National Geographic stating something to that effect, anyway. Each time I go here I enjoy a different Greek restaurant, as there are a lot of them in the area. It struck me as a place that's rather quiet ... Read more

BroadwayBK • Jan 04, 2010
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (49)

BBQ Joints (5)

Diners (9)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (3)

Food Courts & Trucks (16)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (41)

Nightclubs (5)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (3)

Music Venues (4)

Parks & Gardens (4)

Arts and Museums (6)

Other

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Shopping (48)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (44)

Dog Run & Pet Services (15)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (50+)

Banks (12)

Playgrounds (6)

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