Bayside

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,795, min $1,250 - max $4,000

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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Average, rank #167 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Lower, rank #205 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parking
  • Childcare
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport

Not great for

  • Nightlife

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Professionals
  • Students
“One of my favorite suburbs“

Many people confuse this area with Bayside, its neighbor to the north. Oakland Gardens is a wonderfully clean and quiet area with a small collection of stores, restaurants, and excellent schools. In particular, many of the area's families choose to live here because it is home to highly competiti... Read more

NatM • Dec 19, 2011
“Strange NYC neighborhood, but seems nice enough“

This neighborhood reminds me of a college campus – there are plenty of high-rise square brick apartment buildings and plenty of greenery (during warmer seasons), which includes trees that don’t look as if they were planted there a few months earlier. The neighborhood seems peaceful and clean, whi... Read more

GrandStGlitter • Apr 13, 2009
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Street view

Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (23)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (5)

Food Courts & Trucks (5)

Other

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Shopping (24)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (28)

Dog Run & Pet Services (7)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (12)

Banks (18)

Playgrounds (8)

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