East Elmhurst

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,650, min $1,200 - max $3,200

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 #138 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #121 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Medical Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Resale or Rental Value

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Nightlife
  • Gym & Fitness

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
“Probably best for the relatively wealthy - starting at 60k and above per single person. 90k per person and above if there are kids“

Pros - close to Manhattan if, decent access to trains. OK access to buses, lots of restaurants, historic architecture, high level of diversity.

Cons - low park space, dangerous drivers, relatively frequent fatalities, expensive parking, little parking at any price, dirty streets, expen... Read more

EmmyL • Jul 20, 2015
“Town with incredible food“

Jackson Heights is an incredibly diverse neighborhood in Queens, with a pretty even mixture of South Asian and Hispanic residents. The variety of food here is absolutely incredible; I could write an entire review just on the restaurants in Jackson Heights. Visit Little India for fantastic Indian ... Read more

NatM • Dec 23, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (22)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (22)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (5)

Other

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Shopping (9)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (7)

Dog Run & Pet Services (3)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (15)

Banks (5)

Playgrounds (6)

Shared Car Services (1)

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