Elmhurst

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,675, min $1,100 - max $3,600

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 #136 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #154 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Clean & Green
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Public Transport
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Childcare
  • Gym & Fitness

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
“Very old, "soviet" feeling in this neighborhood“

Lived for 1 year in this neighborhood. Overall it was OK but we felt it was simply not a good neighborhood for young professionals or families. At least that were not part of the Uzbeki community/Bukharan Jewish community (from former Soviet Republics in central Asia). There are no good quality r... Read more

condorito • Dec 28, 2013
“Nice area for shopping“

Located in central Queens next to Forest Hills, Middle Village, and Elmhurst, Rego Park is a small suburban community of about one square mile. While the population is predominantly Russian, many of its residents are Asian, Latin American, and native-born Americans. This is a pleasant and safe co... Read more

NatM • Dec 24, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (28)

Diners (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (19)

Other

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Shopping (17)

Beauty Salons (2)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (38)

Dog Run & Pet Services (8)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (20)

Banks (12)

Playgrounds (7)

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