Howard Beach

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,650, min $1,400 - max $2,500

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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Average, rank #111 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #80 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Eating Out
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Professionals
“Affordable waterfront community“

Howard Beach is divided into two main parts by Cross Bay Boulevard: there is Old Howard Beach on the east side and New Howard Beach on the west side. Old Howard Beach is a predominantly Italian community which is fairly isolated and more affordable than New Howard Beach. Located close to JFK Airp... Read more

NatM • Dec 24, 2011
“Suburbia close to the beach“

This neighborhood isn’t exactly on a beach, unless you think that inlets (or creeks) are prime spots for sunning and swimming. Instead, it is just north of Hamilton Beach, which actually features a bit of a beach. Howard Beach is over to the west as well, a neighborhood that also actually feature... Read more

GrandStGlitter • Apr 13, 2009
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (17)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (12)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (4)

Other

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Shopping (12)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (16)

Dog Run & Pet Services (5)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (1)

Banks (10)

Playgrounds (4)

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