Long Island City

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $2,539, min $1,300 - max $10,000

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 13 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #47 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #48 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Internet Access
  • Childcare
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Medical Facilities

Not great for

  • Nightlife

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish
“Town closest to Manhattan“

Hunter's Point is a rapidly evolving section of Long Island City that is just one subway stop from Manhattan. Just five minutes from Grand Central, this is about as close to midtown as you can get in Queens. The quality of life here really varies by the specific part of the town and the amount of... Read more

NatM • Dec 23, 2011
“It's not the Lower East Side, but it'll do“

This Queens neighborhood is just across the East River from midtown Manhattan – a perfect commute for those who work in the area (which, I assume, is quite a large number of people). This is a neighborhood of a region in Queens that is referred to as Long Island City (I point this out because I f... Read more

GrandStGlitter • Mar 23, 2009
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (29)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (11)

Gastropubs (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (19)

Sport

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Yoga (5)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (44)

Basketball (1)

Tennis (1)

Swimming (3)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (13)

Nightclubs (9)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (7)

Music Venues (6)

Parks & Gardens (16)

Arts and Museums (41)

Other

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Shopping (44)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (9)

Dog Run & Pet Services (17)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (22)

Banks (17)

Playgrounds (13)

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