St. Albans

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,500, min $1,300 - max $2,700

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 #104 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #167 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Cost of Living
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Clean & Green

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Tourists
“Not the best town in Queens, but it has an interesting history“

Located in southeastern Queens, St. Albans is a fairly typical suburban community but it has a fascinating cultural history. About three square miles, it is the hometown of Ella Fitzgerald and Roy Campanella. The population has some diversity but is still overwhelmingly African American. There is... Read more

NatM • Dec 24, 2011
“Cool Vibe, Neighborhood Needs Some Work“

This is a great place for music buffs to visit – especially those of a jazz inclination, as many jazz greats have called this neighborhood home, and the remnants of the jazz-infused decade of the forties is still apparent here. The neighborhood has known problems with crime in the past (it was a ... Read more

GrandStGlitter • Apr 13, 2009
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Street view

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