Whitestone

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $2,200, min $1,500 - max $6,000

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

Crime level

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Average, rank #186 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #187 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
  • Eating Out
  • Medical Facilities
  • Shopping Options

Not great for

  • Pest Free
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Internet Access
  • Nightlife

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
“Nice Town in Queens Rapidly Changing“

Whitestone is very desierable to many young families, good parks and recreations eating out but things in this town have changed the town used to be primarily Jewish, Italian and Irish. now Asian and Greek immigrants are coming here and people in this town have no regard for stop signs and just d... Read more

franklinsquare • Aug 19, 2012
“A quiet town thats perfect for families!“

I'd have to disagree with some of the other reviewers who have complained about the transportation. This neighborhood houses mainly families and retirees, and just about everyone who lives here owns a car. It really depends on traffic, but that's the case for all of New York. It also really depen... Read more

NatM • Dec 15, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (18)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (9)

Diners (4)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (1)

Other

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Shopping (5)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (10)

Dog Run & Pet Services (4)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (6)

Banks (9)

Playgrounds (3)

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