Long Island City

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Long Island City?

125,941 people live in Long Island City. The median household income is $53,003.

Long Island City is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 125,941. It occupies approximately 3.29 square miles. There are 440 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Long Island City are 18% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 82% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 34, 39% of residents are married, and 21% of residents have at least one child. About 25% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The overall risk of crime in Long Island City is 17% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 77.1°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.6°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Geographic District #30, which has approximately 39,432 students enrolled and is rated unclassified overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 77.1°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.6°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

18% higher than the national average

Housing costs

22% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

19% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

2% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

19% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

23% higher than the national average

Utility costs

29% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

43% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

12% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

20% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$53,003
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
82%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
17%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$4,110

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
30
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Long Island City residents
There were
16
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Long Island City residents
There were
27
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Long Island City residents

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #30
There are
39,432
students enrolled in this district

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Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
53%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
5%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
36%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
35%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
20%
lower than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
27%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
34
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
21%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
39%

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Long Island City
There have been
0
demolitions in the last year in Long Island City
There have been
0
new buildings built in the last year in Long Island City

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
33°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
77°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high