Long Island City Real Estate Market Overview

Could Long Island City, NY be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Long Island City. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Long I...sland City such as Queens and Levittown. When you’re ready, Trulia has 161 resale and new homes in Long Island City lined up for you, including 22 open houses, and 90 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$760,000

Median Sales Price

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$901

Price Per Sqft

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$2,500

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Long Island City show a 21% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Long Island City for Feb 19 to May 18 was $760,000 based on 59 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Long Island City was $901, an increase of 9% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Long Island City for Apr 20 to May 20 was $2,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Long Island City can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,217

Counts of Theft

448

Counts of Assault

174

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Long Island City

There are 25 schools in Long Island City.

Elementary Schools
9

P.S. 150

Public, PK - 6

9

P.S. 78

Public, PK - 6

7

P.S. 166 Henry Gradstein

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Baccalaureate School For Global Education

Public, 7 - 12

8

I.S. 141 The Steinway

Public, 6 - 8

7

Young Womens Leadership School

Public, 6 - 12

High Schools
10

Baccalaureate School For Global Education

Public, 7 - 12

7

Young Womens Leadership School

Public, 6 - 12

7

Academy Of Finance And Enterprise

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Long Island City by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
51%
Single residents
Home owners
17%
Home owners
Median age
35
Median age
Household income
$56,429
Median household income
College educated
46%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Long Island City commute by public transit. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
19% commute by car
0% commute by bike
73% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

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