New York Real Estate Market Overview

They call it "The City That Never Sleeps" for good reason. In a town that offers so much to see, learn, share, and do, building a life here (and having fun while you're at it) is hard not to do. From downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn boutiques, restaurants, waterfront concerts, markets, and festivals to the lush parkways, zoos, and cultural institutions throughout uptown Manhattan, Staten Island, The Bro...nx, and Queens, there's something to do for every age and lifestyle. There's no such thing as an "average" day in New York City. And that's precisely why people love it.View more


Median Sales Price

View Homes for sale


Price Per Sqft

View Homes for sale


Median Rent Per Month

View Homes for rent
  • Explore this area:

Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in New York show a -2% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -1% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in New York for May 24 to Aug 23 was $1,400,000 based on 796 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for New York was $1,526, a decrease of -0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in New York for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $3,900.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around New York 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.

View More


Counts of Theft


Counts of Assault


Counts of Robbery

Best Schools in New York

There are 52 schools in New York.

Elementary Schools

Success Acad Charter School-Brooklyn 6

Charter, K-2


P.S. 158 Baylard Taylor

Public, PK-5


Ps 59 Beekman Hill International

Public, K-5

Middle Schools

Jhs 201 The Dyker Heights

Public, 6-8


I.S. 98 Bay Academy

Public, 6-8


Ps 184 Shuang Wen

Public, PK-8

High Schools

Manhattan Village Academy

Public, 9-12


High School Of American Studies At Lehman College

Public, 9-12


New Explorations Into Science, Tech And Math High School

Public, K-12


Get to know your neighbors in New York 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
Single residents
Home owners
Home owners
Median age
Median age
Household income
Median household income
College educated
College educated


Most people in New York 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
12% commute by car
0% commute by bike
65% commute by public transportation
20% commute by foot

Moments in New York

Insider Tips: Where to Go



The best way to get a jump on a Manhattan day? Take it all in from a rooftop. Brunch at any number of open-air restaurants between Madison Square Park and Midtown East or West, and plot out the rest of your day in style.



Climb the stairs around West 30th to walk the High Line (grab an ice cream from Bubby's or Melt) before ducking down to Chelsea Market for a lobster roll. Score some homemade sriracha and thumb the hand-bound cookbooks at Posman Books.



Nothing beats the New York live-performance scene. Take your pick of Broadway plays or Off Broadway stand-up at Caroline's. Want to go more indie? Venture downtown to an offbeat production at Tribeca drama gem The Flea Theater on White Street.