Queens Real Estate Market Overview

Queens is New York City's answer to suburbia. And while the many families living there would happily agree, there's plenty more to it than that. More languages are spoken in this borough alone (among them, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Greek, Russian, Tagalog, and Creole French) than in any other single place on the planet. The ethnically steeped (and relatively affordable) housing markets of Astoria, Dutch Kil...ls, Hunters Point, and Sunnyside are equally beloved by residents old and new. Long Island City is increasingly referred to as "the next Williamsburg." Sleek waterfront high-rises, modern amenities, and even a flea market make it a go-to for young professionals looking to carve out a place of their own just outside the midtown fray.View more

$635,000

Median Sales Price

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$527

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 Queens show a 1% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Queens for Oct 10 to Jan 9 was $635,000 based on 1,265 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Queens was $527, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Queens for Dec 9 to Jan 9 was $2,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Queens 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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24,152

Counts of Theft

12,150

Counts of Assault

2,232

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Queens

There are 87 schools in Queens.

Elementary Schools
10

Ps 193 Alfred J Kennedy

Public, PK-5

10

Ps 186 Castlewood

Public, PK-5

10

Ps 184 Flushing Manor

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
10

I.S. 227 Louis Armstrong Intermediate School

Public, 5-8

10

Jhs 216 George J Ryan

Public, 6-8

10

Queens College School For Math Science And Techno

Public, PK-8

High Schools
10

Queens High School For The Sciences At York Colleg

Public, 9-12

10

Townsend Harris High School

Public, 9-12

9

Baccalaureate School For Global Education

Public, 7-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Queens 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
76%
Single residents
Home owners
1%
Home owners
Median age
32
Median age
Household income
$45,078
Median household income
College educated
53%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Queens 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
34% commute by car
0% commute by bike
61% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

Moments in Queens


Insider Tips: Where to Go

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Morning

Start your day with a crack-of-dawn yoga session at Socrates Sculpture Park. Bask in the sunshine, waterfront views, and shimmering windmill art installations. Grab a fresh-squeezed juice. Take a selfie. Sit a while.

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Afternoon

Spend the afternoon munching through one of the city's most diverse and savory street food scenes, Jackson Heights. You'll find authentic (and wallet-friendly) options from Tibetan dumplings to Brazilian pan de queso and Israeli couscous.

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Evening

Look to Long Island City's comedy scene, where you'll find some of New York's best improv and stand-up. Wind down at MOMA PS1 - a spin around the galleries (or the outdoor dance party) is just the ticket.

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