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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Flushing Northeast median real estate price is $1,051,327, which is more expensive than 81.9% of the neighborhoods in New York and 94.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Flushing Northeast is currently $3,869, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.6% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Flushing Northeast is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Queens, New York.

Flushing Northeast real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Flushing Northeast neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Flushing Northeast are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 63.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Flushing Northeast is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Flushing Northeast neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 17.4% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Flushing Northeast neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.3% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Flushing Northeast neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 30.5% of the Flushing Northeast neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Flushing Northeast neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 58.9% of the residential real estate in the Flushing Northeast neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Diversity

Did you know that the Flushing Northeast neighborhood has more Croatian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 5.7% have Greek ancestry.

Flushing Northeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Flushing Northeast neighborhood in Queens are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 71.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Flushing Northeast neighborhood, 54.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.1%), and 12.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Flushing Northeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Langs. of India.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Flushing Northeast neighborhood in Queens, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.2%), along with some Croatian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 33.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Flushing Northeast neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (48.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (30.5%) and 9.1% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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