Bay Ridge

Population: 77,029Median home value: $631,372 70 Ranks better than 60% of areas
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A+ Bay Ridge Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bay Ridge Cost of Living Cost of living is 53% higher than New York
Bay Ridge
18181% more expensive than the US average
New York
16666% more expensive than the US average
United States
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Bay Ridge cost of living
B+ Bay Ridge Crime Total crime is 22% lower than New York
Total crime
1,46147% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6947% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Bay Ridge crime
C+ Bay Ridge Employment Household income is 6% higher than New York
Median household income
$64,28416% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$37,20725% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%2% higher than the US average
Bay Ridge employment
D- Bay Ridge Housing Home value is 121% higher than New York
Median home value
$631,372242% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,39247% higher than the US average
Home ownership
36%43% lower than the US average
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B Bay Ridge Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than New York
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
59%20% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
New York K-12 schools or New York colleges

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Bay Ridge, New York - Pretty Great!

Attractions9/10
Community9/10
Nightlife9/10
Dining9/10
Shopping9/10
I have lived in New York for my whole life. The part I reside in is Brooklyn, New York. There are many great things about this area. One is all the history you are able to view. There are several historical buildings open to the public. Another thing I enjoy is the shopping. Everything is so close together in this area. Shopping is less of a chore when things are closer together. One thing I do not enjoy about this area is the traffic. You can sit in traffic for hours waiting to get to where you have to go. Many people use alternate modes of transportation for this reason. There is so much to do in this city. You will never have a hard time finding entertainment for you and your family.

The part of Brooklyn I live in is Bay Ridge. There are many great things about this neighborhood. This neighborhood is filled with middle class individuals. This means that you will not find a mass amount of delinquents tracing through here. The local train for this neighborhood is the "R train". This mode of transportation will take you almost anywhere in the local area. Bay Ridge has more elderly individuals than most places around. You might even think this area is a retirement neighborhood. Everybody is generally nice for the most part. The community works hard to keep the neighborhood in tip top shape. You will notice that the neighborhood is pretty clean. You will not find trash cluttered everywhere. The 69th street pier is a nice place to relax at. You can sit out there all day and have a feeling of peace.

Overall, Bay Ridge is a nice neighborhood to reside in. The crime rate is pretty low for the most part. You will not have to worry about raising children in this neighborhood. You might even enjoy this place so much that you want to retire here. Keep this neighborhood in mind next time you are looking for a new place to move!
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Source: The Bay Ridge, New York, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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