Sunset Park

Population: 106,699Median home value: $583,673 56 Ranks better than 7% of areas
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A+ Sunset Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Sunset Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 47% higher than New York
Sunset Park
17474% more expensive than the US average
New York
16666% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sunset Park cost of living
D+ Sunset Park Crime Total crime is 17% lower than New York
Total crime
1,54544% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6544% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Sunset Park crime
D- Sunset Park Employment Household income is 29% lower than New York
Median household income
$43,20222% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,46741% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%16% higher than the US average
Sunset Park employment
D- Sunset Park Housing Home value is 104% higher than New York
Median home value
$583,673216% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,23730% higher than the US average
Home ownership
22%66% lower than the US average
Sunset Park real estate or Sunset Park rentals
F Sunset Park Schools HS graduation rate is 44% lower than New York
High school grad. rates
46%44% lower than the US average
School test scores
31%37% lower 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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Sunset Park, New York - Always Something To Do

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Community9/10
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Sunset park was the one place in Brooklyn where as a child there was always something to do. The park was the main attraction no matter what the weather. In summertime they have an Olympic sized pool that seemed to attract every New York City resident. It was the place we made friends and forged lifelong relationships. The autumn was my favorite time to spend in Sunset Park because of the rich foliage, the hill, and various pick up games of football and baseball.

Sunset Park is far more than the park. The cemetery offers a wide variety of architecture and history. Many famous names can be found on the tombstones. Some of the crypts and tombstones are quite ornate and make are beautiful works of art. Take a stroll and enjoy the foliage and the sights that are offered on every corner.

One of the best aspects to living in Sunset Park is not just the ocean bordering it to the east, it is also that the rents in this region of New York City are very affordable. One will not break the bank living, and the apartments are roomy and offer lots of light. It also offers a wide variety of ethnicities as well. Whether one is seeking the Irish influences, the Chinese, Korean or Mexicans there are a wide range of peoples and cultures to learn about and enjoy.

This multicultural influence is also prevalent in the foods and restaurants of the area. Restaurants can cater to almost any desire or need one has. The grocery stores can also cater to a variety of tastes and desires that will let the individual take home their favorite ingredients and make their favorite foods for themselves.

Sunset Park simply has everything that one could want. Whether craving an empanada at a street vendor, delicious baked goods at the yearly bake off, or simply relaxing and enjoying some relaxing music for an afternoon, it is in Sunset Park. Its location also brags of lesser traffic jams and fewer vehicle mishaps than the rest of the city. An aftrenoon of shopping or an evening in the park, Sunset Park has it all.
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Source: The Sunset Park, 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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