Queens County, New York 

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Population

2,225,821

+6.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

11.0%

Median Income

$57,210

Median Home Price

$550,700

Median Age

38.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.6

summer / winter

United States / New York / No Metro Area / Queens County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Queens County, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Queens County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New York
County: Queens County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Queens
Zip Codes: 11368, 11385, 11373, 11377, 11355, 11375, 11434, 11691, 11432, 11372, 67 total
Cost of Living: 81.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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queens, NY Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Queens County is 11.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Queens County jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Queens County's cost of living is 81.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Queens County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Queens County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Queens county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.0% to 26.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Queens County's population is 2,225,821 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 43.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Queens County is Real Estate: $550,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Queens County public schools spend $25,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Queens County. More Education



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Housing Market in queens

It's a good time to buy in Queens. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Queens is $550,700.
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ZIP CODES IN QUEENS COUNTY, NEW YORK
11368, 11385, 11373, 11377, 11355, 11375, 11434, 11691, 11432, 11372, 67 total

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