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Movers & shakers in the rankings

#51 - Up 3 spots in Queens

#1 - Up 3 spots in Queens

#38 - Down 2 spots in Manhattan

Top community reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Schools 2/5

"A city with negatives, and positives"

Mount Vernon is one of New York’s largest cities, named after the home of President George Washington. The city has been home to many notable people, including Dick Clark, Denzel Washington, E.B. White, and Sidney Poitier. Today, ninety-eight different countries are represented among its 68,000 residents, with large communities of Brazilian and Caribbean natives.

Though Mount Vernon struggles with a crime rate higher than its neighboring towns, the city still has many positives. The Mount V... Full review
  • Great public transit- no car needed
  • Many cultures represented
  • Crime Rate
  • Poverty Rate
  • School district needs improvement
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  • LGBT+
  • Hipsters
  • Students
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