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Best neighborhoods in Queens

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Woodhaven

4/5
Woodhaven
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Queens

"Comfortable, affordable, friendly, tree-filled area"

- hallelujahr
For the past year I've lived in Woodhaven, up near the park. It's great for city people yearning for a little nature, or a lot of nature. Forest Park has acres of woodlands and hiking trails, and a po...
40.6889192389324 -73.8581062693224

Briarwood

4/5
Briarwood
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Queens

"Briarwood: A fantastic place to live"

- BriarwoodP
Love living here. Great community. Continually improving. Great housing.
40.7123428582085 -73.8136632574508
Richmond Hill
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Queens

"A roti and a prayer"

- uptowngirl
The only time that I head to the Richmond Hill neighborhood in Queens is when I need to visit the Gurdwara or the Sikh temple( which is usually once a year during the birthday celebrations of Guru Nan...
40.6928342049762 -73.8296156264148

Bayside

4/5
Bayside
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Queens
40.7598315184957 -73.7665779859265

Ridgewood

3.5/5
Ridgewood
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Queens

"Underrated & super clean town next to Brooklyn"

- NatM
Located close to Brooklyn, Ridgewood is a small and lovely neighborhood that boasts a very convenient location and easy transportation. It is less than twenty minutes from Manhattan by subway and is e...
40.7079589861615 -73.9025416079896

Maspeth

3.5/5
Maspeth
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Queens

"Safe, secure and quiet at last."

- MikeV2
After searching and searching for a quiet and safe location to live, my fiancee and I finally found our home. Super quiet neighborhood with nothing but friendly people. This feels like a perfect subur...
40.7285826551303 -73.9091331448648

Belle Harbor

3.5/5
Belle Harbor
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Queens

"Beautiful upscale neighborhood"

- NatM
While I'm not much of a fan of any of the towns on the Rockaway Peninsula, I have to admit that Neponsit Belle Harbor is lovely. This is a tiny eight by four block area filled with beachfront mansions...
40.5741543480743 -73.8543085493151

Whitestone

3.5/5
Whitestone
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Queens

"Nice Town in Queens Rapidly Changing"

- franklinsquare
Whitestone is very desierable to many young families, good parks and recreations eating out but things in this town have changed the town used to be primarily Jewish, Italian and Irish. now Asian and...
40.7920363300926 -73.8089462171253

Laurelton

3.5/5
Laurelton
Ranked 13th best neighborhood in Queens

"Pleasant & underrated suburban community"

- NatM
Part of Jamaica, Laurelton is a peaceful neighborhood with lots of lovely Tudor homes, as well as garden apartment co-ops. Despite the fact that it is part of New York City, it feels like a small town...
40.6756214928608 -73.7441129300171

Forest Hills

3.5/5
Forest Hills
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in Queens
40.7381773023972 -73.8465986391854

Howard Beach

3.5/5
Howard Beach
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in Queens

"Nice town in queens"

- franklinsquare
Very nice waterfront town in queens the thing is everyone from Howard beach and other areas of queens are all moving to western Nassau.
40.6548441615415 -73.8478233364516
College Point
Ranked 16th best neighborhood in Queens
40.7838578235832 -73.8402155428095

Fresh Meadow

3.5/5
Fresh Meadow
Ranked 17th best neighborhood in Queens

"Up & coming neighborhood"

- NatM
Fresh Meadows is another Queens neighborhood that has been undergoing numerous changes since the last housing boom. For the most part, if you're looking to buy a home, you're going to see a lot of ver...
40.73269909574 -73.7815089816393
Jamaica Estates
Ranked 18th best neighborhood in Queens

"Peaceful suburban neighborhood"

- NatM
Jamaica Hills is a peaceful and lovely residential area in Jamaica, Queens. There are homes in many diverse styles with beautiful lawns and flowers on the neighborhood's tree-lined streets. In fact, t...
40.7195266950916 -73.782822423763
Ranked 19th best neighborhood in Queens

"Excellent suburban town with one of the citys best school di..."

- NatM
While Douglaston/ Little Neck is far from being a bustling place to live, this is still one of the most popular towns in Queens. It offers the quality (library and school district) of a Long Island to...
40.759006987892 -73.7307758650538

Glendale

3/5
Glendale
Ranked 22nd best neighborhood in Queens

"Leafy, homey, close to the City - and almost nobody's heard..."

- wartman
I've lived here for several years and I love it. I can walk to and from the subway (either the M or the L, about a 20 minute ride to Manhattan) and yet I have my own driveway, my own little front yar...
40.699160601675 -73.8786410576512

Astoria

3/5
Astoria
Ranked 23rd best neighborhood in Queens

"Fabulous choice for professionals who commute to Manhattan"

- NatM
The quality of life in Astoria / Long Island City really varies by the specific part of the town. The areas that are closer to the water are stunning, well maintained, and safe. However, those areas a...
40.7613735927692 -73.9198760034382
Queens Village
Ranked 24th best neighborhood in Queens

"A quiet upclass neighborhood!"

- johndoe57
One of my best friends live in Queens Village in New York and I hate leaving there when I go back to my home. The area has a great assortment of food places ranging from fast food to high class restau...
40.7161923039518 -73.742310225119

Woodside

3/5
Woodside
Ranked 26th best neighborhood in Queens

"Fantastic Ethnic Food Options"

- uptowngirl
The neighborhood of Woodside which is located near Sunnyside in Western Queens is another multicultural neighborhood which is home to diverse immigrant population. It is believed that 49 nationalitie...
40.7467195001791 -73.9036324954303
Cambria Heights
Ranked 27th best neighborhood in Queens

"Peaceful suburban neighborhood"

- NatM
The hometown of stars like Lena Horne and Jackie Robinson, Cambria Heights is a clean and quiet suburb on the border of Queens and Brooklyn. While the town used to have a heavy Russian and Italian pop...
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