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6.1 out of 10

Staten Island

Ranked 42nd best city in New York
40.5716943968463 -74.1722663390768
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Country Lovers
  • Beach Lovers
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Reviews

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

"Think of it as New Jersey"

I grew up in New Jersey, but relocated to Staten Island for work. SI has no business being part of NYC - unless you live very close to the ferry, and make a real effort to go into "the city," then you are isolated. I live less than two miles from the ferry and rarely take advantage of the rest of the city.

By itself, Staten Island is odd. It is separated into neighborhoods, so within a five block radius the architecture, demographics and general "feel" can change dramatically.

Good things you will find in Staten Island:
- The mall is pretty decent.
- There are some great restaurants - Denino's, Duffy's, Adobe Blues and Cafe Milano are among my favorites.
- There are some very nice sections.

Unranked Neighborhoods in Staten Island

Arrochar

3/5
"Great Italian food, just like momma used to make"
40.5944880149138 -74.0760290516783

Bloomfield

2.5/5
"A growing community"
40.6144664295692 -74.1845456525046
"Park brings traffic problems to neighborhood"
40.5347942523558 -74.2280049709753

Concord

2.5/5
"Need an alternative high school?"
40.6041128288553 -74.0869936902509

Emerson Hill

3.5/5
"A luxurious and upscale neighborhood"
40.6052645796155 -74.1009741674518

Fort Worth

2.5/5
"The street that circles around the College of Staten Island."
40.601713325204 -74.0623302740734

Graniteville

3.5/5
"Great Neighborhood for young families looking for a starter home."
40.6221058523921 -74.158267738166

Grant City

2.5/5
"Giving an impression of urban, but nothing more than suburban"
40.578413946404 -74.1022742762141

Grasmere

3.5/5
"Mixed area with convenient commute options"
40.6005606978319 -74.0826974683483

Grymes Hill

3.5/5
"Luxury living and upscale homes"
40.6202788601988 -74.0889926503654

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