Area information of Queen's

Area 283 square kilometers, population 2.3 million people
A multi-ethnic area symbolizing a "multicultural salad bowl".
Especially Greek, Asian, Latin American, and Indian.
Various cultures mix, and Queens is characterized by having different faces for each subway station.

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Astoria

It is bounded by the East River and is adjacent to three other Queens neighborhoods: Long Island City, Sunnyside (bordering at Northern Boulevard), and Woodside (bordering at 50th Street).

Rent: higher

Area where many Greek immigrants live. Others are from Italy, Czech Republic, Brazil. It is very popular among Japanese people.

Sunnyside

Middle-class town in the western part of Queens
It shares borders with Hunters Point and Long Island City to the west, Astoria to the north, Woodside to the east and Maspeth to the south.

The name "Sunnyside" comes from the Bragraw family, a French Huguenot, who purchased the land in 1713 and named the property "Sunny Side Hill". , Developed into a bedroom community after the Queensboro Bridge was completed in 1909
Most of the area has 6 floor apartments built in the 1920s and 1930s.
Areas where lots of Asian, Latin American, Turkish, Jewish, Italian, Greek and Romanian families live.

Rent: Relatively low (rising rapidly)

Woodside

It is bordered on the south by Maspeth, on the north by Astoria, on the west by Sunnyside, and on the east by Elmhurst and Jackson Heights.

Many Asian and Latin American residents.
There are many diverse restaurants and pubs in the area, including NY's most popular Thai, Philippine and South American restaurants.

Rent: Relatively low ( rising rapidly)

Jackson Hights

It is neighbored by North Corona to the east, Elmhurst to the south, Woodside to the west, northern Astoria (Ditmars-Steinway) to the northwest, and East Elmhurst to the northeast.

Many Indian and Latin American residents
The most ethnically mixed area in NY.

Rent: Relatively Low (rising rapidly)

Elmhurst

It is bounded by Roosevelt Avenue on the north; the Long Island Expressway on the south; Junction Boulevard on the east; and the New York Connecting Railroad on the west.

Areas where many Chinese-Americans live

Rent: Relatively Low (rising rapidly)

Flushing

The Flushing "neighborhood" is bounded by Flushing Meadows–Corona Park to the west, Kissena Boulevard to the east, the Long Island Expressway to the south, and Willets Point Boulevard to the north.

Has established a position as an international financing site to attract immigrants from all over the world (especially from various provinces in China).Currently the area is expanding and it is the largest Chinatown outside Asia.
Main street is Roosevelt Street

Rent: Relatively Low (rising rapidly)

Forest Hills

Forest Hills is bordered by Flushing Meadows–Corona Park and Forest Park.

A quiet residential area with beautiful green streets
There is a Japanese supermarket on the main street.
Because the school district is also good, there are many families.
Convenient because there are many subway choices

Rent: higher

Long Island City

Western edge of Long Island. It is bordered by Astoria to the north; the East River to the west; Hazen Street, 49th Street, and New Calvary Cemetery to the east; and Newtown Creek—which separates Queens from Greenpoint, Brooklyn—to the south.

The gateway to Queens. Subway line 7, around Vernon Boulevard - Jackson Avenue. It was an industrial district where development has progressed over the past 20 years because the area is close to Manhattan. Located in the immediate vicinity of the Queensboro Bridge which connects Queens to Midtown, there are luxury apartments and condominiums with panoramic views of Manhattan along the river. Compared to Manhattan, the rent is cheaper by 10%.
It is around to 10 minutes to Midtown, so it is starting to become popular among office workers, students and families who work in Manhattan.

Rent: higher than other Queen's areas