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Living in Flushing New York

Flushing is the 104th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 172,447 residents.

Flushing has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Pomonok, Auburndale, Kew Gardens Hills, Whitestone, Clearview, Hillcrest and College Point.

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89 Walk Score of Flushing, New York, NY

Flushing is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Main street

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Intermediate School 237

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Flushing New York.

Flushing is the 104th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 89.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Bowery and Flatiron District.

Flushing Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Flushing to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

102 Dyker Heights 89 76 59 37,264
103 Jamaica Hills 89 100 55 12,700
104 Flushing 89 83 65 172,447
105 Bath Beach 89 71 70 33,061
106 Windsor Terrace 89 83 81 14,446

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 565 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Flushing.

People in Flushing can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Ganesh Temple Canteen

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Red Chopstick

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thumbnail for Main streetThis iconic place is the heart of Flushing and the pulse of North Queens transit. If anyone says "I'm going to Main Street", this is where they will be. Home to over 20 bus routes, 7 train and the Port Washington branch of the LIRR you can get anywhere from Main Street in Flushing.

Jody Pardo
on Main street

83 Transit Score of Flushing, New York, NY

Flushing has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Flushing New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Flushing has excellent public transportation and about 28 bus, 1 rail and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Flushing on public transit.

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Intermediate School 237

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Flushing Hospital Medical Center

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Fitzgerald-Ginsberg Mansion

65 Bike Score of Flushing, New York, NY

Flushing is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Flushing Hospital Medical Center

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Fitzgerald-Ginsberg Mansion

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Francis Lewis High School

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Mount St. Mary Cemetery

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Pure Presbyterian Church

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Public School 32

thumbnail for Intermediate School 237Rachel Carson I.S. 237 Magnet School for the Arts strives to achieve academic excellence by integrating music, visual arts, and theater across the curriculum. We excite and engage students by incorporating the arts to deepen students' understanding of core content while promoting an atmosphere of creativity, inquiry, and intellectual rigor.

Kashyap Joshi
on Intermediate School 237

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SUBWAY® Restaurants

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Corona Park Aquatic Center

Photo of Public School 32 in Flushing, New York

Public School 32

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Church on the Hill

thumbnail for Flushing Hospital Medical CenterFlushing Hospital Medical Center, with roots in our community since 1884 continues to grow to meet your needs. 325 bed hospital offers a full array of primary and specialty health care services to the Queens community including our recently renovated Emergency Department and our state of the art Labor, Delivery & Recovery Suites that last year welcomed 2778 of the newest members of our Flushing community.

Kashyap Joshi
on Flushing Hospital Medical Center

thumbnail for Fitzgerald-Ginsberg MansionThe Fitzgerald/Ginsberg Mansion is a rare 1920s, picturesque Tudor Revival style mansion in Flushing, Constructed in 1924, it features rusticated, irregularly shaped fieldstone walls, a multi-colored slate roof, casement and leaded glass windows, and picturesque massing. Large, suburban picturesque revival-style houses from the 1920s were at one time prevalent throughout NewYork City’s affluent residential outer neighborhoods.The Fitzgerald house is one of the last great mansions in Flushing

Kashyap Joshi
on Fitzgerald-Ginsberg Mansion

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