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Living in Long Island City New York

Long Island City is the 67th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 71,414 residents.

Long Island City has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Blissville, Roosevelt Island, Greenpoint, Woodside, Astoria, Upper East Side and Williamsburg.

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Walk Score of Long Island City, New York, NY

Long Island City is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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LIC Market

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Court Square Diner

Daily errands do not require a car in Long Island City New York.

Long Island City is the 67th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 95.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Long Island City Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Long Island City to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

65 Ridgewood 95 85 57 64,765
66 Bushwick 95 90 69 113,629
67 Long Island City 95 86 69 71,414
68 Kensington 95 83 77 49,617
69 Woodside 94 95 64 55,051

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 546 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Long Island City.

People in Long Island City can walk to an average of 19 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Corner Bistro

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Arriba Arriba Sunnyside

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thumbnail for Hunter's Point Historic DistrictTwo blocks of historic row houses have been designated a historic district by the New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation. They include familiar brownstones, but also these very unique wooden townhomes as well.

Joseph Jabaley
on Hunter's Point Historic District

Transit Score of Long Island City, New York, NY

Long Island City has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Long Island City New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Long Island City has excellent public transportation and about 14 bus, 3 rail and 9 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Long Island City

Long Island City has about 10 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Bike Score of Long Island City, New York, NY

Long Island City is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Ps1 Contemporary Art Center in Long Island City, New York

Ps1 Contemporary Art Center

Photo of John F Murray Playground in Long Island City, New York

John F Murray Playground

Photo of John F Murray Playground in Long Island City, New York

John F Murray Playground

Photo of Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York

Gantry Plaza State Park

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Queens Blvd

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Socrates Sculpture Park

thumbnail for Pepsi SignPaying homage to the industrial past of the neighborhood, the historic Pepsi sign looks out over the East River towards Manhattan. A wave of revitalization had turned the area into a beautiful waterfront park and new high rises are home to an influx of newcomers.

Joseph Jabaley
on Pepsi Sign

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Natural Frontier Market

Photo of The Dog and Duck in Long Island City, New York

The Dog and Duck

Photo of Court Square Station in Long Island City, New York

Court Square Station

Photo of Dog Park 48th & Vernon in Long Island City, New York

Dog Park 48th & Vernon

thumbnail for Gantry Plaza State ParkThe beautiful revitalized waterfront looks out toward the 59th Street Bridge and Roosevelt Island to the north. New York loves its waterfronts!

Joseph Jabaley
on Gantry Plaza State Park

Photo of Sunnyside Florist in Long Island City, New York

Sunnyside Florist

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Shopping Center, Sunnyside, NY

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Sunnyside

thumbnail for LIC MarketA relative newcomer to the neighborhood, this is one of the best restaurants. Much of their food is locally sourced. Slightly on the pricier side it's a great place for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner!

Joseph Jabaley
on LIC Market

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