Astoria, Queens was named by National Geographic as "one of the most ethnically diverse communities on Earth". Our neighborhood trends and insights report reflects an equally diverse food scene in Astoria.
Key indicators of innovation that include financing, number of patents, and level of education have grown significantly in the past decade. As a result, NYCEDC's Innovation Index has risen by 25 percent.
There are more than 46,000 international students in NYC, with more than half originating from China, South Korea, and India. StatsBee looks at the top countries of origin among international students in NYC.
Mayor Bloomberg recently called New York City "the most immigrant-friendly city in the world." The November Economic Snapshot shines light on that statement with data on immigrants and international students.