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Neighborhood Trends & Insights

Examining New York City's Local Communities

April 2016 Neighborhood Trends & Insights: St. George and Neighboring Areas

  • World’s largest Observation Wheel to open in 2017
  • Business establishments up 10.6% in 10 years
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance the biggest industry for area employment
  • Population increased 22% between 1990 and 2010

July 2014 Neighborhood Trends & Insights: Hunts Point and Longwood

  • Business establishments up 16% in ten years
  • Hunts Point Markets directly employ 6,000 people
  • Growing population now at 53,400
  • Property values up 61% since 2004

April 2014 Neighborhood Trends & Insights: Astoria

  • High labor force participation rate of 73%
  • Accommodation & Food establishments up 50% from 2001 to 2011
  • 40% of residents hold at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Historic home for TV and film productions
  • Property values up 76% since 2004

September 2013 Neighborhood Trends & Insights: Gowanus

  • 14% of Gowanus residents are self-employed
  • Establishments in SW Brooklyn up 44% since 2000 
  • 25% of population aged 25–34
  • Property values up 83% since 2004 
  • New manufacturing, arts, and entertainment scene grows

News & Updates

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    Neighborhood Spotlight: Hunts Point Markets

     |  NYCEDC
    The world's largest produce market by revenue is Hunt's Point in the Bronx, with $2.4 billion a year and daily deliveries from 55 countries and 49 states.
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    Astoria: An International Culinary Destination

     |  NYCEDC
    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.

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