Best neighborhoods in Queens
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Queens
"Leafy, homey, close to the City - and almost nobody's heard..."- wartman
I've lived here for several years and I love it. I can walk to and from the subway (either the M or the L, about a 20 minute ride to Manhattan) and yet I have my own driveway, my own little front yar...
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Queens
"A roti and a prayer"- uptowngirl
The only time that I head to the Richmond Hill neighborhood in Queens is when I need to visit the Gurdwara or the Sikh temple( which is usually once a year during the birthday celebrations of Guru Nan...
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Queens
"Great Housing, tree lined streets and family neighborhood"- EB
Briarwood has single family, multi family and large cooperatives and rental properties. There is easy access to public transportation - the E and F train, buses including express buses to the city as...
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Queens
"Beautiful area in Forest Hills"- NatM
Forest Park is an area of Forest Hills, which is one of the most interesting areas in Queens. It houses the incredibly large and well equipped Forest Park, as well as the Forest Hills Gardens resident...
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Queens
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Queens
"Great Park To Visit"- hhusted
I love the park. The streets around the park are not that great looking. Trash in places. But the park itself is beautiful and somewhat quiet. It depends where you are within the park will depend how...
Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Queens
"Underrated & super clean town next to Brooklyn"- NatM
Located close to Brooklyn, Ridgewood is a small and lovely neighborhood that boasts a very convenient location and easy transportation. It is less than twenty minutes from Manhattan by subway and is e...
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Queens
"Safe, secure and quiet at last."- MikeV2
After searching and searching for a quiet and safe location to live, my fiancee and I finally found our home. Super quiet neighborhood with nothing but friendly people. This feels like a perfect subur...
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Queens
"Quiet neighborhood between Whitestone & Bayside"- NatM
Clearview is located between Whitestone and Bayside. This area includes the Clearview Golf Course, a public course that is reasonably priced and very popular with residents. The area is adjacent to th...
Ranked 10th best neighborhood in Queens
"Beautiful upscale neighborhood"- NatM
While I'm not much of a fan of any of the towns on the Rockaway Peninsula, I have to admit that Neponsit Belle Harbor is lovely. This is a tiny eight by four block area filled with beachfront mansions...
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Queens
"Nice Town in Queens Rapidly Changing"- franklinsquare
Whitestone is very desierable to many young families, good parks and recreations eating out but things in this town have changed the town used to be primarily Jewish, Italian and Irish. now Asian and...
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Queens
"Pleasant & underrated suburban community"- NatM
Part of Jamaica, Laurelton is a peaceful neighborhood with lots of lovely Tudor homes, as well as garden apartment co-ops. Despite the fact that it is part of New York City, it feels like a small town...
Ranked 13th best neighborhood in Queens
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in Queens
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in Queens
"Up & coming neighborhood"- NatM
Fresh Meadows is another Queens neighborhood that has been undergoing numerous changes since the last housing boom. For the most part, if you're looking to buy a home, you're going to see a lot of ver...
Ranked 16th best neighborhood in Queens
Ranked 17th best neighborhood in Queens
"Peaceful suburban neighborhood"- NatM
Jamaica Hills is a peaceful and lovely residential area in Jamaica, Queens. There are homes in many diverse styles with beautiful lawns and flowers on the neighborhood's tree-lined streets. In fact, t...
Ranked 18th best neighborhood in Queens
"Excellent suburban town with one of the citys best school di..."- NatM
While Douglaston/ Little Neck is far from being a bustling place to live, this is still one of the most popular towns in Queens. It offers the quality (library and school district) of a Long Island to...
Ranked 19th best neighborhood in Queens
"Nice town in queens"- franklinsquare
Very nice waterfront town in queens the thing is everyone from Howard beach and other areas of queens are all moving to western Nassau.
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Queens
"Convenient, cheap, and culturally diverse"- NatM
The small Ditmars-Steinway area of Astoria is incredibly diverse; while the population is predominately Caucasian, there are also significant numbers of Hispanic, Asian, and African American residents...