3.2 out of 10

Middle Village

Ranked 54th best neighborhood in Queens
40.7190607736102 -73.8769690959144
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Eating Out
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Gym & Fitness
  •  
Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Nov 15, 2016

"Great Place to live"

Middle Village is a great neighborhood, 30 minutes from midtown manhattan. The area is clean, well groomed, friendly, has great shopping options and schools. Juniper Park, a 55 acres of greenery, tennis courts, roller skating courts, dog park, etc is the jewel of the neighborhood.
Pros
  • Green
  • well groomed
  • Family friendly
  • Very friendly, close-knit community
  • Consistent / doesn't change much
Cons
  • lack of hip places
  • Lack of diverse public transportation links
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
1/5 rating details
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
2yrs+

"Eliot Avenue,Middle Village,NY"

The area has serious issues with cleanliness. It's dirty here This is NO nice area. It's dirty, it's and unhealthy. The street ground particularly between the Lutheran Cemetery and Fresh Pond Rd are dirty, smelly, and pest infested. Rats and roaches live here along with you.
Cons
  • Q38 This bus line sucks. It barely runs and when it does, its not on time
  • make sure you don't have a car.
  • Lack of diverse public transportation links
  • Lots of cemeteries
3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Typical middle class town"

Located halfway between Jamaica and Brooklyn, Middle Village is a small and quiet residential area of about 2 square miles. Most of the housing in Maspeth is in the form of small single family homes, and the residents work to limit the number of multi-family private homes in town. Having long been known as a predominantly Italian town, Middle Village has also seen and influx of Polish, Irish, and German residents. This is a really consistent town: most people stay here their whole lives, so there are families with several generations of people living here and the census reports show that the population barely changes. This is a town where the people not only know each other by name; they also know their parents' and grandparents' names. The town's strong sense of unity extends to banding together to oppose excessive development or construction; they want the town to stay the same. Most of the action in Maspeth takes place on Metropolitan Avenue. There are a lot of small family businesses but there has been an increase in the number of upscale spas, trendy restaurants, and chic bars. The school district is pretty good. There is a very good public library and a lot of parks.
Pros
  • Family friendly
  • Consistent / doesn't change much
  • Very friendly, close-knit community
Cons
  • Boring
  • Lack of diverse public transportation links
  • Lots of cemeteries
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
3/5
2yrs+

"Not a lot going on for young people, though there are a lot of small apartment spaces"

This is a middle class neighborhood in, obviously, the middle of the borough of Queens. This is a great place for families, as there is an abundance of single-family homes in the neighborhood, and it is a quiet and safe place to raise children. The neighborhood is also home to many small apartment spaces, and some attached homes (which, if you don’t know, are just units that are attached to another one on at least one side, like a townhouse). There is only one train that comes to the area – the M – but there are several buses to make life a bit easier (that is, for residents without cars).
3/5
2yrs+

"Middle Class, Middle Village"

Middle Village is a neighborhood in west central Queens and is known as being a quiet yet bustling community. Middle Village is surrounded by neighbors such as Ridgewood to the west, Glendale to the south, Rego Park to the east, and Elmshurst to the north.

Public transportation options in the neighborhood are limited, so most of the residents drive everywhere they go. The main drag in Middle Village is Metropolitan Avenue. The street is abuzz with small mom-and-pop shops and equally small chain stores.

Most of the neighborhood’s residents are members of the NYPD and can be found living among the many row houses and multi-family homes along quiet streets. Waves of new development to the area have left no distinct look, it is general to say the least. Apartment buildings and the occasional condo are found along Metropolitan and 69th Street.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

Best Streets in Middle Village

1

78th St

3/5
"On 78th Street"
40.7162294853917 -73.8753296107852
2

69th Ln

3/5
"Quiet Old Fashioned Neighborhood"
40.7196630208335 -73.8881416336431
3

76th St

2.5/5
"On 76th Street"
40.7186057715265 -73.8796062940724
"Outlining the park"
40.7189802369313 -73.8810934344506
5

60th Rd

2/5
"Quiet And close to it All... A hidden spot for silence and massive retail"
40.7241480959397 -73.8829648520712
6

81st St

2/5
"On 81st Street"
40.7203431388095 -73.8743201691499
7

80th St

2/5
"Terrorized by one-way signs...."
40.7164334583452 -73.8721592551559
8

77th Pl

1.5/5
"Juniper Boulevard North"
40.7215134918572 -73.8797405554787

Unranked Streets in Middle Village

83rd Pl

2/5
"On 83rd Place"
40.7285030016782 -73.8777574953792

84th Pl

4/5
"lived here. its just ok w/o factoring commerical distance"
40.7293290010112 -73.8763249973635

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