Long Island City

Welcome to Long Island City

A Neighborhood of Trendy Vibes


Welcome to Long Island City, a vibrant and hip neighborhood of Queens nestled just across the East River from Manhattan. Boasting a dynamic urban landscape, Long Island City offers a unique blend of modern living and artistic flair. With its proximity to Manhattan, stunning waterfront views, and lively atmosphere, Long Island City beckons those seeking an exciting and well-connected lifestyle.
 

What to Love

  • A convenient lifestyle with easy access to Manhattan's cultural, employment, and entertainment opportunities
  • A thriving arts scene with numerous galleries, studios, and creative spaces
  • The allure of waterfront living along the East River, offering scenic views at every turn
  • An urban lifestyle with sleek architecture offering a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial spaces

Local Lifestyle

Long Island City embodies a dynamic lifestyle where creativity thrives and there's always something new to see and explore. Residents here embrace the eclectic energy of the neighborhood, whether exploring the art galleries, attending community events, or savoring the culinary delights of its eateries. From morning strolls along the waterfront to evening gatherings at local hotspots, Long Island City offers a lifestyle that is as thriving and energetic as it is connected.
 

Dining and Shopping

Long Island City boasts a plethora of dining and shopping options that cater to every taste and preference. Indulge in exceptional steakhouse fare at the historic M. Wells Steakhouse, or savor farm-to-table delights at LIC Market. For a taste of Latin fusion cuisine, Blend LIC offers vibrant dishes in a lively and warm atmosphere. And don't miss the acclaimed ramen creations at Mu Ramen, a must-visit spot for noodle enthusiasts.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

Long Island City is brimming with entertainment options. Enjoy street fairs, live performances, and festively fun activities at LIC Springs!, a community event celebrating the arrival of spring. During the even warmer months, catch outdoor concerts along the waterfront as part of the Waterfront Concert Series, offering residents a scenic backdrop to enjoy live music and performances.

Don’t miss the unique exhibits and open studios at LIC Arts Open, celebrating the creative talents of Long Island City residents. Head to the Queens Beer Festival in October to sample fresh new craft beers and enjoy the live performances.

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Overview for Long Island City, NY

50,984 people live in Long Island City, where the median age is 33.7 and the average individual income is $55,803.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,984

Total Population

33.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,803.63

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Long Island City, NY

Long Island City has 22,457 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Long Island City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 50,984 people call Long Island City home. The population density is 21,917.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,984

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.7

Median Age

50.55 / 49.45%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
22,457

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$55,803.63

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Long Island City, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Long Island City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Academy For Careers In Television And Film
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Hunters Point Community Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Information Technology High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
International High School At Laguardia Community College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Academy Of Finance And Enterprise
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
High School Of Applied Communications
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Academy Of American Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Bard High School Early College Queens
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Growing Up Green Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Robert F Wagner Junior Secondary School For Arts And Technology
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Aviation Career And Technical Education High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Queens Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Middle College High School At Laguardia Community College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Around Long Island City, NY

There's plenty to do around Long Island City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
84
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Arrow & Archer Bespoke, Fine And Dandy, and Left Field.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.16 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.96 miles 52 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.32 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.91 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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