Anonymous asked in TravelUnited StatesNew York City · 9 years ago

Whats the diff between the boroughs in nyc?

Queens,bronx,brooklyn,etc... Is manhatten a borrough? any&everything would be cool

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  • 9 years ago
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    - Lower Manhattan: Home to the financial district/WTC. Many skyscrapers and many new highrise condo's. Not as much nightlife as Midtown. Feels more modern than Midtown.

    {Battery Park, Chinatown, Little Italy}

    - Midtown Manhattan: Many skyscrapers. Home to the vast majority of the skyscrapers. Very expensive. Most of NYC's entertainment, shopping, tourist attractions, clubs and stuff

    {Chelsea, Flatiron, Upper East&West Side}

    - Upper Manhattan: Mainly home to working class minorities with an increase of hipsters seeking cheaper real estate. Crime is moderate to high.

    {Harlem, Washington Hts, Inwood}


    - Northwest: A lot of activities, mostly low-rises and mid-rises and some small houses. Very very very diverse area; with a lot of Hispanics towards Corona-Flushing Meadows Park. Some white enclaves. Cool area. Crime can be low to high depending on where you're at.

    {Astoria, Corona, Elmhurst, Long Island City}

    - Southwest: Mostly working class South Asians and Blacks and middle class white howard beach. Dense suburban type area. Not much too do in terms of activities, long subway ride into Manhattan.

    {Richmond Hill, Ozone Park}

    - Northeast: Dense suburban area. Mostly middle class East Asians+Whites. Good schools. Crappy subway service.

    {Bayside, Fresh Meadows, Flushing, Murray Hill}

    - Southeast: Dense suburban area: Mostly middle class Blacks (though South Jamaica and Jamaica are lower income, the rest/majority is middle class). Not much shopping/activities. No subway service. Very quiet area and parts are very nice. Low to moderate crime.

    {Cambria Heights, Laurelton, St. Albans, Rosedale, Hollis, Addisleigh Park}

    - The Rockaways: The eastern rockaways are mostly low income people in projects while the western parts are very jewish/white and wealthy. The project parts have very high crime.

    {Far Rockaway, Rockaway Beach, Neponsit}


    - North Brooklyn: Mostly low-income and working class people. Very high crime rate and a lot of affordable housing. Mostly row houses and projects. Has some decent areas like Canarsie, Prospect Leffert Gardens and a few others. Parts closer to Manhattan have more hipsters seeking cheap real estate (Park Slope for example).

    {Brownsville, East New York, Flatbush, Crown Heights}

    - South Brooklyn: Mostly row houses. A lot of Italians, Jews and now Asians. A lot of activities. Low crime.

    {Bensonhurst, Midwood, Borough Park, Gravesend}


    - South Bronx is a notorious ghetto area. Mostly low income people and immigrants. A lot of low-rise apartment bldgs and projects. This area is mostly Hispanic with a lot of Blacks too. Home to Hunts Point which is famous for prostitution. Very high crime area. Home to Hip Hop

    {East Tremont, Morissania, Tremont, Mott Haven}

    - Northwest Bronx is the rich white part of the Bronx. Mostly mansions and stuff and very hilly. Very low crime.

    {Riverdale, Fieldston}

    - Northeast Bronx are mostly lower middle class blacks in dense suburban type houses. Not as much crime as the South Bronx. Moderate crime.

    {Williamsbridge, Edanwall}

    - Southeast Bronx is mainly middle class white people in dense suburban type neighborhoods. Low crime.

    {Throgs Neck, Morris Park}

    ***STATEN ISLAND: ***

    - Most of it is very suburban with a lot space. Known for it's italian population. The far nothern parts are pretty rough while the rest has low crime. The so called "forgotten" part of NYC.

    Source(s): The longest post I have EVER written and I know I still left out a lot.
  • 5 years ago

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