Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.
These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that New York has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.0x the national median and household incomes are 5.0x the national median.
But where exactly in New York do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Fresh Kills where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in New York out of 121:
- Fresh Kills
- Carnegie Hill
- Battery Park
- North Sutton Area
- Garment District
- Financial District
- Upper East Side
- Greenwich Village
- Murray Hill
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,418,346. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.
Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in New York.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In New York
Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.
And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.
And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.
How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:
Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?
We ranked every neighborhood in New York by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Fresh Kills, was named the richest neighborhood in New York.
The poorest neighborhood? That would be Hunts Point.
Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in New York ranked.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In New York
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|5||North Sutton Area||$126,705|
|8||Upper East Side||$118,700|
|12||Upper West Side||$103,132|
|85||Astoria-Long Island City||$51,477|