These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In New York, NY For 2018


We used science and data to determine which New York neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In New York

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 4.55x 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 129 for 2018:

  1. Fresh Kills (Homes)
  2. Battery Park (Homes)
  3. Tribeca (Homes)
  4. Carnegie Hill (Homes)
  5. North Sutton Area (Homes)
  6. Financial District (Homes)
  7. Upper East Side (Homes)
  8. Cobble Hill (Homes)
  9. Greenwich Village (Homes)
  10. West Village (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,487,573. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in New York.

For more New York reading, check out the best neighborhoods in New York and the worst neighborhoods in New York.

Or, for living around New York, out the best New York suburbs and the worst New York suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In New York For 2018

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 criterion:

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 Flatbush.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in New York ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In New York For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Fresh Kills $250,001
2 Battery Park $173,103
3 Tribeca $163,970
4 Carnegie Hill $155,354
5 North Sutton Area $134,122
6 Financial District $130,627
7 Upper East Side $125,447
8 Cobble Hill $120,893
9 Greenwich Village $120,528
10 West Village $113,528
11 Soho $112,629
12 Murray Hill $112,548
13 Garment District $110,407
14 Carroll Gardens $105,201
15 Upper West Side $105,039
16 Gramercy $104,838
17 Midtown $104,344
18 Park Slope $103,580
19 Chelsea $103,024
20 Downtown $102,620
21 Woodrow $98,038
22 Prince’s Bay $96,522
23 Annandale $95,407
24 Bloomfield-Chelsea-Travis $94,864
25 Charlestown-Richmond Valley $92,604
26 Ardon Heights $91,996
27 Whitestone $90,500
28 Tottensville $90,404
29 Huguenot $90,322
30 Boerum Hill $89,748
31 Spuyten Duyvil $89,734
32 Great Kills $89,485
33 City Island $88,697
34 Westerleigh-Castleton $86,389
35 Laurelton $85,080
36 Little Italy $84,553
37 Central Park $84,523
38 Clinton $84,158
39 Ettingville $83,863
40 Midland Beach $80,522
41 Douglastown-Little Neck $80,426
42 Richmondtown $80,041
43 Todt Hill $79,862
44 Rosebank $79,375
45 Oakwood $78,816
46 Rossville $77,953
47 Clearview $76,482
48 Auburndale $73,227
49 Queens Village $73,143
50 Middle Village $73,051
51 South Beach $72,574
52 Riverdale $72,009
53 Mariners Harbor $70,019
54 Saintalbans $68,716
55 East Village $68,640
56 Forest Hills $68,637
57 Springfield Gardens $67,985
58 Throggs Neck $67,826
59 Utopia $67,683
60 Fort Green $66,861
61 Canarsie $66,365
62 Greenwood $66,196
63 Nkew Gardens $64,850
64 Baychester $63,126
65 Sunny Side $63,009
66 New Brighton $62,725
67 The Rockaways $62,317
68 Eastchester $61,726
69 Glendale $61,674
70 Country Club $61,407
71 Morningside Heights $61,035
72 Dyker Heights $60,300
73 Bay Ridge $60,250
74 Clifton $59,949
75 Woodhaven-Richmond Hill $59,047
76 Queensboro Hill $58,538
77 Maspeth $57,456
78 Chinatown $56,821
79 Jamaica $54,792
80 Mapleton-Flatlands $54,100
81 Astoria-Long Island City $53,699
82 Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay $52,931
83 Ridgewood $52,560
84 Port Richmond $51,885
85 Kings Bridge $51,828
86 Jackson Heights $51,017
87 Woodside $51,016
88 Bensonhurst $50,737
89 Howland Hook $50,692
90 Morris Park $50,580
91 Woodlawn-Nordwood $50,271
92 Wakefield-Williamsbridge $47,900
93 Williamsburg $46,858
94 Flushing $46,510
95 Parkchester $46,346
96 Union Port $45,018
97 Inwood $44,898
98 Lower East Side $44,310
99 Washington Heights $43,230
100 Williams Bridge $42,742

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