These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In New York


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 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:

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

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In New York

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Fresh Kills $250,001
2 Carnegie Hill $154,909
3 Battery Park $153,560
4 Tribeca $150,638
5 North Sutton Area $126,705
6 Garment District $123,420
7 Financial District $119,788
8 Upper East Side $118,700
9 Greenwich Village $110,734
10 Murray Hill $109,891
11 Cobble Hill $107,232
12 Upper West Side $103,132
13 West Village $102,953
14 Gramercy $102,707
15 Soho $101,004
16 Park Slope $100,058
17 Chelsea $99,626
18 Prince’S Bay $99,241
19 Midtown $97,008
20 Bloomfield-Chelsea-Travis $96,400
21 Todt Hill $93,775
22 Annandale $91,997
23 Ardon Heights $90,966
24 Carroll Gardens $89,230
25 Tottensville $89,191
26 Central Park $88,928
27 Downtown $88,656
28 Woodrow $87,187
29 Great Kills $86,857
30 Westerleigh-Castleton $86,814
31 Huguenot $85,890
32 Ettingville $85,743
33 Rosebank $85,735
34 Spuyten Duyvil $83,739
35 Charlestown-Richmond Valley $83,701
36 Boerum Hill $83,679
37 Laurelton $82,361
38 Whitestone $82,212
39 Richmondtown $81,655
40 Douglastown-Little Neck $81,066
41 Oakwood $78,702
42 Riverdale $78,569
43 Clearview $77,023
44 Rossville $76,640
45 Clinton $75,286
46 Midland Beach $75,200
47 Auburndale $74,113
48 City Island $74,003
49 Queens Village $73,806
50 Saintalbans $71,070
51 Forest Hills $70,347
52 South Beach $68,666
53 Middle Village $68,597
54 Utopia $68,583
55 Springfield Gardens $68,248
56 Baychester $66,727
57 Throggs Neck $66,133
58 East Village $65,807
59 Canarsie $65,477
60 Mariners Harbor $64,376
61 Fort Green $62,054
62 The Rockaways $60,870
63 Queensboro Hill $60,779
64 New Gardens $60,050
65 Greenwood $59,761
66 New Brighton $59,711
67 Bay Ridge $59,541
68 Sunny Side $59,460
69 Dyker Heights $59,442
70 Corona $59,219
71 Country Club $58,513
72 Morningside Heights $57,610
73 Glendale $57,204
74 Woodhaven-Richmond Hill $56,663
75 Maspeth $56,444
76 Little Italy $55,615
77 Clifton $55,422
78 Eastchester $54,714
79 Jamaica $54,427
80 Woodlawn-Nordwood $53,682
81 Mapleton-Flatlands $53,308
82 Ridgewood $52,217
83 Woodside $52,188
84 Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay $51,854
85 Astoria-Long Island City $51,477
86 Jackson Heights $51,054
87 Port Richmond $50,938
88 Flushing $50,435
89 Morris Park $48,641
90 Kings Bridge $48,373
91 Howland Hook $47,171
92 Bensonhurst $46,884
93 Wakefield-Williamsbridge $46,514
94 Union Port $46,410
95 Parkchester $45,416
96 Inwood $45,324
97 Chinatown $44,838
98 Williamsburg $43,385
99 Yorkville $43,111
100 Borough Park $41,850

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