In 2019, New York City’s L subway line will be closed for 18 months for repairs, effectively cutting off easy access to Williamsburg from Manhattan. If the thought of a ferry commute is too much for you, or if the closure means finding a new neighborhood to go, where in Brooklyn should you consider? Check out our ranking chart below to see how the different areas compare
How it’s made:
Neighborhoods were selected based on proximity to Manhattan and available data.
Average monthly rent: Taken from Trulia Real Estate Market Trends.
Time to midtown: Time in minutes to 42nd street by subway as noted by New York Magazine.
Number of restaurants: Restaurants that serve this area, according to Yelp. Note, due to neighborhood proximity some restaurants may be counted more than once
Subway stops: Some subway stops may be included multiple times due to location.
Crime rate/1,000 residents: Taken from NYPD Crime Map.
Median age: Taken from City-Data.com.
Estimated UberX fare to JFK: According to Uber fare calculator.
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