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Flushing is a densly urban neighborhood in the borough of Queens, New York. It is a mix of residential areas and commerical areas. Sub-neighborhoods in Flushing include, but are not limited to Linden Hill, Murray Hill, Queensboro Hill and Waldheim. It is college student friendly, walkable and has above average safety. Approximately 75% of residents in Flushing were born outside the United States. Common ancestries among residents include Asian, Iranian, South American, Puerto Rican, Russain and others. Chinese is the primary language in the community, followed by Korean, English, Spanish and others. The size of the average household is 2.7 members and most housing is renter occupied. Downtown Flushing, which is centered on the north end of Main Street , is the fourth largest central business district in New York City and is a concentrated area of commercial and retail businesses.

Flushing is a densely urban neighborhood in the borough of Queens, New York. It is a mix of residential areas and commericial areas. Sub-neighborhoods in Flushing include, but are not limited to Linden Hill, Murray Hill, Queensboro Hill and Waldheim. It is college student friendly, walkable and has above average safety. Approximately 75% of residents in Flushing were born outside the United States. Common ancestries among residents include Asian, Iranian, South American, Puerto Rican, Russain and others. Chinese is the primary language in the community, followed by Korean, English, Spanish and others. The size of the average household is 2.7 members and most housing is renter occupied. Downtown Flushing, which is centered on the north end of Main Street, is the fourth largest central business district in New York City and is a concentrated area of commercial and retail businesses.

The first settlement was founded in the area by the Dutch in 1645.  It was named Vlissing which later became Flushing. The neighborhood claims to be the birthplace of religious freedom in the New World. In truth it was the site of the first organized protest and petition for religious freedom. This circumstance centered around Quakers, but fought for religious freedom for all fringe religious groups. The two oldest landmarks in the neighborhood are John Brown House and the Old Quaker meeting house which both date from the Dutch colonial period. The English took control in 1664. Queens County was established in 1863, and Flushing became one of the original five towns in the county. Flushing became a part of the borough of Queens in 1898. The British occupied the area during the Revolutionary War. After the war, the area flourish both in terms of population and economy and soon it grew into the neighborhood we know today.

The neighborhood spans .886 square miles and in 2010, the median income was $39,804. By 2015, the median rent was $1,152 and the median household income was $48,304. In the same year, The average estimated value of detached homes was $836,194, the average estimated value of attached homes was $641,809. The current population is estimated at 34,532 and the current estimated population density is 38,977 people per square mile. The current median real estate price is $403,102 and the current average rental price is $1,604. It is a lower-middle income community with a mixed workforce and job market.

About 60% of  all households do not own a car and for many daily commutes are required. Luckily, public transportation is available in the forms of commuter trains and buses. It is also a highly walkable neighborhood. There are six wonderful parks in the neighborhood including, but not limited to Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing Fields and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park has been the site of two worlds fairs and still bears the impact of those fairs in the form of structures and supports where things were constructed then. The neighborhood features small to medium homes and apartments primarily built between 1940 and 1969. There are a limited number of homes for sale. Other real estate options like apartments and condominiums are more common. To find the home of your dreams in Flushing, Queens, call local real estate agent Ed McNulty today at 516-887-3603.

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    718-461-4055
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    718-762-4141
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    718-445-8833
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    718-762-5995
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    718-359-0321
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    718-359-2288
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    718-445-5730
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    718-793-2130
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    718-359-3390
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    718-463-3747
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    718-263-4004
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