Howard Beach

Welcome To

Howard Beach

Area Highlights

A quick view of the most influential metrics in Howard Beach.

$0
0
0/0
0

Amenities

A list of amenities for Howard Beach.

Floorplans

A collection of floorplans for Howard Beach.

Learn more about Howard Beach

Howard Beach Real Estate, Homes for Sale

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Beach,_Queens

Howard Beach is a densely urban coastal neighborhood in the southwestern portion of the borough of Queens, New York. Sub-neighborhoods within Howard Beach include Lindenwood, Hamilton Beach, Rockwood Park and others.  The neighborhood features beautiful views, entertaining and education waterfront activities and more. It is a somewhat historic neighborhood, quite walkable with a charming seaside atmosphere. It is a diverse neighborhood ethnically and racially and is home to a large population of Italian Americans. Common ancestries among residents include Italian, Irish, German, Puerto Rican and others. English is the primary language in the community followed by Italian, Spanish, Russian, Greek and others.

The community of Howard Beach  was established in 1897 by a goat farmer and glove manufacturer, William J. Howard. The neighborhood bears his name to this day. The settlement became known as Ramblerville. The Long Island Rail Road established a station in the area in 1905 and a post office soon followed. A casino, beach and fishing pier were added in 1915. The name was changed from Ramblerville to Howard Beach in 1916.  After WWII, the suburban building boom hit and many Cape-Cod and High-Ranch style homes were  built in Howard Beach. The community continued to grow and thrive. In 2012, the neighborhood was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Recovery efforts began in 2013 and continue today.

The neighborhood of Douglaston spans 1.044 square miles. It is an upper-middle income neighborhood with a mixed workforce of white and blue collar workers. An average daily commute for residents of Douglaston is about 30-45 minutes. Public transportation is available in the form of commuter trains, subways and buses. In 2010, the population was 26,148 and the median income was $91,175. By 2015, the median household income was $93,315, the median rent was $1,242 and average estimated value of detached homes was $712,164. The current population is 7,433 and the current population density is 7,117 people per square mile.

The community has quiet streets, beautiful housing and breathtaking waterfront views. Homes for sale in Douglaston are rare, but come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of potential buyers. Rental properties such as apartments, three-deckers and duplexes are more common. On occasion one can also find townhomes and condominiums available. Whether you need a studio apartment for one, a four bedroom home for a growing family, or a townhome to retire in, the home you can find the home you seek in Douglaston. To begin your home search today, call local real estate agent and expert Ed McNulty at 516-887-3603.

Properties in Howard Beach

View our selection of available properties in the Howard Beach area.

    Inside Howard Beach

    Check out the latest demographic information available for Howard Beach.

    Overall Cost
    VS National AVG
    Housing Cost
    VS National AVG
    Entertainment Cost
    VS National AVG
    Utilities Cost
    VS NAtional AVG
    Crime Rate
    VS National AVG
    QUICK FACTS


    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    Howard Beach Schools

    Learn more about schools near Howard Beach complete with ratings and contact information.

    0
    0
    0
    0
    schools
    phone
    type
    grades
    rating
    718-848-2700
    Public
    PK-8
    718-843-4880
    Public
    KG-8
    718-848-9247
    Public
    KG-8
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8

    The Best in Howard Beach

    Browse through the top rated businesses in the most popular categories Howard Beach has to offer.

    Dine
    Drink
    Shop
    Perk
    Sweat
    Groom
    Wag