Long Island City Tourism, New York

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Long Island City (L.I.C.) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens. L.I.C. is noted for its rapid and ongoing residential growth and gentrification, its waterfront parks, and its thriving arts community. L.I.C. has among the highest concentration of art galleries, art institutions, and studio space of any neighborhood in New York City. It is bordered by Astoria to the north; the East River to the west; Hazen Street, 49th Street, and New Calvary Cemetery in Sunnyside to the east; and Newtown Creek—which separates Queens from Greenpoint, Brooklyn—to the south. It originally was the seat of government of Newtown Township, and remains the largest neighborhood in Queens. The area is part of Queens Community Board 1, located north of the Queensboro Bridge and Queens Plaza; it is also of Queens Community Board 2 to the south. Long Island City is the eastern terminus of the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge, which is the only non-toll automotive route connecting Queens and Manhattan. Northwest of the bridge terminus are the Queensbridge Houses, a development of the New York City Housing Authority and the largest public housing complex in North America.


This warm abode of Long Island City is a delightful place to visit in United States. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Atlantic City, United States. Attractions in Atlantic City include Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Bader Field. Tour packages of Long Island City are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Long Island City*

  • Pollution Statistics in Long Island City

    Know the pollution level of Long Island City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.71 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 49.46 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.49 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 54.89 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.76 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.84 (Low)
  • Long Island City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Long Island City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Long Island City.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.6 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.02 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.9 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.48 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35.75 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.89 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.22 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.46 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.56 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.44 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Long Island City - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Long Island City is 138.35 (High)

    • Safety Index 55.72 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 81.13 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.98 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.53 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 100 (High)
    • Health Care Index 64.93 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.27 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Long Island City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Long Island City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.17 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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