Senior Living in Queens, New York
- Queens scores lower than the New York average of 71.
- Queens scores lower than the national average of 72.
Health & Safety
- There is a high number of Medicare registered physicians within the city limits.
- There are 56 hospitals within close range of the city, including Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Holliswood Hospital, and Queens Children\'s Psych Center.
- There are 322 senior living facilities in close proximity to the city, including Windsor Park Nursing Home, Queen of Peace Residence, and Holliswood Center For Rehabilitation and Healthcare.
- There is a high number of home healthcare providers operating in the city.
- There is a low number of fire stations serving the city.
- The average life expectancy is 80.5, compared to the national average of 78.6.
- There are 3453 pharmacies within close range of the city.
Recreation & Leisure
- The city has a low percentage of seniors in the population (26% of residents).
- There are 184 golf courses in or around the city, including Douglaston Golf Club, Kissena Park Golf Course, and Towers Country Club.
- There are 19 parks near the city center, including Cunningham Park, Alley Pond Park, and Queens Botanical Garden.
- There are 1232 churches in or near the city, including India Pentecostal Church, Embury United Methodist, and Evangelical Lutheran Church.
- There are 8 malls / shopping centers within close range of the city.
- There are 2122 grocery stores within the city.
- There are 72 movie theatres in or near the city.
- There are 714 gyms or health clubs in or near the city.
- The property taxes average 3.92% of total income, which is significantly higher than the national average of 2.79%.
- The property taxes average 0.61% of property value, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1.09%.
- The city sales taxes averages 6.50%, which is lower than the national average of 6.97%.
- New York has an average state income tax of 4.81%, compared to the national average of 3.38%.
- The city's mean household income is $84,878, which is significantly higher than the national average of $64,580.
- The city's median household income is $73,052, which is significantly higher than the national median of $51,560.
- The city's per capita income is $26,204, which is higher than the national average of $25,611.
- Assisted living costs average $39,300 per year, which are average compared to national figures.
- Nursing home costs average $153,300 per year, which are very high compared to national costs.
- Adult daycare costs average $27,300 per year, which are very high compared to national numbers.
- Home healthcare costs average $46,332 annually, which are average compared to national costs.
- The unemployment rate is about 8.87%, which is average compared to national averages.
- The overall cost of living is very high compared to national averages.
- 1% of the senior population are financially responsible for at least one grandchild.
General Quality of Life
- Queens receives high levels of rainfall each year.
- Queens has average mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and pleasant summers.
- This city has below average air quality.
- This city has average water quality.
- Queens has a very dense population density of 19,078.1 people per square mile.
- Residents of Queens have a very long daily commute time.
- The city has a very high public transportation ridership.
- Queens has a low public school quality ranking.
- The city has an average public school safety rating.
- This city has a low graduation rate of 84.24%.