NEW YORK CITY – QUEENS MOVING GUIDE
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Career & Industry in Queens:
The job market and economy have seen great growth in Queens. There are almost 50,000 businesses and between 2015 and 2016, Queens employment grew 2%. Administration, sales, and management are the most common occupations of residents in Queens. With close proximity to Manhattan, White Plains, and Westchester and the many job opportunities that are presented there, only 25% of Queens residents actually work in the borough itself. Leading industries in the Queens area are retail, hospitality, and healthcare. Several big name and reputable companies in Queens include New York Edge, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, DECIEM, New York Cancer and Blood Specialists-Bayside Medical Oncology, and Zwanger Pesiri Radiology.
Things to Do in Queens:
Queens offers great evening dining, exciting outdoor activities, and “night on the town” options. Dining options might take you to Tacoway Beach for Mexican food or to The Bonnie for a cozy upscale pub fare. Outdoor activities could include Rockaway Beach. Located on Queens’ southern peninsula, this amazing place is the only place in New York that allows surfing legally. Visit Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Citi Field,Long Island Rail Road, Gantry Plaza State Park, Norwood Museum, the U.S. Open, or the Museum of the Moving Image. Tour the area by coach, by double decker bus, or by boat.
Transportation in Queens:
Public Transportation in Queens is accessible and convenient. Find your way to a bus stop or a metro station to board one of these popular transports: The 7 Subway Train, Q70 to LaGuardia, The L Train, Q53 Bus, Roosevelt Ave – Jackson Heights subway, Jamaica LIRR Station, MTA 179th St Subway Station, The 2 Train, LIRR Auburndale Station, or the MTA-Q25 Bus.
Crime in Queens:
Neighborhoodscout.com documents that Queens is safer than 40% of U.S. Cities. Its total crimes reach 35,521 with 26,290 of them being property crimes and 9,231 of them being violent crimes.
Schools in Queens:
Top Public Schools serving the Queens area are Stuyvesant High School, Townsend Harris High School, Bronx High School of Science, Engineering at the City College of New York, and Baccalaureate School for Global Education.
Students attending private schools in Queens can anticipate paying a median annual tuition of $27,000. Most students attending both public and private schools are interested in attending Cornell University, Columbia University, and New York University.