Ahhhh, New York City! There’s absolutely no place like it on earth. The constant hustle, the worlds of opportunity, the food…living in NYC is truly a dream come true – for some. While NYC may seem like an idyllic, candy-colored dream for outsiders, those familiar with her streets know there are some ugly truths behind the glitz and glam. Luckily, we’ve done our research and have outlined the 15 safest neighborhoods in NYC.
While some NYC neighborhoods (like those listed below) are relatively peaceful, high-crime areas like the Theater District and the area surrounding Madison Square Garden are notorious for assault crimes, robberies, and general violence. In other words: not the best place to raise kids.
On a more positive note, American Security has helped bring vandalism, loitering, and robbery rates down across NYC through the interactive monitoring of our top-notch security systems. For those of you who may be new in the game of property management in NYC, it’s important to know which neighborhoods are particularly dangerous and which are particularly safe. Below we’ve outlined the latter.
15 Safest NYC Neighborhoods
We’ve compiled a list of the top 15 safest neighborhoods in NYC, pulled from sources like Address Report, Business Insider, StreetEasy, and NYC.gov. Without further ado, here are the safest neighborhoods in New York City:
- Battery Park City
- Kips Bay
- Financial District
- Murray Hill
- Prospect Heights
- Brooklyn Heights
- Greenwich Village
- Flatiron District
- Hell’s Kitchen
Remember: crime is, unfortunately, inevitable. Every area and neighborhood of NYC (and beyond) will always have it’s pros and cons. No matter where in this glorious city you live, you can sleep easy knowing that American Security has your back. Learn more about our versatile and affordable security systems here.
What do you love about your NYC neighborhood? #WeLoveNYC