The neighborhood of Middle Village is located within the city of New York, New York.
Middle Village has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. Middle Village is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around one of the railway lines. This area also features a good amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are prominent. It is easy to get to parks from a large number of locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. Finally, this part of New York has many places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Although the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time.
In Middle Village, around 30% of the dwellings are duplexes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the units in the neighborhood whereas renters occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960.
Property owners in Middle Village will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Furthermore, with over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops, Middle Village is a fairly good area in which to eat out, for example on Dry Harbor Road. Property owners have access to a large number of clothing stores within walking distance. With regards to education, in Middle Village, residents will generally be able to get to primary as well as high schools on foot. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This neighborhood enables home buyers to get around by a diversity of methods of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, Middle Village is home to a very good public transit system. This part of New York is also especially convenient for traveling on foot; carrying out daily needs is very easy on foot, and numerous businesses of different types can be found as well. Middle Village is not especially amenable to biking since there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.