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Bayside
Bayside Houses for Sale

(Including Bayside Gables and Bay Terrace)

Bayside consists of 3 zip codes:  11359, 11360 (includes Bay Terrace and the Bayside Gables) and 11361.  Please use our FREE Neighborhood Profile Tool and FREE School Profile Tool to research any specific zip codes you like.
Bayside, in northeastern Queens, is a suburban neighborhood with city amenities and city taxes (often $6,000 a year less than neighboring Nassau County). Walk down Bell Boulevard, Bayside's crowded main thoroughfare, and it's hard to believe that just one block away are wide, green streets and one-family homes. Bayside is a true Queens find, with its superior public schools, quick commute to Manhattan (30 minutes by LIRR), proximity to the Throgs Neck Bridge and highways, and many shops and restaurants. More and more Chinese, Greek, and Korean families are finding a home here, joining a thriving Italian community.
Bayside's Boundaries & Neighborhoods:
Bayside is bordered to the north and the east by the Long Island Sound and Little Neck Bay (but is separated from the bay by the Cross Island Parkway). Across the Bay, to the east, is upscale Douglas Manor, with its large waterfront homes. The eastern land border is the Cross Island Parkway and Douglaston; the western is Francis Lewis Boulevard/Utopia Parkway and Auburndale; the southern is Union Turnpike and Queens Village. Bayside is a very large neighborhood that includes the communities of Bayside Gables (privately owned gated community), Bayside Hills (development-style housing), Bay Terrace (larger apartment buildings), Bellcourt (mixed architecture in area from Bell to Clearview, 35th to 39th Aves; near LIRR), Lawrence Manor (40th Ave to 221 St, east of Bell), Oakland Gardens (home to Queensborough Community College), Tall Oaks, and Weeks Woodlands (26th to 35th Aves, east of Bell).

Bayside Map (Google Maps)
Bayside Transportation:
Bayside is a 25-minute commute to Penn Station by LIRR (Port Washington line, Bell Blvd at 41st St). There is no subway (but some commuters take the bus to the #7 at Flushing Main Street). Two express buses run to Midtown Manhattan in about 50 minutes: the QM2 (Bell Blvd and 23rd Ave) and the QM2A (Corporal Kennedy Blvd and 23rd Ave). There is also the Q31 (to Jamaica Center), and the Q12/Q13 (to Downtown Flushing, Main Street). For car-loving Baysiders, there's ready access to the Whitestone/VanWyck Expy, Grand Central, LIE, Clearview Expy, and Cross Island Pkwy. It's very convenient to the Throgs Neck Bridge, only a few more minutes to the Whitestone Bridge. JFK and LaGuardia are less than 15 miles away.
Bayside History and Landmarks:
Originally inhabited by the Matinecock Indians, Bayside was settled by the English in the late 17th century, soon after Flushing was established. William Lawrence, the owner of a fleet of clipper ships used for the China trade, established the first settlement, naming it Bayside for its location on Little Neck Bay. Fort Totten, built during the Civil War to protect New York Harbor, is now a public park. The Bayside Historical Society has its exhibits on its grounds.
Bayside Main Streets and Shopping:
Bell Boulevard, Northern Boulevard, and Francis Lewis Boulevard are the big commercial streets. For shopping, Bell Boulevard is your best bet, offering everything from mom-and-pop shops, to the major chains at the Bay Terrace mall. The shopping district along Bell has the feel of a small village since many shops have been run by the same families for decades.
Parks and Recreation:
Bayside has hundreds of acres of parks, with ball fields, golf courses, picnic areas, and hiking paths:

 
  • Little Neck Bay Running Path and Park (footbridge access near 28th Ave brings you to the Bayside marina)
  • Fort Totten (Cross Island Pkwy to Totten Rd to 15th Rd)
  • Alley Pond Park (Little Neck Bay to Springfield Blvd, Union Tpke)
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center (Northern Blvd just east of the Cross Island Pkwy)
  • John Golden and Crocheron Parks (32nd to 35th Aves, Little Neck Bay)
  • Cunningham Park (Horace Harding Expwy to Grand Central Pkwy, around Francis Lewis Blvd)
Neighborhood Basics:
 
  • Crime and Safety - Bayside is a safe suburban neighborhood. It is part of NYC's 111th Police Precinct (also includes Auburndale, Douglaston, Fresh Meadows, Hollis Hills, Little Neck), 45-06 215th St, Bayside, NY 11361, 718-279-5200.
  • Famous Past Residents - Perry Farrell, Rosie O'Donnell, Rudolph Valentino, W.C. Fields, Jose Reyes, Buster Keaton, Paul Newman, Lidia and Joe Bastianich
  • Screen Time - Denis Leary's hit series Rescue Me sometimes shoots on location in Bayside's Bellcourt area. The main characters from the show Entourage are from Bayside (Turtle wears a Bayside High jacket in the pilot episode).
  • Schools - District 26 is one of the best in NYC.
  • Bayside Library , 214-20 Northern Blvd, 718-229-1834; Bay Terrace branch, 18-36 Bell Blvd, 718-423-7004
  • Hospitals - The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 182-19 Horace Harding Expy, 718-670-1777; St. Mary's Hospital for Children, 29-01 216 St, 718-281-8890
  • Movies - Bay Terrace mall
  • Government - Community Board 11; NYC Council District 19; NY Assembly District 26; US Congressional District 5
  • Local History - Bayside Historical Society; three Bayside neighborhoods are being considered for landmark status.
  • Business Organizations - Bayside Business Association

Source:  Roleke, John. "About.com Guide:  Bayside - Queens Neighborhood Profile".

 

Population
Total Population 29,175
Male Population (47.9 %) 13,975
Female Population (52.1 %) 15,200
Percent Change Since 2000 1.1 %
Percent Change Since 2010 1.5 %
Median Age 40.41
Employment
White Collar 6,555
Blue Collar 3,005
Households
Total Households 10,813
Family Households 7,341
Non-family Households 3,473
Households With Children 3,338
Households Without Children 7,476
Average People Per Household 2.66
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No High School 1,620
Some High School 1,622
Some College 3,194
Associate Degree 1,348
Bachelors Degree 5,045
Graduate Degree 3,020
Marital Status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never Married 7,771
Married 10,680
Separated 1,127
Widowed 405
Divorced 1,095
Income/Financial
Average Household Income $91,402
Median Household Income $72,215
Median Income Under 25 $43,214
Median Income 25-44 $67,572
Median Income 45-64 $85,267
Median Income Over 65 $57,500
Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2000 30.0 %
Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2010 5.0 %
Average Household Net Worth $750,318
Median Home Sale Price $517,750
Sales Tax Rate 8.9 %
Sales Tax Type CO
Average Household Total Expenditure $66,004
Weather
Average High in January 39.30 °F
Average Low in January 26.60 °F
Average High in July 85.30 °F
Average Low in July 69.50 °F
Annual Precipitation 71.63 in.
Air Pollution Index 111
Other Amenities
Airport La Guardia
Miles To Airport 5
Junior College CUNY-QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Miles To Junior College 1
University Not Available
Miles To University 0
Sports Team Mets
Miles To Sports Team 4
Lifestyle
The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
Below Average Above Average
Total Household Expenditure
 
 
119
Contributions
 
 
126
Insurance
 
 
125
Clothing
 
 
120
Education
 
 
129
Entertainment
 
 
120
Food
 
 
117
Healthcare
 
 
115
Household Furnishings
 
 
122
Shelter
 
 
120
Household Operations
 
 
125
Other
 
 
117
Personal Care
 
 
119
Reading
 
 
120
Tobacco
 
 
110
Transportation
 
 
118
Utilities
 
 
116
Gifts
 
 
125
Crime
The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
Below Average Above Average
Total Crime Risk
 
 
117
Personal Crime Risk
 
 
167
Murder Risk
 
 
164
Rape Risk
 
 
56
Robbery Risk
 
 
207
Assault Risk
 
 
195
Property Crime Risk
 
 
110
Burglary Risk
 
 
82
Larceny Risk
 
 
104
Automotive Theft Risk
 
 
102
Data on community demographi​cs provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © OnBoard LLC. Informatio​n is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed​. All community demographi​cs data is for the year 2013 unless otherwise specified.​
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