New York NY

Some folks will tell you the best place to live in New York is in Jericho, with these attractive assets.

Population: 13,889

Median home value: $797,400 - 87 percent owners

Median rent: $2,008 13 percent renters

Median household income: $173,709

Jericho is in Nassau County, which means that it is less than 30 miles from the services and convenience of Manhattan, but with a suburban vibe that is great for families. The school system is also very good: Jericho Senior High School regularly ranks among the best public high schools.

We beg to differ and counter this offer with City Island - A Slice of New York City Paradise.

This small island is a neighborhood in the northeastern part of The Bronx in New York City. It is approximately 1.5 miles long by 0.5 miles wide. City Island is located at the extreme western end of Long Island Sound, south of Pelham Bay and east of Eastchester Bay. The is one Grammar School, one Post Office, one Bank, and dozens of Restaurants.

Population: 4,387 

Max length: 1.491 mi

Area: 253 acres

BoroughThe Bronx

Density: 11,441.6 square miles or 4417.63 kilometers 2

Assuming that on this OSCARS night you want to be close to NYC and haven't watched THE HAPPENING during a global pandemic.

The Big Apple is International crowded metropolis with:

Hours lost in congestion: 133

Cost of congestion per driver: $1,859

Inner city travel time: 7 min.

Inner city last mile speed: 9 mph