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About Broad Channel Neighborhood

Broad Channel is probably one of the most unique areas of Queens, and possibly in all of New York. That is because this neighborhood consists of a group of islands in Jamaica Bay. Visitors and residents of Rockaway Park often drive through the main island of Broad Channel on Cross Bay Boulevard to get to the outer peninsula of Queens. The main narrow island, which is the only habitable island, is exclusively made up of single-family houses. Rentals exist but are rare. Home ownership is far more common and fairly affordable. The main artery is Cross Bay Boulevard, which is where you'll find most retail. Surprisingly, the A train does stop on Broad Channel, albeit it is a far commute to Manhattan. You won't find much recreation outside of a few restaurants, parks and yacht/boating clubs on the island. However, boating is a popular pastime on the island, and you'll find many residents keeping boats on their properties.

Average Rental Prices in Broad Channel

These are the average rental prices in Broad Channel by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

    N/A
  • 1 Bedroom

    $1,610
  • 2 Bedroom

    $2,350
  • 3 Bedroom

    $2,400

Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Broad Channel

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

Credit Score
680

Transportation

These trains run through Broad Channel. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • A
  • S

Crime Rate in Broad Channel

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 18.5962 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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Schools

P.S. 047 Chris Galas

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