We’re Number 2! “Most Livable Areas in NYC”

According to a study by, as reported by am New York, Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill is the second most “livable area” in the city, based on “neighborhood safety, quietness, transportation, greenness and overall quality of life during the first quarter of 2020.” The rankings were based on a score of 100. Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill with a score of 83.7 was bested by Battery Park-Lower Manhattan which scored 88. Upper East Side-Carnegie Hill and the West Village, tied for the third and fourth most livable, and Manhattan’s Lincoln Square came in fifth. Click the am New York link above for a nifty map with all of the neighborhoods and their scores (for what it’s worth). Here’s the breakdown for Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill:

Median 1BR Rent: $3,485
Base Score: 49.3
Cleanliness Score: 94.7
Quiet Score: 89.9
Renter Friendliness: 88.6
Safety Score: 86.1
Total Score: 83.7

SOURCE: Brooklyn Heights Blog – Read entire story here.