New York, “The Big Apple”, is the largest city in the United States, the most densely populated city in North America and one of the world's most popular and major global cities. New York is a major world capital and a world leader in finance, the arts, and communications. Cultural events in New York are ideal opportunities to experience the region’s richness and diversity.
The city is the home of the United Nations and is headquarters for some of the world's largest corporations. The culture of New York City is reflected by its size and variety. It comprises five boroughs; Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. New York City has a population of over 8 million people contained within 309 square miles, and is the heart of the New York Metropolitan Area, which is one of the largest urban conglomerations in the world with a population of over 22 million. New York is home to multi-ethnic communities from around the world.
New York’s average apartment rental rate in the city is around $2,600.00. The average 1 bedroom apartment rents for about $1,250.00 and the average 2 bedroom rents for approximately $2,100.00. The Average listing price for homes for sale is approximately $425,000. Popular neighborhoods in the New York area are Prospect Heights, Long Island City, and Williamsburg.