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Upper East Side Is Priciest Zip Code in America

The Upper East Side is the the most expensive zip code in America

When it comes to talking about the best neighborhoods to live in New York City, Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood has consistently made an appearance in such discussions. If there was, however, any doubt on the exclusivity, grandeur and richness of the homes in the Upper East Side, then this particular news should serve to dispel any fears to the contrary. In Forbes’ annual list of America’s most expensive zip codes, this classic New York City enclave, with its 10065 zip code boasting a median home price of $6.5 million, has trumped other localities in the country to be called the most expensive neighborhood in America.

Apartments For One: What NYC Neighborhoods Are Best For Singles?

At a certain level, the question of which Manhattan neighborhood is best for singles is kind of a silly one. Silly because, New York being New York, just about every Manhattan neighborhood is a pretty good Manhattan neighborhood in which to be single. But, of course, there are degrees of goodness -- which means that singles hunting for their own NYC studios or one-bedroom apartments might do well to check out a new study from the New York Daily News that uses a simple formula to ascertain which Manhattan neighborhoods are best for solo NYC apartment-hunters. Besides, you know, all of them. "Factors that played an important role in ranking these neighborhoods are the numbers of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, health clubs, culture, the population of young people in the area, median age and crime figures," Jason Sheftell explains in the Daily News. "Education, family-oriented factors and price were not heavy factors, although affordability was considered."