Brooklyn Loves New York The Most: Survey Breaks Down NYC Boroughs

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

LINCOLN CENTER — The vast majority of New Yorkers are happy with life in the Big Apple, according to a new survey released Thursday.

Despite sky-high unemployment and a rising poverty rate, 84 percent of residents polled said they are relatively satisfied with life in the city, according to the Municipal Art Society’s third-annual Livability Survey.

Brooklynites topped the list when it came to satisfaction, with a whopping 90 percent agreeing that New York is a great place to live — up more than 10 points from last year. Satisfaction was down among Manhattan residents (88 percent) and Queens residents (85 percent), who nonetheless polled far higher than The Bronx, which placed dead-last, with just 75 percent of residents happy — a drop from recent years. Continue reading “Brooklyn Loves New York The Most: Survey Breaks Down NYC Boroughs”