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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-15-11 06:00 AM
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12. basement at the Metropolitain Musem?
You got off cheap.. Those rents are usually for the reptile cages at the zoo...
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  -Your guess for the average rent for a 2 bedroom apt. in Manhattan? pnwmom  Oct-15-11 02:32 AM   #0 
  - Obviously, doormen are the problem.  chollybocker   Oct-15-11 02:39 AM   #1 
  - And I heard on the news a couple of days ago that ...  Tx4obama   Oct-15-11 02:44 AM   #2 
  - I think that 50% might include many of our cities  madokie   Oct-15-11 06:54 AM   #14 
  - And on the East Side around Fifth and Park Avenues  SOS   Oct-15-11 02:37 PM   #40 
  - And yet the median household income in Manhattan = $47K.  EdMaven   Oct-15-11 02:55 AM   #3 
  - Many people in NY share apartments, especially younger people  pnwmom   Oct-15-11 10:01 AM   #29 
     - I'm sure they are. But that's the median *household* income. All households,  EdMaven   Oct-15-11 03:23 PM   #43 
        - Of course half of the households are renting something cheaper,  pnwmom   Oct-15-11 04:25 PM   #45 
           - not to beat a dead horse or anything, but my original point was that your figures are an *average*  EdMaven   Oct-15-11 06:26 PM   #49 
  - My brother just moved to Central Park and he and his girlfriend pay $1800 a month.  Initech   Oct-15-11 03:19 AM   #4 
  - thanks for adding recent info. i thought for normal places that would be the case.  Divine Discontent   Oct-15-11 03:24 AM   #5 
  - More than I can afford!  Initech   Oct-15-11 03:30 AM   #6 
  - The $1800, if that's the total price, is an outlier. Prices are going UP  pnwmom   Oct-15-11 09:59 AM   #28 
  - $1800 a piece? (and also for what size?) there is NO WAY they pay a total of $1800/month total  stockholmer   Oct-15-11 03:50 AM   #9 
  - My friends in NY say  Ichingcarpenter   Oct-15-11 06:58 AM   #15 
  - actually in Berlin (especially the east part), you can get a cracking flat for fairly low rent  stockholmer   Oct-15-11 07:56 AM   #20 
  - It's $1800/month total for a 1-bedroom studio.  Initech   Oct-15-11 02:35 PM   #39 
  - basement at the Metropolitain Musem?  annabanana   Oct-15-11 06:00 AM   #12 
  - my friends pay $3500 for a 1 bedroom --  DesertFlower   Oct-15-11 03:41 AM   #7 
  - so about 2000 for each person , how much would 1 bedroom or small studio apts ?  JI7   Oct-15-11 03:45 AM   #8 
  - Studio is $1400 to $2000; 1-bedroom $2000 to $2800  KurtNYC   Oct-15-11 08:00 AM   #21 
  - Supply and demand  dipsydoodle   Oct-15-11 04:40 AM   #10 
  - Remove building restriction and rent controls, and you'd increase supply  FarCenter   Oct-15-11 07:49 AM   #19 
  - WOW !!!  Unrepentant Fenian   Oct-15-11 05:06 AM   #11 
  - Manhattan is constantly buzzing. I love all parts of that part of NYC. nt  bluestate10   Oct-15-11 07:07 AM   #18 
  - The sad part is that you could rent the same apartment in Harlem  ET Awful   Oct-15-11 06:50 AM   #13 
  - Does Bill Clinton still have an office in Harlem? nt  bluestate10   Oct-15-11 07:05 AM   #16 
  - Even apartments in Harlem rent for luxury prices compared to comparable  pnwmom   Oct-15-11 01:46 PM   #34 
  - Location location location  walerosco   Oct-15-11 07:05 AM   #17 
  - That is a big reason why people commute long distances to work all over the country.  FreeStateDemocrat   Oct-15-11 08:07 AM   #22 
  - You can keep Manhattan.  Abin Sur   Oct-15-11 08:17 AM   #23 
  - Just give me that countryside.  slackmaster   Oct-15-11 08:36 AM   #26 
  - Heh...didn't realize I was channeling Eddie Albert  Abin Sur   Oct-15-11 08:49 AM   #27 
  - Absolutely.  blueamy66   Oct-15-11 02:28 PM   #38 
  - i lived in queens, ny for 48 years. then  DesertFlower   Oct-15-11 03:14 PM   #42 
  - I could never live in a hive like that. Everyone on top of each other, snarling traffic...  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-15-11 07:36 PM   #55 
  - My son has a two bedroom apt. in the west village  Seedersandleechers   Oct-15-11 08:26 AM   #24 
  - Too damn high  slackmaster   Oct-15-11 08:35 AM   #25 
  - Heh heh...  pinboy3niner   Oct-15-11 01:43 PM   #31 
  - When I was a kid in the 1950s, we paid $86 a month for 2 bedrooms  starroute   Oct-15-11 01:38 PM   #30 
  - In the early 70s  anamandujano   Oct-15-11 05:21 PM   #46 
  - THE RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH!  FarLeftFist   Oct-15-11 01:45 PM   #32 
  - Just one more reason not to live there.  ThomWV   Oct-15-11 01:45 PM   #33 
  - Wall Street...  clinton4life2011   Oct-15-11 02:02 PM   #35 
  - Is this mean or median?  surrealAmerican   Oct-15-11 02:18 PM   #36 
  - Holy crap!!  blueamy66   Oct-15-11 02:26 PM   #37 
  - Rent is free....  rugger1869   Oct-15-11 02:38 PM   #41 
  - Nobody *needs* to live in Manhattan. Doing so is a luxury for those who can afford it..  Nye Bevan   Oct-15-11 04:10 PM   #44 
  - You can still get a pretty decent apt. in KC for $600  leftyladyfrommo   Oct-15-11 05:33 PM   #47 
  - I absolutely love Manhattan and think it is one of the most fantastic places on the face of the eart...  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-15-11 05:46 PM   #48 
  - I'd rather know the median than the average  Orangepeel   Oct-15-11 06:31 PM   #50 
  - That would be the mortgage payment on a 15 bedroom estate here.  Shagbark Hickory   Oct-15-11 06:33 PM   #51 
  - My sister pays 5,500/mo for a 2bd/2ba in Tribeca  taught_me_patience   Oct-15-11 06:37 PM   #52 
  - I never wanted to live in NYC. It's a great place to visit,  RebelOne   Oct-15-11 06:43 PM   #53 
  - You shouldn't use average, you should use median.  alarimer   Oct-15-11 07:14 PM   #54 
  - How do they expect average people to afford that? Most people make less than that in wages every  totodeinhere   Oct-15-11 07:54 PM   #56 
  - They don't expect average people to afford that.  Nye Bevan   Oct-15-11 08:40 PM   #57 
     - So then Manhattan is a ghetto for the rich. There is something wrong with a society like ours that  totodeinhere   Oct-15-11 09:21 PM   #58 
  - Estimated median household income for Manhattan in 2009: - $68,706 (it was $47,030 in 2000)  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-15-11 09:51 PM   #59 

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