East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in New York City, in the northwest of the borough of Queens. It is located just east of Jackson Heights and just north of Corona. It comprises mostly middle-income families, but also has some low-income and impoverished areas. It is also compromised of Trainsmeadow, which is the western section of East Elmhurst. The neighborhood of East Elmhurst is located in Community Board 3 and is patrolled by the New York Police Department's 115th Precinct.
Along with the rest of New York City, the neighborhood's crime rate has been declining dramatically in the past years (only 3 murders recorded in 2005), with little to no sign of reversal.
The exact borders are somewhat arguable. The neighborhood is often thought to include the entire area north of Northern Boulevard to LaGuardia Airport, between the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Shea Stadium.
How safe is New York City? Contrary to popular belief, the City consistantly ranks in the top ten safest large cities in the United States. The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world and has it's own Movie/TV Unit.
New York Climate
New York has a humid continental climate resulting from prevailing wind patterns that bring cool air from the interior of the North American continent. New York winters are typically cold with moderate snowfall. New York Weather Forecast
New York's two key demographic features are its density and diversity. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel. It is also home to nearly a quarter of the nation's South Asians, and the largest African American community of any city in the country. Ethnic composition