Published May 25, 2017 at 5:12 PM | Updated at 8:24 AM EDT on Aug 30, 2017
Plenty of new college graduates dream of moving to the Big Apple, but can they actually afford it?
Real estate search engine StreetEasy decided to take a look at median entry-level income for jobs in New York to determine the neighborhoods with the most budget-friendly housing options.
Median entry-level income is $47,630 in New York, which gives recent grads about $1,190 to spend on housing if they only spend 30 percent of their income on rent, according to StreetEasy.
That's less than half of the median rent in New York City, which was $2,795 in 2016, according to Trulia.
But all hope is not lost. These are the New York City neighborhoods with the most affordable options for new grads: