Auburndale is an upper-middle-class neighborhood in the north-eastern section of the borough of Queens, part of the Metropolitan area of New York City. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11 and is divided through its middle by the Long Island Rail Road separating its northern and southern sections. The Auburndale train station is part of the Port Washington rail. The one-and-a-quarter-square-mile neighborhood is identified with zip code 11358 which is also shared with some parts of Flushing.
As of 2010 census, there were 19,996 people, 7,073 households, and 5,312 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village is $71,837.
Auburndale Mason Supply, founded in 1947, offers masonry and building supplies to area homeowners, contractors, and architects.
The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11 and is divided through its middle by the Long Island Rail Road separating its northern and southern sections.
Auburndale lies between Murray Hill and Bayside, with middle-class tenants from all parts of the globe as its temporary residents. It was developed in 1901 as a model residential township within easy reach of both the downtown area as well as some of the best Long Island beaches. The Long Island Rail Road and the Bus Service have extensive and frequent services linking the area. Though commuting to and from Auburndale is convenient, everything from good schools to extensive shopping is available right in the neighborhood. Many people visit Auburndale from other towns to buy ingredients for Greek food and to take advantage of the vast meat center.
The Rogosin Institute Auburndale Dialysis Center, an independent not-for-profit treatment and research center.
Northern Boulevard in Auburndale.
The Cunningham Park is an attraction in Auburndale that brings in large crowds from other areas every summer. The Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra choose Cunningham and Auburndale for their outreach performances in Queens and many smaller social organizations use the vast grounds for special events and for festivals. The Big Apple Circus also sets up its tents here each year, though the accompanying din and rubbish make them a bit unwelcome by some residents. It has an area of over 350 acres. The Park has tremendous value for residents, for such generous sports and recreation and sheer greenery in rare in an urban setting. It has some of the best settings for tennis in the area, and joggers and those who like to walk, frequent the Park as well. There are more than 20 ball fields and a basketball court. Schools, for this reason, favor Cunningham for their sports events.
Fire Department City of New York (FDNY) Engine 320, Ladder 167, Francis Lewis Boulevard, Auburndale, Flushing.
Holy Cross High School, an all-boys Roman Catholic high school in the Auburndale community of Flushing, New York City.
Auburndale was originally called Hillside and bears its present name in memory of a distinguished man who founded the area named L. H. Green, whose home town in Massachusetts was called Auburndale. The Clearview Golf Course and the Kissens Park add to the recreation options of Auburndale residents. Individual 2-story homes dominate Auburndale real estate. Studio rents are around $1,000 and a 2-bedroom house can be had for about $2500 monthly. The median sales price for homes in Auburndale as of 2014 was approximately $600,000. The neighborhood is favored by people new to the New York area or even to the United States, and who would like an international ambiance in to which they can settle quickly and well.