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Old 03-20-2007, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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I have always wanted to live in NYC and it looks like I will have that opportunity when I graduate from college. But I think I might have a cash problem. I read some posts from the past about the same subject (moving to NY from cheaper places) and those individuals will be making much more than I will. When I graduate, my line of work would pay between 50-60k starting out. Is New York even possible with that salary? I would prefer to rent in the city so I don't have to worry about driving and all that junk. I would bring some student debts but not too bad. I know this is not much $$ for New York and I'm prepared for somber news. Let me know what you think. Thanks to all.
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Old 03-20-2007, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Yes, but probably only in the outer boroughs. I highly doubt you could do Manhattan on $60k, even if you were insanely frugal.

If you are willing to live in places like Brooklyn (un-trendy areas though, no Williamsburg/Park Slope), Queens, or the North Bronx then you can easily live on $60k a year.
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Old 03-20-2007, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Yes, but probably only in the outer boroughs. I highly doubt you could do Manhattan on $60k, even if you were insanely frugal.

If you are willing to live in places like Brooklyn (un-trendy areas though, no Williamsburg/Park Slope), Queens, or the North Bronx then you can easily live on $60k a year.


Thanks, Mead. Brooklyn would be cool. What about Cobble Hill? Clinton Hill? Those are nice spots, aren't they?
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