43% of the city is subject to flooding in a category 1 hurricane, 52% in a category 4.
Cumulatively, traffic lights in New York City are red for 127 hours every day.
If all the fire hose used by the FDNY was put end to end it would stretch 5000 miles.
On an average day, approximately 15,000 dumplings are served in New York City.
Graffiti is on 19.2% of all buildings in New York City.
On average medallion taxi cabs in New York stop 2.3 times per shift for gas.
There are 1074 Chinese restaurants in New York City.
The FDNY on an average day has more fire trucks being repaired than 99% of fire departments in the United States have in active service.
18 streets in New York City intersect with themselves. 6 are in Manhattan, 6 are in Queens, 4 are in Brooklyn, and 4 are in Staten Island. There are none in the Bronx.
According to city statistics, there are 1547 pizzerias in New York City. 362 are in Manhattan, 378 are in Brooklyn, 318 are in Queens, 253 are in The Bronx, and 236 are in Staten Island. The highest density of pizzerias is in Midtown Manhattan with an average of 1.7 per block, the lowest density is Tottenville, Staten Island with and average of 0.023 per block.