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Living in Chelsea New York

Chelsea is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 46,546 residents.

Chelsea has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: West Village, Flatiron District, Clinton, Garment District, Greenwich Village, NoHo and SoHo.

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Walk Score of Chelsea, New York, NY

Chelsea is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Trailer Park Lounge

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Big Booty Bread Co

Daily errands do not require a car in Chelsea New York.

Chelsea is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 98.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Chinatown and NoHo.

Chelsea Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Chelsea to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

15 Sutton Place 99 100 68 20,617
16 Gramercy 99 99 80 56,302
17 Chelsea 98 100 87 46,546
18 Boerum Hill 98 100 89 11,966
19 Upper East Side 98 99 69 191,160

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,467 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chelsea.

People in Chelsea can walk to an average of 67 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Billy's Bakery

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Gym Sportsbar

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thumbnail for The High LineThe High Line may be the newest most famous park in the country. How many other cities could do something like this?

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on The High Line

Transit Score of Chelsea, New York, NY

Chelsea is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Chelsea New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Chelsea has world-class public transportation and about 15 bus, 2 rail and 8 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Chelsea on public transit.

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Chelsea has about 17 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Chelsea New York? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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Trailer Park Lounge

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Big Booty Bread Co

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Billy's Bakery

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Gym Sportsbar

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Morimoto

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Chelsea Market

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Bike Score of Chelsea, New York, NY

Chelsea is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Citi Bike.

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Pier 64

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The High Line

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Auto Designs N.Y.C

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

thumbnail for The High LineBuilt on an abandoned railroad track, The Highline park is a must stop by in Chelsea. Beautiful greenery and art with plenty of sitting areas. #chelsea

Leannet Rodriguez
on The High Line

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Moonstruck Diner

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Hotel Chelsea

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SVA Theatre

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La Maison Du Macaron

thumbnail for Big Booty Bread CoFriendliest bakery in town and the best chocolate chip cookies! #chelsea

Leannet Rodriguez
on Big Booty Bread Co

Chelsea is Talking About...

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The Cell Theatre

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Citi Bike: 8 Avenue and W 31 Street

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Joyce Theater

thumbnail for The High LineRelax, have a drink, and have fun on The High Line, a major new attraction on Manhattan's West Side, in the Meatpacking district. The High Line is an old, elevated train line that has been transformed into a pleasant promenade above the street. Beautiful views of the NYC skyline and of New Jersey. Packed with locals and tourists.

O J
on The High Line

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