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Living in East Harlem New York

East Harlem is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with 117,490 residents.

East Harlem has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Harlem, Randals/Wards Island, Carnegie Hill, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Port Morris and Mott Haven.

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Walk Score of East Harlem, New York, NY

East Harlem is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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James Weldon Johnson School-Based Health Center

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Jefferson Park

Daily errands do not require a car in East Harlem New York.

East Harlem is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

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

East Harlem Neighborhood Ranking

Compare East Harlem to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

41 Harlem 96 100 66 111,057
42 Hamilton Heights 96 99 64 48,016
43 East Harlem 96 99 76 117,490
44 Fort Greene 96 100 88 32,356
45 Clinton Hill 95 96 86 23,759

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 654 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in East Harlem.

People in East Harlem can walk to an average of 21 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Our Lady Queen Of Angels School#eastharlem Our Lady Queen of Angels is an elementary school in East Harlem- with a great reputation- offering summer camp and after school programs.

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on Our Lady Queen Of Angels School

Transit Score of East Harlem, New York, NY

East Harlem is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

East Harlem has world-class public transportation and about 27 bus, 5 rail and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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East Harlem has about 12 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of East Harlem, New York, NY

East Harlem is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Thomas Jefferson Houses in East Harlem, New York

Thomas Jefferson Houses

Photo of New York City Housing Authority's Governor Dewitt Clinton in East Harlem, New York

New York City Housing Authority's Governor Dewitt Clinton

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Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

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Fifth Latin American Pentecostal Church of God

thumbnail for Holy Tabernacle Church#eastharlem a beautiful church across from Thomas Jefferson Park and Recreational Center- has services daily.

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on Holy Tabernacle Church

thumbnail for The Duck#eastharlem hole in the wall bar and music venue in East Harlem- cash only, and an eclectic crowd of tourists, and locals.

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on The Duck

East Harlem is Talking About...

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thumbnail for James Weldon Johnson School-Based Health Center#eastHarlem the James Weldon Johnson community and residential living center provide health care and supervision for special needs adults, and the elderly. There is also a healthcare center, and early childhood center on the property.

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