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Living in Harlem New York

Harlem is the 41st most walkable neighborhood in New York with 111,057 residents.

Harlem has world-class public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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Walk Score of Harlem, New York, NY

Harlem is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Jackie Robinson Park

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Starbucks

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

Harlem is the 41st 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.

Harlem Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Harlem to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

39 Jackson Heights 96 83 66 66,545
40 Manhattanville 96 99 62 18,188
41 Harlem 96 100 66 111,057
42 Hamilton Heights 96 99 64 48,016
43 East Harlem 96 99 76 117,490

See Walk Score rankings for all of New York.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 566 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Harlem.

People in Harlem can walk to an average of 20 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Jackie Robinson ParkThis park is great, large, clean and community loves it. There is also a pool here that is very popular by many.

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on Jackie Robinson Park

Transit Score of Harlem, New York, NY

Harlem is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Harlem has world-class public transportation and about 18 bus and 6 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Harlem has about 22 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Harlem, New York, NY

Harlem is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Fred Samuel Playground

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HSBC Bank

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Big L mural

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Harlem Hospital Center

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NY Public Library

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Grace Cleaners

thumbnail for HSBC BankHSBC banks used to be a rarity if not completely non-existent in #MorningsideHeights. Today however, HSBC banks can be found all over this NYC district.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on HSBC Bank

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St Aloysius Church

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Salem United Methodist Church

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Harlem Lanes

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Apollo Theater

Harlem is Talking About...

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House of Hoops

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CENTRAL PK N - CENTRAL PK W

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FRED DOUGLASS BL - CATHEDRAL PY

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Jimmy Jazz

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