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Living in Jackson Heights New York

Jackson Heights is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 66,545 residents.

Jackson Heights has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Woodside, Astoria Heights, Corona, Maspeth and Middle Village.

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Walk Score of Jackson Heights, New York, NY

Jackson Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Espresso 77

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Indian Accessories Stand

Daily errands do not require a car in Jackson Heights New York.

Jackson Heights is the 39th 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.

Jackson Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Jackson Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

37 Battery Park 96 100 78 12,243
38 Inwood 96 86 63 37,105
39 Jackson Heights 96 83 66 66,545
40 Manhattanville 96 99 62 18,188
41 Harlem 96 100 66 111,057

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 534 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Jackson Heights.

People in Jackson Heights can walk to an average of 28 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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La Abundancia Bakery & Restaurant

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Legends Bar

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thumbnail for Espresso 77This small art cafe is a gem in the neighborhood. Also has a great food menu selection. #jacksonheights

Leannet Rodriguez
on Espresso 77

Transit Score of Jackson Heights, New York, NY

Jackson Heights has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Jackson Heights New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Jackson Heights has excellent public transportation and about 8 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Jackson Heights has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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Espresso 77

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Indian Accessories Stand

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Travers Park

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Bike Score of Jackson Heights, New York, NY

Jackson Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Travers Park

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Patel Brothers

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Trade Fair

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Sabor Mexicano Taco Stand

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Jackson Heights Food Court

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Mini Garden 37th Ave Btwn 78-79th Street

thumbnail for Indian Accessories StandIndian jewelry and scarf stands are ubiquitous in Jackson Heights. There are a lot on 37th Ave. between 73-74th street. #jacksonheights

Leannet Rodriguez
on Indian Accessories Stand

thumbnail for Travers ParkTravers park is a big park with a playground and basketball court. The street is closed off to cars creating a very safe and fun environment for children to play! #jacksonheights

Leannet Rodriguez
on Travers Park

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thumbnail for Patel BrothersPatel Brothers is a cultural treasure trove of Indian food. Features a very comprehensive frozen foods selection and excellent produce at good prices. #jacksonheights

Leannet Rodriguez
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