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Living in Central Harlem New York

Central Harlem is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 111,094 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: West Harlem, East Harlem, Concourse Village, South Bronx, Randalls-Wards Island, Highbridge and Concourse.

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Walk Score of Central Harlem, New York, NY

Central Harlem is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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HSBC Bank

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Famous Fish Market

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

Central Harlem is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 97.

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

Central Harlem New York Apartments for Rent

Central Harlem Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Central Harlem to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

37 Park Slope 97 96 85 61,508
38 Carroll Gardens 97 85 90 18,514
39 Central Harlem 97 100 75 111,094
40 Gowanus 97 94 88 5,661
41 Washington Heights 97 97 70 158,951

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 542 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Central Harlem.

People in Central 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 Central Harlem, New York, NY

Central Harlem is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Central Harlem has world-class public transportation and about 15 bus and 6 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Central Harlem has about 21 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Central Harlem, New York, NY

Central Harlem is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Big L mural in Central Harlem, New York

Big L mural

Photo of Harlem Hospital Center in Central Harlem, New York

Harlem Hospital Center

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NY Public Library

Photo of Grace Cleaners in Central Harlem, New York

Grace Cleaners

Photo of St Aloysius Church in Central Harlem, New York

St Aloysius Church

Photo of Salem United Methodist Church in Central Harlem, New York

Salem United Methodist Church

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

Photo of Harlem Lanes in Central Harlem, New York

Harlem Lanes

Photo of House of Hoops in Central Harlem, New York

House of Hoops

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FRED DOUGLASS BL - CATHEDRAL PY

Photo of Jimmy Jazz in Central Harlem, New York

Jimmy Jazz

Photo of New York Sports Clubs in Central Harlem, New York

New York Sports Clubs

Photo of Mannas Soul Food Restaurant in Central Harlem, New York

Mannas Soul Food Restaurant

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