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Living in Chelsea New York

Chelsea is the 19th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 52,598 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Flatiron District, West Village, Garment District, Union Square, NoMad, Koreatown and Greenwich Village.

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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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The High Line

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Joyce Theater

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

Chelsea is the 19th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 99.

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

Chelsea New York Apartments for Rent

Chelsea Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Chelsea to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

17 Civic Center 99 100 85 5,279
18 Midtown East 99 93 77 49,976
19 Chelsea 99 91 87 52,598
20 Garment District 99 90 82 5,963
21 Murray Hill 99 96 78 22,249

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,239 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chelsea.

People in Chelsea can walk to an average of 58 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Trailer Park Lounge

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Frying Pan

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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 18 bus, 17 rail and 14 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 25 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

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Gym Sportsbar

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Morimoto

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Chelsea Market

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The High Line

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Trailer Park Lounge

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Big Booty Bread Co

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.

Photo of The High Line in Chelsea, New York

The High Line

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Big Booty Bread Co

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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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Billy's Bakery

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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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Gym Sportsbar

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

Leannet Rodriguez
on Big Booty Bread Co

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Moonstruck Diner

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Hotel Chelsea

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Archstone Chelsea

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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