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Living in Chelsea New York

Chelsea is the 18th 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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Trailer Park Lounge

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Big Booty Bread Co

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

Chelsea is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 99.

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

Chelsea New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Mantena in the Chelsea area
from $2,705
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 777 6th Avenue in the Chelsea area
from $3,185
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Ten23 in the Chelsea area
from $3,690
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Beatrice in the Chelsea area
from $3,485
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 800 Sixth in the Chelsea area
from $3,200
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Hudson Crossing in the Chelsea area
from $2,475
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Capitol at Chelsea in the Chelsea area
from $2,806
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Stonehenge Gardens in the Chelsea area
from $4,195
1 bed
Walk Score 100

Chelsea Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Chelsea to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

16 Theater District 99 100 80 13,170
17 Midtown East 99 100 77 49,976
18 Chelsea 99 100 87 52,598
19 Murray Hill 99 100 78 22,249
20 Garment District 99 100 82 5,963

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,717 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chelsea.

People in Chelsea can walk to an average of 76 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Frying Pan

Photo of Billy's Bakery in Chelsea, New York

Billy's Bakery

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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?

Matt L
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, 14 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.

Neighborhood Guides

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Gym Sportsbar

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Chelsea Market

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Coppelia

Photo of Billy's Bakery in Chelsea, New York

Billy's Bakery

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Moonstruck Diner

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Hotel Chelsea

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.

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Pier 64

Photo of The High Line in Chelsea, New York

The High Line

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Auto Designs N.Y.C

Photo of Chelsea Pier Streetart in Chelsea, New York

Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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Chelsea Pier Streetart

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

Photo of Gym Sportsbar in Chelsea, New York

Gym Sportsbar

Photo of Moonstruck Diner in Chelsea, New York

Moonstruck Diner

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Hotel Chelsea

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Archstone Chelsea

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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Irish Times

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SVA Theatre

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La Maison Du Macaron

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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