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Living in DUMBO New York

DUMBO is the 28th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 3,006 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Vinegar Hill, Two Bridges, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Chinatown, Lower East Side and Civic Center.

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Walk Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Dumbo

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Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

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

DUMBO is the 28th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 98.

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

DUMBO New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 50 Bridge Street #204 in the DUMBO area
$3,700
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Hicks St & Middagh St in the DUMBO area
$3,125
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Poplar Street & Poplar St in the DUMBO area
$5,499
3 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Adams Street & Plymouth Street in the DUMBO area
$3,400
Rental info for 11 Old Fulton Street #4 in the DUMBO area
$4,062
2 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for 11 Washington Street in the DUMBO area
$4,700
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Adams St & York St in the DUMBO area
$5,300
2 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Main St in the DUMBO area
$5,560
1 bed
Walk Score 97

DUMBO Neighborhood Ranking

Compare DUMBO to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

26 Hell's Kitchen 98 100 80 51,840
27 Brooklyn Heights 98 100 82 20,560
28 DUMBO 98 100 82 3,006
29 Upper West Side 98 99 80 208,776
30 East Village 98 96 90 60,375

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 74 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in DUMBO.

People in DUMBO can walk to an average of 30 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for DumboThe word "DUMBO" actually comes from an acronym that stands for "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass." #Dumbo offers glorious views of Manhattan, particularly the Manhattan bridge.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Dumbo

Transit Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

DUMBO has world-class public transportation and about 2 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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DUMBO has about 3 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Citi Bike.

Photo of The Dumbo Loft in DUMBO, New York

The Dumbo Loft

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Street Art in Dumbo

Photo of Views of the Brooklyn Bridge in DUMBO, New York

Views of the Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Pearl St Pocket Park

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Art Under the Bridge

thumbnail for Brooklyn Ice Cream FactoryThe Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory located in #Dumbo is a local favorite, but people from all over come to Brooklyn just for their ice cream! With fresh made ice cream and a beautiful view, you can't beat the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

thumbnail for The Dumbo Loft#Dumbo Brooklyn is full of plenty of apartments, studios, lofts and work spaces for rent and sale throughout the district. This is a popular area for artists and those who work in Manhattan but are looking for a more artsy scene.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on The Dumbo Loft

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Manhattan Bridge

Photo of Jacques Torres Chocolate in DUMBO, New York

Jacques Torres Chocolate

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Front Street Pizza

thumbnail for Street Art in DumboAs numerous as the artists are in #Dumbo, Brooklyn, so are the fantastic murals painted all over this art district. This mural on Adams Street is just one example of a plethora of street art people can find throughout the area.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Street Art in Dumbo

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