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Living in Jackson Heights New York

Jackson Heights is the 75th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 108,979 residents.

Jackson Heights has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Woodside, Corona, Astoria, Rikers Island and Maspeth.

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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 75th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 93.

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

Jackson Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Jackson Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

73 University Heights 93 97 59 35,552
74 Corona 93 78 64 109,607
75 Jackson Heights 93 85 66 108,979
76 Westchester Village 93 80 55 15,332
77 Norwood 93 94 66 39,735

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 500 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Jackson Heights.

People in Jackson Heights can walk to an average of 23 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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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 13 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights has about 7 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

Bike Score of Jackson Heights, New York, NY

Jackson Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Travers Park in Jackson Heights, New York

Travers Park

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Patel Brothers

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Trade Fair

Photo of Sabor Mexicano Taco Stand in Jackson Heights, New York

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

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Fair Theatre

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Shah Stationary

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Astoria Blvd Between 80th And 81st

Photo of Astoria Blvd Between 80th And 81st in Jackson Heights, New York

Astoria Blvd Between 80th And 81st

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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Legends Bar

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82 ST - ASTORIA BL

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23 AV - 82 ST

Photo of 23 AV - 82 ST in Jackson Heights, New York

23 AV - 82 ST

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
on Patel Brothers

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