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Living in Lower East Side New York

Lower East Side is the 46th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 38,641 residents.

Lower East Side has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: East Village, Bowery, Two Bridges, Chinatown, NoLita, Vinegar Hill and DUMBO.

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96 Walk Score of Lower East Side, New York, NY

Lower East Side is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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88 Orchard

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Allen Street

Daily errands do not require a car in Lower East Side New York.

Lower East Side is the 46th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

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

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Lower East Side Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lower East Side to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

44 Williamsburg 96 97 88 138,526
45 East Harlem 96 100 80 118,829
46 Lower East Side 96 98 96 38,641
47 Washington Heights 96 100 72 158,951
48 Greenpoint 96 78 91 34,569

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 600 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lower East Side.

People in Lower East Side can walk to an average of 52 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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98 Transit Score of Lower East Side, New York, NY

Lower East Side is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Lower East Side New York apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Lower East Side has world-class public transportation and about 7 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Photo of 88 Orchard in Lower East Side, New York

88 Orchard

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Allen Street

96 Bike Score of Lower East Side, New York, NY

Lower East Side is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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