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Living in Lower East Side New York

Lower East Side is the 53rd 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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95 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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The Pickle Guys

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Doughnut Plant

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

Lower East Side is the 53rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 95.

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

Lower East Side New York Apartments for Rent

Lower East Side Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lower East Side to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

51 Sunset Park 95 82 74 100,989
52 Long Island City 95 87 82 71,414
53 Lower East Side 95 92 95 38,641
54 Concourse 95 93 70 54,406
55 Concourse Village 95 98 68 29,727

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 599 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lower East Side.

People in Lower East Side can walk to an average of 50 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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92 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 near public transit.

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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Lower Eastside Tenement Museum

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88 Orchard

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Allen Street

95 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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Photo of Lower Eastside Tenement Museum in Lower East Side, New York

Lower Eastside Tenement Museum

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Allen Street

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T-Mobile

Photo of 88 Orchard in Lower East Side, New York

88 Orchard

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