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Living in Sheepshead Bay New York

Sheepshead Bay is the 85th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 121,807 residents.

Sheepshead Bay has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Manhattan Beach, Marine Park, Brighton Beach, Gerritsen Beach, Midwood, Gravesend and Flatlands.

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Walk Score of Sheepshead Bay, New York, NY

Sheepshead Bay is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Sheepshead Bay Public Library

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Super Stop & Shop

Daily errands do not require a car in Sheepshead Bay New York.

Sheepshead Bay is the 85th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 92.

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

Sheepshead Bay New York Apartments for Rent

Sheepshead Bay Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Sheepshead Bay to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

83 Woodside 92 95 57 55,051
84 Bay Ridge 92 77 61 79,177
85 Sheepshead Bay 92 76 61 121,807
86 Highbridge 92 93 61 38,495
87 Jamaica Hills 92 100 54 12,700

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 390 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Sheepshead Bay.

People in Sheepshead Bay can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Baku Palace

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Wheeler's Restaurant

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thumbnail for Sheepshead Bay Public Library#SheepsheadBay Branch opened in 1903 after residents raised $200 as a contribution for maintenance. Located in a community named for a large saltwater fish found along the Atlantic coast, the library moved in 1925 to a Jerome Avenue and in 1952 to a new building on East 14th Street. The current 4,000 square-foot branch, at the same site, opened in 1963.

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Transit Score of Sheepshead Bay, New York, NY

Sheepshead Bay has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Sheepshead Bay New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Sheepshead Bay has excellent public transportation and about 15 bus and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Sheepshead Bay has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Sheepshead Bay, New York, NY

Sheepshead Bay is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Holocaust Memorial Park

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Sheepshead Bay High School

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Shore Pkwy

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James Madison High School

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Clement's

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Bill Brown Memorial Playground

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