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Living in South Bronx New York

South Bronx is the 72nd most walkable neighborhood in New York with 74,207 residents.

South Bronx has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Woodstock, Concourse Village, Port Morris, Randalls-Wards Island, Longwood, Concourse and Central Harlem.

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94 Walk Score of South Bronx, New York, NY

South Bronx is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of South Bronx Brownstones in South Bronx, New York

South Bronx Brownstones

Photo of Ceetay in South Bronx, New York

Ceetay

Daily errands do not require a car in South Bronx New York.

South Bronx is the 72nd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 94.

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

South Bronx New York Apartments for Rent

South Bronx Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South Bronx to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

70 Bay Ridge 94 88 74 79,177
71 Jackson Heights 94 91 79 108,979
72 South Bronx 94 99 75 74,207
73 Fordham Manor 94 100 59 49,585
74 Kensington 93 94 85 49,617

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 178 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South Bronx.

People in South Bronx can walk to an average of 4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for South Bronx BrownstonesLined with old-fashioned brownstones, Alexander Avenue is a beautiful street with old architecture. Located in the #SouthBronx section of New York, this area is right by the 6 train.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on South Bronx Brownstones

99 Transit Score of South Bronx, New York, NY

South Bronx is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find South Bronx New York apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

South Bronx has world-class public transportation and about 14 bus and 4 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Photo of Mott Haven East Historic District in South Bronx, New York

Mott Haven East Historic District

Photo of Willis Avenue Community Garden in South Bronx, New York

Willis Avenue Community Garden

Photo of Mott Haven East Historic District in South Bronx, New York

Mott Haven East Historic District

75 Bike Score of South Bronx, New York, NY

South Bronx is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Port Morris Fire Station in South Bronx, New York

Port Morris Fire Station

Photo of Bronx Grit Chamber in South Bronx, New York

Bronx Grit Chamber

Photo of E083 FDNY Firehouse Engine 83 & Ladder 29 in South Bronx, New York

E083 FDNY Firehouse Engine 83 & Ladder 29

Photo of Crime in Port Morris in South Bronx, New York

Crime in Port Morris

Photo of Mott Haven East Historic District in South Bronx, New York

Mott Haven East Historic District

Photo of Willis Avenue Community Garden in South Bronx, New York

Willis Avenue Community Garden

thumbnail for CeetayCeetay is a Thai-style restaurant in the #PortMorris section of New York. Famous for their empanadas and sake, the restaurant is located on Alexander Avenue in Port Morris, the southernmost slice of the Bronx.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Ceetay

Photo of Mott Haven East Historic District in South Bronx, New York

Mott Haven East Historic District

Photo of Street Art in Port Morris in South Bronx, New York

Street Art in Port Morris

Photo of Melrose Ave in South Bronx, New York

Melrose Ave

Photo of Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in South Bronx, New York

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

thumbnail for Port Morris Fire StationThe fire department located at 138th street in #PortMorris New York represents one of the finest fire departments in the country- the FDNY. This station, along with all the other New York fire departments, were many of the first responders during the September 11th World Trade Center attacks. Many of the firefighters from this station lost their lives that day trying to save others.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Port Morris Fire Station

Photo of Zoila's Bronx in South Bronx, New York

Zoila's Bronx

Photo of Melrose Houses in South Bronx, New York

Melrose Houses

Photo of Giant Tattoos in South Bronx, New York

Giant Tattoos

thumbnail for Bronx Grit ChamberThe Bronx Grit Chamber, located in #PortMorris is a primary component of the Ward's Island Sewage Treatment Works, New York City's first major project to alleviate the pollution of the city's waters. A handsome industrial structure, the neo-classical Grit Chamber was designed in 1933 by the firm of McKim. Mead, and White and was built in 1936-37 by the New York City Department of Sanitation. Its exterior design makes the Grit Chamber one of the city's most unusual industrial structures.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Bronx Grit Chamber

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