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Living in South Bronx New York

South Bronx is the 64th 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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Walk Score of South Bronx, New York, NY

South Bronx is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Verde Flowers in South Bronx, New York

Verde Flowers

Photo of Bronx Grit Chamber in South Bronx, New York

Bronx Grit Chamber

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

South Bronx is the 64th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 95.

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

South Bronx New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Bruckner Blvd & Alexander Ave in the South Bronx area
from $2,400
Rental info for E 151st St in the South Bronx area
$1,875
2 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for St Ann's Ave & E 156th St in the South Bronx area
$2,300
3 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Third Ave in the South Bronx area
$2,200
2 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Third Ave in the South Bronx area
$1,650
Studio
Walk Score 89
Rental info for 2nd Ave & E 126th St in the South Bronx area
$1,600
Studio
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Melrose Ave & E 153rd St in the South Bronx area
$1,595
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Trinity Ave in the South Bronx area
$1,250
Studio
Walk Score 97

South Bronx Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South Bronx to other New York neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

62 Elmhurst 95 96 55 101,918
63 Sunset Park 95 79 63 100,989
64 South Bronx 95 95 72 74,207
65 Ridgewood 95 85 57 64,765
66 Bushwick 95 90 69 113,629

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 342 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South Bronx.

People in South Bronx can walk to an average of 15 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

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 near public transit.

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.

icon for car shares in South Bronx

South Bronx has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Zoila's Bronx

Photo of Melrose Houses in South Bronx, New York

Melrose Houses

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 Giant Tattoos in South Bronx, New York

Giant Tattoos

Photo of Fruteria El Paisano in South Bronx, New York

Fruteria El Paisano

Photo of Simz Pharmacy in South Bronx, New York

Simz Pharmacy

Photo of Christopher Court in South Bronx, New York

Christopher Court

thumbnail for Verde FlowersVerde Flowers is one of the most popular florists in the Bronx, particularly #PortMorris, due to their high attention to detail and high drive to satisfy their customers. Located on Alexander Avenue, right off the Major Deegan Expressway, people from Manhattan have even been known to make the drive up to Port Morris for Verde's custom flowers.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Verde Flowers

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