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Living in Washington Heights New York

Washington Heights is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with 158,951 residents.

Washington Heights has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Highbridge, Morris Heights, Concourse, Concourse Village, Inwood, Mount Eden and University Heights.

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Walk Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Dyckman Train Station

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Gorman Memorial Park

Daily errands do not require a car in Washington Heights New York.

Washington Heights is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

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

Washington Heights New York Apartments for Rent

Washington Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Washington Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

41 East Tremont 96 94 67 16,991
42 Clinton Hill 96 97 90 25,887
43 Washington Heights 96 96 70 158,951
44 Belmont 96 91 61 23,890
45 Elmhurst 96 96 55 101,918

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 347 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Washington Heights.

People in Washington Heights can walk to an average of 19 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of La Marina in Washington Heights, New York

La Marina

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Buddha Beer Bar

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thumbnail for Dyckman Train Station#washingtonheights Everything after 191st st is an above ground train station. Nice way to look at the neighborhood at a glance.

Jess Shay
on Dyckman Train Station

Transit Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Washington Heights New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Washington Heights has world-class public transportation and about 24 bus and 5 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Washington Heights has about 15 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Le Chéile in Washington Heights, New York

Le Chéile

Photo of FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT in Washington Heights, New York

FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT

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Bennett Park

Photo of Bennett Park in Washington Heights, New York

Bennett Park

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Dyckman St.

Photo of Fort Tryon Park in Washington Heights, New York

Fort Tryon Park

thumbnail for Gorman Memorial Park#washingtonheights This park provides easy access to Broadway from Wadsworth. During the summer it isn't uncommon to see people bring grills over here to enjoy the fireflies and trees.

Jess Shay
on Gorman Memorial Park

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Highbridge House

Photo of Bennett Park in Washington Heights, New York

Bennett Park

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Locksmith Bar

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550-598 West 177th Street

thumbnail for La Marina#washingtonheights This defining experience allows you to enjoy dinner while looking at the river and Jersey. Full bar, outdoor, and indoor seating areas for all seasons.

Jess Shay
on La Marina

Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

thumbnail for FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT#washingtonheights Beautiful view of GW bridge from Fort Tryons walking trail.

Jess Shay
on FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT

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