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88 Walk Score of New York, NY

New York is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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New York is the most walkable large city in the US with 8,175,133 residents.

New York has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

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

New York Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Little Italy 100 100 93 3,749
2 Bowery 100 100 96 16,702
3 Flatiron District 100 100 91 4,579
4 Chinatown 100 100 93 13,724
5 NoLita 100 100 94 6,464
6 NoHo 100 100 95 3,123
7 West Village 100 100 93 34,359
8 Financial District 100 100 84 27,033
9 SoHo 100 100 93 11,276
10 Greenwich Village 99 100 94 34,531
11 Civic Center 99 100 90 5,279
12 Tribeca 99 100 90 17,068
13 NoMad 99 100 89 8,137
14 Gramercy Park 99 100 93 18,635
15 Midtown East 99 100 79 49,976
16 Theater District 99 100 87 13,170
17 Chelsea 99 100 94 52,598
18 Union Square 99 100 91 7,810
19 Murray Hill 99 100 80 22,249
20 Upper East Side 99 99 81 208,013
21 Hell's Kitchen 99 100 91 51,840
22 Koreatown 99 100 87 1,910
23 Boerum Hill 98 100 94 22,518
24 Kips Bay 98 100 88 39,246
25 Garment District 98 100 87 5,963
26 Two Bridges 98 99 93 28,930
27 Upper West Side 98 99 83 208,776
28 East Village 98 96 96 60,375
29 Brooklyn Heights 97 100 85 20,560
30 DUMBO 97 100 87 3,006
31 Prospect Heights 97 100 92 21,765
32 Central Harlem 97 100 77 111,094
33 Park Slope 97 96 89 61,508
34 Cobble Hill 97 98 95 8,605
35 Fort Greene 97 100 93 20,297
36 Battery Park City 97 100 84 12,258
37 Inwood 97 88 70 38,367
38 West Harlem 97 99 74 107,403
39 Downtown Brooklyn 96 100 91 11,077
40 Clinton Hill 96 97 94 25,887
41 Williamsburg 96 89 88 138,526
42 East Harlem 96 99 81 118,829
43 Carroll Gardens 96 87 94 18,514
44 Fordham Heights 96 99 62 49,896
45 Washington Heights 96 97 71 158,951
46 Elmhurst 96 96 74 101,918
47 Gowanus 95 96 90 5,661
48 Belmont 95 92 63 23,890
49 Brighton Beach 95 76 67 30,166
50 Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village 95 99 94 21,268
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
56 Bushwick 95 90 84 113,629
57 Greenpoint 95 69 90 34,569
58 Longwood 95 92 77 20,337
59 Marble Hill 95 87 56 10,180
60 Crown Heights 95 98 85 125,818
61 Fordham Manor 95 100 61 49,585
62 Ridgewood 95 85 73 64,765
63 Parkchester 94 85 58 40,412
64 Foxhurst 94 96 77 19,644
65 South Bronx 94 95 76 74,207
66 East Tremont 94 94 67 16,991
67 Bedford-Stuyvesant 94 91 79 153,040
68 Mount Eden 94 93 63 24,005
69 Jackson Heights 94 86 78 108,979
70 Mount Hope 94 94 68 30,381
71 Kensington 93 83 86 49,617
72 Woodside 93 95 69 55,051
73 Flatbush 93 92 80 167,618
74 Corona 93 79 76 109,607
75 Astoria 93 78 75 153,924
76 Bensonhurst 93 75 58 77,932
77 Borough Park 93 76 64 115,327
78 Rego Park 93 91 67 60,946
79 Bay Ridge 93 82 75 79,177
80 Woodstock 93 94 71 19,048
81 Norwood 93 94 70 39,735
82 Westchester Village 93 81 68 15,332
83 Highbridge 92 94 63 38,495
84 Vinegar Hill 92 97 90 4,630
85 Kingsbridge 92 93 58 50,354
86 Greenwood Heights 92 88 73 18,878
87 Bedford Park 92 98 73 26,304
88 University Heights 92 97 57 35,552
89 West Farms 92 90 68 29,710
90 Pelham Parkway 91 82 80 22,492
91 Red Hook 91 66 95 10,225
92 Kew Gardens 91 93 59 26,367
93 Forest Hills 91 90 59 51,010
94 Unionport 90 80 61 23,914
95 Sheepshead Bay 90 76 66 121,807
96 Van Nest 90 84 74 13,918
97 Richmond Hill 90 80 54 65,905
98 Mapleton 90 78 60 26,579
99 Morrisania 90 92 72 51,768
100 Ocean Hill 90 98 66 27,565
101 Gravesend 90 81 69 100,536
102 Dyker Heights 89 76 59 37,264
103 Jamaica Hills 89 100 55 12,700
104 Flushing 89 83 65 172,447
105 Bath Beach 89 71 70 33,061
106 Windsor Terrace 89 83 81 14,446
107 Hunts Point 89 82 70 12,200
108 Allerton 89 81 75 59,555
109 Brownsville 89 97 76 55,788
110 Midwood 88 83 70 73,615
111 Crotona Park East 88 94 74 29,987
112 Woodhaven 88 70 54 36,877
113 East Flatbush 88 85 64 130,788
114 Pelham Bay 88 80 76 24,885
115 East Elmhurst 88 74 79 22,443
116 Ozone Park 88 76 56 39,572
117 Cypress Hills 88 76 63 42,692
118 Flatlands 88 83 61 65,242
119 Morris Park 88 77 73 16,410
120 Jamaica 87 94 54 89,810
121 Port Richmond 86 66 54 15,465
122 Glendale 85 67 70 31,104
123 Morris Heights 85 95 63 40,713
124 Jamaica Estates 84 91 44 14,139
125 East New York 84 88 68 142,173
126 Williamsbridge 84 80 73 31,788
127 Wakefield 84 77 62 54,956
128 St. George 84 74 53 7,741
129 Maspeth 84 73 59 56,058
130 Clason Point 83 78 65 92,935
131 Utopia 83 70 62 1,494
132 Briarwood 83 94 59 27,884
133 Marine Park 83 81 65 21,034
134 Kew Gardens Hills 83 73 71 35,329
135 Port Morris 82 73 77 992
136 Stapleton 82 66 61 11,469
137 Pomonok 82 72 75 16,458
138 Middle Village 82 69 63 29,125
139 Floral Park 82 60 60 12,130
140 Woodlawn Heights 82 73 50 7,406
141 Baychester 81 76 54 14,525
142 Bronx Park 81 86 79 1,581
143 Pelham Gardens 81 76 65 14,859
144 Tompkinsville 80 70 39 8,383
145 South Ozone Park 79 69 52 68,783
146 Roosevelt Island 79 90 78 11,608
147 Edenwald 79 68 67 21,096
148 Auburndale 79 67 55 31,417
149 Riverdale 79 72 45 43,830
150 Grant City 79 68 61 4,974
151 Coney Island 79 73 66 44,763
152 Hollis 78 76 51 38,274
153 Clearview 78 52 59 8,031
154 West Brighton 77 61 55 23,986
155 Eastchester 77 73 53 6,715
156 Westerleigh 77 60 49 22,157
157 New Dorp 77 65 54 9,709
158 Randall Manor 77 58 44 2,036
159 College Point 77 58 46 26,415
160 Queens Village 76 73 55 56,540
161 Hillcrest 76 75 66 17,394
162 Fresh Meadows 76 68 64 16,304
163 Canarsie 76 75 57 82,503
164 St. Albans 75 71 53 42,290
165 Rosebank 75 65 52 11,111
166 Forest Park 75 73 46 4,374
167 South Jamaica 75 64 54 30,821
168 Castleton Corners 75 61 49 3,403
169 Bellerose 74 66 60 22,089
170 Little Neck 74 58 45 10,216
171 Cambria Heights 74 61 55 16,159
172 Manhattan Beach 74 68 60 6,532
173 Laurelton 74 63 55 23,893
174 Springfield Gardens 73 66 54 8,826
175 Van Cortlandt Park 73 77 55 524
176 South Beach 72 64 63 13,647
177 New Brighton 72 65 44 10,494
178 Bayside 72 63 57 71,348
179 Arrochar 71 70 57 550
180 Elm Park 71 61 47 4,594
181 Castle Hill 71 66 74 14,730
182 Dongan Hills 71 65 52 13,852
183 Rochdale 71 72 52 24,666
184 Far Rockaway 70 61 63 76,523
185 Mill Basin 70 71 59 11,885
186 Whitestone 70 56 49 30,448
187 Graniteville 70 62 51 11,295
188 Grasmere 68 71 44 5,993
189 Bergen Beach 68 73 57 13,098
190 Holliswood 68 76 41 8,048
191 Country Club 67 63 50 4,522
192 Throgs Neck 67 53 47 33,641
193 Co-Op City 66 77 71 35,450
194 Howard Beach 66 64 63 26,240
195 Manor Heights 66 53 39 7,495
196 Bulls Head 66 59 63 13,820
197 Glen Oaks 66 58 51 12,540
198 Rosedale 65 60 56 26,160
199 Great Kills 65 56 49 27,953
200 Clifton 65 66 58 9,661
201 Rockaway Beach 65 59 66 35,942
202 Blissville 64 69 61 613
203 Sunnyside 64 62 47 4,822
204 Concord 64 68 43 7,293
205 Eltingville 63 62 47 22,910
206 Midland Beach 63 61 64 8,667
207 New Dorp Beach 63 62 61 6,298
208 Tottenville 63 53 48 14,635
209 Richmond Town 62 49 50 2,489
210 Brookville 61 65 60 9,830
211 Gerritsen Beach 61 59 67 7,199
212 Silver Lake 59 60 38 2,805
213 Pleasant Plains 59 49 44 3,603
214 Mariners Harbor 58 57 46 15,325
215 Fort Wadsworth 57 65 61 2,376
216 Douglaston 57 54 40 14,120
217 Travis - Chelsea 57 45 47 2,948
218 Grymes Hill 56 64 36 5,252
219 City Island 55 37 46 4,307
220 Emerson Hill 55 59 36 5,387
221 Rossville 54 44 43 9,847
222 Bay Terrace 54 61 52 4,457
223 Oakwood 54 61 55 11,991
224 Spencer Estates 53 69 45 3,578
225 Alley Park 52 56 60 547
226 Broad Channel 52 65 53 2,412
227 Willowbrook 51 52 40 9,688
228 Fort Hamilton 50 66 71 763
229 New Springville 50 58 57 20,741
230 Annadale 49 52 42 10,021
231 Ocean Breeze 48 57 59 2,626
232 Prince's Bay 46 52 53 6,342
233 Todt Hill 44 53 28 2,003
234 Huguenot 44 49 43 8,671
235 Arden Heights 41 45 37 10,460
236 Woodrow 40 45 47 10,780
237 Sea Gate 39 47 42 4,638
238 Bloomfield 39 55 50 513
239 Lighthouse Hill 38 46 30 1,766
240 Charleston 37 43 38 2,002
241 Greenridge 35 59 33 9,021
242 Randalls-Wards Island 27 68 68 1,625
243 Rikers Island 4 36 24 10,681

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in New York

Average square footage 1800
Homeowners have 2.9 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2 bathrooms
Age of home 53 years
Average time living in home 15 years

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84 Transit Score of New York, NY

New York has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

New York has excellent public transportation and about 490 bus, 21 rail, 49 subway and 3 ferry lines.

Transit Time

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70 Bike Score of New York, NY

New York is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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