Washington Heights

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $1,975, min $900 - max $5,500

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 9 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #96 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #18 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parking
  • Cost of Living
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Internet Access

Not great for

  • Pest Free
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Nightlife
  • Safe & Sound

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
“Affordable Rents But Still Sketchy in Spots“

Washington Heights is neighborhood on the far northern part of Manhattan. Washington Heights borders Harlem to the South along 155th Street, Inwood to the North along Dyckman Street, the Hudson River to the West, and Harlem River to the East.

The area offers very affordable rents and l... Read more

LisaAnnBurke • Jan 25, 2011
“Affordable, but be careful where you settle“

Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the far north of Manhattan Island starting from about 155th Street and going north to Inwood around 191st Street. I lived in the upper portion of Washington Heights for a couple of years near the border with Inwood, and the truth is that this area is very d... Read more

mvot • Dec 30, 2010
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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (47)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (5)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (14)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (8)

Nightclubs (2)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (6)

Music Venues (3)

Parks & Gardens (29)

Arts and Museums (10)

Other

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Shopping (26)

Beauty Salons (3)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (42)

Dog Run & Pet Services (13)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (33)

Banks (15)

Playgrounds (11)

Shared Car Services (2)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me