Chelsea

40.7465° N, 74.0014° W

Welcome to Chelsea

Where Bohemian Spirit Meets Urban Elegance
 
 
Chelsea, located on the West Side of Manhattan, is a neighborhood known for its vibrant arts scene, eclectic atmosphere, and diverse population. The area is home to the High Line, an elevated park built on a disused rail line, offering a unique, elevated view of the city. Chelsea Market is another key attraction, where visitors can explore a wide range of gourmet foods, unique boutiques, and pop-up shops.

The neighborhood is perhaps most famous for its art galleries, considered some of the most influential in contemporary art. Chelsea's architectural landscape is as varied as its residents, from historic brownstones to ultra-modern luxury apartments. With a mix of nightlife, shopping, and cultural landmarks, Chelsea offers a cosmopolitan experience that embodies the dynamic spirit of New York City.
 

What to Love

  • A captivating art scene and gastronomic diversity
  • Versatile housing options: from chic modern condos to timeless co-ops
  • Magnetic energy brings in a cross-cultural blend of affluence and artistry
  • Epicurean delights and lively clubs are just around the corner
  • High Line Park: Urban tranquility elevated

Local Lifestyle

The tempo here is a mixtape of vivacious nightlife, art gallery hopping, and leisurely High Line strolls. In Chelsea, your mornings might start with gourmet coffee and a street-art tour, while your evenings could be filled with culinary exploits, followed by a craft cocktail at a rooftop lounge. It's not merely about living; it's about living vibrantly, enriched by cultural and gastronomic experiences.

Dining and Entertainment

Let the High Line seduce you with its horticultural eloquence and awe-inspiring skyline vistas. This elevated haven beckons both locals and visitors to relish its unique blend of nature and architectural ingenuity.

The Chelsea Market is your gastronomic playground, offering a cornucopia of flavors, trinkets, and human interaction. It's a hub that perfectly balances its rich historical roots with a palpable modern dynamism.

Athletically inclined? Hudson River Park and Chelsea Piers set the gold standard for riverside athleticism. These athletic complexes combine luxurious amenities with world-class vistas, guaranteeing an athletic experience that is nothing short of sublime.
 

Things to Do

Nothing beats the Chelsea Art Walk when you're in the mood for cultural indulgence. This is where the avant-garde and the traditional come together, offering a feast for the eyes and the soul. From contemporary installations to timeless pieces, it's a delightful journey through the rich tapestry of human expression.

The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, New York City, is a cherished venue that serves as a nexus for contemporary dance and performance art. Housed in a converted 1940s movie theater, The Joyce has been an integral part of New York's cultural landscape since it opened in 1982. Known for its intimate setting and superb acoustics, the theater provides a close-up experience that allows audiences to truly connect with the art form.

As the sun sets, why not take a leisurely stroll down to Hudson River Park for kayaking? Or better yet, unwind with a glass of pinot noir at City Winery on the Hudson River, as you feast your eyes on the radiant Manhattan skyline.
 

Schools

  • Guardian Angel School
  • Avenues: The World School

 

Overview for Chelsea, NY

54,847 people live in Chelsea, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $111,735. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,847

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$111,735

Average individual Income

Around Chelsea, NY

There's plenty to do around Chelsea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
96
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sushi Lin West Village, Ona Wine & Spirits, and La Vibra.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.9 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.16 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.66 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.73 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Chelsea, NY

Chelsea has 30,520 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Chelsea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 54,847 people call Chelsea home. The population density is 100,608.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,847

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

50.73 / 49.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,520

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$111,735

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Chelsea, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Chelsea. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Winston Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Avenues The World School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 11 Sarah J Garnett Elementary School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hudson High School Of Learning Technologies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Landmark High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Satellite Academy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
High School Of Fashion Industries (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Humanities Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
James Baldwin School-A School For Expeditionary Lrning
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Manhattan Business Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Ps 33 Chelsea Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5

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