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When were prices and availability in Manhattan, NY last updated?
Prices and availability in Manhattan, NY were last updated on 28 Jun 2022.
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What is the average rent in Manhattan, NY?
The average rent in Manhattan, NY is $4,265. Start your search for apartments in Manhattan, NY now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Manhattan, NY?
The price range for a studio apartment in Manhattan, NY is between $1,000 and $15,949. View all studio apartments in Manhattan, NY.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY is between $1,300 and $11,810. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Manhattan, NY now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY is between $1,300 and $17,630. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, NY is between $1,925 and $20,490. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Manhattan, NY.
Living in Manhattan, NY
Manhattan is New York City’s urban core, bounded by the Hudson, East and Harlem rivers. Known as “The City,” it’s the smallest and most densely populated borough of New York City. The urban lifestyle, shopping opportunities and spectacular waterfront apartments make Manhattan one of the most popular areas to live in the entire U.S. The humid subtropical climate brings cold and damp winters, while summers are hot and humid. Average temperatures vary between 35°F and 75°F, with plenty of sunshine throughout the year. Manhattan is known as one of the world’s leading cultural, financial and entertainment centers, and it’s a great renting spot for young professionals.
Manhattan, NY Demographics
- Total Population1,594,345
Female 755,220Male 839,125
- Median Age37.4
Manhattan, NY has a population of 1,594,345 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 839,125 of Manhattan’s residents are women and 755,220 are men. The median age of those who live in Manhattan, NY is 37.4.
Average Rent in Manhattan, NY
- Manhattan, NY Average Rental Price, February 2022 $4,265 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Manhattan, NY is $4,265.
Manhattan, NY Apartment Rent Ranges
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Manhattan, NY is $4,265.
Shopping in Manhattan, NY
Manhattan is the fashion capital of the U.S., home to exclusive national and global brands. Manhattan Mall, The Shops at Columbus Circle, East River Plaza and Westfield World Trade Center are some of the largest shopping malls in Manhattan, but there are plenty of smaller retail venues all over the borough, giving renters brand shopping options within walking distance. The iconic Fifth Avenue is a veritable shopper’s paradise, boasting a plethora of luxury boutiques and department stores. Manhattanites typically do their grocery and home goods shopping at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Costco, Aldi, Lidl and Walmart, as well as local stores like Westside Market, Morton Williams Supermarkets and Citarella Gourmet Market.
Transportation in Manhattan, NY
Major highways in Manhattan include interstates 78, 95, 278, 478 and 495, state highways 9A and 495 and U.S. Highway 9. Along with several bridges and tunnels, these thoroughfares provide land access in and out of the borough. The New York City Subway connects Manhattan to Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, while the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) connects Manhattan to New Jersey. Passenger rail service is provided by the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), the Metro-North Railroad, NJ Transit trains and Amtrak. A network of buses run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) offers connections for those who rent in Manhattan, while the Roosevelt Island Tramway is a commuter cable car system connecting Manhattan to Roosevelt Island. The Staten Island Ferry and NYC Ferry run between Manhattan and nearby islands and boroughs. In addition, ridesharing operators like Uber, Lyft and Juno are also available in the area. For air travel, the closest airports to Manhattan are LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Manhattan, NY Households
- Total Number of Households743,698
Family 317,790Non-family 425,907
Children 132,176No Children 611,522
- Average People Per Household1.94
- Median Household Income$117,926
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,290
According to U.S. Census data, there are 743,698 households in Manhattan, NY. 317,790 are family households and 425,907 are non-family households. There are 132,176 households with children in Manhattan and 611,522 households without children. On average, about 1.94 people live in a household in Manhattan, NY. The median income of a Manhattan household living in Manhattan is $117,926 per year. The median housing costs per month are $2,290.
Manhattan, NY Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Manhattan, NY is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 19% completed some high school, 12% partially completed college, 4% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 28% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Manhattan, NY
Manhattan has plenty of rental options to choose from, and most apartments are located in high-rise buildings. Manhattan’s most coveted neighborhoods — Upper East Side, Upper West Side and Tribeca —offer proximity to great public schools, beautiful parks, diverse shopping options and amazing waterfront views. Midtown, the Financial District and Chelsea are popular renting spots among young professionals who want to live close to office buildings and transit options. Lower East Side and East Village are also famous for their proximity to entertainment options and lively nightlife. Inwood, Marble Hill and Washington Heights offer more affordable rentals since they are a bit further away from the city core. Those looking to rent an apartment in Manhattan will likely pay an application fee and provide a security equal to one month’s rent. Renter’s insurance is mandatory, while the payment of utilities is agreed between the landlord and the renter.
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