Chelsea

Welcome to Chelsea

A Symphony of Style and Sophistication
 
Chelsea, a jewel in Manhattan's crown, is a vibrant tapestry woven from the threads of diversity, creativity, and modernity. It's a neighborhood where the air hums with the buzz of gallery openings, the laughter from rooftop lounges, and the promise of new discoveries around every corner. Chelsea’s streets are a dynamic showcase of high-rises and historic brownstones, offering waterfront views that turn the Hudson River into a glistening backdrop for residents and visitors alike.
 
For those looking to call Chelsea home, the neighborhood offers a range of living options, from sleek new high-rise buildings to charming post-war walk-ups with surprising value. Buyers can indulge in the luxury of choice, with properties that provide both the exclusivity of private retreats and the convenience of a fast-paced Manhattan lifestyle. Sellers can take heart in Chelsea's pulsing demand, bolstered by its reputation for great nightlife and an easy commute across the city.
 

What to Love

  • The High Line: An elevated park that provides a green artery through the urban landscape.
  • Chelsea Market: A foodie paradise with flavors from around the world under one roof.
  • Art Scene: With an abundance of galleries, there's always an exhibition to stir the soul.
  • Nightlife and Dining: From chic rooftop bars to renowned restaurants, the options are endless.
  • Waterfront Living: The Hudson River provides a serene escape from the city's pace.

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Chelsea is an eclectic mix of the laid-back and the lively. It's a neighborhood that's equally suited for leisurely afternoons spent at outdoor cafes or vibrant evenings at some of Manhattan's most celebrated clubs and bars. Residents of Chelsea are as diverse as the area itself, ranging from artists and professionals to foodies and fashionistas, all contributing to the neighborhood's down-to-earth yet upscale vibe.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Chelsea's culinary scene is as diverse as its populace. Chelsea Market stands as a mecca for gourmands, housing a collection of eateries that span the globe's cuisines. Gallow Green offers a lush, garden-like setting atop the McKittrick Hotel, perfect for sunset cocktails and seasonal bites. TAO Downtown takes patrons on a journey to the Far East with its opulent décor and pan-Asian menu. And for those in search of casual fun, the Frying Pan anchors diners aboard a historic lightship with unmatched river views and a relaxed atmosphere.
 

Things to Do

Cultural exploration is at your doorstep with institutions like the Whitney Museum and the Rubin Museum of Art, both of which offer cutting-edge and Himalayan art, respectively. The neighborhood’s gallery scene is anchored by spaces like David Zwirner Gallery and Dia Chelsea, where contemporary art finds its home. The High Line provides an elevated escape with its lush greenery and public art installations, while Chelsea Piers offers a sports and entertainment complex that caters to every athletic inclination.

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 Reeves - Modern English Tailoring, Nike by Williamsburg, and Naomi's Music.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 0.89 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.59 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.17 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.45 miles 5 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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25-64 Years

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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

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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
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
Ps 11 William T Harris
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
High School Of Fashion Industries (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
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
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Winston Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Manhattan Business Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 33 Chelsea Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Avenues The World School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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