Chelsea

Where cosmopolitan allure meets artistic brilliance.

Welcome to Chelsea

 

Amidst New York City's skyline, Chelsea stands out as a mosaic of art and modernity. A vibrant tableau of innovation and tradition, this neighborhood thrives on its eclectic nature. Whether you're inspired by cutting-edge galleries or simply enthralled by the trendsetting atmosphere, Chelsea offers a dynamic and luxurious escape nestled in the heart of the city.

 

What to Love

  • Highly sought-after real estate destination
  • Luxury housing, from apartments to townhouses
  • Dynamic arts and dining scene
  • Architectural history and convenience

 

Local Lifestyle

In Chelsea, life is an ever-unfolding canvas of magnificence. A morning might begin with a leisurely stroll through its distinctive boutiques, followed by an afternoon admiring contemporary pieces in a gallery. As the sun sets, the historic architecture plays host to the city's dynamic nightlife. Notably, High Line Park offers a serene escape while the community thrives on its vibrancy, creating a harmonious blend of residential charm and cosmopolitan appeal.

 

Dining and Entertainment

When it comes to dining and entertainment, few places compare to the luxurious offerings of Chelsea. The iconic Chelsea Market encapsulates the culinary essence of the city, a veritable mecca for food lovers. Meanwhile, Cookshop establishes itself as the epitome of culinary sophistication. For those with an artistic flair, Artists & Fleas is a sanctuary, a pulsating hub where creativity knows no bounds. And for an exquisite Mediterranean escapade, Shukette beckons, ensuring every experience is a memorable one.

 

Things to Do

Amidst Chelsea's bustling streets lies the tranquil beauty of The High Line. A city oasis, this elevated linear park showcases nature, art, and design, offering a unique perspective of the city. For cinephiles, the Chelsea Film Festival stands as a testament to global storytelling, offering a diverse array of films from emerging talents. And for those with a penchant for the outdoors, Chelsea Waterside Park is the ideal spot, while the Chelsea Market, with its endless array of artisanal treats, ensures every visit is a gastronomic delight.

 

Schools

  • The World School: Pioneering global education.
  • The Hudson School: Excellence in learning and character.
  • The School of Visual Arts: Nurturing the next artistic geniuses.
  • New Explorations into Science, Technology & Math: Innovating Future Leaders.

 

Latest Housing Market Statistics

Stay updated on the latest trends and figures shaping the housing market with insights tailored to Chelsea NYC in our Latest Chelsea NYC Neighborhood Market Update.

 

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.

98
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 NYFoodBox, Cuffie Ridge Vegan Café, and Arrow & Archer Bespoke.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.56 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.94 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.78 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 6 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

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

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

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Chelsea, NY

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
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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