Upper East Side

An oasis of grandeur in the heart of Manhattan.

Welcome to the Upper East Side

Embodying opulence and sophistication, the Upper East Side is the epitome of Manhattan's grandeur. As a beacon of culture and wealth, this elite enclave boasts lavish townhouses, luxurious apartments, and a cultivated ambiance reserved for the crème de la crème. Resplendent with its heritage and exclusivity, the Upper East Side invites discerning souls to relish the life that dances with elegance and prestige.

 

What to Love

  • Prestigious real estate with unparalleled exclusivity
  • Everything from classic brownstones to modern condos
  • Notable educational institutions elevating property allure
  • Rich with amenities, catering to various buyer profiles

 

Local Lifestyle

Nestled beside Central Park's verdant expanse, residents of the Upper East Side indulge in unparalleled luxury. The neighborhood harmoniously blends its historic allure with an exuberant cultural tapestry. As you tread its streets, you're serenaded by the elegance of elite educational institutions, the charm of exclusive dining venues, and the beauty that emanates from every corner. Living here is not merely residing; it's about embracing an exquisite lifestyle.

 

Dining and Entertainment

Sant Ambroeus transports patrons to an Italian paradise with its impeccable ambiance and culinary expertise. Every bite here promises a voyage to gastronomic delight.

 

Alice's Tea Cup, a tribute to whimsy, casts a spell with its expansive tea varieties and enchanting decor. Here, every sip feels like a plunge down a magical rabbit hole.

 

At Café Boulud, sophistication finds its definition. Guests are wooed by a sublime dining milieu, with dishes that both satisfy and intrigue the palate.

 

For those with a penchant for sweet indulgences, Ladurée is a sanctuary. The patisserie delights with its macarons, each a symphony of flavors, promising an unforgettable experience.

 

Things to Do

The Museum Mile Festival is an art enthusiast's dream, showcasing a stretch of Manhattan peppered with some of the world's most iconic museums. Revel in the cultural richness as the streets come alive with art, music, and festivity.

 

Meanwhile, Central Park and Central Park SummerStage offer both tranquility and entertainment. As the green heart of Manhattan, the park serves as an escape from the city's hustle while the SummerStage pulsates with performances, keeping the spirit of the city alive. The Metropolitan Museum of Art beckons with its vast collections. Alternatively, the serene Carl Schurz Park provides a refreshing respite from city life.

 

Schools

  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School
  • Chapin School
  • Dalton School
  • P.S. 290 The New School
  • American Museum of Natural History Magnet School

Latest Housing Market Statistics

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

 

Overview for Upper East Side, NY

210,062 people live in Upper East Side, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $133,158. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,062

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

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

$133,158

Average individual Income

Around Upper East Side, NY

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Clean Sweets By Sasha, Gabrielle Carlson Studio, and Urban Edge Forest Therapy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.27 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.29 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.35 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Upper East Side, NY

Upper East Side has 107,529 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upper East Side do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 210,062 people call Upper East Side home. The population density is 143,281.476 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,062

Total Population

High

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

44

Median Age

44.04 / 55.96%

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
107,529

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$133,158

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Upper East Side, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Upper East Side. 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
Brick Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Spence School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Ps 77 Lower Lab School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Islamic Cultural Center School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Nightingale-Bamford School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Life Sciences Secondary School
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Ps 198 Isador E Ida Straus
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Judith S Kaye High School (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
La Scuola D'Italia
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Talent Unlimited High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Ella Baker School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
East Side Elementray School-Ps 267
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Yorkville East Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Ps 169 Robert F Kennedy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
The Hewitt School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Loyola High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Brearley School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Geneva School Of Manhattan
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ps 290 Manhattan New School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Ps 183 Robert L Stevenson
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Yorkville Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Lyce Franais De New York
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Manhattan High School For Girls
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Gillen Brewer School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Dominican Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Manhattan International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 158 Bayard Taylor
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Junior High School 167 Robert F Wagner
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
East Side Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
The Allen-Stevenson School
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Marymount School Of Ny
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
The Buckley School
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
St Stephen Of Hungary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Brearley School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Children's Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Birch Wathen Lenox School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 6 Lillie D Blake
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Urban Academy Laboratory High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 527 East Side School For Social Action
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ramaz Upper School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Ignatius Loyola School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Jean Baptiste High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Caedmon School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Vincent Ferrer High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Chapin School Ltd
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
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