Financial District

Home to Major Financial Institutions and Professionals
New York's Financial District, or FiDi, is a financial powerhouse. Many financial offices are headquartered in this district, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Wall Street draws many bankers, traders, and consultants to the area, and its skyscrapers and landmarks such as the 9/11 Memorial and the One World Trade Center attract tourists as well. The restaurant and bars on South Street Seaport and Stone Street are a favorite among the crowds.

Most of the buildings for rent in the Financial District are high-rises. While the work days are fast-paced, evenings and weekends slow down to a quieter neighborhood. Residents love the green outdoor spaces, the waterfront and its views, and the very accessible public transportation.
What Financial District Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
7.3
amenities
8.0
social
7.0
management
7.7
safety
8.9
Median rents in Financial District
Studio
$
3,150
1 Bedroom
$
3,900
2 Bedroom
$
5,650

Living in
Financial District

Calm
Affordable Grocery Stores
Stone Street
Great Dining
Lots of Bars
Quiet
Public Transit
Young Professionals
One World Trade Center
Boardwalk
Financial Hub
Safe
Financial District — 7.8/10 Rating (based on 21 neighborhood reviews)
The neighborhood may not have the hottest bars or cheap eats, but your access to almost every subway line makes it easy to get places.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
99 John Deco Lofts
Kind of dead at night and weekends, but feels very safe and the quiet is nice. Also very transit-accessible, which is great.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
45 Wall Street
Many lunch places and groceries; Fulton St Market being the best onewith more variety and more reasonably priced than Jubilee or Gristedes. No hot restaurants; mostly boring places but walking distance to Tribeca which is much better. The best is it's right by 2,3,4,5,J,Z trains and A,C,N,R a few blocks away. Also driving wise all roads lead to FiDi no matter if you come from the east or west side.
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5
/10
Neighborhood Rating
20 Pine Street
The area is beautiful! Right by the water with so much grass and trees nearby. It's nice and quiet, with enough things still happening. It's a nice break from the city to come home from work, but super convenient to get to anywhere from the other side of the West Side Highway. There's outdoor dancing on the boardwalk, the seaglass carousel, luxury shopping and great restaurants.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
90 Washington
Stone Street and South Street Seaport are awesome with great bars and restaurants. Its really quiet at night which is nice and you areose to almost every subway line. The only downside is that most people who live outside the area rarely trek to FiDi to go out.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
200 Water Street
FIDI is quiet at night and on the weekends. Very safe. There are plenty of great bars and restaurants with great happy hour deals though. Lots of young professionals. Easy transportation from Fulton St. Station or Wall St. Would recommend.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
95 Wall
I love the Financial District. It is very safe, very quiet and very up and coming. There are so many new shops and restaurants opening all the time. With the addition of WTC and Brookfield, it has become even more booming.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
2 Gold Street
not many dining or entertainment options (besides Stone Street), but super convenient to subways. it's ideal for homebodies to me - access to the city is there, but the noise is elsewhere
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
67 Wall
Nice neighborhood, very quiet, close to many bars and restaurants and close to Fulton St transportation.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
257 Water Street
Safe, barely any noise at night. The only problem is the closest grocery store is a 10 min walk away.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
95 Wall
Great location, close to everything with young professionals living in the area.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
100 Maiden Lane
Great place b.c. quiet and not busy during nights and weekends but limited food options. also great spot for transit and fulton. st.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
100 john street
Not to much activity but easily connected to all of manhattan and brooklyn
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
40 Gold Street
Living in the FiDi was a great transition for a small town girl moving to the big city! Pretty much everyone goes home by 6 which leaves the streets quiet. The financial district is the part of the city that sleeps. There's multiple affordable grocery shops in the neighborhood, great dining on Stone St and it's home to the charging bull and The World Trade Center!
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
10 Hanover Square
Traditionally one of the best neighborhoods, however my building is in the southern end of the area. Great restaurant scene (expensive) with things like Target and whole foods close. Not the best for nightlife in general but in the summer there are great bars near the water.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Tribeca House
Not as quiet as everyone tells you! There are a ton of bars and nice restaurants, especially for happy hour. As well as plenty of latenight and seamless options.

Having every subway at virtually one station is incredible, so easy to get anywhere uptown.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Renaissance
I love this area! It's less crowded than the rest of the city (but can get crazy in the summer), is right on the water and therefore beautiful, and has a ton of subway lines that will quickly take you anywhere you want to go in Midtown.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Ocean 1 West
I love living in the Fidi. It's close to every public transportation, you can walk East or West quickly. It's growing in ways I don't love, and I worry that it's just going to be one big mall soon.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
100 Maiden Lane
My experience thus far has been great. In the summer time the seaport is very lively no matter the day of the week. I think the financial district is an up and coming area.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
257 Water Street
Neighborhood is quiet and great. Plenty of bars and restaurants but not crazy packed like midtown or les
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
116 John Street
Pros: convenient to subways
Cons: lots of closed storefronts, quiet on the weekends
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10
/10
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116 John Street


Getting to Know
Financial District

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: East River to West Street
North to South Boundaries: Brooklyn Bridge to Battery Park
dining
Antica Ristorante
Fishmarket Restaurant
Kimchi Taco
Neapolitan Express
grocery
Amish Market Tribeca
City Acres Market
Whole Foods Market
convenience
7-Eleven
CVS Pharmacy
fitness
Bodies by Pilates
Church Street Boxing Gym
CrossFit Wall Street
SoulCycle
parks
7 World Trade Center Park
Bowling Green
Imagination Playground
Louise Nevelson Plaza
Zuccotti Park
coffee
Financier Patisserie
Kung Fu Tea
Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
Voyager Espresso
bus
M15-SBS (bus)
M22 (bus)
QM7 (bus)
X10 (bus)
rail
2/3 (metro)
4/5 (metro)
PATH (rail)
R (metro)
parking
Icon Albany Street Parking
Icon Beaver Street Parking
Icon Seaport Parking (Gold)
Quik Park Southern
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey

Zip Codes
Financial District includes zip codes 10004, 10005, 10007, and 10038
Rent vs Own
55
%
of Financial District residents are renters
Driving to Work
5
%
of Financial District residents drive to work
New Construction
20
%
of housing units in Financial District have been built in the last 15 years
Building Types
10
%
<20 units
6
%
20-49 units
72
%
50+ units
Demographics
Children (under 18)
13
%
18 - 34
49
%
35 - 54
29
%
55+
13
%
Unit Mix
19
%
Studio
33
%
1 Bed
27
%
2 Bed
9
%
3+ Bed
Occupation or Education
Working Professional
61
%
Undergrad Student
6
%
Grad Student
5
%
Unemployed
4
%
Retired
11
%

Best Apartments
in Financial District


Studio $3,282
1 Bed $3,663
2 Beds $5,313

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Studio $2,949
1 Bed $3,235
2 Beds $5,349

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1 Bed $3,595
2 Beds $4,345

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Studio $2,934
1 Bed $4,031
2 Beds $5,624

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1 Bed $3,200
3 Beds $17,500

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