West Village

Chic, Trendy, and Historical
West Village's picturesque, cobblestone streets are lined with stylish designer boutiques, trendy cafes and restaurants, and hip nightlife. Public green spaces are scattered throughout for you to stop and rest at, or you can take a stroll or bike along the Hudson River. Some popular spots to check out include the historic Stonewall Inn bar, the famed Village Vanguard Jazz Club, or the unique street art.

This primarily residential neighborhood is known for its colonial brownstones and walkups along its quaint, tree-lined streets. West Village is more sophisticated and affluent compared to other areas, but its prime shopping and fine dining are worth it. Plus, you might spot a celebrity or two, and you won't get bothered with the typical New York chaos as West Village is more mellow and low-key.
What West Village Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
7.0
amenities
6.0
social
7.0
management
7.0
safety
7.6
Median rents in West Village
Studio
$
3,450
1 Bedroom
$
5,000
2 Bedroom
$
6,650

Living in
West Village

Fashionable
Peaceful
Shopping
Celebrities
Fine Dining
Clean
Hudson River
Running and Bike Trails
Trains Nearby
Skyscraper Views
West Village — 8.8/10 Rating (based on 5 neighborhood reviews)
This area is great for someone new to the city. You're close to several train lines and right down the street from both NYU and Chelsea. You are surrounded by some of the city's best bars and comedy clubs. Not to mention, you're two blocks over from the Hudson if you want to go to a bar on a boat or run on the West Highway. If you're looking for the perfect blend of city and neighborhood, the West Village is ideal. You aren't surrounded by skyscrapers but have the perfect view of several.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
43 Jane St
Quaint, quiet and clean not to mention the best restaurants and shopping in the city. Also easy access to the 1/2/3, F, B, D, M, A, C and E trains.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
215 West 10th Street
Perfect neighborhood - close to transit but also great restaurants and bars.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
56 7th Avenue
The West Village is a 15 minute walk from Stern's campus. Tons of restaurants, bars, and great shopping. It's more mature (few undergraduates) than central Greenwich Village or the East Village. Beautiful running and bike paths along the West Side highway park are easily accessible and have incredible city views.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Archive
Great restaurants and if the hudson river path has great views and is a beautiful place to run.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
165 Christopher St


Getting to Know
West Village

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: 7th Ave to Hudson River
North to South Boundaries: W 14th St to W Houston St
dining
Better Being Underground
Bonsignour
Fig & Olive
The Spotted Pig
grocery
Western Beef
Westside Market
convenience
CVS Pharmacy
fitness
Gotham Gym
Integral Yoga Institute
Liftonic
Refine Method
parks
Abingdon Square
James J. Walker Park
Pier 51 Playground
St. Vincent’s Triangle Park
coffee
Big Gay Ice Cream Shop
Kava Cafe
Magnolia Bakery
The Elk
bus
M11 (bus)
M20 (bus)
M8 (bus)
rail
1 (metro)
L (metro)
PATH (rail)
parking
City Parking Greenwich Street Garage LLC
M P G MP West 12
Quik Park Bleecker Street Garage
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey

Zip Codes
West Village includes zip codes 10011 and 10014
Rent vs Own
62
%
of West Village residents are renters
Driving to Work
6
%
of West Village residents drive to work
New Construction
3
%
of housing units in West Village have been built in the last 15 years
Building Types
37
%
<20 units
30
%
20-49 units
33
%
50+ units
Demographics
Children (under 18)
8
%
18 - 34
36
%
35 - 54
31
%
55+
25
%
Unit Mix
22
%
Studio
47
%
1 Bed
19
%
2 Bed
11
%
3+ Bed
Occupation or Education
Working Professional
73
%
Undergrad Student
4
%
Grad Student
4
%
Unemployed
6
%
Retired
13
%

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in West Village



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