East Harlem

Diverse architecture with limestone residential buildings, new developments, townhomes along with substantial complexes of affordable housing.

Welcome to East Harlem

Jillian is tuned in to the East Harlem rental, townhouse, and condo market with many millions of sales and rental projects in the area. 

From 5th Avenue to the East River, 96th to 135th Street. Diverse architecture with limestone residential buildings, new developments, townhomes along with substantial complexes of affordable housing. East Harlem offers authentic Mexican food at many locally owned eateries. Emerging are new restaurant concepts, fancy spas, major retailers like Target and Costco. Offers easy access to the east side corridor of Hospitals and Midtown East with the Trusty 6 train at several points along Lexington Avenue. The metro North station services CT, Hudson Valley, and Croton Harmon.  Enjoy a 10 min drive to Laguardia airport or a 6 am flight. 
 
Many community gardens flourish in the hands of locals who are very happy to see people admiring their horticulture skills. East Harlem is a convenient option for Manhattan dwellers.

Overview for East Harlem, NY

119,555 people live in East Harlem, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $31,270. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

119,555

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

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

$31,270

Average individual Income

Around East Harlem, NY

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
82
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nycstreats, Fabrique Bakery, and Athena Gourmet Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.12 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.92 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.55 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for East Harlem, NY

East Harlem has 50,308 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Harlem do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 119,555 people call East Harlem home. The population density is 98,267.782 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

119,555

Total Population

High

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

38

Median Age

44.87 / 55.13%

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
50,308

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$31,270

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 East Harlem, NY

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby East Harlem. 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
Harbor Science And Arts Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Ps 108 Assemblyman Angelo Del Toro Educational Complex
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Young Women's Leadership School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Central Park East I
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Mosaic Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
East Harlem Scholars Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 10th
3/5
East Harlem Scholars Academy Charter School II
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
St Bernards School
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ps 7 Samuel Stern
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
James Weldon Johnson School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Ps 155 William Paca
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
River East Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 79 Horan School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Nyc Autism Charter School East Harlem
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Queen Of Angels School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mount Carmel-Holy Rosary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Amber Charter School East Harlem
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Park East High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Central Park East High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bilingual Bicultural School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 96 Joseph Lanzetta
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Ps 102 Jacques Cartier
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 112 Jose Celso Barbosa
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Ps 171 Patrick Henry
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ps 83 Luis Munoz Rivera
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Tag Young Scholars
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Isaac Newton Middle Sschool For Math And Science
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Renaissance School Of The Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Renaissance Charter High School For Innovation
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Esperanza Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Harlem Prep Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Ps 38 Roberto Clemente
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lexington Academy (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Ps 146 Ann M Short
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 206 Jose Celso Barbosa
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Central Park East II
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Harlem Village Academy East Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Success Academy Charter School-Harlem 3
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Dream Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
3/5
Capital Preparatory (Cp) Harlem Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
East Harlem School At Exodus House
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
Islamic Cultural Center School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Success Academy Charter School-Harlem 2
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Harlem Renaissance High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Storefront Academy Harlem Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Storefront Academy Harlem
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ps 133 Fred R Moore
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ps 30 Hernandez/Hughes
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Urban Assembly School For Global Commerce (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy II Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
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