Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has a reputation for being ahead of the curve. Rowdy and spirited, LES takes the moniker "the city that never sleeps" as a challenge, and its music venues, bars and restaurants never fail to rise to the occasion.

What to Expect

Some of the best nightlife, dining, and entertainment in Manhattan.

The Lifestyle

Lounge during the day, dine at dusk, and party all night.

What Not to Expect

A quiet, residential neighborhood close to transportation.

The Market

Affordable. Mainly pre-war walk-ups, but there are a few newer luxury high-rise buildings.

You'll Fall in Love With

The free-spirit tradition of this diverse, welcoming community.


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Overview for Lower East Side, NY

57,186 people live in Lower East Side, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $38,991. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,186

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

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

$38,991

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lower East Side, NY

Lower East Side has 25,926 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lower East Side do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 57,186 people call Lower East Side home. The population density is 91,872.721 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,186

Total Population

High

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

40

Median Age

49.93 / 50.07%

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
25,926

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$38,991

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 Lower East Side, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Lower 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
Ps 140 Nathan Straus
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
University Neighborhood High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Forsythe Satellite Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Manhattan Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Manhattan Charter School II
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
School For Global Leaders
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
High School For Dual Language And Asian Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Essex Street Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lower East Side Preparatory High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Ps 110 Florence Nightingale
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Bard High School Early College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Ps 2 Meyer London
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
New Design High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Orchard Collegiate Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Lower Manhattan Arts Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 20 Anna Silver
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 134 Henrietta Szold
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 142 Amalia Castro
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
University Neighborhood Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Urban Assembly Academy Of Government And Law
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Great Oaks Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Beth Jacob Parochial School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Around Lower East Side, NY

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
97
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Café Joyeux, Camellia Milk Tea, and MovewithMo Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.99 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.19 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.59 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.44 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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