Williamsburg is a trendy blend of artistry, high fashion, and melodic beats, setting the stage for a neighborhood unlike any other. Here, one witnesses a vivid tapestry of life where urban sophistication meets creative flair. Vintage boutiques, avant-garde galleries, and innovative spaces harmonize with the neighborhood's roots, encapsulating an environment that is as stimulating as it is luxurious.

What to Love

  • A mecca for hip boutiques and cafes
  • Eclectic street art
  • Panoramic Manhattan views from the waterfront
  • A robust calendar of outdoor concerts and markets
  • Vibrant nightlife scene with music halls and clubs

Local Lifestyle

The pace of life in Williamsburg is set by its trend-setting residents: dynamic individuals who appreciate the vibrant tapestry of their surroundings. The waterfront beckons with stunning vistas of Manhattan's skyline, serving as a picturesque backdrop for outdoor concerts and seasonal food markets. The streets, enlivened by striking murals and art installations, echo the creativity that thrives within the community. Whether it’s shopping for the latest fashions or enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail at a chic lounge, the lifestyle here is defined by innovation and flair.


At Lilia, the menu is a nod to contemporary sensibilities, promising a delectable menu of pizzas and pasta. Peter Luger Steak House represents a timeless dining institution. Try the grilled Atlantic salmon, baked oversized potato, or apple strudel for plenty of flavors. For those enamored with seafood and expert mixology, Maison Premiere has cemented its reputation as a haven for oyster enthusiasts with its speakeasy ambiance.

The unique dining experiences continue at Shalom Japan, where the culinary dialogue between Jewish and Japanese cuisines creates an unparalleled dining journey. Meanwhile, restaurants like Juliette, Meadowsweet, Marlow & Sons, Diner, Misi, and Motorino are additional jewels in the crown of Williamsburg’s dining scene, each offering distinct atmospheres that resonate with different moods and occasions.

Things to Do

The Williamsburg waterfront takes center stage for outdoor activities. The area is bustling with seasonal events, food markets, unique shopping spots, and open-air concerts, allowing residents to revel in the aesthetics of their surroundings. For those inclined toward the arts, Williamsburg's countless galleries, art installations, and creative spaces offer an ever-changing tableau of exhibitions and performances to explore. Not only that, but residents can take a trip to Manhattan on the L train.

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Overview for Williamsburg, NY

151,105 people live in Williamsburg, where the median age is 30 and the average individual income is $44,136. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Williamsburg, NY

Williamsburg has 55,366 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Williamsburg do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 151,105 people call Williamsburg home. The population density is 81,682.102 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Williamsburg, NY

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pride Wine and Spirits, Martial Arts Family Studio, and Mamba Martial Arts.

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Dining 3.05 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
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Active 2.84 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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