Harlem (New York City, NY)

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Harlem is a neighborhood in New York City, NY, with 139,001 residents. It has very high home values and average rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and low income levels.
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Harlem

Nearby Neighborhoods

Name Population
Hamilton Heights 65,517
Morningside Heights 43,710
Mott Haven 19,127
East Harlem (El Barrio/Spanish Harlem) 98,744
Manhattan Valley 30,868
Macombs Dam 23,810
Highbridge 30,723
Melrose 19,443
North New York 33,599
Fleetwood 46,922

Comparable Neighborhoods

Name Population Distance
Upper Westside 130,732 2 mi.
Yorkville 74,411 3 mi.
Upper Eastside 111,986 3 mi.
Astoria Long Island City 123,603 4 mi.
Jackson Heights 110,549 5 mi.
Elmhurst 97,459 6 mi.
Williamsburg 138,719 7 mi.
Lower Eastside 73,543 7 mi.
Ridgewood 75,853 8 mi.
Bushwick 112,162 8 mi.

School Districts

Name
New York City Geographic District No. 3
New York City Geographic District No. 6
New York City Geographic District No. 4
New York City Geographic District No. 5

Colleges

Name
Bell Business School
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
SUNY Nassau Community College
New York University
CUNY LaGuardia Community College
CUNY Kingsborough Community College
Bergen Community College
CUNY Hunter College
St. John's University - New York
CUNY New York City College of Technology
CUNY Queens College
CUNY Queensborough Community College
Montclair State University
SUNY Westchester Community College
CUNY Baruch College
CUNY College of Staten Island
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
CUNY Brooklyn College
CUNY City College of New York
Kean University
Union County College
Essex County College
CUNY Bronx Community College
William Paterson University of New Jersey
Fashion Institute of Technology
Passaic County Community College
CUNY Lehman College
Hudson County Community College
CUNY York College
Pace University
Fordham University
Long Island University - C.W. Post
SUNY Rockland Community College
Mercy College
Columbia University
Rutgers University - Newark
Touro College
The New School
Hofstra University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Monroe College - Bronx
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New Jersey City University
CUNY Medgar Evers College
CUNY Hostos Community College
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Seton Hall University
Long Island University - Brooklyn
Adelphi University
Berkeley College - New York
St. Joseph's College - New York
New York Institute of Technology
ASA College
SUNY College at Old Westbury
SUNY Purchase College
School of Visual Arts
Technical Career Institutes
Iona College
Molloy College
Manhattan College
The College of New Rochelle
Pratt Institute
Berkeley College - Woodland Park
Yeshiva University
St. Francis College
Stevens Institute of Technology
Barnard College
Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham
Saint Peter's University
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Nyack College
Bloomfield College
Briarcliffe College
New York Institute of Technology - Manhattan Campus
Marymount Manhattan College
Wagner College
Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology
St. Thomas Aquinas College
Felician College
Manhattanville College
Sanford-Brown Institute - New York
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Drew University
SUNY Maritime College
Dominican College of Blauvelt
Caldwell College
United Talmudical Seminary
DeVry College of New York
The Art Institute of New York City
LIM College
American Musical & Dramatic Academy
Sarah Lawrence College
Apex Technical School
Drake College of Business - Elizabeth
Lincoln Technical Institute - Union
CUNY Graduate School & University Center
Boricua College
The College of Westchester
Eastwick College
Sanford-Brown Institute - White Plains
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Harlem United States Upper Westside Yorkville Upper Eastside Astoria Long Island City Jackson Heights Elmhurst Williamsburg Lower Eastside Ridgewood Bushwick
African American 60.79% 12.21% 5.79% 2.39% 1.88% 7.75% 2.18% 0.99% 5.83% 6.45% 1.46% 19.43%
Hispanic 23.61% 16.05% 11.32% 8.80% 5.94% 31.24% 55.04% 41.16% 33.16% 27.17% 47.93% 68.23%
White 9.65% 64.16% 74.15% 79.27% 81.51% 42.72% 15.46% 7.93% 55.37% 22.14% 42.14% 7.16%
Asian 3.00% 4.67% 6.14% 7.78% 8.85% 15.56% 24.14% 48.42% 4.45% 41.82% 7.38% 3.97%
Other 2.91% 2.87% 2.56% 1.73% 1.79% 2.68% 3.14% 1.45% 1.15% 2.38% 1.05% 1.17%

Gender

Gender Harlem United States Upper Westside Yorkville Upper Eastside Astoria Long Island City Jackson Heights Elmhurst Williamsburg Lower Eastside Ridgewood Bushwick
Male 45.5% 49.2% 46.9% 42.6% 44.6% 49.1% 51.3% 50.8% 48.3% 46.9% 49.2% 49.4%
Female 54.5% 50.8% 53.1% 57.4% 55.4% 50.8% 48.7% 49.2% 51.6% 53.1% 50.7% 50.6%

Education Levels

Education Levels Harlem United States Upper Westside Yorkville Upper Eastside Astoria Long Island City Jackson Heights Elmhurst Williamsburg Lower Eastside Ridgewood Bushwick
Less than a high school diploma 23% 15% 5% 4% 3% 21% 25% 29% 29% 37% 25% 41%
High school diploma or equivalent 23% 29% 7% 7% 7% 23% 28% 27% 22% 21% 34% 26%
Some college or associate degree 23% 29% 11% 12% 11% 20% 21% 20% 17% 14% 21% 19%
Bachelor's degree 18% 18% 33% 39% 40% 24% 17% 18% 22% 19% 13% 10%
Master's degree or higher 13% 10% 43% 38% 40% 11% 9% 6% 10% 9% 6% 4%

Age

Age Harlem United States Upper Westside Yorkville Upper Eastside Astoria Long Island City Jackson Heights Elmhurst Williamsburg Lower Eastside Ridgewood Bushwick
9 years and under 12% 13% 10% 9% 9% 9% 11% 11% 17% 8% 13% 15%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 5% 4% 4% 7% 9% 9% 11% 8% 10% 11%
18 to 24 years 12% 10% 6% 8% 6% 11% 10% 10% 13% 9% 11% 14%
25 to 34 years 18% 13% 19% 25% 22% 24% 17% 19% 23% 17% 18% 20%
35 to 44 years 15% 14% 16% 16% 16% 16% 16% 17% 12% 15% 15% 13%
45 to 54 years 14% 15% 14% 11% 12% 12% 15% 14% 9% 14% 13% 11%
55 to 64 years 9% 12% 14% 13% 11% 9% 11% 10% 7% 12% 10% 8%
65 and over 11% 13% 16% 14% 20% 12% 11% 10% 8% 17% 9% 7%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Harlem United States Upper Westside Yorkville Upper Eastside Astoria Long Island City Jackson Heights Elmhurst Williamsburg Lower Eastside Ridgewood Bushwick
Rent 87.0% 33.9% 68.5% 71.7% 62.9% 83.4% 62.6% 71.6% 85.2% 87.0% 73.8% 84.0%
Own 13.0% 66.1% 31.5% 28.3% 37.0% 16.6% 37.4% 28.4% 14.8% 13.0% 26.1% 16.0%

Income