Chelsea

Chelsea is home to world-famous retrofit architecture and some of the finest art galleries in the city.

Welcome to Chelsea

A westside hub for art & culture, discover Chelsea NY real estate!

Chelsea has consistently served as the setting for iconic pop culture moments with artists like Andy Warhol and Patti Smith living and working in the neighborhood. Now, Chelsea is home to world-famous retrofit architecture and some of the finest art galleries in the city.
 
Luxury high-rise buildings, world-class art galleries, and a thriving entertainment scene make Chelsea the perfect marriage between uptown ritz and downtown glam. In a neighborhood that's equal parts convenience and culture, Chelsea has a little something to make just about everybody happy.

What To Expect

Great nightlife and an easy commute to anywhere in Manhattan.

In Chelsea, everything you need is at your fingertips, especially when it comes to transportation. It’s conveniently located near a number of subway lines, the PATH train, and Penn Station. Entertainment comes easy in Chelsea. The neighborhood has a wealth of bars and restaurants that cater to nightlife enthusiasts across the city. Chelsea also has a thriving dining scene with a variety of upscale and low-key options across a range of cuisines.

The Lifestyle

Gallery openings, outdoor lounging, and a new place to discover around every corner.

Chelsea is home to numerous galleries, with the epicenter of the art scene out on 10th and 11th avenues. Farther west you’ll find the West Side Highway, an idyllic path along the Hudson River that's frequented by runners, bikers and walkers. It’s also one of the best places to take in a sunset in the city. For foodies there’s Chelsea Market, which carries everything from live lobsters to gourmet cheeses. Another popular destination is the High Line, where a set of old train tracks have been transformed into an elevated park. In the summer, the walking path that spans from Gansevoort to 34th St. turns into a fun, festive boardwalk.

What Not To Expect

A quiet, residential area that caters to a more tranquil lifestyle.

In Chelsea, traffic can be loud, and streets are usually crowded with pedestrians during the day. If you want to escape the crowds, try the more subdued West Chelsea past 9th avenue.

The Chelsea Real Estate Market

Newer high-rise buildings, sprawling warehouses, and some steals in post-war walk-ups.

In Chelsea, price points are high for luxury buildings, and slightly more affordable for smaller walk-ups.

You'll Fall In Love With

The class and culture, minus the pretension.

Chelsea is a diverse neighborhood with a rich history of social activism and artistic expression. It welcomes neighbors of all kinds to add to its charm.
 
 

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Overview for Chelsea, NY

54,847 people live in Chelsea, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $111,735. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,847

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

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

$111,735

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Chelsea, NY

Chelsea has 30,520 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Chelsea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 54,847 people call Chelsea home. The population density is 100,608.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,847

Total Population

High

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

42

Median Age

50.73 / 49.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
30,520

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$111,735

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Chelsea, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Chelsea. 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
Hudson High School Of Learning Technologies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Landmark High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Satellite Academy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 11 William T Harris
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
High School Of Fashion Industries (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Humanities Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
James Baldwin School-A School For Expeditionary Lrning
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Winston Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Manhattan Business Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 33 Chelsea Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Avenues The World School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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