Upper East Side

Upper East Side

Manhattan's jewel of timeless elegance.

Welcome to the Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is the epitome of old-world charm harmoniously fused with contemporary vibrancy. As you stroll down its storied streets, a sense of both tranquility and excitement envelops you. Here, tradition meets a fresh resurgence, making it not just a lavish enclave but also an up-and-coming hotspot of New York City. In essence, it's where the whispers of old New York City dance beautifully with the liveliness of a modern city.
 

What to Love

  • Exceptional value with essential amenities at arm's length
  • On Central Park's doorstep
  • Unique micro-neighborhoods
  • Appeals to a myriad of potential buyers
  • A true small-town vibe in the heart of bustling NYC
  • Access to some of the city’s best restaurants and shopping

Local Lifestyle

In the heart of the concrete jungle, the Upper East Side curiously manages to offer a small-town ambiance. It's this intriguing blend of the city’s vibrancy  with close-knit community feels that makes it so endearing. Every corner, cafe, and park feels familiar, turning the colossal New York City into your very own cozy neighborhood.
 

Dining and Entertainment

At The Mark Hotel, luxury is redefined. Every nook radiates sophistication, from its plush interiors to the unmatched service. But it's not just about the sumptuous rooms; the dining experiences here are, in a word, transcendent. Be it a morning feast at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges or an elegant soiree at The Mark Bar, it's a culinary journey you won't forget.
 
The Carlyle Hotel is a beacon of opulence in the city's landscape. The grandeur is evident in its decor, service, and, most assuredly, its dining. Every meal here is a celebration of flavors, a testament to the hotel's commitment to offering an unparalleled experience.
 

Things to Do

The very lungs of New York City, Central Park, offers a refreshing break from the city's hustle. Whether it's a leisurely boat ride, a jog along its many trails, or simply lounging on the Great Lawn, it's the city's favorite retreat. On the other hand, institutions like The Met, Guggenheim, The Frick Collection, and Jewish Museum stand as guardians of art and culture, offering rich doses of history, art, and enlightenment.
 
Further enhancing the Upper East Side’s appeal are serene spots like Carl Schurz Park and John Jay Park. Both are ideal for relaxing picnics, playground adventures for the young ones, or a leisurely read under the shade. For those leaning towards enriching activities, 92NY provides a spectrum of cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities.
 

Schools

  • Home to NYC's premier private institutions.
  • Hosts some of the city's top-rated public schools.

Overview for Upper East Side, NY

210,062 people live in Upper East Side, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $133,158. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,062

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

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

$133,158

Average individual Income

Around Upper East Side, NY

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Halaweyat Hala, Cakes by Klein, and Centre Seafood.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.5 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.36 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.39 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.27 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Upper East Side, NY

Upper East Side has 107,529 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upper East Side do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 210,062 people call Upper East Side home. The population density is 143,281.476 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,062

Total Population

High

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

44

Median Age

44.04 / 55.96%

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
107,529

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$133,158

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Upper East Side, NY

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Upper 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
Brick Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Islamic Cultural Center School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Nightingale-Bamford School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
La Scuola D'Italia
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 77 Lower Lab School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Judith S Kaye School (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 198 Isador E Ida Straus
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
High School For Climate Justice (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Ps 169 Robert F Kennedy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Loyola High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Brearley School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Geneva School Of Manhattan
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lyce Franais De New York
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Manhattan High School For Girls
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Gillen Brewer School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Allen-Stevenson School
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Marymount School Of Ny
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
St Stephen Of Hungary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Brearley School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Children's Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Birch Wathen Lenox School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ramaz Upper School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Ignatius Loyola School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Jean Baptiste High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Vincent Ferrer High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Chapin School Ltd
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Talent Unlimited High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Ella Baker School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
East Side Elementary School-Ps 267
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Yorkville East Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Ps 183 Robert L Stevenson
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Yorkville Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Ps 290 Manhattan New School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Manhattan International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Junior High School 167 Robert F Wagner
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
East Side Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Ps 158 Bayard Taylor
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Urban Academy Laboratory High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 527 East Side School For Social Action
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 6 Lillie D Blake
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
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