East Village

Welcome to East Village

Culture and counterculture with teeming nightlife in Manhattan
 
 
Welcome to the heart of unconventional charm and a symphony of cultural vibrance — East Village! Walking through this neighborhood feels like a live museum tour of New York’s historical and progressive art forms, with walls adorned in expressive graffiti and the air filled with eclectic melodies. East Village preserves the gritty essence of resilience with an artsy spirit that’s as authentic as it gets. The streets are a gallery, reflecting diversity, passion, and the soul of the community, with every corner telling stories of music, art, and a rebellious yet harmonious past.
 
Exploring the area is an exercise in joyous unpredictability, with its walkable streets opening doors to a treasure of bars, community gardens, and an ambiance oozing with an edgy yet luxurious aura. This neighborhood doesn’t just stay alive; it dances through the night, respecting its roots while gracefully evolving with times, crafting an environment that’s desirably livable, irresistibly lovable, and endlessly intriguing.
 

What to Love

  • Uncover the overlooked magic in community gardens
  • Enjoy liberal coops, owning made easier than Greenwich Village
  • First-time homebuyers find solace in charming, smaller apartments
  • A market where culture and history breathe life into commerce
  • Dive into nights that begin at 10 p.m.
 

Local Lifestyle

In East Village, the lifestyle is as eclectic as its mural-covered walls. A unique blend and timeless appeal lingers, attracting a multi-generational crowd with delightful energy. Iconic figures like Wes Anderson find solace in its inviting charm, seamlessly blending the extraordinary with the everyday. Here, the city’s never-sleeping heartbeat thrives, starting vibrant evenings and letting them unfold into the unpredictable adventures only nights in East Village can offer.
 
This eclectic neighborhood is known for its rich history, artistic influence, and a blend of old-world charm and modern innovation. Whether you're an artist, professional, student, or anyone seeking a dynamic urban lifestyle, East Village has something to offer. It's a place where you can embrace the true essence of New York City living.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Embark on a culinary adventure in East Village, where every restaurant invites you with open arms into an oasis of exquisite tastes and exceptional service. In the heart of this vibrant neighborhood, establishments like Veselka encapsulate the spirit of New York, offering a delightful array of Ukrainian dishes that tell stories of tradition and innovation, making every visit a delicious tale of the city’s diverse cultural fabric.
 
Veery Da Dhaba, Russ & Daughters, and Veniero's Pasticceria & Caffe are other jewels that adorn the neighborhood, each offering unique atmospheres and menus that cater to various palates, promising enchanting experiences that extend beyond the plate.
 

Things to Do

The East Village is a playground of vibrant activities and unique sights. Thompkins Square Park acts as the neighborhood’s green heart, welcoming everyone to embrace nature, open spaces, and a sense of community tranquility. It’s a place where the urban rush harmonizes with the soothing whispers of trees and the cheerful laughter of playing children.
 
For an enriching experience, explore the Tompkins Square Park Farmers Market and iconic sights such as the Kobra Murals and America Graffiti Album Cover. St. Mark's Place breathes life into the artistic and cultural soul of the neighborhood, and the renowned La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club showcases the latest theatrical art and performance, allowing one to dive deep into the engaging and extraordinary world of stage and stories.
 

Schools

The New York City Department of Education operates public schools in East Village. Students may attend:

 

 

Overview for East Village, NY

72,825 people live in East Village, where the median age is 33.6 and the average individual income is $60,440.64. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,825

Total Population

33.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$60,440.64

Average individual Income

Around East Village, NY

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

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

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Best Tea Shop, Camellia Milk Tea, and Red House Roasters Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.09 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.83 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.03 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for East Village, NY

East Village has 35,032 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Village do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 72,825 people call East Village home. The population density is 104,734.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,825

Total Population

High

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

33.6

Median Age

48.33 / 51.67%

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
35,032

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$60,440.64

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in East Village, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby East Village. 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
East Village Community School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
East Side Community School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Neighborhood School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tompkins Square Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Manhattan School For Career Development
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Girls Preparatory Charter School Of New York
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Immaculate Conception School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St George Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
George Jackson Academy
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
Star Academy Ps 63 (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 19 Asher Levy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Ps 34 Franklin D Roosevelt
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Ps 64 Robert Simon
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Children's Workshop School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Cornelia Connelly Center
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
Nord Anglia International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
New Amsterdam School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Ps 15 Roberto Clemente
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Ps 188 Island School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
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