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Alphabet City apartments for rent - New York, NY

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Average Rent in New York, NY

Avg. RentAnnual Change
New York Studio - $4,490+3%
New York 1 Bed - $5,098-5%
New York 2 Beds - $7,157-11%

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Local Reviews

My neighborhood as unique in that it is mostly a friendly neighborhood or people know each others, and each other's children and look out for each other

THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEP, WAS RAISED HERE, SINCE I CAME FROM PUERTO RICO AT 2 YRS OLD, I HAVE BEEN IN THE SAME ZIP CODE SINCE FOREVER......

The only good thing about my neighborhood that I like are that it is surrounded by local grocery stores, which makes it easier for people to shop for their groceries

There are a lot of amazing italian restaurants and pizzarias by us. Some of our favorites are Joe and Pats, Johns at Bleecker and Rubirosa.

It's by the water and my favorite local business is the coffee shop. There's also a few bars and we like going to the local restaurant

There is nothing unique about my neighbourhood. There's nothing special about it. It's just a regular old neighbourhood.

Demographics

Education

High School

39%

Associate's

17%

Bachelor's

33%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

26%

4 people

17%

5 people

4%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

54%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

6%

200k+

9%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

10%

20-45

48%

45-65

22%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Alphabet City, New York, NY

In New York, NY, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $4,490 to $7,157. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Alphabet City, New York, NY is $4,490. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $5,098. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $7,157.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+3%

Changed from $4,359 to $4,490
1 Bed

-5%

Changed from $5,366 to $5,098
2 Beds

-11%

Changed from $8,042 to $7,157

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.5%

Compared to National Average

3.4%

The cost of living in Alphabet City, New York, NY is 2.5% lower than the state average and 3.4% lower than the national average. Alphabet City, New York, NY housing is 6.5% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 4.6% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 3% less in Alphabet City, New York, NY than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 0.5% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Alphabet City, New York, NYCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
4.5%
6.5%
Utilities
1.5%
4.6%
Food
1.5%
3%
Transportation
4.7%
2.2%
Healthcare
0.3%
0.5%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$4,490+3%
Brooklyn$3,759+1%
Hoboken$3,739+3%
Jersey City$3,685+2%
Long Island City$3,335+13%
Weehawken$3,136-10%
Newark$2,622+57%
Maplewood$2,312+7%
Stamford$1,927+4%
Queens$1,800+9%
Montclair$1,799+11%
Bronx$1,517-35%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$5,098-5%
Brooklyn$4,455+5%
Queens$4,285+114%
Weehawken$4,152+4%
Long Island City$4,112+13%
Jersey City$4,067+5%
Hoboken$4,039+22%
Newark$2,705+14%
Stamford$2,525-3%
Maplewood$2,410-3%
Montclair$2,047-3%
Bronx$1,767-32%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$7,157-11%
Long Island City$6,377+16%
Brooklyn$6,215+94%
Queens$6,045+142%
Weehawken$5,8700%
Jersey City$5,346+13%
Hoboken$4,829+10%
Newark$4,015+75%
Stamford$3,325-3%
Maplewood$3,122+2%
Montclair$2,449-9%
Bronx$2,0170%

Compare Neighborhoods

Lenox Hill

$1,425

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Southeastern Queens

$1,914

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Washington Heights

$2,100

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in New York, NY?

For renters in New York seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Lenox Hill, Southeastern Queens, and Washington Heights, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,425, $1,914, and $2,100 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Bay Ridge and Ridgewood, where the rents are $2,200 and $2,200, a favorable comparison to New York's overall 1-bedroom average of $5,098.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in New York, NY?

In New York, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are SoHo, Flatiron District, and Chelsea. A 1-bedroom apartment in SoHo averages at $9,000, in Flatiron District it averages $6,705, and in Chelsea, the average is $5,882. For additional high-end living options, NoMad offers 1-bedroom apartments at $5,874, and Kips Bay at $5,760. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $5,098 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New York, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in New York, NY?

In New York, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Kips Bay, Gramercy Park, and NoMad. In Kips Bay, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $5,760. Gramercy Park sees average rents of $4,350 for a 1-bedroom unit. NoMad offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $5,874. For those seeking other popular areas, Flatiron District presents 1-bedroom apartments at $6,705, and Midtown Manhattan at $5,143. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $5,098 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New York, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
West Village$5,376-5%
East Village$5,121-2%
Downtown Manhattan$5,108+10%
Chelsea$5,075+16%
Harlem$4,887+6%
Morningside Heights$4,887+9%
Murray Hill$4,878+1%
Midtown East$4,782+80%
NoMad$4,705+2%
Midtown Manhattan$4,516+7%
Upper Manhattan$4,319+3%
Upper West Side$4,291+3%
Brooklyn Heights$4,225-3%
Hell's Kitchen$4,209+5%
Hudson Yards$4,200+4%
Lincoln Square$4,079-2%
Northern Brooklyn$4,059+1%
Williamsburg$4,059+1%
Times Square$4,018-10%
SoHo$3,4250%
Fort Greene$3,411--
Financial District$3,400-15%
Kips Bay$3,350+46%
Hunters Point$3,335-5%
Sutton Place$3,200--
Gramercy Park$3,000--
Upper East Side$2,950+31%
Yorkville$2,950+31%
Lenox Hill$2,715--
Park Slope$2,500--
East Harlem$2,500-58%
Greenwich Village$2,350-47%
Prospect Heights$2,312--
Bushwick$2,289--
Washington Heights$1,995+11%
Northeastern Queens$1,995+10%
Hudson Heights$1,995+11%
Flatbush$1,900--
West Bronx$1,771-25%
Southeastern Queens$1,699+2%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Flatiron District$6,705--
Chelsea$5,882-14%
NoMad$5,874-18%
Kips Bay$5,760+11%
Tribeca$5,500--
Morningside Heights$5,467+1%
Harlem$5,340-1%
West Village$5,335+19%
Murray Hill$5,281-16%
Lincoln Square$5,267+1%
Financial District$5,266+7%
Midtown East$5,245+54%
Downtown Manhattan$5,220-10%
Midtown Manhattan$5,143+2%
Upper West Side$5,044-8%
Upper Manhattan$5,037-9%
Greenwich Village$4,995+9%
Sutton Place$4,971+46%
East Village$4,875-25%
Hudson Yards$4,852+3%
Hell's Kitchen$4,803+3%
Williamsburg$4,784+20%
Times Square$4,781+5%
Brooklyn Heights$4,777-6%
Yorkville$4,775-18%
Upper East Side$4,750-18%
Northern Brooklyn$4,580+83%
Park Slope$4,500+76%
Gramercy Park$4,350--
Prospect Heights$4,345-8%
Greenpoint$4,300--
Flatbush$4,232+66%
Hunters Point$4,098-3%
Fort Greene$4,040--
Bushwick$3,250+30%
East Harlem$3,180-20%
Lower East Side$3,125--
Hudson Heights$3,000+33%
West Bronx$2,599+2%
Northeastern Queens$2,250+10%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
NoMad$8,500-8%
Chelsea$8,358+6%
Lincoln Square$8,350+15%
Flatiron District$8,215--
West Village$7,895-17%
Hudson Yards$7,850+20%
Lower East Side$7,845--
Greenwich Village$7,800--
Upper West Side$7,550-8%
Financial District$7,544+9%
Downtown Manhattan$7,345-22%
Midtown Manhattan$7,238+3%
Morningside Heights$7,070-13%
Murray Hill$7,000-20%
Upper Manhattan$6,906-12%
Tribeca$6,845--
Hell's Kitchen$6,8160%
Times Square$6,795-2%
Northern Brooklyn$6,539+63%
Williamsburg$6,539+20%
Brooklyn Heights$6,369-18%
Hunters Point$6,325+2%
Greenpoint$6,275--
Midtown East$6,245+37%
Sutton Place$6,100--
Upper East Side$5,995-27%
Yorkville$5,995-27%
Prospect Heights$5,800--
Fort Greene$5,745--
Kips Bay$5,530-28%
East Village$5,500-47%
Gramercy Park$5,400--
Park Slope$4,995--
Harlem$4,850+80%
East Harlem$4,850+80%
Lenox Hill$4,750--
Bushwick$3,300+22%
Coney Island$3,000--
West Bronx$2,795+24%
Northeastern Queens$2,795+12%
Flatbush$2,750-5%
Sunset Park$2,500+14%
Hudson Heights$2,450--
Washington Heights$2,395+14%
Southeastern Queens$2,264-7%
Ridgewood$2,100-16%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

7%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

33%

40-60 Mins

23%

60+ Mins

11%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Alphabet City New York is espresso-ing itself in all the right ways.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 90% more coffee shops than average
  3. 52% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Alphabet City New York is shaping up to be a big star in the theater scene.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 97% more theaters than average
  3. 80% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Alphabet City New York draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 91% more fine art centers than average
  3. 63% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hearts skip to the beat of this place - a high score for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 94% more grocery stores than average
  3. 33% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 97% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 75% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 95% more restaurants than average
  3. 68% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Alphabet City New York is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 91% more daycares than average
  3. 8% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Alphabet City New York.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 93% more parks than average
  3. 51% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Alphabet City New York.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 67% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 13% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Alphabet City New York could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 81% more pet facilities than average
  3. 35% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Alphabet City New York is light on amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Alphabet City New York's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 90% more medical facilities than average
  3. 29% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 7 of 8 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 8 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 7 of 8 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 8 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 6 of 8 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 8 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 8 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 8 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 5 of 8 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 5 of 8 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 4 of 8 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 8 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 5 of 8 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 8 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 5 of 8 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 6 of 8 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 6 of 8 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 7 of 8 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 7 of 8 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 7 of 8 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Alphabet City New York

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Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
East Village 0.2 miles$4,875$5,500
SoHo 1.3 miles$9,000$12,000
Downtown Manhattan 1 miles$5,220$7,345
Lower East Side 0.6 miles$3,125$7,845
Midtown Manhattan 1.9 miles$5,143$7,238
Downtown 1.2 miles$5,122$7,522
Greenpoint 1.6 miles$4,300$6,275
Chelsea 2 miles$5,882$8,358
West Village 1.6 miles$5,335$7,895
Gramercy Park 0.9 miles$4,350$5,400