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Area: 1.732 square miles

Population: 201,590

Population density:
Washington Heights:

116,373 people per square mile
New York:

28,148 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Washington Heights in New York, NY neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Washington Heights in New York, NY
Races in Washington Heights in New York neighborhood in NY
Household income distribution in 2013 in Washington Heights in New York neighborhood in NY
Median household income in 2016:
Washington Heights:

$45,316
New York:

$58,856

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Washington Heights in New York neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2016:
Washington Heights:

$1,114
New York:

$1,235

Zip codes: 10032, 10033, 10040.

Males:

99,857
Females:

101,732
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.1 years
Whole city:

34.9 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

38.8 years
Whole city:

37.5 years

Average household size:
Washington Heights:

6.4 people
New York:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
Washington Heights:

41.1%
New York:

43.7%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

28.4%
New York:

36.5%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Washington Heights:

18.5%
New York:

24.0%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Washington Heights:

14.0%
New York:

10.3%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Washington Heights:

25.6%
New York:

21.9%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Washington Heights:

22.1%
city:

22.6%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Washington Heights:

26.5%
New York:

12.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

37.3%
New York:

47.9%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Washington Heights:

12.3%
New York:

11.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

3.6%
city:

3.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

46.8%
New York:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Washington Heights:

  • 1 room: 1,199
  • 2 rooms: 2,241
  • 3 rooms: 4,519
  • 4 rooms: 5,342
  • 5 rooms: 3,688
  • 6 rooms: 2,853
  • 7 rooms: 2,629
  • 8 rooms: 1,535
  • 9+ rooms: 1,457
Note: State values scaled to Washington Heights population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Heights:

  • 1 room: 5,212
  • 2 rooms: 4,166
  • 3 rooms: 15,565
  • 4 rooms: 19,973
  • 5 rooms: 12,914
  • 6 rooms: 4,389
  • 7 rooms: 2,384
  • 8 rooms: 2,361
  • 9+ rooms: 1,639
Note: State values scaled to Washington Heights population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Heights:

  • no bedroom: 2,213
  • 1 bedroom: 6,535
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,741
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,227
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,919
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,357
Note: State values scaled to Washington Heights population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Washington Heights:

  • no bedroom: 5,299
  • 1 bedroom: 18,448
  • 2 bedrooms: 21,276
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,669
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,851
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,771
Note: State values scaled to Washington Heights population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.4
New York:

1.1

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.3
city:

0.4

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Washington Heights:

60.0%
New York:

59.5%

Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (40.0% of all units):
Washington Heights:

$308,440
New York:

$942,523

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 2,878
  • 2010 to 2013: 2,481
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,523
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,053
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,998
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,777
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,062
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,241
  • 1940 to 1949: 9,128
  • 1939 or earlier: 44,959
Note: State values scaled to Washington Heights New York NY population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2016 (higher means more crime):
City:

222.2
U.S. average:

236.5

Mode of transportation to work in Washington Heights in New York, NY
Time Leaving Home for Work in Washington Heights in New York neighborhood in NY
Commute time to work in Washington Heights in New York neighborhood in NY

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    10.8%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    4.8%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    7.0%
    city:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    2.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.8%
    city:

    19.9%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    17.4%
    city:

    18.4%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.8%
    city:

    7.9%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    9.7%
    city:

    8.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.3%
    city:

    2.2%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    6.8%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    5.9%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    2.9%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    9.8%
    city:

    9.1%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    4.7%
    city:

    4.6%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    5.3%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    34.2%
    city:

    25.9%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    24.9%
    city:

    26.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    2.0%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Washington Heights:

0.0%
New York:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Washington Heights:

    19.0%
    New York:

    15.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Washington Heights:

    7.5%
    New York:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Washington Heights:

    5.8%
    New York:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Washington Heights:

    46.8%
    New York:

    17.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Washington Heights:

25.8%
New York:

18.9%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Washington Heights:

2001
New York:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Washington Heights:

2001
New York:

2010

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Washington Heights:

94.2%
New York:

61.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Solar energy (2%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 95 (US Hwy 9, US Hwy 1, George Washington Brg)

Length: 1.21 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Highways in this neighborhood:

Henry Hudson Pkwy (State Hwy 9a)

Length: 2.29 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Roads and streets:

Harlem River Dr

Length: 2.71 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 1590098

Riverside Dr

Length: 2.31 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 760 to 1370

Amsterdam Ave

Length: 2.14 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1912 to 2699

St Nicholas Ave

Length: 2.06 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 892 to 1658

Broadway

Length: 2.01 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3722 to 4492

Fort Washington Ave

Length: 1.81 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 732

Audubon Ave

Length: 1.56 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 598

Wadsworth Ave

Length: 1.13 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 399

W 155th St (W 155 St)

Length: 1.06 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 699

Edgecombe Ave

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 439 to 699

W 187 St (W 187th St)

Length: 0.86 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 899

W 181st St (W 181 St, Plz Lafayette)

Length: 0.81 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 880

Cabrini Blvd

Length: 0.73 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 399

W 165 St (W 165th St)

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 158th St Exn (W 158 St)

Length: 0.70 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 177 St (W 177th St)

Length: 0.67 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 899

W 180th St (W 180 St)

Length: 0.67 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 899

W 179 St (W 179th St)

Length: 0.65 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

W 176th St (W 176 St)

Length: 0.65 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 899

W 178th St (W 178 St)

Length: 0.64 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 160th St (W 160 St)

Length: 0.62 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 163rd St (W 163 St)

Length: 0.61 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 172 St (W 172nd St)

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 162nd St (W 162 St)

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 186 St (W 186th St)

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 799

W 173 St (W 173rd St)

Length: 0.59 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 168 St (Haven Ave, W 168th St)

Length: 0.57 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 722

W 170th St (W 170 St)

Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 799

W 190th St (W 190 St)

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 999

W 159th St (Harlem River Dr)

Length: 0.55 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Pinehurst Ave

Length: 0.54 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 257

W 171 St (W 171st St)

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 161 St (W 161st St)

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

W 183rd St (W 183 St)

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 501 to 899

W 184 St (W 184th St)

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 157th St (W 157 St)

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 699

W 169th St (W 169 St)

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

Bennett Ave

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

W 164 St (W 164th St)

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 637

Haven Ave

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 92 to 399

W 175 St (W 175th St)

Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

W 185th St (W 185 St)

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 899

W 174 St (W 174th St)

Length: 0.45 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

W 182 St (W 182nd St)

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 699

W 189 St (W 189th St)

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 799

Chittenden Ave

Length: 0.41 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 100

W 156th St (W 156 St)

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

Laurel Hill Ter

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 36 to 198

W 188th St (W 188 St)

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 658668

W 159 St (W 159th St)

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 599

Fort George Ave

Length: 0.35 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 117 to 128

W 166th St (W 166 St)

Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 599

Overlook Ter

Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 130

Frederick Douglass Blvd (8th Ave)

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2927 to 3939

Riverside Dr W

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

W 165th St (Riverside Dr)

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: N-S

W 167th St (W 167 St)

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 599

W 191st St (W 191 St)

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

Washington Brg (W 181st St)

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

W 192 St (W 192nd St)

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

Jumel Pl

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 55

Edward M Morgan Pl

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 20

W 193 St (W 193rd St)

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 599

Wadsworth Ter

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 41

Colonel Robert Magaw Pl (Magaw Pl)

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Jumel Ter

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 67

Fairview Ave

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 76 to 98

Dyckman St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Sylvan Ter

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 22

Washington Ter

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 23

W 186th St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: SE-NW

High Brg

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

Mc Kenna Sq

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Railroad features:

Metro North Commuter RR (Amtrak RR)

Length: 1.02 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
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