Fordham / Fordham Heights Apartments for Rent

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About Fordham / Fordham Heights Neighborhood

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Situated next to University Heights in central Bronx is Fordham Heights. The area actually dates back to English colonial times, but is named after Fordham University which is located in Fordham Manor directly to the north. The Grand Concourse runs directly through the middle of this neighborhood. Much of the neighborhood is characterized by the type of mid-rise prewar buildings that line the Concourse. Almost every building is not more than 8 minutes away from a B/D or 4 train stop within Fordham Heights. Moreoever, the commute to midtown is roughly 30-35 minutes, making this neighborhood an ideal and affordable deal for working in the city. Many retail businesses and eateries can be found along Grand Concourse and to the north on Fordham Road. For some culture, residents can easily find their way to next-door Belmont, or make a day at the Bronx Zoo or the New York Botanical Garden.

Average Rental Prices in Fordham / Fordham Heights

These are the average rental prices in Fordham / Fordham Heights by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Fordham / Fordham Heights

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

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These trains run through Fordham / Fordham Heights. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • B
  • D

Crime Rate in Fordham / Fordham Heights

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 17.6084 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 058

P.S. 028 Mount Hope

P.S. 033 Timothy Dwight

P.S. 091 Bronx

P.S. 279 Captain Manuel Rivera, Jr.

Elementary School For Math, Science, And Technolog

School For Environmental Citizenship

P.S. 046 Edgar Allan Poe

Ryer Avenue Elementary School

P.S. 209

P.S. 085 Great Expectations

P.S. 059 The Community School Of Technology

P.S. 086 Kingsbridge Heights

P.S. 246 Poe Center

P.S. 163 Arthur A. Schomburg

P.S. / I.S. 54

P.S. 023 The New Children'S School

P.S. 340

I.S. 117 Joseph H. Wade

J.H.S. 118 William W. Niles

The Angelo Patri Middle School

I.S. 313 School Of Leadership Development

I.S. 339

J.H.S. 045 Thomas C. Giordano

I.S. 206 Ann Mersereau

Creston Academy

East Fordham Academy For The Arts

Academy For Personal Leadership And Excellence

The New School For Leadership And Journalism