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About Morris Heights Neighborhood

Morris Heights, a large area south of University Heights, is the legendary birthplace of hiphop in the 1970's. It's other claim to fame is that it is home to the tallest buildings in the Bronx--the River Park Towers. To date, no other building has exceeded the height of these towers that overlook Manhattan across the Harlem River. While the past has seen a lot of crime and poverty in Morris Heights, there has in recent years been a number of improvements brought into the neighborhood through public and privately funded projects. Rentals dominate the market and remain affordable. Although Morris Heights is close to the city, you'll only find the 4 train on its outer edge for the local train. There is a MetroNorth commuter stop in the neighborhood, but the other option is to cross the Washington Heights Bridge into Manhattan and take the 1 train.

Average Rental Prices in Morris Heights

These are the average rental prices in Morris 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.

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Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Morris Heights

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

Credit Score
680

Transportation

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 4

Crime Rate in Morris Heights

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 17.6204 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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Schools

P.S. 109 Sedgwick

P.S. 199X - The Shakespeare School

P.S. 396

P.S. 226

P.S. 306

I.S. 232

I.S. X303 Leadership & Community Service

I.S. 229 Roland Patterson

M.S. 390

The Bronx School Of Science Inquiry And Investigat

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