About Carnegie Hill Neighborhood

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Carnegie Hill is a very sought after, prestigious and quiet neighborhood located within the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Its boundaries are 86th Street on the south, 98th Street on the North, Central Park on the West and up to Third Avenue on the East. In addition to pre-war magnificent apartment buildings, housing consists of a wide array of well-preserved architectural styles. Everything from charming Civil-War era wood-framed houses, late 19th-century row houses, and elegant Neo-Gothic mansions. These all sit next to chic boutiques and classy upscale restaurants. The area is known for its world-class cultural institutions like the Guggenheim Museum and The Jewish Museum. Due to many private schools located in the neighborhood, it has attracted many upper-class families. The vibe is calm with an everybody-knows-everybody feel.

Average Rental Prices in Carnegie Hill

These are the average rental prices in Carnegie Hill 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 Carnegie Hill

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 Carnegie Hill. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 6

Crime Rate in Carnegie Hill

Crime rate: 4 out of 10
Approximately 10.1016 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 006 Lillie D. Blake

P.S. 290 Manhattan New School

P.S. 198 Isador E. Ida Straus

J.H.S. 167 Robert F. Wagner