About Chelsea Neighborhood

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Chelsea, located on the west side of Manhattan, is famous for its vibrant art scene, shopping, and highly-rated restaurants. Tourists and New Yorkers alike flock here to walk the length of High Line Park, shop and eat at the Chelsea Market, and play sports and bowl at the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex. Art aficionados need look no further than Chelsea, which has over 200 galleries and museums. This neighborhood is also home to a number of theaters and performance centers which include the Joyce Theater and the McKittrick Hotel, which is the base for the immersive theater experience of “Sleep No More”.

Average Rental Prices in Chelsea

These are the average rental prices in Chelsea 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 Chelsea

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

Credit Score


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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 7
  • 7
  • A
  • C
  • E
  • F
  • M

Crime Rate in Chelsea

Crime rate: 8 out of 10
Approximately 37.5710 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 011 William T. Harris

P.S. 033 Chelsea Prep

P.S. 051 Elias Howe

J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch