About Midtown East Neighborhood

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Midtown East is a timeless, architecturally iconic neighborhood with tree-lined residential streets that make up some of Manhattan’s most sought-after real estate. With the Chrysler building, Grand Central Terminal, and Rockefeller Center all within its boundaries, the neighborhood is full of postcard-tv show New York moments. It also borders bustling Bryant Park and hosts dozens of classy dining opportunities and excellent private schools. The vibe is refined and sophisticated, with top-tier cultural attractions like the Museum of Modern Art, the Morgan Library and the grand main branch of the New York Public Library all nearby. Housing options are a mix of dignified prewar towers and sleek high rises, with plenty available at the higher end of the market. The neighborhood is known for being the center of everything but also boasts sweeping river views and a relaxed weekend atmosphere.

Average Rental Prices in Midtown East

These are the average rental prices in Midtown East 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 Midtown East

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 Midtown East. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
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  • 5
  • 6
  • 6
  • E
  • M

Crime Rate in Midtown East

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 23.6293 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray

P.S. 059 Beekman Hill International

P.S. 267

J.H.S. 167 Robert F. Wagner

J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch