About Turtle Bay Neighborhood

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Turtle Bay is a centrally-located neighborhood located just east of Midtown Manhattan. It overlooks the East River giving its residents a clear view of Brooklyn. It encompasses the area between 41st and 53rd Street east of Lexington Avenue. It is home to the United Nations headquarters and The Chrysler Building. The population mostly consists of young professionals and families. Housing is a mix of new high-rises and classic brownstones. The vibe is quiet and homey. Small restaurants, markets, and bars comprise most of the businesses which attract many people to this diverse community. Greenacre Park is a popular outdoor oasis, featuring a 25-foot high waterfall, where residents go to relax.

Average Rental Prices in Turtle Bay

These are the average rental prices in Turtle Bay 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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  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Turtle Bay

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 Turtle Bay. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:

No subway lines in Turtle Bay

Crime Rate in Turtle Bay

Crime rate: 5 out of 10
Approximately 14.1041 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray

J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch