Upper West Side Real Estate Market Overview

The Upper West Side is bordered by historic parks and steeped in collegiate charm. More than gorgeous green space and architecture, Columbia University, Barnard College, Lincoln Center, and The American Museum of Natural History offer a year-round roster of community events and cultural offerings that delight, celebrate, and educate New Yorkers of all ages and interests. It's not all "edu-tainment," th...ough. Popular dining and shopping options from Barney's Co-Op and The Apple Store to Per Se and Fairway Market grocery store rival those of lower Manhattan and Brooklyn - but come with a lot more elbow and aisle room.View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Upper West Side show a 2% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -23% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Upper West Side for Sep 8 to Dec 7 was $1,399,000 based on 105 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Upper West Side was $1,538, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Upper West Side for Nov 8 to Dec 8 was $4,800.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Upper West Side has very low crime relative to the rest of New York County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Upper West Side can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Schools in Upper West Side

School data is currently unavailable. Use the map above to find the best schools in Upper West Side.


Get to know your neighbors in Upper West Side by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Upper West Side commute by public transit. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
12% commute by car
0% commute by bike
72% commute by public transportation
13% commute by foot

Moments in Upper West Side

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