WEST VILLAGE

Historic, quaint, and full of fabulous restaurants and shopping.

Welcome to West Village

 
One of Manhattan's most vibrant and enchanting neighborhoods, the West Village is known for its charming streets lined with historic brownstones, trendy boutiques, and vibrant nightlife. The area is a food lover's paradise with a diverse range of dining options, from world-class restaurants to cozy delis, bakeries, and bagel shops. It’s no wonder that the West Village is one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Manhattan.
 

WHAT TO LOVE

 
  • Quaint, charming architecture
  • Access to excellent restaurants
  • Lots of locally-owned shops
  • Historic homes and buildings

LOCAL LIFESTYLE

 
The West Village has a long and storied history in New York City and is widely known as one of the landmarks of the bohemian culture and lifestyle. The area retains much of its charm and artistic sensibility that it first developed in the early 1900s, although with a modern twist that attracts residents and visitors of all ages. Lots of festivals and parades occur here, making the West Village a lively place, no matter the time of year.
 

DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, & SHOPPING

 
Cheerful and inviting, Magnolia Bakery serves up handmade cupcakes, pies, and cookies, while Via Carotta is a traditional Italian restaurant that welcomes hundreds of visitors weekly. Corner Bistro is a laid-back pub with a full menu of comfort food favorites, including burgers and French fries. Pull up a seat to enjoy the friendly service and delicious food.
 
For the most inventive drinks in Manhattan, check out Employees Only. This bar features retro-style decor and creative, handcrafted cocktails. Wine enthusiasts will appreciate the tasty selection of wines, craft beers, and gourmet cheeses at Murray's Cheese. Cozy and casual, Murray's Cheese is a popular stop for those interested in building impressive cheese boards or enjoying a laid-back meal with family and friends.
 
No matter where your interests lie, you'll find something to satisfy in West Village. The Whitney Museum of American Art is a popular destination for art and culture enthusiasts, exclusively featuring works by modern American artists. The Village Vanguard is a hopping jazz club with a historic past, as major jazz musicians used to play gigs here. These days, the venue is a hotspot for music lovers of all ages.

Overview for WEST VILLAGE, NY

30,181 people live in WEST VILLAGE, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $137,313. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,181

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$137,313

Average individual Income

Around WEST VILLAGE, NY

There's plenty to do around WEST VILLAGE, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

100
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
95
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Cake Dealer, Sushi Yoshizawa, and KPop Station.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.51 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.21 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.33 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.24 miles 41 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.41 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for WEST VILLAGE, NY

WEST VILLAGE has 17,899 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WEST VILLAGE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,181 people call WEST VILLAGE home. The population density is 88,273.39 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,181

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

48.5 / 51.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
17,899

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$137,313

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in WEST VILLAGE, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby WEST VILLAGE. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Village Community School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Middle School 297
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Academy Of St Joseph
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
High School 560 City-As-School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 3 Charrette School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Our Lady Of Pompeii School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ps 41 Greenwich Village
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
City And Country School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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