Flatiron

Flatiron surrounds the iconic Madison Square Garden.

Welcome to Flatiron

Named after the famed Flatiron Building, explore Flatiron District real estate!

The Flatiron District is a neighborhood located in Manhattan, New York. Flatiron surrounds the iconic Madison Square Garden. Its central location allows easy access to most of Manhattan and is bustling with activity.

Named for the legendary Flatiron Building, the Flatiron District used to be known as the Toy District due to its numerous toy and clothing manufacturers. The area is now known as a hotspot for publishers and advertising agencies, which has earned it the nickname “Silicon Alley.”

Because it’s primarily a commercial district, the housing market is highly competitive in Flatiron. That being said, the limited openings have given way to new high-rises popping up in the area. These newer luxury high-rises have all the amenities you could want: pools, gyms, and more for residents only. Housing can start from mid-$700K condos to multimillion-dollar apartments.

What To Love About Flatiron District Real Estate

  • The legendary Flatiron Building
  • Madison Square Park
  • The excitement of the New York lifestyle

People & Lifestyle

The atmosphere of the Flatiron District is fast-paced and exciting — the perfect environment for those who love bustling city life. At night, the traffic slows down, and the area is more serene, so there’s plenty to enjoy about both day and nighttime living.

Due to its long history of being a bustling manufacturing district, Flatiron is perfect for young professionals. Young entrepreneurs can also cut their teeth here — Flatiron is a great place for businesses to flourish. Families can also find a great place to live amongst the young professionals and bustling city life. If you would like to start your home search in the Flatiron real estate market, contact Monica Novo and the team today!

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

There is plenty to do in Flatiron, as it is one of the most well-known shopping districts in the world. Flatiron also possesses some of 5th Avenue’s designer brand line-up.

Among the lineup of stores along 5th Avenue are popular brands like lululemon athletica, the international brand for athletic apparel, and Anthropologie, which sells a variety of items including clothes, decor, and jewelry. If you venture off the main road, you can find a variety of local boutiques and other shops.

When you’re looking for the perfect bite to eat, there are a variety of restaurants. Try stopping by Eataly, a famous New York City Italian chain. Or try Union Square Cafe, a beloved favorite of the area for over 30 years. Union Square Cafe has a variety of soups, salads, steaks, and more.

Things To Do in Flatiron District

Aside from all the incredible options listed above, there is still a variety of things to do besides dining and shopping. The following are great options for anybody living in or visiting the area.

One of the most infamous performance venues in the world is located in the Flatiron District: Madison Square Garden. Renowned for hockey, basketball, and concerts, Madison Square Garden has an event for everyone to enjoy. Gramercy Theatre is a music venue owned and operated by Live Nation, the global entertainment giant.

If you’re looking for something educational or natural, there’s something for you to do in Flatiron. Check out The National Museum of Mathematics, which has amazing exhibits that show how math works in the real world. You could also check out Madison Square Park, which hosts a variety of events throughout the year, as well as offers art installations and green space.

Schools

Homes in the Flatiron real estate market are served by several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

  • Maryel School of New York, PK & K-5, highly rated private school
  • The École, PK & K-8, highly rated private school




Overview for Flatiron, NY

50,228 people live in Flatiron, where the median age is 41.9 and the average individual income is $123,969. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,228

Total Population

41.9 years

Median Age

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

$123,969

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for Flatiron, NY

Flatiron has 28,775 households, with an average household size of 1.67. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Flatiron do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 50,228 people call Flatiron home. The population density is 76,061.21 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,228

Total Population

High

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

41.9

Median Age

50.64 / 49.36%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
28,775

Total Households

1.67

Average Household Size

$123,969

Average individual Income

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Schools in Flatiron, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Flatiron. 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
Landmark High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 11 William T Harris
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Ps 41 Greenwich Village
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hudson High School Of Learning Technologies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Harvest Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
High School Of Fashion Industries (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Humanities Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
James Baldwin School-A School For Expeditionary Lrning
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sixth Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
City And Country School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Winston Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Manhattan Business Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Xavier High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5

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