West Village

A larger neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

Welcome to West Village

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The West Village is a neighborhood within the western part of Greenwich Village, a larger neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. West Village is a popular tourist destination and is one of the most expensive residential areas in the United States.

The West Village is typically known for its place in history as the starting point for many social and cultural movements, including bohemian culture. West Village is also known for its support for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community and people of color; the first racially integrated nightclub was in West Village.

Although West Village is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States, it earns its price with its location. With such a high demand for homes in the area, it’s no wonder that the price sits at around $2,100 per square foot. The homes in this area are typically condos and apartments.

What To Love About West Village Real Estate

  • Landmarks like the FRIENDS apartment and the Stonewall Inn
  • The High Line
  • Inviting neighborhood atmosphere, activism

People & Lifestyle

Because of The West Village real estate market's location within Greenwich Village, the community is full of arts and cultural facilities. The West Village is perfect for those who want the quiet of a suburb with close proximity to Manhattan and all it has to offer.

West Village is the perfect place for families to raise children due to the quiet streets. Artists and creatives also flock to the area due to its picturesque landscapes. It is also perfect for those who seek top-tier nightlife, as it is abundant with upbeat hot spots.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

The West Village is home to some of the city’s most innovative and inventive destinations for shopping and dining. Some of the following options could be the perfect experience for you.

In true West Village fashion, Aedes de Venustas offers luxurious fragrances from a variety of brands. A reclusive brand known as Maison Margiela has a shop full of avant-garde clothes and a unique shopping experience. Duo NYC also is a great choice for luxury clothing and jewelry.

When you’re in the mood for food or drink, the following venues offer a unique experience. The Stonewall Inn, famous for its place in gay rights history, is an open bar where you can get a drink or two with a welcoming vibe. Little Owl is a restaurant with a great selection of Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant’s food is as flavorful as its storefront is colorful.

Things To Do

It’s easy to find something fun to do in the West Village — a simple walk down the street can lead you to some of the town’s best venues and sights.

The Whitney Museum of American Art is a must-visit museum in what is called the Meatpacking District. It offers exhibits focused on both living contemporary artists as well as those of the 20th century. The Museum of Illusions is also a great place to see mind-bending exhibits and experience a fun learning opportunity.

The Hudson River Park offers over four miles of urban green space in Lower Manhattan to walk and see stunning waterfront views. It also has a gorgeous modern pier that overlooks the water. The basketball courts on West 4th Street, also known as the “The Cage,” is an infamous place for amateurs to get their game on.


The West Village is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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.


Total Population

42 years

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


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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.


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Median Age

48.5 / 51.5%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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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.
School rating
Village Community School
K - 8th
No rating available
Middle School 297
6th - 8th
Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center
6th - 12th
No rating available
Academy Of St Joseph
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PreK - 8th
No rating available
High School 560 City-As-School
10th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 3 Charrette School
PreK - 5th
Our Lady Of Pompeii School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ps 41 Greenwich Village
PreK - 5th
City And Country School
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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