Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB
- Crime & SafetyB-
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Morningside Heights is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 37,197. Morningside Heights is in New York County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Morningside Heights offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Morningside Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Morningside Heights and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Morningside Heights are above average.
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Morningside Heights Reviews
I am an 18 yr old (female) living in W114th st. There are at least one cases daily of someone getting hurt (stabbed, shot, gun dispute, slashed) based on the citizen app (especially near W 107th st). I personally don't recommend staying outside after 8 pm. There are a lot of cars with their car stereo music up to MAX volume near Morningside park. I come from a country where there is very little violence, so I do get scared and paranoid from time to time
I live, work, and go to university in Morningside Heights/Manhattanville/West Harlem (whatever you'd like to call it!) I love the proximity to Riverside Park, easy commute to school, lots of restaurants and shops, and even a few jazz clubs. The area is easily walkable, pet-friendly, and people friendly. Close proximity to the 1 train also makes commuting easy.
Some of the oldest and most historically significant buildings in Manhattan are still here. There is a significant presence of public spaces like parks, academic institutions, and churches in the area, and it's both incredibly safe and reasonably priced for a neighborhood in New York (particularly based on how nice it is).