Upper East Side

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Sales Market Snapshot
  • Studio
    $947 PPSF
    129 Units
    $494,628 AVG P
  • 1 BR
    $1,081 PPSF
    406 Units
    $914,924 AVG P
  • 2 BR
    $1,528 PPSF
    476 Units
    $2,161,062 AVG P
  • 3 BR
    $1,812 PPSF
    300 Units
    $3,740,351 AVG P
  • 4+ BR
    $2,292 PPSF
    198 Units
    $8,344,272 AVG P
  • TH
    $2,402 PPSF
    87 Units
    $17,050,137 AVG P
Total Number of sale Listings

1596
29.8%
2 BR
25.4%
1 BR
18.8%
3 BR
12.4%
+4 BR
8.1%
Studio
5.5%
TH
Rental Market Snapshot
  • Studio
    $56 PPSF
    287 Units
    $2,336 AVG R
  • 1 BR
    $49 PPSF
    525 Units
    $3,239 AVG R
  • 2 BR
    $51 PPSF
    346 Units
    $5,411 AVG R
  • 3 BR
    $62 PPSF
    130 Units
    $9,817 AVG R
  • 4+ BR
    $60 PPSF
    73 Units
    $20,816 AVG R
Total Number of rental Listings

1361
38.6%
1 BR
25.4%
2 BR
21.1%
Studio
9.6%
3 BR
5.4%
+4 BR
question  Market Pulse Disclaimer

Stretching from East 59th Street all the way up to 110th Street, from Fifth Avenue eastward to the river, the elite Upper East Side exemplifies New York City without the “edge.” For many class conscious residents, there’s simply no other place to live. Since the late 1800s, it has been the place for Manhattanites who value the cachet of their address, as well as for those who truly appreciate the serenity, charm and rich architecture inherent in the neighborhood’s personality.

The 1990 Census claimed that the Upper East Side had the highest per capita income of any urban quarter in the nation. Not surprising, as the area is filled with fine restaurants, world-class shopping along Madison Avenue, plus the clusters of lawyers, advertising and public relations managers, management consultants, entertainment promoters and economists who seem to have established their businesses and residences here.

Certainly, alongside Central Park, between Fifth & Lexington Avenues up to about 96th Street or so, the trappings of wealth are apparent everywhere, from the well-kept buildings, children with nannies or in private-school uniforms, limousines, dog walkers, etc. But like any other New York neighborhood, this too is one that’s diverse, with plenty of local residents who take great pride in the area yet live more modestly. Living on the Upper East Side reminds one of suburbia without the lawn, the commute or the driveway. The Upper East Side is home to the most expensive real estate in the world, with Park Avenue in particular lined with multi-million-dollar homes