Walking Around - New York City's Ethnic Neighborhoods

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Click on the column heading to see the list organized by that category. And click on the link on the right side of each row to see more information about that group in that neighborhood.


Neighborhood Borough Group Area within neighborhood Concentration More info
AstoriaQueensGreekDitmarsHigh
AstoriaQueensEgyptianSteinway, south of the BQEMedium
Belle HarborQueensIrishMedium
BelmontBronxItalianArthur AveMedium
BelmontBronxAlbanianArthur AveMedium
BensonhurstBrooklynItalianMedium
BensonhurstBrooklynIrishLow
BensonhurstBrooklynHassidicMedium
Borough ParkBrooklynChassidic JewsHigh
Breezy PointQueensIrishHigh
Brighton BeachBrooklynRussianHigh
ChelseaManhattanGayMedium
ChinatownManhattanChinese (Hong Kong & China)High
Cobble HillBrooklynItalianMedium
CoronaQueensDominicanMedium
Crown HeightsBrooklynChassidic JewsHigh
East VillageManhattanPolish & Ukranian (former)Low
ElmhurstQueensColombiaHigh
FlatbushBrooklynWest IndianMedium
FlatlandsBrooklynWest IndianHigh
FlushingQueensChinese (Tawain)High
FlushingQueensFilipinoLow
Gerritsen BeachBrooklynGermanHigh
Gerritsen BeachBrooklynIrishHigh
GreenpointBrooklynPolishMedium
GreenpointBrooklynItalianLow
GreenpointBrooklynIrish (former)Note McGuinness BlvdLow
HighbridgeBronxGhanaMedium
HollisQueensCaribbeanMedium
Jackson HeightsQueensIndian & Bengali74th StHigh
Jackson HeightsQueensColombianMedium
Jackson HeightsQueensArgentina & UruguayLow
JamaicaQueensWest IndianHigh
King's HighwayBrooklynIsraeliLow
KoreatownManhattanKorean32nd St between 5th & 6thMedium
Little ItalyManhattanItalian (former)Mulberry St.Medium
Lower East SideManhattanJewish (former)Low
Lower East SideManhattanIndianCurry Row - 6th St between 1st & 2nd AveMedium
Lower East SideManhattanUkranian7th - between 2nd & 3rdLow
Manhattan BeachBrooklynItalianHigh
MidtownManhattanBrazilian & Portuguese (former)47th StLow
MidwoodBrooklynOrthodox JewsMedium
Morris HeightsBronxGhanaMedium
Morris ParkBronxItalianMedium
Morris ParkQueensAlbanianMedium
NewarkNew JerseyBrazilian & PortugueseIronboundHigh
Ocean ParkwayBrooklynSyrian JewsLow
Park SlopeBrooklynLesbianMedium
RidgewoodQueensRomania, Yugoslavia, BalkansMedium
RidgewoodQueensPolishMedium
RidgewoodQueensGerman (former)Including German JewishLow
Rockaway ParkQueensIrishRockaway is sometimes known as the "Irish Riviera"High
RoxburyQueensIrishHigh
SoundviewBronxDominican RepublicMedium
SoundviewBronxPuerto RicanMedium
South SlopeBrooklynPolish & CzechMedium
Spanish HarlemManhattanPuerto RicanHigh
Spanish HarlemManhattanMexicanMedium
Spanish HarlemManhattanItalian (former)Low
SunnysideQueensIrishMedium
SunnysideQueensHispanicMedium
SunnysideQueensKoreanMedium
Sunset ParkBrooklynChineseLow
Sunset ParkBrooklynPuerto RicanWestLow
Sunset ParkBrooklynMexicanNorthLow
TremontBronxGhanaMedium
TremontBronxJamaicaMedium
TremontBronxGuyanaMedium
TremontBronxCentral AmericaMedium
TremontBronxEcuadorMedium
University HeightsBronxVietnamese & CambodianMedium
Upper West SideManhattanDominican100s, 110sMedium
WakefieldBronxJamaican & Caribbean241st & White Plains RoadHigh
Washington HeightsManhattanDominicanHigh
Washington HeightsManhattanGerman Jews (former)Low
West VillageManhattanGayMedium
WhitestoneQueensOld FolksHigh
WilliamsburgBrooklynChassidic JewsSouth WilliamsburgHigh
WilliamsburgBrooklynHipstersNorth Williamsburg, Bedford AveHigh
WilliamsburgBrooklynPolishNorth WilliamsburgMedium
WilliamsburgBrooklynPuerto RicanEast Williamsburg, BroadwayHigh
WilliamsburgBrooklynIsraeliNorth WilliamsburgMedium
WilliamsburgBrooklynItalianBetween Grand Street, the BQE, and Newton CreekMedium
WoodlawnBronxIrishHigh
WoodsideQueensIrishMedium

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