Walking Around - New York City's Ethnic Neighborhoods

This list is for those who enjoy exploring the worlds that are within New York. If you want to share stories about your experiences exploring New York, or to wander together, then e-mail me!

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

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