Upper Manhattan At A Glance

Upper Manhattan At A Glance

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The population of Upper Manhattan, 584,744 based on the most recent census in 2010 and it ranks in the top 40 cities in the United States, just behind Las Vegas. It is an area of approximately 7.3 square miles and encompasses four Community Board Districts: Community Districts 9, 10, 11, and 12. To take a closer look at the boundaries of the Empowerment Zone or to see if an address is located within the EZ, visit the ArcGIS mapping site.

Access NYC.gov's Community Portal for snapshots of Upper Manhattan's race distribution, education, median income, and population based on the 2011 American Communities Survey.

Visitor Resources

The following resources can be used to plan your visit or learn more about Upper Manhattan:

NYC & Company is New York City’s official marketing, tourism, and partnership organization. Neighborhood Guides and Highlights: East Harlem "El Barrio", Harlem, and Washington Heights

Harlem One Stop
Harlem One Stop presents information on leisure-time events and attractions—historical tours, music, dance, theatre, fairs, festivals, outdoor activities, dining, shopping and more—for the Upper Manhattan area (Central Harlem, El Barrio, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Washington Heights/Inwood, and West Harlem/Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill).

Experience Harlem
The ultimate insiders guide to shopping, dining, entertainment, and culture in Harlem. You can also download the 2017 Essential Harlem Guide.