The Upper East Side tied with Chelsea for the most in-demand Manhattan neighborhood of the last week, according to Zumper, an apartment listings website. Other popular neighborhoods, in order, were Greenwich Village, the West Village, Hell’s Kitchen and Soho.
The prior week, Greenwich Village and the West Village led the pack. Renters were most often looking for one-bedroom apartments, which represented 35 percent of total inquiries, the Zumper data show. The median rent query for one-bedrooms overall was $2,100 per month. [more]