Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay is a middle class residential neighborhood located in the borough of the Bronx, in New York City. It is named for Pelham Bay Park, New York City’s largest public park, which lies on the neighborhood’s northeastern border; and for Pelham Bay, a body of water in that park. The neighborhood is bounded roughly by Pelham Parkway on the north, the New England Thruway (I-95) on the east, the Bruckner Expressway (I-95) on the south, and the Hutchinson River Parkway on the west.

Pelham Bay is a neighborhood with a population of 14,788. Pelham Bay is in Bronx County. Living in Pelham Bay offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Pelham Bay there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Pelham Bay. The public schools in Pelham Bay are above average. The neighborhood is the proud home to a number of active civic and community associations, including the Pelham Bay Little League. Pelham Bay ranks as one of the safest and most desirable neighborhoods in the Bronx. It was ranked as the best neighborhood for children in the Bronx and top 10 neighborhoods in all of New York City. Based in Community District 10 and is considered high-income relative to the rest of the city and not gentrifying.

A wide variety of stores and eateries line the streets of this neighborhood, including Westchester Avenue, Buhre Avenue, Middletown Road, and Crosby Avenue (these two streets cross to form one of the main intersections in the heart of the commercial district in the neighborhood).

  • Most Diverse Neighborhoods in New York City

Ranked #91 of 228

  • Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals in New York City

Ranked #108 of 228

  • Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in New York City

Ranked #135 of 228

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