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Today, it is known for its high-end shops, restaurants, and spirited nightlife.

Overview for SoHo, NY

11,850 people live in SoHo, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $152,792. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42 years

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Around SoHo, NY

There's plenty to do around SoHo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pronto Gourmet & Deli, Greenhook Ginsmiths, and Performing Arts Workshop.

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Dining 3.04 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.88 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.02 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.81 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

SOHO Real Estate

One of New York City’s most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods
SOHO is a trendy, upscale neighborhood in New York City. Its history is closely intertwined with the development of New York City as a whole. The Dutch initially settled the neighborhood in the 1600s, and the name SOHO derives from its location "South of Houston Street." In the 1800s, the neighborhood became a center of the city's art and culture scene, and many of the buildings that remain today were built during this time. Today, it is known for its high-end shops, restaurants, and spirited nightlife. It is also a popular destination for tourists seeking peaceful green spaces, as the area features many parks and open areas. The climate is also very pleasant, with mild temperatures and low humidity being dominant.
The architecture in SOHO is predominantly made up of brownstones and other historic buildings. Many of the buildings in the neighborhood date back to the 19th century, and there are several notable architects and firms that have left their mark in the area. The variety of houses, and homes for sale in SOHO, New York ranges from luxury studios and condos to amenity-laden lofts and affluent single-family homes.

What to Love

  • An eclectic and artsy vibe
  • The abundance of art galleries, unique shops, and trendsetting restaurants
  • Unique architecture and history of the area
  • Washington Square Park and Prospect Park

Local Lifestyle

The SOHO neighborhood is an urban community known for its art scene and nightlife. The community has a laid-back vibe and is very welcoming to new residents. The community is also very close-knit, which benefits residents by allowing them to get to know their prospective neighbors with ease.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

SOHO is a great place to grab a bite to eat, go shopping, or enjoy some entertainment. The dining options in the area range from casual to fine dining. Some of the best restaurants in SOHO include Balthazar, a French eatery offering delightfully delicious entrees and side dishes. Other places to visit include The Spotted Dog for handcrafted cocktails,  Momofuku Ssam Bar for Asian fusion, and WD-50 for an incredible fine-dining experience. 
SOHO is your go-to destination for shopping in New York City. From upscale boutiques to high-end luxury designers, there is something for everyone here. 
For entertainment, SOHO has plenty to offer, from live music to energetic bars and clubs. Whether you're looking for a night of fun or a relaxing evening, SOHO has you covered. Make a point to check out 142 Sullivan Bar, Toad HallSOHO Room NYSpring Lounge, and Ear Inn.  

Things to Do

The SOHO neighborhood is a great place to live for those who enjoy the outdoors and being active. There are plenty of things to do in the area, including golfing, horseback riding, hiking, and biking. There are also a number of parks and children's playgrounds, including Father Fagan ParkSpring Street Park, and Vesuvio Playground
The community is also home to a number of annual events, such as the SOHO Art Festival, the SOHO Music Festival, and the SOHO Food & Wine Festival. These events attract visitors from all over the world and help to make the community a unique and special place to live.


The New York City Department of Education serves the community of SOHO.

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Schools in SoHo, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby SoHo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
Broome Street Academy Charter High School
9th - 12th
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Chelsea Career And Technical Education High School
9th - 12th

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