Bronx at a Glance
Borough Quick Facts
Population (2015): 1,471,000
City Size: 42.47 sq.mi. / 63 sq.km.
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BRP's Bronx, NY Real Estate Guide
Exciting, eclectic, and full of endless attractions, the Bronx is a quintessential New York City borough. Rich with history, it's the birthplace of hip hop and home to one of the most diverse communities in the country. Here, you'll discover a melting pot of fun things to do — from the famous Bronx Zoo to Yankee Stadium and the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts — as well as a booming real estate market.
Find your dream home in an NYC community that truly has a little bit of everything. Here's your insiders guide to real estate in the Bronx.
Life in the Bronx
The Culture and AmenitiesDid you know the Bronx has its own beach? Orchard Beach is the place for summer fun, with its beautiful water, snack shack, volleyball courts, and more. Bronx is also home to Little Italy, considered by many to be the most authentic Italian community in New York City. The Bronx Museum of the Arts is another beloved local institution, with many Bronx locals claiming it's even better than the MOMA.
Public TransportationNew York City is known for its fantastic and wide range of public transportation options, and the Bronx does not disappoint. You'll find a number of subway stops, rentable bikes, buses, and more options for transit in this unique Borough. Unlike other NYC boroughs, however, it is still possible and useful to own a car while living here.