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NYC neighborhoods with the most expensive zip codes

New York City had the most zip codes in the top 10 of Forbes' annual list of "America's Most Expensive Zip Codes." The city had six zip codes in the top 10 that cut across such tony neighborhoods as SoHo, Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. Although the city's zip codes didn't land in the top two spots, 10013 took the No. 3 notch. Overall, New York had 18% of the 500 most expensive zip codes.

The full list is at Forbes.com

Here's a look at seven neighborhoods in the city that made it to the top.

SoHo

No surprise that the 10013 zip code landed
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No surprise that the 10013 zip code landed at the No. 3 spot. This is "prime SoHo," as Forbes puts it, with edges of Chinatown and Little Italy. The median price for a home was $6,054,609 (331 average days on the market). Zip code 10012, which includes Nolita, is at No. 10 on the list with median homes priced at $4,773,818.

The Upper East Side

Zip codes on the Upper East Side —
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Zip codes on the Upper East Side — 10065, 10075, 10021, 10028, 10128 — barreled to the top of the list. The zip codes are associated with such luxury neighborhoods as Lenox Hill and Yorkville. Zip code 10065 made it to the No. 4 spot, with the median price of a single family home at a whopping $5,931,28. Homes were on the market an average 459 days.

Chelsea

The 10011 zip code, squarely in Chelsea, made
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The 10011 zip code, squarely in Chelsea, made it to No. 8 with median home prices of $4,902,865. Average days on market? A paltry 252. Neighboring zip code 10003 was at No. 39 on the Forbes list.

West Village

The 10014 zip code, which covers much of
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The 10014 zip code, which covers much of the West Village and parts of the Meatpacking District, landed at No. 9 on the Forbes list. The median price for homes was $4,859,971. Single-family homes were on the market an average 337 days.

Upper West Side

The 10024 zip code on the Upper West
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The 10024 zip code on the Upper West Side made it to No. 19 on the list, with homes going for a median price of $3,776,960.

Union Square

The 10003 zip code includes Union Square, Astor

The 10003 zip code includes Union Square, Astor Place and NoHo. It made it to the No. 39 spot on the list. Median homes were listed at $3,012,531.

Carroll Gardens

The 11231 zip code was the only one
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The 11231 zip code was the only one to crack the top 100 on the Forbes list. The zip code includes posh Carroll Gardens as well as hardscrabble Red Hook. The median home price was $2,023,596. Homes were on the market an average 84 days.

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