Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb of a Large City
  • Population
    2,486,119
  • Population Density
    25,652 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    97 sq.mi.
Brooklyn Borough is a suburb of a large city in New York with 2,486,119 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

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Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.66 Manhattan Borough 1,588,257
3.00 New York City 8,128,980
3.33 Jersey City 245,226
3.33 Queens Borough 2,213,977
3.00 Bayonne 62,485
3.33 Staten Island Borough 466,034

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 New York City 8,128,980
2.00 Bronx Borough 1,374,593
3.66 Manhattan Borough 1,588,257
3.33 Queens Borough 2,213,977
3.33 Staten Island Borough 466,034

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
2.33 11220 99,540
2.00 11226 99,422
3.00 11234 94,891
2.00 11236 94,643
2.33 11219 94,083
1.66 11208 93,447
2.66 11211 90,522
1.33 11207 89,676
3.00 11230 85,757
2.00 11203 80,337
1.33 11212 80,311
2.33 11206 79,674
2.66 11204 78,690
2.66 11214 78,326
2.00 11221 77,041
3.00 11229 77,021
3.00 11218 76,811
2.66 11223 73,208
3.00 11209 71,704
3.00 11235 71,129
1.66 11233 66,315
3.66 11215 65,477
3.00 11210 64,508
2.00 11213 62,231
1.66 11225 58,987
2.33 11216 53,065
1.66 11237 52,123
3.66 11201 51,356
3.33 11238 50,840
2.66 11224 45,092
3.00 11228 42,585
3.00 11205 38,997
3.66 11217 38,992
3.00 11231 35,109
3.00 11222 33,482
2.00 11232 27,925
1.66 11239 12,802
11425 0

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.66 New York City Geographic District No. 22 38
3.33 New York City Geographic District No. 13 46
3.33 New York City Geographic District No. 24 51
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 20 43
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 21 40
2.66 Jersey City School District 38
2.66 Bayonne School District 12
2.33 New York City Geographic District No. 27 60
2.33 New York City Geographic District No. 14 42
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 15 46
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 18 35
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 17 52
1.33 New York City Geographic District No. 19 46
1.33 New York City Geographic District No. 16 26
0.66 New York City Geographic District No. 32 27
0.66 New York City Geographic District No. 23 29

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Stuyvesant High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Staten Island Technical High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 High Tech High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 High School Math Science & Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) Public 9-12 High
4.33 Townsend Harris High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College II Public 9-12 High
4.33 Marine Academy of Science & Technology Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Icahn Charter School 2 Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.33 P.S. 186 - Castlewood Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Hospital Schools Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Eleanor Roosevelt High School Public 9-12 High
North Queens Community High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Brooklyn Technical High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Beacon High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 P.S. 41 - Crocheron Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 P.S. 46 - Alley Pond Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 South Bronx Classical Charter School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 P.S. 159 Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 P.S. 98 - The Douglaston School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 P.S. 205 - Alexander Graham Bell Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 P.S. 188 - Kingsbury Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 American Sign Language & English Lower School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 P.S. 31 - Bayside Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Harriet Eisman Community School Private, Alternative 9-12 High
4.33 Trinity School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Dalton School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Hunter College High School Private 7-12 Middle, High
The Daytop Preparatory School Private, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
Lexington School for the Deaf Private, Special Education PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Cooke Center for Learning & Development Private, Special Education 9-12 High
4.33 Packer Collegiate Institute Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Collegiate School Private, All-Boys K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Whitestone Academy Private 7-12 High
4.33 Friends Seminary Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Poly Preparatory Country Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Regis High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
Bethel Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 The Hudson School Private 5-12 High
4.00 Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 St. Ann's School Private, Alternative PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Nightingale-Bamford School Private, All-Girls K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Marymount School Private, Religious, All-Girls PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 The Chapin School Private, All-Girls K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Loyola School Private, Religious 9-12 High
4.00 Berkeley Carroll School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 United Nations International School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Convent of the Sacred Heart Private, Religious, All-Girls PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 The Juilliard School
4.33 Columbia University
4.33 Cooper Union
4.33 Jewish Theological Seminary of America
4.33 Barnard College
4.33 New York University
4.00 Manhattan School of Music
3.66 Rutgers University
3.66 Yeshiva University
3.33 Stevens Institute of Technology
3.33 Rutgers University - Newark
3.33 CUNY Baruch College
3.33 CUNY Brooklyn College
3.33 Polytechnic Institute of New York University
3.33 Fashion Institute of Technology
3.00 Hofstra University
3.00 Molloy College
3.00 St. John's University - New York
3.00 Fordham University
3.00 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
3.00 Manhattan College
3.00 CUNY City College of New York
3.00 CUNY Lehman College
3.00 Sarah Lawrence College
2.66 Pratt Institute

Around Brooklyn Borough

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Brooklyn Borough, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Bronx Borough, NY Manhattan Borough, NY New York City, NY Queens Borough, NY Staten Island Borough, NY
White 35.67% 64.16% 58.70% 49.32% 11.22% 47.78% 33.51% 28.12% 64.71%
African American 32.46% 12.21% 14.46% 16.26% 30.37% 13.11% 23.05% 17.91% 9.50%
Hispanic 19.80% 16.05% 17.39% 22.57% 53.03% 25.62% 28.41% 27.25% 16.78%
Asian 10.33% 4.67% 7.27% 9.83% 3.45% 11.03% 12.60% 22.99% 7.61%
Multiracial 1.12% 1.85% 1.42% 1.27% 0.92% 1.86% 1.39% 1.71% 1.01%
Other 0.38% 0.21% 0.47% 0.56% 0.76% 0.44% 0.79% 1.65% 0.25%
Native American 0.15% 0.66% 0.24% 0.13% 0.21% 0.11% 0.18% 0.26% 0.10%
Pacific Islander 0.04% 0.15% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.03% 0.06% 0%

Age

Brooklyn Borough, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Bronx Borough, NY Manhattan Borough, NY New York City, NY Queens Borough, NY Staten Island Borough, NY
9 years and under 14% 13% 12% 12% 15% 9% 12% 11% 12%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 11% 11% 12% 6% 10% 9% 11%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 10% 9% 11% 11% 10% 10% 9%
25 to 34 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 15% 22% 17% 16% 13%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 14% 14% 14% 15% 14% 15% 14%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 15% 15% 13% 13% 14% 14% 15%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 12% 11% 9% 11% 11% 11% 12%
65 and over 12% 13% 13% 13% 10% 13% 12% 13% 13%

Education Levels

Brooklyn Borough, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Bronx Borough, NY Manhattan Borough, NY New York City, NY Queens Borough, NY Staten Island Borough, NY
Less than a high school diploma 22% 15% 15% 16% 31% 15% 21% 20% 13%
High school diploma or equivalent 28% 29% 28% 27% 28% 13% 25% 28% 33%
Some college or associate degree 20% 29% 24% 22% 23% 14% 20% 22% 25%
Bachelor's degree 18% 18% 18% 21% 11% 30% 20% 19% 17%
Master's degree or higher 11% 10% 14% 15% 7% 28% 14% 10% 12%

Gender

Brooklyn Borough, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Bronx Borough, NY Manhattan Borough, NY New York City, NY Queens Borough, NY Staten Island Borough, NY
Male 47.1% 49.2% 48.4% 48.2% 46.9% 47.0% 47.5% 48.4% 48.5%
Female 52.9% 50.8% 51.6% 51.8% 53.1% 53.0% 52.5% 51.6% 51.5%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Brooklyn Borough, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Bronx Borough, NY Manhattan Borough, NY New York City, NY Queens Borough, NY Staten Island Borough, NY
Rent 70.1% 33.9% 45.2% 47.4% 79.9% 77.3% 67.4% 55.1% 30.2%
Own 29.9% 66.1% 54.8% 52.6% 20.1% 22.7% 32.6% 44.9% 69.8%

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
39°
27°
42°
29°
50°
35°
60°
45°
70°
54°
80°
64°
84°
70°
83°
69°
76°
62°
65°
50°
54°
42°
44°
32°
Precipitation
3.5"
2.8"
4.2"
4.1"
4.0"
4.2"
4.8"
4.2"
3.7"
3.8"
3.6"
3.7"
Snowfall
6.7"
7.5"
3.9"
0.7"
0"
0"
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0"
0.3"
3.6"

  • Jan
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    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 39°
    27°
  • 42°
    29°
  • 50°
    35°
  • 60°
    45°
  • 70°
    54°
  • 80°
    64°
  • 84°
    70°
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    69°
  • 76°
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    Precipitation

  • 3.5"
  • 2.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.0"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 3.7"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.6"
  • 3.7"

    Snowfall

  • 6.7"
  • 7.5"
  • 3.9"
  • 0.7"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0.3"
  • 3.6"

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    Avg. Temps

  • 39°
    27°
  • 42°
    29°
  • 50°
    35°
  • 60°
    45°
  • 70°
    54°
  • 80°
    64°
  • 84°
    70°
  • 83°
    69°
  • 76°
    62°
  • 65°
    50°
  • 54°
    42°
  • 44°
    32°

    Precipitation

  • 3.5"
  • 2.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.1"
  • 4.0"
  • 4.2"
  • 4.8"
  • 4.2"
  • 3.7"
  • 3.8"
  • 3.6"
  • 3.7"

    Snowfall

  • 6.7"
  • 7.5"
  • 3.9"
  • 0.7"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0.3"
  • 3.6"