Brooklyn, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    2,570,801
  • Population Density
    26,231 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    97 sq.mi.
Brooklyn is a large city in New York with 2,570,801 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

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Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.33 Manhattan 1,618,398
3.33 New York City 8,354,889
3.66 Jersey City 255,861
3.33 Queens 2,280,602
2.66 Bayonne 64,763
3.00 Staten Island 471,522

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 New York City 8,354,889
2.33 The Bronx 1,413,566
4.33 Manhattan 1,618,398
3.33 Queens 2,280,602
3.00 Staten Island 471,522

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 11220 101,715
2.33 11226 98,299
3.00 11234 95,610
1.66 11236 97,714
2.66 11219 98,719
1.66 11208 92,262
3.66 11211 94,681
1.66 11207 93,465
3.00 11230 87,064
2.00 11203 77,011
1.66 11212 87,751
3.00 11206 83,180
3.00 11204 80,349
3.00 11214 88,297
2.00 11221 83,773
3.33 11229 81,351
3.33 11218 75,132
2.66 11223 76,651
3.66 11209 72,582
3.00 11235 75,622
2.00 11233 69,637
4.00 11215 70,156
3.00 11210 67,042
2.33 11213 62,756
2.66 11225 59,613
3.33 11216 54,440
2.66 11237 55,258
4.33 11201 56,488
4.00 11238 51,959
2.66 11224 42,698
3.00 11228 46,059
4.00 11205 43,320
4.00 11217 38,567
3.66 11231 34,605
3.33 11222 34,580
2.66 11232 29,452
1.66 11239 12,943

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.00 New York City Geographic District No. 22 40
3.33 New York City Geographic District No. 13 46
2.66 New York City Geographic District No. 20 43
2.33 New York City Geographic District No. 21 40
2.00 New York City Geographic District No. 14 42
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 15 48
1.00 New York City Geographic District No. 18 34
1.66 New York City Geographic District No. 17 57
1.33 New York City Geographic District No. 19 52
0.66 New York City Geographic District No. 16 27
0.66 New York City Geographic District No. 32 28
0.66 New York City Geographic District No. 23 33

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Stuyvesant 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 Bronx High School of Science Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College Queens Public 9-12 High
4.33 High School of American Studies at Lehman College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bard High School Early College Public 9-12 High
4.33 Eleanor Roosevelt High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 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 The Beacon School Public 9-12 High
2.33 P.S. 47 The American Sign Language & English Secondary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences Public 9-12 High
3.00 P.S./I.S. 266 Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts Public 9-12 High
4.33 Bedford Academy High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 The Brooklyn Latin School Public 9-12 High
2.66 P.S. 312 - Bergen Beach Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 NYC Lab High School for Collaborative Studies Public 9-12 High
4.33 Baccalaureate School for Global Education Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 P.S. 77 - Lower Lab School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 P.S. 130 Public PK, K-3 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 New Explorations into Science,Technology & Math School Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 P.S. 207 - Elizabeth G. Leary Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
2.33 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
2.66 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 Collegiate School Private, All-Boys K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Whitestone Academy Private 7-12 Middle, High
4.33 Friends Seminary Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Poly Preparatory Country Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Hudson School Private 5-12 Middle, High
4.33 Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 St. Ann's School Private, Alternative PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Nightingale-Bamford School Private, All-Girls K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Marymount School Private, Religious, All-Girls PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Chapin School Private, All-Girls K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Loyola School Private, Religious 9-12 High

Top Colleges

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

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
White 35.67% 63.25% 57.26% 49.04% 47.38% 32.74% 26.51% 63.23% 10.50%
African American 31.62% 12.23% 14.42% 15.89% 12.78% 22.58% 17.53% 9.57% 29.84%
Hispanic 19.68% 16.62% 18.17% 22.94% 25.71% 28.82% 27.84% 17.68% 54.30%
Asian 11.09% 4.83% 7.71% 9.93% 11.35% 13.15% 23.82% 7.87% 3.52%
Multiracial 1.39% 2.05% 1.68% 1.46% 2.09% 1.67% 2.19% 1.30% 0.97%
Other 0.35% 0.19% 0.49% 0.57% 0.49% 0.82% 1.83% 0.24% 0.63%
Native American 0.18% 0.66% 0.24% 0.14% 0.15% 0.19% 0.23% 0.11% 0.22%
Pacific Islander 0.01% 0.16% 0.02% 0.03% 0.04% 0.03% 0.05% 0% 0.02%

Age

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

Education Levels

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
Less than a high school diploma 21% 14% 15% 15% 14% 20% 20% 12% 30%
High school diploma or equivalent 27% 28% 27% 26% 13% 24% 27% 32% 28%
Some college or associate degree 20% 29% 25% 22% 14% 21% 23% 26% 24%
Bachelor's degree 19% 18% 19% 21% 31% 21% 19% 19% 12%
Master's degree or higher 12% 11% 15% 15% 28% 14% 11% 12% 7%

Gender

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
Female 52.7% 50.8% 51.5% 51.7% 52.9% 52.4% 51.5% 51.6% 53.0%
Male 47.3% 49.2% 48.5% 48.3% 47.1% 47.6% 48.5% 48.4% 47.0%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
Own 29.5% 64.9% 53.8% 52.5% 22.6% 31.9% 43.8% 68.8% 19.1%
Rent 70.5% 35.1% 46.2% 47.5% 77.4% 68.1% 56.2% 31.2% 80.9%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
Assault 378.4 264.1 298.0 242.6 378.4 371.3 378.4 378.4 378.4
Murder 4.0 5.2 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0
Rape 13.2 36.8 25.4 13.2 25.8 13.2 13.2 13.2
Robbery 228.3 135.0 161.4 171.3 228.3 195.7 228.3 228.3 228.3

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Brooklyn, NY United States New York New York City Metro Area Manhattan, NY New York City, NY Queens, NY Staten Island, NY The Bronx, NY
Burglary 197.8 575.0 267.2 253.7 197.8 187.8 197.8 197.8 197.8
Larceny 1404.6 2114.0 1486.5 1266.4 1404.6 1323.0 1404.6 1404.6 1404.6
Motor vehicle theft 88.5 257.3 91.1 114.7 88.5 91.2 88.5 88.5 88.5

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
39°
27°
42°
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54°
80°
64°
84°
70°
83°
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"
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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°
    62°
  • 65°
    50°
  • 54°
    42°
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    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"

  • Jan
  • Feb
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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"