Brooklyn, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    2,539,789
  • Population Density
    26,231 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    97 sq.mi.
Brooklyn is a large city in New York with 2,539,789 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
3.66 Manhattan 1,605,272
3.00 New York City 8,268,999
3.33 Jersey City 251,717
3.33 Queens 2,256,400
3.00 Bayonne 63,819
3.33 Staten Island 470,223

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 New York City 8,268,999
2.00 The Bronx 1,397,315
3.66 Manhattan 1,605,272
3.33 Queens 2,256,400
3.33 Staten Island 470,223

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
2.33 11220 103,089
2.00 11226 98,325
3.00 11234 94,259
2.00 11236 97,217
2.33 11219 96,971
1.66 11208 93,107
2.66 11211 93,271
1.33 11207 92,491
3.00 11230 84,219
2.00 11203 79,572
1.33 11212 84,520
2.33 11206 81,525
2.66 11204 80,963
2.66 11214 83,156
2.00 11221 81,321
3.00 11229 81,030
3.00 11218 74,758
2.66 11223 74,606
3.00 11209 72,623
3.00 11235 74,630
1.66 11233 68,599
3.66 11215 68,891
3.00 11210 65,302
2.00 11213 62,059
1.66 11225 59,182
2.33 11216 53,783
1.66 11237 55,478
3.66 11201 54,668
3.33 11238 51,895
2.66 11224 42,535
3.00 11228 43,929
3.00 11205 43,002
3.66 11217 38,787
3.00 11231 34,137
3.00 11222 34,186
2.00 11232 28,824
1.66 11239 12,879
11425 0

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

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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 35.78% 63.25% 57.80% 49.04% 47.67% 33.07% 27.06% 63.72% 10.73%
African American 31.86% 12.23% 14.42% 15.89% 12.86% 22.70% 17.57% 9.69% 30.02%
Hispanic 19.71% 16.62% 17.90% 22.94% 25.59% 28.67% 27.66% 17.44% 53.92%
Asian 10.81% 4.83% 7.54% 9.93% 11.25% 12.94% 23.47% 7.76% 3.49%
Multiracial 1.30% 2.05% 1.59% 1.46% 2.00% 1.59% 2.14% 1.07% 0.94%
Other 0.33% 0.19% 0.48% 0.57% 0.46% 0.80% 1.79% 0.21% 0.63%
Native American 0.17% 0.66% 0.24% 0.14% 0.13% 0.19% 0.25% 0.11% 0.22%
Pacific Islander 0.03% 0.16% 0.03% 0.03% 0.04% 0.04% 0.05% 0% 0.04%

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% 12%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 10% 9% 11% 10% 9% 9% 12%
25 to 34 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 22% 17% 16% 13% 15%
35 to 44 years 14% 13% 13% 14% 15% 14% 15% 14% 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% 12% 13% 13% 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 21% 29% 25% 22% 14% 21% 23% 26% 24%
Bachelor's degree 19% 18% 19% 21% 31% 20% 19% 18% 12%
Master's degree or higher 12% 11% 14% 15% 28% 14% 11% 12% 6%

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
Male 47.3% 49.2% 48.5% 48.3% 47.1% 47.6% 48.5% 48.5% 47.0%
Female 52.7% 50.8% 51.5% 51.7% 52.9% 52.4% 51.5% 51.5% 53.0%

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
Rent 70.2% 35.1% 45.8% 47.5% 77.2% 67.8% 55.8% 31.4% 80.6%
Own 29.8% 64.9% 54.2% 52.5% 22.8% 32.2% 44.2% 68.6% 19.4%

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 378.4 278.9 304.1 242.6 378.4 378.4 378.4 378.4 378.4
Murder 4.0 5.0 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Rape 13.2 15.3 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2
Robbery 228.3 159.8 183.1 171.3 228.3 228.3 228.3 228.3 228.3

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 197.8 573.5 298.7 253.7 197.8 197.8 197.8 197.8 197.8
Larceny 1404.6 2079.6 1591.4 1266.4 1404.6 1404.6 1404.6 1404.6 1404.6
Motor vehicle theft 88.5 235.5 90.0 114.7 88.5 88.5 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°
29°
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60°
45°
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54°
80°
64°
84°
70°
83°
69°
76°
62°
65°
50°
54°
42°
44°
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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"
0"
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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°
  • 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"

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
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  • Jul
  • Aug
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  • Nov
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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"