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Median resident age:  33.1 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,230 (it was $32,135 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$45,230
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,190

Brooklyn borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $537,500 (it was $229,200 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$537,500
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $651,091; Detached houses: $776,707; Townhouses or other attached units: $605,431; In 2-unit structures: $684,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $749,218; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $465,399; Mobile homes: $420,534; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $332,007
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  • White alone - 854,532 (34.7%)
  • Black alone - 848,583 (34.4%)
  • Hispanic - 487,878 (19.8%)
  • Asian alone - 184,291 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 68,688 (2.8%)
  • Other race alone - 16,057 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4,494 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 803 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 591.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, New York as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brooklyn to the number of sex offenders is 57,698 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brooklyn borough:  0.7% ($1,541)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New York, NY (4.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: New York, NY (2.0 miles ), Jersey City, NJ (2.8 miles ), Hoboken, NJ (2.8 miles ), Queens, NY (2.9 miles) , Manhattan, NY (2.9 miles) , Bayonne, NJ (3.0 miles ), Union City, NJ (3.0 miles ), West New York, NJ (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 73.95 W

Brooklyn household income distribution Brooklyn home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Brooklyn-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Brooklyn borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/8/2007, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the borough center injured 9 people.

Earthquake activity:

Brooklyn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from Brooklyn center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kings County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzards: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Aaliyah - (1979-2001), rhythm and blues singer, Aaron Copland - (1900-1990), composer, Joan Rivers - (born 1935), stand-up comedian, Mel Brooks - (born 1926), comedian, Gene Tierney - (1920-1991), actress, Dom DeLuise - (born 1933), actor, comedian, George Gershwin - (1898-1937), composer, Michael Jordan, Norm Coleman - politician, Joe Paterno - (born 1926), football coach.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Brooklyn: Bartholomew T. Keenan, Bernard Harley, Bernard J. Ray, Bernard McBride, Edwin Nelson Appleton, George Miller, George Peterson, Herman Pfisterer, Jack H. Jacobs, James Webb, John E., Jr. Warren, John J. Kedenburg, John McCarton, Kenneth Ambrose Walsh, Louis E. Willett, Matthew McClelland, Robert Galbraith, Thomas J. Kelly, Thomas P., Jr. Noonan, Wilbur E. Colyer, William D. Edwards, William H. Murray, William J. Creelman, William L. Hill, William P. Thompson.

Main business address for: BEAR STEARNS COMPANIES INC (SECURITY BROKERS, DEALERS & FLOTATION COMPANIES), NEW YORK HEALTH CARE INC (SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES), FLATBUSH FEDERAL BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), SPEEDUS CORP (CABLE & OTHER PAY TELEVISION SERVICES), TRACK DATA CORP (SECURITY & COMMODITY BROKERS, DEALERS, EXCHANGES & SERVICES), Brooklyn Federal Bancorp, Inc. (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), MAYS J W INC (OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS) and 1 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brooklyn:

  • ATLANTIC HEMODIALYSIS AT COBBLE HILL NURSING HOME (Dialysis Facility, 380 HENRY STREET)
  • BAYRIDGE SUNSET PK DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, 140 58TH STREET)
  • BROOKDALE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1 BROOKDALE PLAZA)
  • BROOKDALE PHYSICIANS DIALYSIS ASSOC, INC. (Dialysis Facility, 9701 CHURCH AVE)
  • BROOKLYN HOSPITAL CENTER II (Dialysis Facility, 19 ROCKWELL PL)
  • BROOKLYN KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 184 STERLING PL)
  • CENTRAL BROOKLYN DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, 818 STERLING PLACE)
  • DCI NARROWS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 6520 FORT HAMILTON PARKWAY)
  • DYKER HEIGHTS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1435 86TH STREET)
  • FMS-ATLANTIC HEMODIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 339 HICKS STREET)
  • FMS-NEPHRO CARE WEST (Dialysis Facility, 358-362 4TH AVE)
  • FMS-NEPHROCARE (Dialysis Facility, 1402 ATLANTIC AVE)
  • GATEWAY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1170 EAST 98TH STREET)
  • KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 451 CLARKSON AVENUE)
  • KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 585 SCHENECTADY AVE)
  • MIDWOOD CHAIM ARUCHIM (Dialysis Facility, 1915 OCEAN AVENUE)
  • MIDWOOD CHAYIM ARUCHIM - 4102 13TH AVENUE (Dialysis Facility, 4102 13TH AVENUE)
  • MIDWOOD CHAYIM ARUCHIM DIALYSIS SITE II (Dialysis Facility, 1408 OCEAN AVENUE)
  • NEOMY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1122 CONEY ISLAND AVENUE)
  • NEPHROLOGY FOUND. OF BKLYN - E (Dialysis Facility, 63 PENNSLYVANIA AVE)
  • NEPHROLOGY FOUND. OF BKLYN, S (Dialysis Facility, 1845 MCDONALD AVENUE)
  • NEPHROLOGY FOUND. OF BKYN, N (Dialysis Facility, 342 FLATBUSH AVENUE)
  • NEW YORK AKC, INC (Dialysis Facility, 2651 EAST 14TH STREET)
  • ROGOSIN KIDNEY CENTER - BKLYN (Dialysis Facility, 506 6TH ST)
  • SHEEPSHEAD BAY RENAL CARE CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 26 BRIGHTON 11TH STREET)
  • SOUTH BROOKLYN NEPHROLOGY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 39-15 AVENUE V, SUITE 104)
  • SUNY PARKSIDE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 710 PARKSIDE AVENUE)
  • UTICA AVENUE DIALYSIS CLINIC, INC. (Dialysis Facility, 1305 UTICA AVE)
  • AMERICARE CERTIFIED SPECIAL SERVICES, INC CHHA (Home Health Center, 5923 STRICKLAND AVENUE)
  • BROOKLYN HOSP CTR HHSD CHHA (Home Health Center, 19 ROCKWELL PLACE)
  • CNH LONG TERM HOME HEALTH PROGRAM (Home Health Center, 545 BROADWAY)
  • COBBLE HILL HEALTH CENTER, INC, LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 822 LEXINGTON AVENUE)
  • EMPIRE STATE HOME CARE SERVICES INC CHHA (Home Health Center, 15 METROTECH CENTER, 10TH AND 11TH FLOORS)
  • EXCELLENT HOME CARE SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, 91-93 SOUTH THIRD STREET)
  • FAMILY CARE CERT SERVICES OF BROOKLYN QUEENS (Home Health Center, 405 91ST STREET)
  • FIRST TO CARE HOME CARE CHHA (Home Health Center, 6323 SEVENTH AVENUE)
  • FOUR SEASONS NSG AND REHAB CTR LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 1222 EAST 96TH STREET)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES BROOKLYN (Home Health Center, 50 COURT STREET SUITE 1202)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE OF NEW YORK INC CHHA (Home Health Center, 118-A BATTERY AVENUE)
  • LUTHERAN AUGUSTANA CENTER FOR EC AND REHAB LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 5407 SECOND AVENUE)
  • M J G C HOME CARE CHHA (Home Health Center, 6323 SEVENTH AVENUE)
  • M J G NURSING HOME COMPANY LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 6405 SEVENTH AVENUE)
  • MAIMONIDES HOSP MED CTR HCD (Home Health Center, 4702 FT HAMILTON PKWY)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME AIDES OF NEW YORK INC (Home Health Center, 2701 EMMONS AVENUE)
  • PRIME HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, 3125 EMMONS AVENUE)
  • REVIVAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 5350 KINGS HIGHWAY)
  • WARTBURG NH HOME LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 50 SHEFFIELD AVE)
  • ADULT RETARDATES CENTER, INC. (Hospital, 952 E 55TH ST)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 3730 SHORE PKWY)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 277 NORTH 8TH ST)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 479 E 29TH ST)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 174 JAVA ST)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 225 BROOKLYN AVE)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 156 MIDWOOD ST)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, 240 MCKINLEY AVE)
  • BLOCK INSTITUTE, INC. (Hospital, 506 BAY 44TH STREET)
  • BLOCK INSTITUTE, INC. (Hospital, 424 BAY 44 ST)
  • BLOCK INSTITUTE, INC. (Hospital, 1893 OCEAN AVE)
  • BLOCK INSTITUTE, INC. (Hospital, 55 27 AVENUE)
  • BROOK PLAZA AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER INC (Hospital, 1901 UTICA AVENUE)
  • BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, LINDEN BOULEVARD AT BROOKDALE PLAZA)
  • BROOKLYN DDSO (Hospital, 980 ELTON ST)
  • BROOKLYN DDSO (Hospital, 888 FOUNTAIN AVE BLDG 1 WING 112)
  • BROOKLYN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, 888 FOUNTAIN AVE)
  • BROOKLYN HOSPITAL CENTER AT DOWNTOWN CAMPUS (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 121 DEKALB AVENUE)
  • CARE ALTERNATIVES (Hospital, 33 BAY RIDGE AVE)
  • CARING HOSPICE SERVICES OF NEW YORK (Hospital, 3071 B AVENUE U)
  • CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 2601 OCEAN PARKWAY)
  • EVELYN DOUGLIN CENTER FOR SPIN, INC (Hospital, 758 GREENE AVE)
  • FEDERATION EMPLOYMENT AND GUIDANCE SERVICES, INC (Hospital, 3015 BRIGHTON 12TH ST)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 109 DECATUR ST)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 257 E 45TH STREET)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 163 RIVERDALE AVE)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 1079 EAST 34TH STREET)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 108 ST MARKS AVE)
  • FEDERATION OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS, INC (Hospital, 999 BUSHWICK AVE)
  • FLATBUSH GEN HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 719 LINDEN BLVD)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 26 CLERMONT AVE)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 175 METROPOLITAN AVE)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 128 MONTROSE AVE)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 977 979 E 92ND ST)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 689 HART STREET)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 300 E 18TH ST)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, 217 CLINTON AVE)
  • HERBERT G. BIRCH COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, 2210 BURNETT ST)
  • HERBERT G. BIRCH COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, 105-83 FLATLANDS 6TH STREET)
  • HERBERT G. BIRCH COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, 594 EAST 53RD ST)
  • HERBERT G. BIRCH COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, 418 GROVE ST)
  • INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY LIVING, INC (Hospital, 9001 AVE K)
  • INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY LIVING, INC (Hospital, 4715 AVE D)
  • INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY LIVING, INC (Hospital, 2372 WEST 12TH STREET)
  • INTERFAITH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1545 ATLANTIC AVENUE)
  • JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES (Hospital, 1342 56 STREET 2ND FLOOR)
  • JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES (Hospital, 150-152 E 49TH ST)
  • KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 451 CLARKSON AVENUE)
  • KINGS HIGHWAY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3201 KINGS HIGHWAY)
  • KINGSBORO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 681 CLARKSON AVE)
  • KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 585 SCHENECTADY AVENUE)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, 2430 BATH AVE)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, 254 SHERMAN ST)
  • LITTLE FLOWER CHILDREN'S SERVICES (Hospital, 14 E 21ST ST)
  • LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 339 HICKS STREET)
  • LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 150 55TH STREET)
  • MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4802 TENTH AVENUE)
  • MERCY HOME FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, 345 WARREN ST)
  • MERCY HOME FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, 104 RICHARDS ST)
  • MERCY HOME FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, 878 MANHATTAN AVE)
  • MERCY HOME FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, 259 NORTH 5TH STREET)
  • MERCY HOME FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, 114 6TH AVENUE)
  • METRO/JEWISH HOSPICE OF GREATER NY/METRO JEWISH HO (Hospital, 6323 7TH AVE)
  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, 1207 DITMAS AVE)
  • NEW YORK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN, INC. (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2525 KINGS HIGHWAY)
  • NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 506 SIXTH STREET)
  • OHEL CHILDREN'S HOME AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC. (Hospital, 4224 12TH AVE)
  • OHEL CHILDREN'S HOME AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC. (Hospital, 1402 AVE I)
  • OHEL CHILDREN'S HOME AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC. (Hospital, 1255 52ND ST)
  • PAUL J. COOPER CENTER FOR HUMAN SERVICES, INC (Hospital, 129 E 96TH ST)
  • PAUL J. COOPER CENTER FOR HUMAN SERVICES, INC (Hospital, 235 JEROME ST)
  • PESACH TIKVAH HOPE DEVELOPMENT (Hospital, 274-76 DIVISION AVE)
  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, INC (Hospital, 8838 7TH AVE)
  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, INC (Hospital, 860 E 38 ST)
  • PROSPECT HOSPICE (Hospital, 1650 CONEY ISLAND AVE)
  • PSCH (Hospital, 543 11TH ST)
  • PSCH (Hospital, 189 CHESTNUT ST)
  • SALVATION ARMY (Hospital, 426 56TH ST)
  • SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED (Hospital, 319 CORNELIA ST)
  • SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED (Hospital, 150 VERNON AVE)
  • SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED (Hospital, 602 QUINCY STREET)
  • SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED (Hospital, 67 CLIFTON PLACE)
  • ST. VINCENT'S SERVICES (Hospital, 69 TEN EYCK ST)
  • ST. VINCENT'S SERVICES (Hospital, 415 DEGRAW ST)
  • ST. VINCENT'S SERVICES (Hospital, 627 E 31ST STREET)
  • ST. VINCENT'S SERVICES (Hospital, 289 15TH ST)
  • THE GUILD FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, INC (Hospital, 7015 COLONIAL RD)
  • THE GUILD FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, INC (Hospital, 311 SENATOR ST)
  • THE GUILD FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, INC (Hospital, 541 72ND STREET)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (Hospital, "225 VAN DAHLIA, 2A,2B,2C,2D,2G,2H")
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (Hospital, 121 LAKE ST)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (Hospital, 185 ARDSLEY LOOP APTS 2A 2D 2G 2H)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, 2922 86 STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN ( DOWNSTATE ) (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 445 LENOX ROAD)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 9036 7TH AVENUE)
  • WOMEN'S LEAGUE (Hospital, 1417-21 36TH STREET)
  • WOMEN'S LEAGUE (Hospital, 4022 12TH AVE)
  • WOMEN'S LEAGUE (Hospital, 867 45TH ST)
  • WOMEN'S LEAGUE (Hospital, 1015 45TH STREET)
  • WOODHULL MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 760 BROADWAY)
  • WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 374 STOCKHOLM STREET)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, 259 22ND ST)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, 1640 OCEAN PKWY APT 1 AND 2)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, 2657 E 13TH ST)
  • ATLANTIS REHAB AND RESIDENTIAL H C F (Nursing Home, 140 ST EDWARDS STREET)
  • AUGUSTANA HOME FOR AGED (Nursing Home, 1680 60ST)
  • BENSONHURST CENTER FOR REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 1740 84TH STREET)
  • BISHOP FRANCIS MUGAVERO (Nursing Home, 155 DEAN STREET)
  • BISHOP HENRY B HUCLES EPISCOPAL NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 835 HERKIMER STREET)
  • BORO PARK CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 4915 10TH AVE)
  • BROOKLYN CTR FOR REHAB AND RESIDENTIAL HLTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1455 CONEY ISLAND AVENUE)
  • BROOKLYN QUEENS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2749 LINDEN BLVD)
  • BROOKLYN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, 1485 DUMONT AVENUE)
  • BUENA VIDA CONTINUING CARE (Nursing Home, 48 CEDAR STREET)
  • BUSHWICK CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 50 SHEFFIELD AVENUE)
  • CABS NH (Nursing Home, 270 NOSTRAND AVE)
  • CABS NURSING HOME COMPANY INC (Nursing Home, 270 NOSTRAND AVENUE)
  • CATON PARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1312 CATON AVENUE)
  • CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION S N F (Nursing Home, 520 PROSPECT PLACE)
  • COBBLE HILL HEALTH CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 380 HENRY STREET)
  • CONCORD NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 300 MADISON STREET)
  • CROWN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 3457 NOSTRAND AVENUE)
  • DITMAS PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2107 DITMAS AVENUE)
  • DOVER NURSING HOME CLOSED (Nursing Home, 1919 CORTELYOU RD)
  • DR SUSAN SMITH MCKINNEY NRSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 594 ALBANY AVENUE)
  • FLATBUSH MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2107 DITMAS AVE)
  • FOUR SEASONS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 1555 ROCKAWAY PARKWAY)
  • GREENPARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 140 ST EDWARDS ST)
  • HAMILTON PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 691 92ND STREET)
  • HAYM SALOMON HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, 2340 CROPSEY AVENUE)
  • HOPKINS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 155 DEAN STREET)
  • KESER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 40 HEYWARD STREET)
  • LEMBERG HOME (Nursing Home, 8629 BAY PKWY)
  • LEMBERG HOME AND GERIATRIC INS (Nursing Home, 8629 BAY PARKWAY)
  • LUTHERAN AUGUSTANA CTR FOR EXTENDED CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 5434 SECOND AVENUE)
  • MADONNA RESIDENCE INC (Nursing Home, 1 PROSPECT PARK W)
  • MARCUS GARVEY NH (Nursing Home, 810 ST MARKS AVE)
  • MARCUS GARVEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 810 20 ST MARKS AVENUE)
  • MENORAH HOME AND HOSP AGED AND INFIRM (Nursing Home, 871 BUSHWICK AVE)
  • MENORAH HOME AND HOSPITAL FOR THE AGED AND INF (Nursing Home, 871 BUSHWICK AVENUE)
  • MENORAH HOME AND HOSPITAL FOR AGED AND INFIRM (Nursing Home, 1516 ORIENTAL BLVD)
  • METROPLITAN JEWISH GERIATIC (Nursing Home, BOARDWALK W 29TH ST)
  • N Y CONGREGATIONAL NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 135 LINDEN BOULEVARD)
  • NEW CARLTON REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 405 CARLTON AVE)
  • NEW YORK CONGREGATIONAL HOME (Nursing Home, 123 LINDEN BLVD)
  • NORWEGIAN CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, 1250-70 67TH ST)
  • NORWEGIAN CHRISTIAN HOME AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1270 67TH STREET)
  • OXFORD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 144 SO OXFORD ST)
  • PALM GARDENS CARE CENTER L L C (Nursing Home, 615 AVENUE C)
  • PARKSHORE MANOR HRF (Nursing Home, 1555 ROCKAWAY PARKWAY)
  • RIVER MANOR (Nursing Home, 630 E 104TH ST)
  • RIVER MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 630 E 104TH STREET)
  • RUBY WESTON MANOR (Nursing Home, 2237 LINDEN BOULEVARD)
  • RUTLAND NURSING HOME CO INC (Nursing Home, 585 SCHENECTADY AVE)
  • SAINTS JOACHIM AND ANNE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 2720 SURF AVENUE)
  • SCHULMAN AND SCHACHNE INST FOR NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 555 ROCKAWAY PARKWAY)
  • SEA CREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3035 WEST 24TH ST)
  • SEPHARDIC HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, 2266 CROPSEY AVE)
  • SEPHARDIC NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2266 CROPSEY AVENUE)
  • SHEEPSHEAD NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 2840 KNAPP ST)
  • SHORE VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2865 BRIGHTON 3RD STREET)
  • SHOREFRONT JEWISH GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, 3015 W 29 ST)
  • SPRING CREEK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 660 LOUISIANA AVE)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOME (Nursing Home, 452 HERKIMER ST)
  • THE HERITAGE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 5606 15TH AVE)
  • WARTBURG LUTHERAN HOME FOR AGING (Nursing Home, 2598 FULTON ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Brooklyn, NY

Amtrak stations near Brooklyn:

  • 8 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 10 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Brooklyn:

  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College (Full-time enrollment: 10,621; Location: 2001 Oriental Blvd; Public; Website: www.kbcc.cuny.edu)
  • CUNY Brooklyn College (FT enrollment: 9,875; Location: 2900 Bedford Ave; Public; Website: www.brooklyn.cuny.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CUNY New York City College of Technology (FT enrollment: 9,130; Location: 300 Jay St; Public; Website: www.citytech.cuny.edu)
  • Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus (FT enrollment: 5,975; Location: University Plaza; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.liu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College (FT enrollment: 4,651; Location: 1650 Bedford Ave; Public; Website: www.mec.cuny.edu)
  • ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology (FT enrollment: 4,441; Location: 81 Willoughby Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.asa.edu)
  • Pratt Institute-Main (FT enrollment: 4,245; Location: 200 Willoughby Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pratt.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University (FT enrollment: 3,338; Location: Six Metrotech Ctr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.poly.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • United Talmudical Seminary (FT enrollment: 1,674; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brooklyn Law School (FT enrollment: 1,278; Location: 250 Joralemon St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brooklaw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn (FT enrollment: 1,160; Location: 450 Clarkson Ave; Public; Website: www.downstate.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Saint Josephs College-Main Campus (FT enrollment: 841; Location: 245 Clinton Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjcny.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz (FT enrollment: 674; Location: 841-853 Ocean Pky; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • Allen School-Brooklyn (FT enrollment: 592; Location: 188 Montague Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.allenschool.edu)
  • Career Institute of Health and Technology (FT enrollment: 353; Location: 340 Flatbush Ave Ext-3rd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.CAREERINSTITUTE.EDU)
  • Mirrer Yeshiva Cent Institute (FT enrollment: 306; Location: 1791-5 Ocean Pky; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah (FT enrollment: 298; Location: 667 Eastern Pky; Private, not-for-profit)
  • Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion (FT enrollment: 274; Location: 1577 48th St; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin (FT enrollment: 266; Location: 1593 Coney Island Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • Yeshiva of Machzikai Hadas (FT enrollment: 251; Location: 1321 43rd St; Private, not-for-profit)

Biggest public high schools in Brooklyn:

Biggest private high schools in Brooklyn:

  • CENTRAL UTA INC (Students: 3,580; Location: 88 SANFORD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNITED TALMUDICAL ACADEMY TORAH VYIRAH-BORO (Students: 3,015; Location: 5301 14TH AV; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • MAGEN DAVID YESHIVAH SCHOOL (Students: 2,422; Location: 2130 MCDONALD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • YESHIVA ATERET TORAH (Students: 1,400; Location: 901 QUENTIN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OHOLEI TORAH ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,355; Location: 667 EASTERN PKWY; Grades: PK - 12; Boys only)
  • XAVERIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,316; Location: 7100 SHORE RD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • BISHOP FORD CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,266; Location: 500 19TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST ANN'S SCHOOL (Students: 1,083; Location: 129 PIERREPONT ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MESIVTA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 1585 CONEY ISLAND; Grades: KG - 12; Boys only)
  • BETH JACOB HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 884; Location: 4420 15TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Brooklyn:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Brooklyn:

  • BAISYAAKOV SECONDARY SCHOOL (Students: 2,030; Location: 1371 46; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • BETH JACOB OF BORO PARK (Students: 1,693; Location: 1371 46TH ST; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • YESHIVAH OF FLATBUSH ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,275; Location: 919 E 10TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNITED TALMUDICAL ACADEMY (Students: 1,175; Location: 5411 FORT HAMILTON PKWY; Grades: KG - 6; Boys only)
  • BIG APPLE ACADEMY (Students: 1,016; Location: 2937 86TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BETH RIVKAH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 470 LEFFERTS AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Girls only)
  • PROSPECT PARK YESHIVA (Students: 643; Location: 1784 E 17TH ST; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • HARRISONVILLE CHRISTIAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 614; Location: 4500 9TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • TALMUD TORAH IMREI CHAIM (Students: 601; Location: 1824 53RD ST; Grades: PK - 7; Boys only)
  • YESHIVA RABBI CHAIM BERLIN (Students: 585; Location: 1310 AVE I; Grades: 1 - 8; Boys only)
See full list of schools located in Brooklyn

Library in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $94,728,337; Location: 10 GRAND ARMY PLAZA; 3,688,047 books; 2,987 e-books; 49,851 audio materials; 173,330 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 76 other licensed databases; 19,536 print serial subscriptions; 13,757 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brooklyn: Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone (A), Brooklyn Yacht Club (B), Bergen Beach Yacht Club (C), J A Wynn Circle (D), Edward Block Square (E), Consolidated Edison Ainslie Street Sub-Station (F), Greenpojt Incinerator (G), Greepoint Marine Transfer Station (H), Newtown Creek Slip (I), Callhan-Kelly Square (J), Astroland (K), Marie Walsh Corner (L), Times Plaza (M), Southwestern Brooklyn Incinerator Department of Sanitation (N), Canarsie Sub-Station New York City Transit Authority (O), Coney Island Terminal New York City Transit System (P), West Eighth Street Station (Q), Gerald H Chambers Square (R), Bill Brown Square (S), Sheepshead Sub-Station New York Transit System (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seaview Shoppers Mart Shopping Center (1), Penn Mall Shopping Center (2), Luna Shopping Center (3), Trump Village Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brooklyn include: Temple Beth-El (A), Hebron Evangelical Church (B), Harvestime Tabernacle (C), First Church of Brooklyn (D), Faith Redeeming Church of God (E), Crown Ministries (F), Church of the Living God (G), Christian Church of Canarsie (H), Center For Christian Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Washington Cemetery (1), Salem Field Cemetery (2), Quaker Cemetery (3), Trinity Cemetery (4), Gravesend Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6), Old New Utrecht Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Prospect Park Lake (A), Stony Creek Marsh (B), Nestepol Marsh (C), Duck Point Marshes (D), Old Swale Marsh (E), Christianpol Marsh (F), Elders Point Marsh (G), Pumpkin Patch Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Gerritsen Creek (A), Coney Island Creek (B), Shell Bank Creek (C), Mill Creek (D), Fresh Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brooklyn include: Sunset Park (1), Captain Oakley Junior Square (2), Jacob Joffe Park (3), Jefferson Field (4), Shore Road Park (5), Harmony Triangle (6), Sternberg Park (7), Seaside Park (8), Stuyvesant Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Canarsie Beach (A), Ridgewppd Masonic Temple (B), Plumb Beach (C), Coney Island Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brooklyn Museum of Art (200 Eastern Parkway) (1), Brooklyn Children's Museum (145 Brooklyn Av) (2), Brooklyn Community Access (Museums; 57 Rockwell Place) (3), Doll Toy Museum of New York City (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 157 Montague Street) (4), Historic Hudson Valley (Historical Places & Services; Montgomery Place) (5), Parker's Box (Art Museums; 193 Grand Street) (6), New York Aquarium (Aquariums; W 8th St And Surf Avenue) (7), GORP (Recreation Areas; 234 Berkeley Place) (8), U S GOVT - Interior Dept- NATL Park Svce- Unit Superintendent- Breezy Point Jamaica Bay (Recreation Areas; Gateway National Rec) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Allstate Promotions (199 Lee Avenue) (1), Atlantic Mills Inc (14 53rd Street) (2), Brooklyn Motor Inn (140 Hamilton Avenue) (3), Union Street B And B (405 Union St) (4), Bello Travel Service (2986 Fulton Street) (5), Bay Family Ctr (3154 Emmons Av) (6), Crown Linen Inc (311 Kingston Avenue) (7), Ambratour Travel (173 6th Street Suite 101) (8), Alexander Associates (2607 Nostrand Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: N Y City - Probation Dept- Tty Ttd- Brooklyn Adult Court Services - Brooklyn Adult Serv (345 Adams Street) (1), Supreme Court Information - Civic Cntr (Civic Centre) (2), N Y City - Courts- Surrogates Court - Accounting And Miscellaneous (2 Johnson Street) (3), National Labor Relations Bd - Region (29 Court Street # 16) (4), United States Government - Us District Court Edny- Bankruptcy Court Judges- Broo (225 Cadman Plaza East) (5), United States Government - Us District Court Edny- Bankruptcy Court- General Informa (75 Clinton Street) (6), New York State - Courts- Applellate Term Supreme Court 2nd- Department 2Nd & 11th 9Th & 10T (111 Livingston Street) (7), United States Government - Us District Court Edny- Professional Se Of (625 Fulton Street) (8), New York State - Grievance Committee for 2nd & 11th Judicial District (335 Adams Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Kings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.1. This is about average.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.447. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.36. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.36
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brooklyn and their reported violations in the past:

UTA SATMAR BUNGALOW COLONY (Address: 82 LEE AVENUE , Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CONG. MACHNE SHALVA ZICHRON ZVI DOVID (Population served: 895, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MACHNE GILA (Population served: 460, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2002), St Boil Water Order (JUL-24-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2002)
CONG MACHNE SHALVA (Population served: 425, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
KEHILATH YAKOV AVREICHIM (Address: 638 Bedford Avenue , Population served: 410, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOSDOS KLAUSENBURG (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
UNITED TALMUDICAL SEMINARY (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ICHUD HATALMIDIM (Address: 163 Rodney St , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brooklyn that have no violations reported:

  • FISCHMANS CHALET 1&2 (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • COUNTRY SIDE ACRES INC (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CORAM GARDEN SHOPPING CTN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RPD BUNGALOWS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE HILL COTTAGES (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HOLIDAY BUNGALOW INC. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLEN WILD HOTEL & C C (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CROWN HEIGHTS BUNGALOW COLONY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE ROCK BUNGALOW (Population served: 95, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREEN ACRES BUNGALOWS (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

25.1%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

13.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brooklyn, NY

People in group quarters in Brooklyn in 2010:

  • 9,461 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8,409 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4,527 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,252 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3,096 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2,089 people in federal detention centers
  • 1,637 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 972 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 378 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 222 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 136 people in state prisons
  • 120 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 118 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 70 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 69 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Brooklyn in 2000:

  • 10,577 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9,594 people in nursing homes
  • 3,654 people in religious group quarters
  • 2,931 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,708 people in other group homes
  • 1,655 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 1,421 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,303 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 1,237 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 1,237 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 1,029 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 1,016 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 796 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 670 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 561 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 294 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 230 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 154 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 142 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 99 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 66 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 62 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 50 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 40 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

Brooklyn compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Brooklyn (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 46 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: 32 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 22 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Apple Bank for Savings: 15 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $7,582.2 mil, Deposits: $6,688.3 mil, headquarters in Manhasset, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 51 total offices, Holding Company: Apple Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • The Dime Svgs. Bank of Williamsburgh: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,009.9 mil, Deposits: $2,426.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • 32 other banks with 81 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brooklyn, New York:

  • Marriott-brooklyn, 33 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 , Phone: (888) 436-3759
  • Brooklyn Motor Inn, 140 Hamilton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11231 , Phone: (718) 875-2500, Fax: (718) 222-0858
  • Comfort Inn, 3218 Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235 , Phone: (718) 368-3334, Fax: (718) 368-3963
  • Days Inn Brooklyn, 437 39th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 , Phone: (718) 853-4141
  • Holiday Inn Express, 625 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 , Phone: (718) 797-1133, Fax: (718) 797-1163
  • Holiday Inn Express Brooklyn Downtown, 279 Buttler St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 , Phone: (718) 855-9600, Fax: (718) 855-9605
  • Quality Inn, 2473 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 , Phone: (718) 485-0006, Fax: (718) 485-0003
  • Hotel Le Bleu, 370 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 , Phone: (718) 625-1500
  • 19 other hotels and motels
All 27 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brooklyn, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Brooklyn:

(Brooklyn, New York Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Brooklyn borough (based on Kings County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.97%
Here63.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents58.8%24.4%3.7%3.7%1.4%
Congregations13.2%26.7%2.7%5.3%5.0%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.0%1.0%0.8%3.8%
Congregations0.6%5.9%3.4%3.3%33.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,469
Kings County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Kings County:

0.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Kings County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,277
Here:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kings County:

24.7%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kings County:

13.0%
State:

15.6%

5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
New York average:

5.41%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.16%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New York County, NY  1.17% ($56,841 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.96% ($31,600)
from Bronx County, NY  0.28% ($25,444)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
New York average:

6.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.08%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Queens County, NY  1.32% ($34,393 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.84% ($47,487)
to Richmond County, NY  0.47% ($50,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYE (91.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Brooklyn:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brooklyn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brooklyn, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 223 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 383 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1983 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brooklyn)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Brooklyn)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 131 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Businesses in Brooklyn, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Kohl's1
ALDO5La Quinta1
AT&T37La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware6Lane Bryant3
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture5
Aerosoles4LensCrafters2
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza11
Ann Taylor1Lowe's2
Applebee's5Macy's2
Ashley Furniture2Marriott2
AutoZone11Marshalls3
Avenue5MasterBrand Cabinets29
BMW1McDonald's53
Bakers3Men's Wearhouse2
Bally Total Fitness4Motherhood Maternity6
Baskin-Robbins57New Balance9
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike132
Ben & Jerry's1OfficeMax1
Best Western4Old Navy4
Blockbuster5Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
Burlington Coat Factory1Papa John's Pizza10
CVS20Payless33
Casual Male XL3Penske4
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut1
Chipotle1Popeyes24
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality1
Cinnabon 2Quiznos3
Cold Stone Creamery3RadioShack29
Comfort Inn2Raymour & Flanigan2
Costco1Red Lobster1
Curves6Rite Aid57
DHL30SAS Shoes11
Decora Cabinetry4Sears3
Domino's Pizza19Sleep Inn2
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel33
Dunkin Donuts108Staples8
Express1Starbucks17
Famous Footwear1Subway58
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx129T.G.I. Driday's1
Finish Line2T.J.Maxx1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell5
Foot Locker9Target3
Forever 211The Athlete's Foot1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Room Place4
GNC28Tim Hortons1
GameStop22Toys"R"Us13
Gap3Trader Joe's1
H&M1True Value20
H&R Block55U-Haul28
Haagen-Dazs2UPS150
Holiday Inn2Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot5Vans3
Howard Johnson1Verizon Wireless12
IHOP3Victoria's Secret3
IKEA1Walgreens20
Jimmy Jazz10Wendy's10
Jones New York9White Castle11
Journeys1YMCA7
KFC24
Browse common businesses in Brooklyn, NY


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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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