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Kings County

Population in July 2007: 2,538,705.
Males: 1,190,866  (46.9%)
Females: 1,347,839  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
New York median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,752 (it was $32,135 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$42,752
New York:

$55,246
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,577

Brooklyn borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $563,200 (it was $229,200 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$563,200
New York:

$285,300
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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Brooklyn races chart
  • 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%)

Races in Brooklyn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 619.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1816

Land area: 70.6 square miles.

Population density: 35956 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn borough:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.0%
New York:  21.4%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 1,406 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, New York as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brooklyn to the number of sex offenders is 1,806 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)
Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest cities: New York, NY (2.0 miles ), Jersey City, NJ (2.8 miles ), Hoboken, NJ (2.8 miles ), Queens borough, NY (2.9 miles ), Manhattan borough, 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.

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:

  • "NEW YORK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN, INC." (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2525 KINGS HIGHWAY)
  • BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, LINDEN BOULEVARD AT BROOKDALE PLAZA)
  • BROOKLYN HOSPITAL CENTER AT DOWNTOWN CAMPUS (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 121 DEKALB AVENUE)
  • CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 2601 OCEAN PARKWAY)
  • INTERFAITH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1545 ATLANTIC AVENUE)
  • KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 451 CLARKSON AVENUE)
  • KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 585 SCHENECTADY AVENUE)
  • LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, 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)
  • NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 506 SIXTH STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN ( DOWNSTATE ) (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, 445 LENOX ROAD)
  • WOODHULL MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 760 BROADWAY)
  • WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 374 STOCKHOLM STREET)

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:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

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
  • 17 other hotels and motels
All 25 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brooklyn, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



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

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Neighborhoods in Brooklyn:

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Religion statistics for Brooklyn (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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brooklyn, NY
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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  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #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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