Brownsville neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York (NY), 11212 detailed profile



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Area: 1.163 square miles

Population: 59,859

Population density:
Brownsville:

51,476 people per square mile
Brooklyn:

34,917 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Brownsville in Brooklyn, NY neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Age and Sex of Residents in Brownsville in Brooklyn, NY

Races in Brownsville in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Household income distribution in 2009 in Brownsville in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median household income in 2013:
Brownsville:

$31,883
New York:

$57,369

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Brownsville in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2013:
Brownsville:

$756
New York:

$992

Zip codes: 11212.

Males:

24,966
Females:

34,876
Median age:
Males:

27.2 years
Females:

35.8 years

Average household size:
Brownsville:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
Brownsville:

56.5%
New York:

47.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

19.6%
New York:

43.7%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Brownsville:

11.4%
New York:

53.9%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Brownsville:

23.2%
New York:

9.4%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Brownsville:

23.2%
New York:

19.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Brownsville:

35.6%
New York:

18.5%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Brownsville:

5.8%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

60.7%
New York:

63.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Brownsville:

8.9%
New York:

11.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

3.0%
New York:

2.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

27.3%
New York:

22.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Brownsville:

  • 1 room: 88
  • 2 rooms: 847
  • 3 rooms: 1,081
  • 4 rooms: 1,391
  • 5 rooms: 1,682
  • 6 rooms: 2,203
  • 7 rooms: 1,144
  • 8 rooms: 1,088
  • 9+ rooms: 781

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville:

  • 1 room: 1,889
  • 2 rooms: 1,129
  • 3 rooms: 3,858
  • 4 rooms: 6,553
  • 5 rooms: 4,851
  • 6 rooms: 2,055
  • 7 rooms: 1,498
  • 8 rooms: 722
  • 9+ rooms: 543

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville:

  • no bedroom: 95
  • 1 bedroom: 1,064
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,336
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,078
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,618
  • 5+ bedrooms: 777

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville:

  • no bedroom: 1,775
  • 1 bedroom: 4,211
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,885
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,325
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,503
  • 5+ bedrooms: 940
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.2
New York:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.3
New York:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Brownsville:

70.0%
New York:

62.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (6.3% of all units):
    Brownsville:

    $332,605
    New York:

    $328,266

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (19.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $348,948
    New York:

    $477,144

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (12.6% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $492,771
    New York:

    $441,340

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (24.8% of all units):
    Brownsville:

    $522,611
    New York:

    $551,450

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,893
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,741
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,901
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,594
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,334
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,909
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,783
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,527
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,239
Time Leaving Home for Work in Brownsville in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Commute time to work in Brownsville in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY


Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    5.0%
    New York:

    10.8%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    New York:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    New York:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    New York:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    2.9%
    New York:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.5%
    New York:

    18.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    19.2%
    New York:

    18.7%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    9.8%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    New York:

    5.4%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    11.7%
    New York:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    4.7%
    New York:

    2.7%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    3.0%
    New York:

    7.8%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    New York:

    5.4%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    New York:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    New York:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    39.8%
    New York:

    22.2%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    30.9%
    New York:

    30.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    New York:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    New York:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    New York:

    0.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Brownsville:

0.1%
New York:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Brownsville:

    31.2%
    New York:

    16.4%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Brownsville:

    7.8%
    New York:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Brownsville:

    3.0%
    New York:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Brownsville:

    29.6%
    New York:

    13.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Brownsville:

40.4%
New York:

16.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Brownsville:

1995
New York:

1998

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Brownsville:

2003
New York:

2008

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Brownsville:

90.5%
New York:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Solar energy (4%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

Linden Blvd (State Hwy 27)

Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1331 to 1708

Roads and streets:

Sutter Ave

Length: 1.50 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 470

Blake Ave

Length: 1.41 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 480

Dumont Ave

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 478

E 98th St

Length: 1.32 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 641

Stone Ave (Mother Gaston Blvd)

Length: 1.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 269 to 944

Livonia Ave

Length: 1.23 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 452

Riverdale Ave

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 424

Rockaway Ave

Length: 1.15 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 385 to 1020

Junius St

Length: 1.14 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 68 to 685

Powell St

Length: 1.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 63 to 677

Newport St

Length: 1.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 405

Thomas S Boyland St (Hopkinson Ave)

Length: 1.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 469 to 1049

Bristol St

Length: 1.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 73 to 609

Pitkin Ave

Length: 1.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1525 to 1908

Lott Ave

Length: 0.96 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 352

Amboy St

Length: 0.96 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 55 to 654

Chester St

Length: 0.95 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 92 to 624

Strauss St

Length: 0.90 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1851 to 2399

Christopher Ave

Length: 0.89 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 38 to 599

Herzl St

Length: 0.87 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 45 to 599

Hegeman Ave

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 299

Saratoga Ave

Length: 0.81 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 497 to 953

Osborn St

Length: 0.75 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 74 to 674

Sackman St

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 207 to 814

Watkins St

Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 69 to 699

Glenmore Ave

Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 220

Legion St

Length: 0.53 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 117 to 413

Thatford Ave

Length: 0.52 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 59 to 548

Belmont Ave

Length: 0.52 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Union St

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 1894 to 2173

Grafton St

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 99 to 343

New Lots Ave

Length: 0.37 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 168

Tapscott St

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 91 to 229

Howard Ave

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 671 to 885

Liberty Ave

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 85 to 194

Ralph Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 645 to 759

E New York Ave

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1146 to 1199

Portal St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 17 to 49

Kings Hwy

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S

Clarkson Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Railroad features:

Long Island RR (Conrail RR)

Length: 1.15 miles
Direction: N-S
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