Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York (NY), 11215, 11217, 11231 detailed profile



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Area: 0.280 square miles

Population: 6,804

Population density:
Gowanus:

24,269 people per square mile
Brooklyn:

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

Races in Gowanus in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

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

Median household income in 2013:
Gowanus:

$98,662
New York:

$57,369

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

Median rent in 2013:
Gowanus:

$1,611
New York:

$992

Zip codes: 11215, 11217, 11231.

Males:

3,229
Females:

3,574
Median age:
Males:

37.4 years
Females:

35.2 years

Average household size:
Gowanus:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
Gowanus:

40.9%
New York:

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

41.9%
New York:

43.7%

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

35.6%
New York:

53.9%

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

3.9%
New York:

9.4%

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

18.9%
New York:

19.8%

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

25.9%
New York:

18.5%

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

5.5%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

49.9%
New York:

63.6%

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

24.4%
New York:

11.7%

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

4.9%
New York:

2.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

21.0%
New York:

22.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Gowanus:

  • 1 room: 140
  • 2 rooms: 150
  • 3 rooms: 188
  • 4 rooms: 351
  • 5 rooms: 301
  • 6 rooms: 380
  • 7 rooms: 125
  • 8 rooms: 448
  • 9+ rooms: 277

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanus:

  • 1 room: 181
  • 2 rooms: 400
  • 3 rooms: 301
  • 4 rooms: 523
  • 5 rooms: 415
  • 6 rooms: 188
  • 7 rooms: 233
  • 8 rooms: 126
  • 9+ rooms: 104

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gowanus:

  • no bedroom: 158
  • 1 bedroom: 182
  • 2 bedrooms: 667
  • 3 bedrooms: 404
  • 4 bedrooms: 292
  • 5+ bedrooms: 155

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanus:

  • no bedroom: 217
  • 1 bedroom: 624
  • 2 bedrooms: 646
  • 3 bedrooms: 401
  • 4 bedrooms: 191
  • 5+ bedrooms: 60
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.4
New York:

1.8

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

0.5
New York:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Gowanus:

65.0%
New York:

62.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (16.6% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $1,693,465
    New York:

    $477,144

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (34.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $1,132,206
    New York:

    $441,340

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (30.7% of all units):
    Gowanus:

    $1,378,359
    New York:

    $551,450

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 286
  • 2000 to 2004: 232
  • 1990 to 1999: 133
  • 1980 to 1989: 352
  • 1970 to 1979: 229
  • 1960 to 1969: 219
  • 1950 to 1959: 218
  • 1940 to 1949: 291
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,187
Time Leaving Home for Work in Gowanus in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Commute time to work in Gowanus in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY


Occupations of males:

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

    28.1%
    New York:

    10.8%

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

    7.8%
    New York:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    New York:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    New York:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    New York:

    0.8%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    9.4%
    New York:

    1.8%

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

    7.0%
    New York:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    14.4%
    New York:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    New York:

    18.0%

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

    12.5%
    New York:

    18.7%

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

    3.3%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    New York:

    5.4%


Occupations of females:

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

    17.3%
    New York:

    7.8%

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

    8.8%
    New York:

    5.4%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    New York:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.5%
    New York:

    0.9%

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

    3.1%
    New York:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    New York:

    1.7%

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

    16.2%
    New York:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    12.3%
    New York:

    2.9%

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

    2.5%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    New York:

    22.2%

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

    24.7%
    New York:

    30.4%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    26.2%
    New York:

    16.4%

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

    8.9%
    New York:

    6.5%

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

    8.5%
    New York:

    1.7%

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

    82.6%
    New York:

    13.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Gowanus:

5.3%
New York:

16.0%

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

1995
New York:

1998

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

2005
New York:

2008

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

96.7%
New York:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Roads and streets:

Union St

Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 394 to 657

Carroll St

Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 307 to 554

Sackett St

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 419 to 666

3rd St

Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 65 to 293

1st St

Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 243

President St

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 350 to 580

4th Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 193 to 398

3rd Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 211 to 402

2nd St

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 57 to 166

Hoyt St

Length: 0.40 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 285 to 439

Bond St

Length: 0.39 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 287 to 436

Nevins St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 265 to 584

Degraw St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 519 to 588

4th St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 58 to 112

Denton Pl

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 34

Whitwell Pl

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 32
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