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Area: 0.280 square miles

Population: 7,565

Population density:
Gowanus:

26,983 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

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Races in Gowanus in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

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

Median household income in 2011:
Gowanus:

$88,990
New York:

$55,246

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

Median rent in 2011:
Gowanus:

$1,437
New York:

$941

Zip codes: 11215, 11217, 11231.

Males:

3,746
Females:

3,819

Median age:
Males:

36.6 years
Females:

36.0 years


Average household size:
Gowanus:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
Gowanus:

40.6%
New York:

49.0%

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

42.2%
New York:

44.1%

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

34.4%
New York:

54.1%

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

3.8%
New York:

9.5%

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

22.3%
New York:

19.5%

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

24.9%
New York:

18.2%

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

6.0%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

50.9%
New York:

63.6%

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

26.5%
New York:

11.7%

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

4.7%
New York:

2.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

17.7%
New York:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Gowanus:

  • 1 room: 105
  • 2 rooms: 125
  • 3 rooms: 197
  • 4 rooms: 300
  • 5 rooms: 291
  • 6 rooms: 291
  • 7 rooms: 191
  • 8 rooms: 381
  • 9+ rooms: 338

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanus:

  • 1 room: 170
  • 2 rooms: 293
  • 3 rooms: 482
  • 4 rooms: 679
  • 5 rooms: 397
  • 6 rooms: 267
  • 7 rooms: 149
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9+ rooms: 68

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gowanus:

  • no bedroom: 103
  • 1 bedroom: 162
  • 2 bedrooms: 525
  • 3 bedrooms: 509
  • 4 bedrooms: 276
  • 5+ bedrooms: 114

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gowanus:

  • no bedroom: 189
  • 1 bedroom: 790
  • 2 bedrooms: 726
  • 3 bedrooms: 430
  • 4 bedrooms: 173
  • 5+ bedrooms: 159

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.5
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:

64.5%
New York:

64.0%

Housing prices:

Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (14.2% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$978,998
New York:

$445,255

Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (31.9% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$885,766
New York:

$453,738

Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (35.1% of all units):
Gowanus:

$1,267,797
New York:

$557,235

Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (13.4% of all units):
Gowanus:

$577,921
New York:

$678,311

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 500
  • 2000 to 2004: 203
  • 1990 to 1999: 143
  • 1980 to 1989: 384
  • 1970 to 1979: 242
  • 1960 to 1969: 217
  • 1950 to 1959: 157
  • 1940 to 1949: 237
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,645

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:

22.6%
New York:

10.7%

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

6.7%
New York:

4.8%

Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
Here:

2.6%
New York:

3.1%

Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
Here:

1.2%
New York:

2.3%

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

1.0%
New York:

0.8%

Percentage of males in legal occupations:
Here:

5.0%
New York:

1.8%

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

6.0%
New York:

3.8%

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

18.8%
New York:

2.9%

Percentage of males in service occupations:
Here:

6.5%
New York:

17.5%

Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
Here:

18.1%
New York:

18.9%

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

5.8%
New York:

9.0%

Percentage of males in production occupations:
Here:

1.7%
New York:

5.7%

Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
Here:

2.8%
New York:

6.4%

Occupations of females:

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

14.3%
New York:

7.7%

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

7.6%
New York:

5.4%

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

3.3%
New York:

0.9%

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

2.6%
New York:

2.8%

Percentage of females in legal occupations:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

1.7%

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

17.4%
New York:

10.6%

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

12.2%
New York:

2.9%

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

4.2%
New York:

8.5%

Percentage of females in service occupations:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

21.7%

Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
Here:

27.2%
New York:

31.3%

Percentage of females in production occupations:
Here:

1.5%
New York:

2.7%

Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

24.0%
New York:

16.9%

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

7.1%
New York:

6.6%

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

8.8%
New York:

1.7%

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

89.1%
New York:

13.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Gowanus:

8.2%
New York:

16.0%

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

1993
New York:

1997

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

2004
New York:

2005

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

73.7%
New York:

64.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (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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