Prospect Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York (NY), 11238, 11217 detailed profile



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Area: 0.343 square miles

Population: 16,300

Population density:
Prospect Heights:

47,587 people per square mile
Brooklyn:

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

Races in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Household income distribution in 2009 in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median household income in 2013:
Prospect Heights:

$89,917
New York:

$57,369

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2013:
Prospect Heights:

$1,575
New York:

$992

Zip codes: 11238, 11217.

Males:

7,796
Females:

8,503
Median age:
Males:

36.5 years
Females:

35.9 years

Average household size:
Prospect Heights:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
Prospect Heights:

34.1%
New York:

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

29.4%
New York:

43.7%

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

34.3%
New York:

53.9%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Prospect Heights:

10.5%
New York:

9.4%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Prospect Heights:

25.5%
New York:

19.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Prospect Heights:

28.1%
New York:

18.5%

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

3.8%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

38.3%
New York:

63.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Prospect Heights:

36.7%
New York:

11.7%

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

3.4%
New York:

2.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

22.1%
New York:

22.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Prospect Heights:

  • 1 room: 210
  • 2 rooms: 185
  • 3 rooms: 739
  • 4 rooms: 608
  • 5 rooms: 818
  • 6 rooms: 369
  • 7 rooms: 317
  • 8 rooms: 197
  • 9+ rooms: 404

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prospect Heights:

  • 1 room: 568
  • 2 rooms: 420
  • 3 rooms: 1,237
  • 4 rooms: 1,423
  • 5 rooms: 968
  • 6 rooms: 396
  • 7 rooms: 217
  • 8 rooms: 146
  • 9+ rooms: 179

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Prospect Heights:

  • no bedroom: 217
  • 1 bedroom: 670
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,019
  • 3 bedrooms: 635
  • 4 bedrooms: 327
  • 5+ bedrooms: 332

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prospect Heights:

  • no bedroom: 614
  • 1 bedroom: 1,781
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,750
  • 3 bedrooms: 644
  • 4 bedrooms: 262
  • 5+ bedrooms: 216
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

0.6
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:
Prospect Heights:

65.4%
New York:

62.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (3.4% of all units):
    Prospect Heights:

    $679,706
    New York:

    $328,266

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (6.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $2,241,151
    New York:

    $477,144

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (12.7% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $1,627,326
    New York:

    $441,340

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (18.7% of all units):
    Prospect Heights:

    $740,393
    New York:

    $551,450

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (25.5% of all units):
    Prospect Heights:

    $341,078
    New York:

    $715,153

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 385
  • 2000 to 2004: 831
  • 1990 to 1999: 264
  • 1980 to 1989: 217
  • 1970 to 1979: 219
  • 1960 to 1969: 482
  • 1950 to 1959: 495
  • 1940 to 1949: 600
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,731
Time Leaving Home for Work in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Commute time to work in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY


Occupations of males:

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

    11.7%
    New York:

    10.8%

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

    4.8%
    New York:

    4.8%

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

    6.8%
    New York:

    3.2%

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

    2.3%
    New York:

    2.2%

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

    1.7%
    New York:

    0.8%

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

    1.8%
    New York:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    5.8%
    New York:

    1.8%

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

    9.1%
    New York:

    4.0%

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

    20.4%
    New York:

    3.0%

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

    2.3%
    New York:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    9.9%
    New York:

    18.0%

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

    12.4%
    New York:

    18.7%

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

    3.4%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    New York:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    New York:

    2.7%


Occupations of females:

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

    13.7%
    New York:

    7.8%

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

    7.6%
    New York:

    5.4%

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

    2.4%
    New York:

    1.2%

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

    1.5%
    New York:

    0.4%

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

    1.3%
    New York:

    0.9%

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

    3.6%
    New York:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    4.8%
    New York:

    1.7%

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

    9.9%
    New York:

    10.7%

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

    13.8%
    New York:

    2.9%

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

    6.8%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    11.8%
    New York:

    22.2%

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

    21.0%
    New York:

    30.4%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Prospect Heights:

0.1%
New York:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    17.6%
    New York:

    16.4%

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

    5.0%
    New York:

    6.5%

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

    4.6%
    New York:

    1.7%

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

    75.0%
    New York:

    13.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Prospect Heights:

10.6%
New York:

16.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Prospect Heights:

2001
New York:

1998

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Prospect Heights:

2006
New York:

2008

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Prospect Heights:

116.4%
New York:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Solar energy (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Roads and streets:

Pacific St

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 610 to 915

Bergen St

Length: 0.75 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 477 to 745

Dean St

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 487 to 784

Park Pl

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 165 to 440

Washington Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 587 to 874

Prospect Pl

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 147 to 390

St Marks Ave

Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 137 to 356

Underhill Ave

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 24 to 261

Vanderbilt Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 530 to 711

Sterling Pl

Length: 0.45 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 251 to 458

Eastern Pkwy

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 198

St Johns Pl

Length: 0.41 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 267 to 456

Lincoln Pl

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 263 to 412

Carlton Ave

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 516 to 655

Plaza St E

Length: 0.22 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 22 to 98

Grand Army Plz

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Butler Pl

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 54

6th Ave

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 23 to 68

Grand Ave

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 655 to 657
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