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Area: 1.163 square miles

Population: 52,917

Population density:
Brownsville:

45,506 people per square mile
Brooklyn:

34,917 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 37,50961.4%Black
    • 13,86122.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1355.1%Some other race
    • 1,9373.2%Asian
    • 1,7342.8%White
    • 1,6812.8%Two or more races
    • 8121.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 4310.7%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Brownsville in Brooklyn, NY
Median household income in 2019:
Brownsville:

$29,626
New York:

$72,108

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 6,583Less than $10,000
  • 5,348$10,000 to $19,999
  • 3,493$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,641$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,928$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,705$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,972$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,610$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,410$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,178$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,134$150,000 to $199,999
  • 970$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 4,654Less than $50,000
  • 2,560$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,732$100,000 to $149,999
  • 352$150,000 to $199,999
  • 437$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,643$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,466$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,220$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,504$500,000 to $749,999
  • 481$750,000 to $999,999
  • 723$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 1,129Less than $100
  • 3,071$100 to $199
  • 4,273$200 to $299
  • 5,181$300 to $399
  • 3,796$400 to $499
  • 3,894$500 to $599
  • 3,387$600 to $699
  • 2,675$700 to $799
  • 1,760$800 to $899
  • 1,437$900 to $999
  • 3,313$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,521$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,793$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,118$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Brownsville:

$886
New York:

$1,190

Zip codes: 11212.

Males:

21,720
Females:

31,197
Median age:
Males:

34.7 years
Females:

42.1 years

Average household size:
Brownsville:

8.4 people
New York:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Brownsville:

35.3%
New York:

43.7%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

15.0%
New York:

43.3%

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

13.9%
New York:

55.0%

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

30.3%
New York:

9.2%

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

24.2%
New York:

19.7%

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

35.8%
New York:

18.6%

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

5.4%
New York:

6.7%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

60.7%
New York:

63.1%

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

8.1%
New York:

11.9%

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

3.4%
New York:

2.6%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

27.8%
New York:

22.4%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville
  • 4411 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,4303 rooms
  • 1,5874 rooms
  • 2,4695 rooms
  • 1,3936 rooms
  • 1,1597 rooms
  • 8898 rooms
  • 1,3199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville
  • 2,4051 room
  • 1,1422 rooms
  • 4,8013 rooms
  • 8,1684 rooms
  • 4,1135 rooms
  • 1,3196 rooms
  • 1,1137 rooms
  • 9438 rooms
  • 3359+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville
  • 441no bedroom
  • 1,3341 bedroom
  • 2,0262 bedrooms
  • 2,5583 bedrooms
  • 1,7304 bedrooms
  • 8705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville
  • 2,277no bedroom
  • 5,2361 bedroom
  • 8,7632 bedrooms
  • 4,0803 bedrooms
  • 1,3304 bedrooms
  • 7595+ bedrooms
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:

0.2
New York:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Brownsville:

55.1%
New York:

59.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (3.8% of all units):
    Brownsville:

    $416,667
    New York:

    $393,458

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (18.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $358,533
    New York:

    $728,436

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (15.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $488,418
    New York:

    $650,471

Year house built in Brownsville
  • Year house built in Brownsville
  • 6862014 or later
  • 4,1342010 to 2013
  • 3,0132000 to 2009
  • 1,5931990 to 1999
  • 5,2201980 to 1989
  • 3,4401970 to 1979
  • 3,9341960 to 1969
  • 4,4221950 to 1959
  • 3,4221940 to 1949
  • 8,1731939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type
  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 599Less than 5 minutes
  • 4455 to 9 minutes
  • 61710 to 14 minutes
  • 64415 to 19 minutes
  • 69720 to 24 minutes
  • 53025 to 29 minutes
  • 2,74830 to 34 minutes
  • 43335 to 39 minutes
  • 1,34140 to 44 minutes
  • 3,89445 to 59 minutes
  • 4,31660 to 89 minutes
  • 1,82790 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 18.5%3,229Drove a car alone
  • 7.7%1,341Carpooled
  • 14.9%2,592Bus
  • 56.0%9,779Subway or elevated rail
  • 10.0%1,749Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 2.9%512Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 1.0%169Ferryboat
  • 3.4%601Taxi
  • 3.5%607Bicycle
  • 11.5%2,005Walked
  • 3.8%657Other means
  • 8.9%1,554Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 87312:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 8285:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 8865:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 1,3686:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1,4626:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 2,7127:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,4267:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 2,8618:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 5978:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 1,0429:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 52310:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 38811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 1,13812:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1,2574:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    4.8%
    New York:

    11.4%

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

    1.1%
    New York:

    5.4%

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

    2.3%
    New York:

    3.9%

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

    1.6%
    New York:

    1.2%

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

    1.5%
    New York:

    3.9%

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

    1.6%
    New York:

    3.2%

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

    3.7%
    New York:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    27.4%
    New York:

    17.8%

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

    18.7%
    New York:

    16.1%

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

    9.7%
    New York:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    New York:

    4.9%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    13.0%
    New York:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    8.2%
    New York:

    3.8%


Occupations of females:

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

    5.1%
    New York:

    8.7%

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

    1.2%
    New York:

    6.0%

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

    2.5%
    New York:

    3.0%

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

    6.7%
    New York:

    10.9%

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

    4.8%
    New York:

    9.4%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    46.6%
    New York:

    22.3%

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

    25.9%
    New York:

    27.0%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    New York:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    New York:

    1.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    27.8%
    New York:

    15.6%

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

    6.9%
    New York:

    5.7%

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

    3.2%
    New York:

    1.6%

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

    46.1%
    New York:

    14.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Brownsville:

41.0%
New York:

13.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Brownsville:

1994
New York:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Brownsville:

2009
New York:

2015

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

121.7%
New York:

71.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Coal or coke
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Solar energy

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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