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ZIP Code 11208

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: City Line|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (12:46pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.67, -73.87
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11208. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 11208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11208, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Brooklyn, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11208 is located in southeast New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11208 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11208 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 94,469
Population Density 27,333 people per sq mi
Housing Units 32,069
Median Home Value $441,100
Land Area 3.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 29,211
Median Household Income $35,079

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,6733,7233,8764,4284,0263,2632,9302,7842,8993,1242,8542,1431,7601,217730460282206
Female3,5293,7043,8284,2764,0423,8573,4173,4333,7243,7613,1862,7332,1141,5761,118812530451
Total7,2027,4277,7048,7048,0687,1206,3476,2176,6236,8856,0404,8763,8742,7931,8481,272812657

Gender

 Male 44,378 47%
 Female 50,091 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,798 15.7%
 Black Or African American 45,147 47.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,131 1.2%
 Asian 7,878 8.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 95 0.1%
 Other Race 20,721 21.9%
 Two Or More Races 4,699 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner926491,3491,9581,7111,065508140
Renter9984,2605,2525,3643,3591,653657196
Total1,0904,9096,6017,3225,0702,7181,165336

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,631 33%
 Single Guardian 12,489 43%
 Singles 5,942 20%
 Singles With Roommate 1,149 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 14,913 51%
 Households with Kids 14,298 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male698705736757763742716745757804724730781837882887895851913902
Female678739665748704756721721802778757718726849865871838829873841
Total1,3761,4441,4011,5051,4671,4981,4371,4661,5591,5821,4811,4481,5071,6861,7471,7581,7331,6801,7861,743

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11208 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11208 real estate data, the median home value of $441,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 93,791 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 268 0.3%
 Other Institutional 17 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 393 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,077 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,395 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 21,739 68%
 Households Vacant 2,858 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,119 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 68 2%
 For Sale Only 378 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 118 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,126 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 997 5%
 1 Bedroom 4,249 20%
 2 Bedroom 9,321 43%
 3+ Bedroom 6,997 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,079 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11208 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11208 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11208 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11208 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26,901 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,254 13%
 No Earnings 32,883 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26,901 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,254 13%
 No Earnings 32,883 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,678 23.0%
 Public transportation 23,439 70.3%
 Taxicab 45 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,581 4.7%
 Worked at Home 615 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,697 24.2%
 High School Graduate 14,633 62.2%
 Associate's degree 972 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,666 7.1%
 Master's degree 506 2.1%
 Professional school degree 14 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 20,312 88.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 657 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,051 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11208

ZIP Code 11208 is in the New York City Geographic District #19 School District. There are 29 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11208.

Franklin K Lane High School
999 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Jhs 302 Rafael Cordero
350 Linwood St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 65
696 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 108 Sal Abbracciamento
200 Linwood St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin
2781 Pitkin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Is 171 Abraham Lincoln
528 Ridgewood Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns
982 Hegeman Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 214 Michael Friedsam
2944 Pitkin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Jhs 218 James P Sinnott
370 Fountain Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 224 Hale a Woodruff
755 Wortman Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 345 Patrolman Robert Bolden
111 Berriman St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 7 Abraham Lincoln
858 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
East New York Middle School of Excellence
605 Shepherd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
East New York Elementary School of Excellence
605 Shepherd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Spring Creek Community School
1065 Elton St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Brooklyn Scholars Charter School
2635 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooklyn Scholars Charter School District
Achievement First Apollo Charter School
350 Linwood St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Achievement First Apollo Charter School District
Invictus Preparatory Charter School
370 Fountain Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Invictus Preparatory Charter School District
Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High S
1 Wells St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Academy for Young Writers
1065 Elton St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Multicultural High School
999 Jamaica Averm 436
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School
999 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Brooklyn Lab School
999 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Academy of Innovative Technology
999 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
School for Classics: an Academy of Thinkers, Writ
370 Fountain Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Blessed Sacrament School
187 Euclid Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Followers of Jesus School
3065 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
National Heritage Academies
2635 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter'S Lutheran School
105 Highland Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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