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ZIP Code 11212

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Brownsville|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (3:23pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.66, -73.92
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11212. 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 11212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11212, 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 11212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11212 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 11212 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 11212 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 84,500
Population Density 54,944 people per sq mi
Housing Units 31,847
Median Home Value $391,700
Land Area 1.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 30,201
Median Household Income $28,348

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,2023,2833,4553,8723,1312,4992,1961,9612,1162,3002,2981,6711,5091,149870495327194
Female3,1393,0613,3303,8763,7213,4343,3283,3123,3963,5653,4862,6752,3101,7871,354956673569
Total6,3416,3446,7857,7486,8525,9335,5245,2735,5125,8655,7844,3463,8192,9362,2241,4511,000763

Gender

 Male 36,528 43%
 Female 47,972 57%
Gender

Race

 White 3,822 4.5%
 Black Or African American 71,964 85.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 483 0.6%
 Asian 606 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 38 0.0%
 Other Race 5,315 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 2,272 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner372315649431,085824483105
Renter9594,3775,7076,2324,2872,7561,243368
Total9964,6086,2717,1755,3723,5801,726473

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,548 22%
 Single Guardian 14,422 48%
 Singles 8,130 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 17,264 57%
 Households with Kids 12,937 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male647647662613617610674647735672648667669799775800753790754737
Female598657638636620590578601672686638655633718743806822746759771
Total1,2451,3041,3001,2491,2371,2001,2521,2481,4071,3581,2861,3221,3021,5171,5181,6061,5751,5361,5131,508

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11212 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11212 real estate data, the median home value of $391,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 82,484 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 85 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 82 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 434 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,415 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,291 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 981 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 25,929 81%
 Households Vacant 1,646 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 929 56.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 57 3.5%
 For Sale Only 94 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 3.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 482 29.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,023 4%
 1 Bedroom 7,419 29%
 2 Bedroom 11,591 46%
 3+ Bedroom 5,416 21%
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 $28,348 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11212 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11212 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11212 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 11212 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11212 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 22,721 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,333 16%
 No Earnings 30,829 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 22,721 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,333 16%
 No Earnings 30,829 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,921 20.2%
 Public transportation 20,642 70.5%
 Taxicab 183 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,043 7.0%
 Worked at Home 477 1.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,422 23.7%
 High School Graduate 11,345 60.9%
 Associate's degree 1,205 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,201 6.4%
 Master's degree 337 1.8%
 Professional school degree 82 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 50 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 17,029 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 948 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,583 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11212

ZIP Code 11212 is in the New York City Geographic District #23 School District. There are 46 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11212.

Teachers Preparatory High School
226 Bristol St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Kings Collegiate Charter School
1084 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kings Collegiate Charter School District
Brownsville Collegiate Charter School
364 Sackman St4th Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Brownsville Collegiate Charter School District
New Voices School of Academic and Creative Arts
330 18th St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 189 Lincoln Terrace
1100 East New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 398 Walter Weaver
60 East 94th St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 770 New American Academy
60 East 94th St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 219 Kennedy-King
1060 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Middle School for Art and Philosphy
1084 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 41 Francis White
411 Thatford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 150 Christopher
364 Sackman St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 156 Waverly
104 Sutter Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 165 Ida Posner
76 Lott Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 184 Newport
273 Newport St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 284 Lew Wallace
213 Osborn St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 298 Dr Betty Shabazz
85 Watkins St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 327 Dr Rose B English
111 Bristol St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 332 Charles H Houston School
51 Christopher Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps/Is 323
210 Chester St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Is 392
104 Sutter Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Knowledge and Power Prep Academy V
985 Rockaway Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
General D Chappie James Elementary School of Scien
76 Riverdale Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
General D Chappie James Middle School of Science
76 Riverdale Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Mott Hall Bridges Academy
210 Chester St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Christopher Avenue Community School
51 Christopher Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Riverdale Avenue Community School
76 Riverdale Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Brownsville Collaborative Middle School
85 Watkins St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 396
110 Chester St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Brooklyn Ascend Charter School
205 Rockaway Parkway2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooklyn Ascend Charter School District
Leadership Preparatory Ocean Hill Charter School
51 Christopher Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leadership Preparatory Ocean Hill Charter School District
Brownsville Ascend Charter School
1501 Pitkin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brownsville Ascend Charter School District
Cultural Arts Academy Charter School at Spring Cre
1400 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cultural Arts Academy Charter School at Spring Creek
Leadership Preparatory Brownsville Charter School
985 Rockaway Ave3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leadership Preparatory Brownsville Charter School District
Bushwick Ascend Charter School
751 Knickerbocker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bushwick Ascend Charter School District
Brownsville Academy High School
1150 East New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
East Brooklyn Community High School
9517 Kings Hgwy
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School
226 Bristol St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Brooklyn Democracy Academy
985 Rockaway Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School
985 Rockaway Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Step by Step Early Childhood Center
1163 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kings Hwy Preparatory
9218 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Precious Childhood Early Academy
9624 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Steps Elementary
9202 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hands & Hearts Learning Center
564 Thomas S Boyland St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Flower Preparatory
305 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brooklyn Preparatory School
1400 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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