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ZIP Code 11215

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Slope|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (7:20pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.67, -73.98
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11215. 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 11215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11215, 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 11215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11215 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 11215 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11215 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 63,488
Population Density 29,148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 30,073
Median Home Value $913,200
Land Area 2.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 28,077
Median Household Income $95,654

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,2201,5231,1921,0701,5363,5193,9923,3932,6062,0461,7771,6201,245865561435261222
Female2,1311,5271,2071,0651,8214,5614,4183,4652,5772,1021,9241,8451,548960682541452579
Total4,3513,0502,3992,1353,3578,0808,4106,8585,1834,1483,7013,4652,7931,8251,243976713801

Gender

 Male 30,083 47%
 Female 33,405 53%
Gender

Race

 White 48,504 76.4%
 Black Or African American 3,852 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 234 0.4%
 Asian 4,040 6.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.0%
 Other Race 4,046 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,781 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner461,1942,4462,2412,0991,072540227
Renter8586,9984,2322,3831,785975615366
Total9048,1926,6784,6243,8842,0471,155593

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,511 37%
 Single Guardian 3,200 11%
 Singles 8,995 32%
 Singles With Roommate 5,371 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 21,161 75%
 Households with Kids 6,916 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male489440410357341367299249267246276207240223248254209177182184
Female416423400379360314296295262263248227234235254248228172163164
Total905863810736701681595544529509524434474458502502437349345348

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11215 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11215 real estate data, the median home value of $913,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11215. Rentals in 11215 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 62,666 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 422 0.7%
 College Student Housing 70 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 305 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,299 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,566 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 18,212 61%
 Households Vacant 1,996 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 827 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 59 3%
 For Sale Only 224 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 709 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,302 7%
 1 Bedroom 7,500 42%
 2 Bedroom 6,502 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,543 14%
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 $95,654 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11215 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11215 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11215 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 11215 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 11215 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11215 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 30,192 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,725 26%
 No Earnings 12,133 21%
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 30,192 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,725 26%
 No Earnings 12,133 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,002 12.3%
 Public transportation 27,538 67.7%
 Taxicab 121 0.3%
 Motorcycle 54 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4,150 10.2%
 Worked at Home 3,837 9.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,075 8%
 High School Graduate 4,932 20%
 Associate's degree 978 4%
 Bachelor's degree 9,264 37%
 Master's degree 4,527 18%
 Professional school degree 2,196 9%
 Doctorate degree 914 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,779 68.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,371 23.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 754 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11215

ZIP Code 11215 is in the New York City Geographic District #15 School District. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11215.

Park Slope Collegiate
237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 53
544 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Magnet School of Math, Science & Design Tech
511 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 39 Henry Bristow
417 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ms 51 William Alexander
350 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 295
330 18th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 107 John W Kimball
1301 8th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 124 Silas B Dutcher
515 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Magnet School for Science and Technology
1625 11th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 321 William Penn
180 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Jhs 88 Peter Rouget
544 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 372 Children'S School (the)
512 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Hellenic Classical Charter School
646 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hellenic Classical Charter School District
Secondary School for Law
237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Secondary School for Journalism
237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Millennium Brooklyn High School
237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
St Francis Xavier School
763 President St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Name of Jesus School
241 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Saviour High School
588 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Saviour Elementary School
701 8th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School
500 19th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Al-Madinah School
383 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Avalon Childcare Fifth Avenue
552 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Berkeley Carroll Elementary School
701 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rivendell School
277 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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