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ZIP Code 11216

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bedford Stuyvesant|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (7:12pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -73.95
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11216. 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 11216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11216, 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 11216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11216 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 11216 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11216 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 54,316
Population Density 58,065 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25,964
Median Home Value $623,300
Land Area 0.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23,193
Median Household Income $43,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5671,3501,4761,6382,2382,7702,3822,0041,8731,7321,6771,3051,008738575356227201
Female1,5061,3591,4211,7162,6823,2732,7042,1602,1162,0292,0461,5961,304979797582437492
Total3,0732,7092,8973,3544,9206,0435,0864,1643,9893,7613,7232,9012,3121,7171,372938664693

Gender

 Male 25,117 46%
 Female 29,199 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,920 12.7%
 Black Or African American 41,543 76.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 241 0.4%
 Asian 1,634 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.0%
 Other Race 2,088 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,867 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54382814857789516316129
Renter1,1894,8803,9573,8182,6821,656827327
Total1,2435,2624,7714,6753,4712,1721,143456

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,252 18%
 Single Guardian 7,040 30%
 Singles 8,918 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2,983 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,009 73%
 Households with Kids 6,184 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male307312290330279253268275275306298305263304288324325343358388
Female307350284281254258270305272288274249301309316327345335393431
Total614662574611533511538580547594572554564613604651670678751819

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11216 has a slightly less than average 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 11216 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11216 real estate data, the median home value of $623,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11216. Rentals in 11216 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 11216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 53,616 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 133 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 550 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,881 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 976 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 19,336 74%
 Households Vacant 2,771 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,363 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 3%
 For Sale Only 191 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 121 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 948 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,159 12%
 1 Bedroom 6,256 36%
 2 Bedroom 5,858 33%
 3+ Bedroom 3,282 19%
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 $43,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11216 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11216 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11216 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 11216 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 20,638 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,641 19%
 No Earnings 16,352 36%
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 20,638 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,641 19%
 No Earnings 16,352 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,087 15.6%
 Public transportation 18,209 69.6%
 Taxicab 44 0.2%
 Motorcycle 39 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,387 9.1%
 Worked at Home 1,381 5.3%
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 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 3,421 19%
 High School Graduate 7,408 42%
 Associate's degree 852 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,804 21%
 Master's degree 1,858 10%
 Professional school degree 226 1%
 Doctorate degree 273 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,227 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 885 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 540 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11216

ZIP Code 11216 is in the New York City Geographic District #13 School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11216.

Academy of Business and Community Development
141 Macon St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 3 the Bedford Village
50 Jefferson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 93 William H Prescott
31 New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker
114 Kosciusko St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 305 Dr Peter Ray
344 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Satellite East Middle School
344 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 138
760 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 140
141 Macon St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter
141 Macon St1st Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter School District
Bedford Stuyvesant Preparatory High School
832 Marcy Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Brooklyn Academy High School
832 Marcy Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Urban Dove Charter School
600 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Urban Dove Charter School District
Epiphany Lutheran School
721 Lincoln Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
George H Murray Christian Academy
760 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clara Muhammad School of Masjid Khalifah
1174 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mt Pleasant Christian Academy
344 Tompkins Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Carmel Christian School
116-126 Rogers Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Walk in Love Christian Academy
760 Dekald Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Rainbow Campus
852 Saint Johns Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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