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ZIP Code 11217

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Boerum Hill|BoCoCa|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -73.98
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11217. 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 11217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11217, 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 11217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11217 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 11217 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11217 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,881
Population Density 47,796 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,581
Median Home Value $857,000
Land Area 0.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,269
Median Household Income $81,862

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
Male1,0677436857198772,0222,3401,9551,3621,145940771742471339240144126
Female1,1086756306301,1602,5892,8521,9851,4081,2091,018971934701472292247312
Total2,1751,4181,3151,3492,0374,6115,1923,9402,7702,3541,9581,7421,6761,172811532391438

Gender

 Male 16,688 47%
 Female 19,193 53%
Gender

Race

 White 21,302 59.4%
 Black Or African American 8,201 22.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 162 0.5%
 Asian 2,184 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 2,321 6.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,698 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner396821,24599090749920080
Renter4944,2852,7401,6081,235763368134
Total5334,9673,9852,5982,1421,262568214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,630 28%
 Single Guardian 2,511 15%
 Singles 6,033 37%
 Singles With Roommate 3,095 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,745 78%
 Households with Kids 3,524 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male249212172146165145141128164117128155150135138155160130136107
Female238222206165145149121121139127122134129118138139140110103131
Total487434378311310294262249303244250289279253276294300240239238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11217 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 11217 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11217 real estate data, the median home value of $857,000 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 11217. Rentals in 11217 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 11217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,691 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 502 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 663 1.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,590 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,052 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,627 66%
 Households Vacant 1,312 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 581 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 78 6%
 For Sale Only 179 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 348 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,681 14%
 1 Bedroom 4,150 35%
 2 Bedroom 4,086 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,967 17%
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 $81,862 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11217 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11217 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11217 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 11217 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11217 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,065 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,490 26%
 No Earnings 8,324 25%
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 16,065 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,490 26%
 No Earnings 8,324 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,621 7.3%
 Public transportation 15,933 71.3%
 Taxicab 20 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,763 12.4%
 Worked at Home 1,993 8.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,948 14%
 High School Graduate 2,818 21%
 Associate's degree 431 3%
 Bachelor's degree 4,674 34%
 Master's degree 2,183 16%
 Professional school degree 1,284 9%
 Doctorate degree 316 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,307 68.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,301 26.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 253 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11217

ZIP Code 11217 is in the Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11217.

Ps 77
62 Park Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Ps 369 Coy L Cox School
383 State St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Ps 133 William a Butler
211 8th St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 282 Park Slope
180 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ms 266 Park Place Community Middle School
62 Park Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 38 the Pacific
450 Pacific St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Brooklyn Technical High School
29 Ft Greene Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Bedford Academy High School
1119 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Metropolitan Corporate Academy High School
362 Schermerhorn St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Brooklyn High School of the Arts
345 Dean St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Khalil Gibran International Academy
326 Schermerhorn St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
New Dawn Charter High School
242 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Dawn Charter High School District
Hanson Place Elementary School
38 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Park Slope Christian Academy
98 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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