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ZIP Code 11218

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (5:08pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -73.98
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11218. 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 11218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11218, 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 11218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11218 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 11218 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11218 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 75,220
Population Density 52,664 people per sq mi
Housing Units 26,598
Median Home Value $546,300
Land Area 1.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 25,240
Median Household Income $52,445

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,1512,8942,6872,7292,8003,2683,0322,8992,5452,3942,4402,0531,649929728525428319
Female2,9722,7362,4512,4032,5953,2493,0932,9902,3842,2712,3512,0821,8241,175961750668795
Total6,1235,6305,1385,1325,3956,5176,1255,8894,9294,6654,7914,1353,4732,1041,6891,2751,0961,114

Gender

 Male 37,470 50%
 Female 37,750 50%
Gender

Race

 White 43,160 57.4%
 Black Or African American 7,448 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 460 0.6%
 Asian 14,052 18.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 7,141 9.5%
 Two Or More Races 2,937 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner587841,6141,8021,792835591233
Renter8084,0393,6983,3782,7121,454951491
Total8664,8235,3125,1804,5042,2891,542724

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,752 47%
 Single Guardian 4,416 17%
 Singles 6,810 27%
 Singles With Roommate 2,262 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 16,244 64%
 Households with Kids 8,996 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male575664630628585600603554552546519559516547574503596507549525
Female602611589566549573549551514484532466504465516477491434485424
Total1,1771,2751,2191,1941,1341,1731,1521,1051,0661,0301,0511,0251,0201,0121,0909801,0879411,034949

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11218 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11218 real estate data, the median home value of $546,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 74,555 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 42 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 357 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 57 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 209 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,409 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,300 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 17,531 66%
 Households Vacant 1,358 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 638 47.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 48 3.5%
 For Sale Only 149 11.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 394 29.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 871 5%
 1 Bedroom 6,264 38%
 2 Bedroom 6,330 38%
 3+ Bedroom 3,206 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 $52,445 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11218 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11218 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11218 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 11218 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 11218 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 21,653 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,165 27%
 No Earnings 20,022 35%
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 21,653 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,165 27%
 No Earnings 20,022 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,712 20.4%
 Public transportation 20,658 62.9%
 Taxicab 266 0.8%
 Motorcycle 17 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,800 11.6%
 Worked at Home 1,413 4.3%
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 4,732 21%
 High School Graduate 8,026 36%
 Associate's degree 1,398 6%
 Bachelor's degree 5,088 23%
 Master's degree 2,198 10%
 Professional school degree 676 3%
 Doctorate degree 393 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,095 56.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 5,748 35.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,342 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11218

ZIP Code 11218 is in the Brooklyn Prospect Charter School District. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11218.

Brooklyn Prospect Charter School
3002 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Brooklyn Prospect Charter School District
Ps 130 the Parkside
70 Ocean Pky
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen
1 Albemarle Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Jhs 62 Ditmas
700 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #20 School District
Ps 179 Kensington
202 Ave C
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #20 School District
Academy of Talented Scholars (the)
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #20 School District
Brooklyn School of Inquiry
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #20 School District
Ps 134
4001 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
West Brooklyn Community High School
1053 41st St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Brooklyn College Academy
350 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Immaculate Heart of Mary
3002 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva & Mesivta Torah Temimah
555 Ocean Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Talmud Torah Ohel Yochanan
1325 38th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bonim Lamokom
425 E 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bais Yaakov of Bensonhurst
3901 14th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshivat Shaare Torah Girls Elementary School
222 Ocean Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bnos Yerushalayim School
600 McDonald Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Yeshiva Beis Meir (boys)
1327 38th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Childrens Corner of Brooklyn Ltd
69 Stratford Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Meor Hatalmud
1368 39th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Yeshiva Imrei Phi
1462 38
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Mesivta Torah Vodaath
452 E 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
International Christian School
312 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cortelyou Early Childhood Center
1110 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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