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ZIP Code 11221

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bushwick|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.69, -73.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11221. 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 11221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11221, 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 11221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11221 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 11221 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 11221 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 78,895
Population Density 57,033 people per sq mi
Housing Units 31,784
Median Home Value $543,800
Land Area 1.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 28,391
Median Household Income $39,178

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,7242,6652,8303,1273,3593,5563,0202,5482,6372,5572,2981,7881,4721,014712443267188
Female2,7402,5912,7693,2003,5353,7883,3692,9092,8643,0022,6442,1921,7841,3521,110771583487
Total5,4645,2565,5996,3276,8947,3446,3895,4575,5015,5594,9423,9803,2562,3661,8221,214850675

Gender

 Male 37,205 47%
 Female 41,690 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,776 17.5%
 Black Or African American 44,774 56.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 825 1.0%
 Asian 1,629 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 69 0.1%
 Other Race 14,517 18.4%
 Two Or More Races 3,305 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner995399691,3441,176738435133
Renter1,2505,2394,9724,8313,3242,083969290
Total1,3495,7785,9416,1754,5002,8211,404423

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,691 24%
 Single Guardian 10,582 37%
 Singles 8,675 31%
 Singles With Roommate 2,443 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 17,843 63%
 Households with Kids 10,548 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male524530563558544501495562563576552552576574607603644643630655
Female577520588535531490522498550544526516573610649627665611648654
Total1,1011,0501,1511,0931,0759911,0171,0601,1131,1201,0781,0681,1491,1841,2561,2301,3091,2541,2781,309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11221 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 11221 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11221 real estate data, the median home value of $543,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11221. Rentals in 11221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 77,389 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 51 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 231 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,224 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,273 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,160 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 22,958 72%
 Households Vacant 3,393 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,659 48.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 68 2.0%
 For Sale Only 295 8.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 71 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 1.7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,239 36.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,839 8%
 1 Bedroom 5,768 26%
 2 Bedroom 8,861 40%
 3+ Bedroom 5,709 26%
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 $39,178 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11221 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11221 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11221 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 11221 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 26,527 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,193 16%
 No Earnings 26,517 42%
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 26,527 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,193 16%
 No Earnings 26,517 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,585 16.9%
 Public transportation 23,264 70.4%
 Taxicab 153 0.5%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,991 9.1%
 Worked at Home 1,011 3.1%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 7,500 32.5%
 High School Graduate 10,088 43.6%
 Associate's degree 1,283 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,982 12.9%
 Master's degree 935 4.0%
 Professional school degree 205 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 119 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15,026 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 638 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,344 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11221

ZIP Code 11221 is in the Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School District. There are 30 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11221.

Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School
800 Gates Ave4th Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School District
Ps 44 Marcus Garvey
432 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 25 Eubie Blake School
787 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 26 Jesse Owens
1014 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 81 Thaddeus Stevens
990 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Jhs 57 Whitelaw Reid
125 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 308 Clara Cardwell
616 Quincy St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory Academy
794 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ms 267 Math, Science & Technology
800 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
School of Business Finance & Entrepreneurship
125 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Upper School at Ps 25
787 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 75 Mayda Cortiella
95 Grove St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 106 Edward Everett Hale
1328 Putnam Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 274 Kosciusko
800 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Jhs 291 Roland Hayes
231 Palmetto St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 299 Thomas Warren Field School
88 Woodbine St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 377 Alejandina B De Gautier
200 Woodbine St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Is 347 School of Humanities
35 Starr St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School
856 Quincy St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School District
La Cima Charter School
800 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Cima Charter School District
Excellence Girls Charter School
794 Monroe St3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Excellence Girls Charter School District
Teaching Firms of America Professional Prep Charte
616 Quincy St3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Teaching Firms of America Professional Prep Charter School District
Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology
1396 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Frederick Douglass Academy IV Secondary School
1010 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
The Brooklyn Academy of Global Finance
125 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ebc High School for Public Service-Bushwick
1155 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Bushwick Leaders Hs for Academic Excellence
797 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Bushwick Community High School
231 Palmetto St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
St Frances Cabrini School
181 Suydam St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John Paul II Family Academy
139 Menahan St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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