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ZIP Code 11226

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Flatbush|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -73.96
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11226. 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 11226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11226, 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 11226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11226 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 11226 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 11226 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 101,572
Population Density 78,775 people per sq mi
Housing Units 37,745
Median Home Value $480,500
Land Area 1.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 36,101
Median Household Income $40,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,4433,2223,2353,6803,8063,8663,4953,0743,0343,0623,0382,7092,1211,485947613354269
Female3,4833,2023,2363,6064,2224,7194,2854,0343,8304,1364,3013,7693,1222,0561,5571,071761729
Total6,9266,4246,4717,2868,0288,5857,7807,1086,8647,1987,3396,4785,2433,5412,5041,6841,115998

Gender

 Male 45,453 45%
 Female 56,119 55%
Gender

Race

 White 10,020 9.9%
 Black Or African American 76,853 75.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 550 0.5%
 Asian 3,014 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.0%
 Other Race 7,839 7.7%
 Two Or More Races 3,256 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38456679875924642403104
Renter1,1455,3856,4517,7396,4613,1941,256349
Total1,1835,8417,1308,6147,3853,8361,659453

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,721 27%
 Single Guardian 13,919 39%
 Singles 9,949 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2,512 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 22,681 63%
 Households with Kids 13,420 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male699725638673614647641661659661599661682632687751724783735777
Female697715673676663621643610665691644641628632713704720737732792
Total1,3961,4401,3111,3491,2771,2681,2841,2711,3241,3521,2431,3021,3101,2641,4001,4551,4441,5201,4671,569

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11226 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 11226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11226 real estate data, the median home value of $480,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11226 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 100,369 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 397 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 788 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,221 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 900 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 31,980 85%
 Households Vacant 1,644 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,067 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 87 5%
 For Sale Only 111 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 315 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,496 8%
 1 Bedroom 14,294 46%
 2 Bedroom 10,159 33%
 3+ Bedroom 4,055 13%
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 $40,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11226 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11226 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11226 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 11226 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 34,655 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,030 19%
 No Earnings 28,576 37%
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 34,655 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,030 19%
 No Earnings 28,576 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,548 17.3%
 Public transportation 32,348 73.9%
 Taxicab 315 0.7%
 Motorcycle 39 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,377 5.4%
 Worked at Home 1,123 2.6%
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 5,707 20.5%
 High School Graduate 15,063 54.1%
 Associate's degree 1,330 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,820 13.7%
 Master's degree 1,415 5.1%
 Professional school degree 358 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 160 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15,796 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,154 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,869 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11226

ZIP Code 11226 is in the New York City Geographic District #17 School District. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11226.

Science, Tech & Research High School at Erasmus
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Academy for College Prep & Career Exploration: a Coll
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 141
655 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Ps 6
43 Snyder Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Parkside Preparatory Academy
655 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ms 246 Walt Whitman
72 Veronica Place
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 249 the Caton
18 Marlborough Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 399 Stanley Eugene Clarke
2707 Albermarle Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 92 Adrian Hegeman
601 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 245
249 East 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 139 Alexine a Fenty
330 Rugby Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 361 East Flatbush Early Childhood School
3109 Newkirk Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Explore Charter School
655 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Explore Charter School District
Fahari Academy Charter School
72 Veronica Pl4th Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fahari Academy Charter School
Lefferts Gardens Charter School
601 Parkside Ave4th Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lefferts Gardens Charter School District
High School for Youth and Community Development
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Academy of Hospitality and Tourism
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
St Jerome School
465 E 29th St
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Impressions Nursery School
776-778 Rogers Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cycle Educational Center
2412 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phebeana Preschool
160 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Get Set Kindergarten
1919 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Get Set Kindergarten School
2301 Snyder Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Practical Learning Center
22 E 16th St
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Gregory the Great School
2520 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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