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ZIP Code 11229

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Homecrest|Sheepshead Bay|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.60, -73.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11229. 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 11229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11229, 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 11229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11229 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 11229 are primarily white. 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11229 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 80,018
Population Density 36,934 people per sq mi
Housing Units 34,885
Median Home Value $524,100
Land Area 2.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 30,601
Median Household Income $51,725

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,3312,3642,3472,6242,7932,5422,3942,3492,3252,6782,7762,7422,5111,4311,3371,013756660
Female2,3392,1782,2672,4802,6482,7122,5422,5622,5982,9293,1583,0222,9261,7511,7621,2781,3751,518
Total4,6704,5424,6145,1045,4415,2544,9364,9114,9235,6075,9345,7645,4373,1823,0992,2912,1312,178

Gender

 Male 37,973 47%
 Female 42,045 53%
Gender

Race

 White 57,025 71.3%
 Black Or African American 4,383 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 146 0.2%
 Asian 14,596 18.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,407 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,446 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner981,0371,9702,9963,4121,7961,293659
Renter6192,8453,0853,3293,0031,9901,566903
Total7173,8825,0556,3256,4153,7862,8591,562

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 15,095 49%
 Single Guardian 5,607 18%
 Singles 8,722 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,177 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 21,511 70%
 Households with Kids 9,090 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male441492453463431520456483474483442440514468486527560530521556
Female447474491463454396479436413436447446481457494504477509496503
Total8889669449268859169359198879198898869959259801,0311,0371,0391,0171,059

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11229 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11229 real estate data, the median home value of $524,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11229 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11229 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 11229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 79,755 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 168 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 95 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,797 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,464 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 17,340 50%
 Households Vacant 4,284 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 457 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 1%
 For Sale Only 224 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 74 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 112 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3,376 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 977 6%
 1 Bedroom 7,379 44%
 2 Bedroom 5,989 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,281 14%
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 $51,725 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11229 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11229 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11229 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 11229 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 26,368 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,906 18%
 No Earnings 27,850 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 26,368 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,906 18%
 No Earnings 27,850 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,166 35.4%
 Public transportation 17,880 52.0%
 Taxicab 24 0.1%
 Motorcycle 14 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,071 8.9%
 Worked at Home 1,255 3.6%
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 4,117 15%
 High School Graduate 10,982 41%
 Associate's degree 1,941 7%
 Bachelor's degree 6,275 24%
 Master's degree 2,233 8%
 Professional school degree 734 3%
 Doctorate degree 401 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,842 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,302 23.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,020 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11229

ZIP Code 11229 is in the New York City Geographic District #21 School District. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11229.

Ps 100 the Coney Island School
2951 West 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #21 School District
Ps 153 Homecrest
1970 Homecrest Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #21 School District
Jhs 278 Marine Park
1925 Stuart St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 194 Raoul Wallenberg
3117 Ave West
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 206 Joseph F Lamb
2200 Gravesend Neck Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham
1875 East 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 255 Barbara Reing School
1866 East 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Ps 277 Gerritsen Beach
2529 Gerritsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
James Madison High School
3787 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #22 School District
Good Shepherd School
1943 Brown St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Prospect Park Yeshiva
1784 E 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Windmill Montessori School
1317 Avenue T
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Edmund Elementary School
1902 Avenue T
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Derech Hatorah
2810 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Nefesh Academy
2005 E 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Yeshiva Ohel Sarah Mercaz Gan Yisoel
1649 E 13th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bais Uvi Grieding
5506 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sarah Dabah School
2221 Avenue R
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshivat or Hatorah
2119 Homecrest Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bnos Yisroel School for Girls
1629 E 15th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Prospect Park Bnos Leah High School
1601 Avenue R
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Edmund Preparatory High School
2474 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Yeshiva Ahavas Torah
2961 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ha'Or Beacon School
2884 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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