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ZIP Code 11231

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Red Hook|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (5:52am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -74.00
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11231. 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 11231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11231, 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 11231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11231 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 11231 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. 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 11231 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,336
Population Density 23,441 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,149
Median Home Value $912,000
Land Area 1.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,216
Median Household Income $78,174

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2468497507687891,4182,0341,8211,4561,058800707602473322218168105
Female1,1659057296959071,9912,2641,8241,4841,2241,015878739550429367275311
Total2,4111,7541,4791,4631,6963,4094,2983,6452,9402,2821,8151,5851,3411,023751585443416

Gender

 Male 15,584 47%
 Female 17,752 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,953 68.9%
 Black Or African American 5,015 15.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 178 0.5%
 Asian 1,413 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,434 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,328 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19359928801710482283107
Renter3623,6013,0161,7991,260779501209
Total3813,9603,9442,6001,9701,261784316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,997 33%
 Single Guardian 2,746 18%
 Singles 5,248 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2,225 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,181 73%
 Households with Kids 4,035 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male267251235195147187182155178157148153136156162141180157128127
Female243233217203199196173180157134164126151154134154137151119127
Total510484452398346383355335335291312279287310296295317308247254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11231 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11231 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11231 real estate data, the median home value of $912,000 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 11231. Rentals in 11231 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 11231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,266 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 70 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,645 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,044 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,527 71%
 Households Vacant 933 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 383 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 3%
 For Sale Only 116 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 73 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 257 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 497 4%
 1 Bedroom 4,613 42%
 2 Bedroom 4,444 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,544 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 $78,174 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11231 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11231 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11231 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 11231 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 11231 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 13,673 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,478 23%
 No Earnings 7,767 28%
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 13,673 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,478 23%
 No Earnings 7,767 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,033 11.2%
 Public transportation 11,752 64.6%
 Taxicab 34 0.2%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,883 15.9%
 Worked at Home 1,471 8.1%
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 1,476 13%
 High School Graduate 3,018 26%
 Associate's degree 418 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,722 32%
 Master's degree 2,115 18%
 Professional school degree 671 6%
 Doctorate degree 211 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,797 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,064 20.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 423 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11231

ZIP Code 11231 is in the New York City Geographic District #15 School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11231.

Brooklyn Secondary School for Collaborative Studie
610 Henry St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Summit Academy Charter School
27 Huntington St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Summit Academy Charter School
Ps 15 Patrick F Daly
71 Sullivan St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 32 Samuels Mills Sprole
317 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 58 the Carroll
330 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Ps 146
610 Henry St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Math and Science Exploratory School (the)
345 Dean St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
New Horizons School
317 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Red Hook Neighborhood School
27 Huntington St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Pave Academy Charter School
732 Henry St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pave Academy Charter School
South Brooklyn Community High School
173 Conover St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #15 School District
Hannah Senesh Community Day School
342 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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