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ZIP Code 11233

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ocean Hill|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -73.92
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11233

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11233. 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 11233. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11233, 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 11233 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11233 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 11233 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 11233 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 67,053
Population Density 49,746 people per sq mi
Housing Units 29,074
Median Home Value $551,900
Land Area 1.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 25,693
Median Household Income $34,492

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6002,5482,5202,7772,4952,1941,9571,8432,0612,1561,8561,4261,117819598404237176
Female2,5412,3502,5312,8482,8253,1222,8692,7192,7362,8052,4491,9621,6211,248961717500465
Total5,1414,8985,0515,6255,3205,3164,8264,5624,7974,9614,3053,3882,7382,0671,5591,121737641

Gender

 Male 29,784 44%
 Female 37,269 56%
Gender

Race

 White 3,629 5.4%
 Black Or African American 56,838 84.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 470 0.7%
 Asian 575 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.0%
 Other Race 3,594 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,930 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner744149201,3571,088669360161
Renter9474,3094,6294,5482,9501,9531,005309
Total1,0214,7235,5495,9054,0382,6221,365470

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,205 20%
 Single Guardian 11,048 43%
 Singles 8,068 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,372 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 15,592 61%
 Households with Kids 10,101 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male472526561511506484530517511483461541476559536557555598531555
Female507532507509469469456465491511521503442554555581561615536529
Total9791,0581,0681,0209759539869821,0029949821,0449181,1131,0911,1381,1161,2131,0671,084

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11233 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 11233 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11233 real estate data, the median home value of $551,900 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 11233. Rentals in 11233 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11233 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 66,063 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 28 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 911 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,040 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,003 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 20,650 71%
 Households Vacant 3,381 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,473 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 88 3%
 For Sale Only 342 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 105 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,334 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,045 5%
 1 Bedroom 6,172 31%
 2 Bedroom 8,701 43%
 3+ Bedroom 4,117 21%
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 $34,492 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11233 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11233 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11233 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 11233 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 19,713 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,185 18%
 No Earnings 23,442 45%
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 19,713 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,185 18%
 No Earnings 23,442 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,330 24.4%
 Public transportation 17,145 66.2%
 Taxicab 49 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,520 5.9%
 Worked at Home 870 3.4%
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 4,343 24.4%
 High School Graduate 9,529 53.5%
 Associate's degree 1,172 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,024 11.4%
 Master's degree 535 3.0%
 Professional school degree 92 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 101 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13,309 87.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 754 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,185 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11233

ZIP Code 11233 is in the Excellence Boys Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant School District. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11233.

Excellence Boys Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesa
225 Patchen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Excellence Boys Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant School District
Eagle Academy for Young Men II
1137 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 5 Dr Ronald Mcnair
820 Hancock St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 21 Crispus Attucks
180 Chauncey St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ms 35 Stephen Decatur
272 McDonough St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 40 George W Carver
265 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School
500 Macon St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Ps 28 the Warren Prep Academy
1001 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Brooklyn Brownstone School
272 McDonough St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Dr Jacqueline Peek-Davis School
430 Howard Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 191 Paul Robeson
1600 Park Place
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ronald Edmonds Learning Center II
430 Howard Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 73 Thomas S Boyland
251 McDougal St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps/Is 137 Rachael Jean Mitchell
121 Saratoga Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps/Is 155 Nicholas Herkimer
1355 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Ps 178 Saint Clair Mckelway
2163 Dean St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Mott Hall IV
1137 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Achievement First Brownsville Charter School
2021 Bergen Strm 149
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Achievement First Brownsville Charter School District
Ocean Hill Collegiate Charter School
1137 Herkimer St2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ocean Hill Collegiate Charter School District
Gotham Professional Arts Academy
265 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #16 School District
Brooklyn Collegiate-A College Board School
2021 Bergen St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Aspirations Diploma Plus High School
1495 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #23 School District
Roads Charter School 1
1495 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Roads Charter School 1 School District
Ark Christian Academy
1710 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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