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ZIP Code 11236

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Canarsie|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (10:31am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.64, -73.90
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11236

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11236. 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 11236. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11236, 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 11236 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11236 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 11236 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 11236 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 93,877
Population Density 26,112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 33,313
Median Home Value $478,700
Land Area 3.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 31,778
Median Household Income $61,061

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,7772,9173,2293,7693,4902,8792,6352,4652,5412,9303,1212,5992,1501,414928625411359
Female2,7662,9963,2453,7463,6433,6053,5333,5173,8624,2534,3083,8132,9102,1481,5151,088894796
Total5,5435,9136,4747,5157,1336,4846,1685,9826,4037,1837,4296,4125,0603,5622,4431,7131,3051,155

Gender

 Male 41,239 44%
 Female 52,638 56%
Gender

Race

 White 7,015 7.5%
 Black Or African American 79,835 85.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 312 0.3%
 Asian 2,361 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 2,407 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,933 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1821,0312,2954,0673,8271,862829276
Renter5253,1414,0554,2282,9661,535678281
Total7074,1726,3508,2956,7933,3971,507557

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,370 36%
 Single Guardian 12,230 38%
 Singles 7,121 22%
 Singles With Roommate 1,057 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 18,571 58%
 Households with Kids 13,207 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male572545561560550540575629623626599631710663765727814738725791
Female584556531537549602605599641599625625679717773729762748734751
Total1,1561,1011,0921,0971,0991,1421,1801,2281,2641,2251,2241,2561,3891,3801,5381,4561,5761,4861,4591,542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11236 has a small 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 11236 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 11236 real estate data, the median home value of $478,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11236. Rentals in 11236 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11236 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 92,612 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 492 0.5%
 Other Institutional 32 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 741 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 12,392 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,977 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 17,409 52%
 Households Vacant 1,535 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 608 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 50 3%
 For Sale Only 199 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 623 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,676 10%
 1 Bedroom 2,729 17%
 2 Bedroom 7,852 48%
 3+ Bedroom 4,130 25%
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 $61,061 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11236 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11236 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11236 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 11236 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11236 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 35,364 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,132 19%
 No Earnings 27,421 35%
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 35,364 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,132 19%
 No Earnings 27,421 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,997 41.7%
 Public transportation 23,935 52.5%
 Taxicab 196 0.4%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,743 3.8%
 Worked at Home 699 1.5%
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 4,349 15.9%
 High School Graduate 14,630 53.6%
 Associate's degree 2,698 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,844 14.1%
 Master's degree 1,329 4.9%
 Professional school degree 378 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 48 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 14,981 78.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,115 16.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 940 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11236

ZIP Code 11236 is in the New York City Geographic District #18 School District. There are 29 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11236.

Is 68 Isaac Bildersee
956 East 82nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 114 Ryder Elementary
1077 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 115 Daniel Mucatel School
1500 East 92nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Is 211 John Wilson
1001 East 100th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 233 Langston Hughes
9301 Ave B
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 272 Curtis Estabrook
10124 Seaview Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 276 Louis Marshall
1070 East 83rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 279 Herman Schreiber
1070 East 104th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 66
845 East 96th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Science and Medicine Middle School (the)
965 East 107th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Explore Excel Charter School
1077 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Explore Excel Charter School District
Brooklyn Generation School
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Brooklyn Bridge Academy
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Victory Collegiate High School
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Olympus Academy
755 East 100th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
High School for Medical Professions
1600 Rockaway Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Urban Action Academy
1600 Rockaway Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Academy for Conservation and the Environment
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
High School for Innovation in Advertising and Medi
1600 Rockaway Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Our Lady of Trust Catholic Accadamy
1696 Canarsie Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Trust School
744 E 87th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Ateres Yisroel School
8101 Avenue K
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mesivta Lev Bonim
8700 Avenue K
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Great Commission Christian School
1187 E 92nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshivat Mekor Chaim
1326 Ocean Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Gedolah Ohr Yisroel
1265 E 108th St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Raven'S Elementary School
1102 E 92nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Happy Home Daycare
9102 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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