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ZIP Code 11237

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ridgewood|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (5:43am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.70, -73.92
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11237. 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 11237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11237, 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 11237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11237 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 11237 are primarily other race. 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 11237 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,896
Population Density 50,927 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,724
Median Home Value $464,500
Land Area 0.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,512
Median Household Income $40,372

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9401,7381,6341,8383,0483,3372,7112,1711,8401,5111,24895972047833722114573
Female1,7971,6471,4891,7382,4962,8522,2251,8421,5521,4381,2251,035843607411329227194
Total3,7373,3853,1233,5765,5446,1894,9364,0133,3922,9492,4731,9941,5631,085748550372267

Gender

 Male 25,949 52%
 Female 23,947 48%
Gender

Race

 White 18,040 36.2%
 Black Or African American 5,423 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 696 1.4%
 Asian 3,457 6.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 19,238 38.6%
 Two Or More Races 3,002 6.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2516826931231321312529
Renter1,1853,9983,2272,5001,658873475142
Total1,2104,1663,4962,8121,9711,086600171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,967 32%
 Single Guardian 5,064 33%
 Singles 3,055 20%
 Singles With Roommate 2,426 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,284 60%
 Households with Kids 6,228 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male416373394361403315339358323326301317330360289382368376423495
Female355359335361351332352314298316285306269313319327343367382411
Total771732729722754647691672621642586623599673608709711743805906

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11237 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11237 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11237 real estate data, the median home value of $464,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11237 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,970 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 926 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,010 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 444 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,058 84%
 Households Vacant 1,212 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 762 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 45 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 335 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 737 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,497 17%
 2 Bedroom 7,533 50%
 3+ Bedroom 4,266 28%
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 $40,372 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11237 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11237 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11237 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 11237 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 11237 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 20,010 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,030 16%
 No Earnings 16,642 38%
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 20,010 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,030 16%
 No Earnings 16,642 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,899 11.6%
 Public transportation 17,400 69.5%
 Taxicab 276 1.1%
 Motorcycle 19 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,616 14.4%
 Worked at Home 832 3.3%
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 9,041 52.8%
 High School Graduate 4,710 27.5%
 Associate's degree 444 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,193 12.8%
 Master's degree 604 3.5%
 Professional school degree 115 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,404 86.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 420 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,048 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11237

ZIP Code 11237 is in the New York City Geographic District #32 School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11237.

All City Leadership Secondary School
1474 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Achievement First Bushwick Charter School
1300 Greene Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Achievement First Bushwick Charter School District
Ps 376
194 Harman St
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Jhs 383 Philippa Schuyler
1300 Greene Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 86 the Irvington
220 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 116 Elizabeth L Farrell
515 Knickerbocker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 123 Suydam
100 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Ps 151 Lyndon B Johnson
763 Knickerbocker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Jhs 162 the Willoughby
1390 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Academy of Urban Planning
400 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Bushwick School for Social Justice
400 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Academy for Environmental Leadership
400 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
Brooklyn School for Math and Research
400 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #32 School District
St Brigid School
438 Grove St
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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