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ZIP Code 11238

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -73.96
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11238. 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 11238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11238, 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 11238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11238 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 11238 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 small. 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 11238 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,262
Population Density 44,555 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,525
Median Home Value $656,800
Land Area 1.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,648
Median Household Income $65,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4141,0008929751,6572,8472,9582,4361,8261,4751,2861,117938631465338234178
Female1,3499128418751,9503,7553,5232,5951,9891,6181,4331,3101,219918782566466494
Total2,7631,9121,7331,8503,6076,6026,4815,0313,8153,0932,7192,4272,1571,5491,247904700672

Gender

 Male 22,667 46%
 Female 26,595 54%
Gender

Race

 White 18,680 37.9%
 Black Or African American 23,593 47.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.4%
 Asian 2,689 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1%
 Other Race 1,842 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 2,252 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner388111,5801,1901,076635366134
Renter9005,7463,5932,3131,8391,327790310
Total9386,5575,1733,5032,9151,9621,156444

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,402 24%
 Single Guardian 4,249 19%
 Singles 8,834 39%
 Singles With Roommate 4,163 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,866 79%
 Households with Kids 4,782 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male288265255241231197207165200199178173164178194197202187195227
Female288290211234200184178178172147177192152173183193179146174206
Total576555466475431381385343372346355365316351377390381333369433

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11238 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 11238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11238 real estate data, the median home value of $656,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11238 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11238 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 11238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,957 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 449 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 855 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,430 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,400 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,818 69%
 Households Vacant 1,877 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 869 46.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.8%
 For Sale Only 258 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 570 30.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,443 9%
 1 Bedroom 6,778 41%
 2 Bedroom 5,553 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,629 16%
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 $65,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11238 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11238 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11238 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 11238 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 22,445 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,370 23%
 No Earnings 11,332 26%
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 22,445 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,370 23%
 No Earnings 11,332 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,302 11.2%
 Public transportation 21,429 72.9%
 Taxicab 48 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,668 9.1%
 Worked at Home 1,966 6.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,853 11%
 High School Graduate 5,417 31%
 Associate's degree 645 4%
 Bachelor's degree 5,378 31%
 Master's degree 2,821 16%
 Professional school degree 808 5%
 Doctorate degree 439 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,595 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 998 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 564 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11238

ZIP Code 11238 is in the Achievement First Endeavor Charter School District. There are 27 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11238.

Achievement First Endeavor Charter School
510 Waverly Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Achievement First Endeavor Charter School District
Ps 9 Teunis G Bergen
80 Underhill Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 11 Purvis J Behan
419 Waverly Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer
170 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ms 571
80 Underhill Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Urban Assembly Unison School (the)
170 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 22
433 St Marks Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 316 Elijah Stroud
750 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Is 340
227 Sterling Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Elijah Stroud Middle School
750 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Brooklyn Arts and Science Elementary School
443 St Marks Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School
325 South 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #14 School District
Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School
80 Underhill Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School District
Explore Exceed Charter School
443 St Marks Averm 114
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Explore Exceed Charter School District
Benjamin Banneker Academy
7177 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Acorn Community High School
561 Grand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Satellite Three
170 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #13 School District
Ps 753 School for Career Development
510 Clermont Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
357 Clermont Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Bethel Elementary School
457 Grand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nelrak Child Development Center
1057 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brooklyn Free School
372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brooklyn Waldorf School
11 Jefferson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Luria Academy of Brooklyn
238 Saint Marks Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brooklyn Jesuit Prep
560 Sterling Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Steret Tech Girls High School
2166 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Educare Child Center
720 Washington Ave 2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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