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ZIP Code 11239

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Spring Creek|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (6:07pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -73.87
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11239

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11239. 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 11239. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11239, 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 11239 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11239 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 11239 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11239 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,393
Population Density 23,470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,335
Median Home Value $354,600
Land Area 0.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,280
Median Household Income $26,275

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male318339405442396326262245243269277262243235335263202144
Female317319390469452415481448502525556498564495619437380320
Total635658795911848741743693745794833760807730954700582464

Gender

 Male 5,206 39%
 Female 8,187 61%
Gender

Race

 White 4,196 31.3%
 Black Or African American 7,644 57.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.4%
 Asian 391 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 727 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 379 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11520334831132
Renter466068661,0481,0301,172958391
Total476218861,0811,0781,203971393

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,464 23%
 Single Guardian 2,035 32%
 Singles 2,638 42%
 Singles With Roommate 143 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,649 74%
 Households with Kids 1,631 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male67796553667561587971659890818510289828491
Female616372695860576777817469818591878411691114
Total128142137122124135118125156152139167171166176189173198175205

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11239 has a small 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 11239 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 11239 real estate data, the median home value of $354,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11239 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11239 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 11239 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,241 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 27 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 27 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 85 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 146 2.3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 0.3%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,117 96.6%
 Households Vacant 55 0.9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 87%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 216 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,643 42%
 2 Bedroom 2,114 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,265 20%
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 $26,275 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11239 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 11239 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11239 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 11239 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 11239 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 3,356 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,305 12%
 No Earnings 6,010 56%
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 3,356 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,305 12%
 No Earnings 6,010 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,506 37.5%
 Public transportation 2,234 55.7%
 Taxicab 9 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 262 6.5%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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 683 24%
 High School Graduate 1,537 54%
 Associate's degree 270 9%
 Bachelor's degree 203 7%
 Master's degree 110 4%
 Professional school degree 25 1%
 Doctorate degree 26 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,497 65.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 666 29.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11239

ZIP Code 11239 is in the New York City Geographic District #19 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11239.

Is 364 Gateway
1426 Freeport Loop
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Ps 346 Abe Stark
1400 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
1400 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #19 School District
Be'Er Hagolah Institutes (b & G)
671 Louisiana Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Starrett Early Learning Center
125 Schroeders Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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