Brooklyn, NY 11209 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,012
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,326
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20,529
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.624, Longitude -74.034
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brooklyn, NY 11209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 70,650
Daytime Population: Workers 20,780
Daytime Population: Residents 36,981
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57,761
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 70,478
Population in Familes 50,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 172
Population Density2 39,370
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $61,038
Average Household Income $90,778
Per Capita Income $40,795


Total Housing Units 35,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,195 (28.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,495 (60.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,835 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $725,462
Average Home Value $698,190


Total Households 31,690
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 15,983
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.68%
Households 0.4% 0.59%
Families 0.22% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Brooklyn, NY 11209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11209 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 98th
Population Density # 90 95th
Diversity Index # 317 82nd
Median Household Income # 697 60th
Per Capita Income # 355 80th

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