Brooklyn, NY 11214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,678
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,506
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16,780
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.598, Longitude -73.997
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brooklyn, NY 11214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 91,243
Population in Households 90,270
Population in Familes 75,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 973
Population Density1 42,230
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 32,830
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 22,179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 36,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,892 (27.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,938 (63.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,540 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $663,205
Average Home Value $659,043


Median Household Income $42,618
Average Household Income $61,013
Per Capita Income $22,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.64%
Households 0.24% 0.56%
Families 0.13% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brooklyn, NY 11214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11214 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 14 99th
Population Density1 # 84 95th
Diversity Index2 # 202 88th
Median Household Income # 1479 15th
Per Capita Income # 1448 17th

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