Brooklyn, NY 11221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,148
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,573
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 17,306
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.694, Longitude -73.927
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brooklyn, NY 11221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 86,757
Daytime Population: Workers 12,919
Daytime Population: Residents 50,887
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63,806
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 85,198
Population in Familes 64,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,559
Population Density2 64,322
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $38,155
Average Household Income $54,083
Per Capita Income $20,042


Total Housing Units 35,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,785 (16.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,455 (72.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,948 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $591,723
Average Home Value $608,185


Total Households 31,240
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 18,696
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 1.42% 1.31%
Households 1.33% 1.24%
Families 1.17% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Brooklyn, NY 11221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11221 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 # 21 99th
Population Density # 40 98th
Diversity Index # 66 96th
Median Household Income # 1620 7th
Per Capita Income # 1606 8th

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