Brooklyn, NY 11229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,926
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,057
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15,499
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.598, Longitude -73.939
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brooklyn, NY 11229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 80,336
Population in Households 80,068
Population in Familes 67,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density1 40,293
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 30,496
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 20,549
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,048 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,448 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,485 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $556,156
Average Home Value $570,409


Median Household Income $51,761
Average Household Income $75,975
Per Capita Income $28,946
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.66%
Households 0.34% 0.59%
Families 0.23% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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 11229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11229 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 # 28 98th
Population Density1 # 86 95th
Diversity Index2 # 301 83rd
Median Household Income # 1018 42nd
Per Capita Income # 850 51st

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