Brooklyn, NY 11238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,423
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,057
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20,836
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.679, Longitude -73.962
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brooklyn, NY 11238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 51,087
Daytime Population: Workers 13,297
Daytime Population: Residents 20,882
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 50,087
Population in Familes 29,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,000
Population Density2 53,691
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $73,329
Average Household Income $102,207
Per Capita Income $47,039


Total Housing Units 25,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,544 (21.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,658 (69.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,150 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $823,069
Average Home Value $834,095


Total Households 23,202
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 9,830
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 1.25% 1.19%
Households 1.15% 1.12%
Families 0.94% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Brooklyn, NY 11238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11238 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 # 89 95th
Population Density # 63 96th
Diversity Index # 142 92nd
Median Household Income # 464 73rd
Per Capita Income # 228 87th

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