Brooklyn, NY 11237 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brooklyn, NY 11237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.705, Longitude -73.922
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,629
  • PO Box Addresses: 464
  • Residential Addresses: 15,002
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 12,663
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,339

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 11237 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 11237 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Brooklyn, NY 11237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 53,741
Population in Households 52,775
Population in Familes 39,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 966
Population Density2 55,255
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $38,158
Average Household Income $54,620
Per Capita Income $17,398


Total Housing Units 18,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,498 ( 8.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,060 (83.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,518 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $534,589
Average Home Value $528,605


Total Households 16,558
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 10,613
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.72%
Households 0.76% 0.62%
Families 0.63% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Brooklyn, NY 11237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11237 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 82 95th
Population Density # 65 96th
Diversity Index # 9 100th
Median Household Income # 1634 6th
Per Capita Income # 1663 4th

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