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: 1,613
  • PO Box Addresses: 461
  • Residential Addresses: 14,981
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 12,658
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,323

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Brooklyn, NY 11237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54,344
Daytime Population: Workers 17,979
Daytime Population: Residents 28,859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,838
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 53,395
Population in Familes 39,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 949
Population Density2 52,074
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $36,720
Average Household Income $51,592
Per Capita Income $16,487


Total Housing Units 18,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,537 ( 8.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,247 (82.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,600 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $520,631
Average Home Value $506,978


Total Households 16,784
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 10,756
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.07% 1.13%
Households 0.97% 1.06%
Families 0.81% 0.96%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Brooklyn, NY 11237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11237 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 # 79 96th
Population Density # 65 96th
Diversity Index # 9 100th
Median Household Income # 1644 6th
Per Capita Income # 1673 4th

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