Brooklyn Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Brooklyn Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 2,546,331 -0.4%
Male Population 1,206,442 -0.4%
Female Population 1,339,890 -0.4%
Male Population 47.38 %
Female Population 52.62 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.2 1.2%
Citizen US Born 1,546,545 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 640,935 -0.2%
Not Citizen 358,851 -3.8%
Citizen US Born 60.74 %
Citizen not US Born 25.17 %
Not Citizen 14.09 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 21,965 -7.2%
Moved from Same Country 142,025 0.4%
Moved from Same State 46,074 2.4%
Moved from Different State 28,267 3.3%
Same House as Last Year 2,272,735 -0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.87 %
Moved from Same Country 5.66 %
Moved from Same State 1.83 %
Moved from Different State 1.13 %
Same House as Last Year 90.51 %

Occupational Employment in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,026,586 1.1%
Blue Collar 179,692 -0.8%
White Collar 85.1 %
Blue Collar 14.9 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 124,288 0.6%
Private Companies 790,483 0.6%
Governmental Workers 167,868 0.9%
Not for Profit Companies 123,639 2.5%
Self Employees 10.3 %
Private Companies 65.53 %
Governmental Workers 13.92 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.25 %

Number of Households in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 942,306 0.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.1%
Family Households 578,347 0.6%
Non-family Households 363,959 1.2%
Family Households 61.38 %
Non-family Households 38.62 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 288,970 -0.3%
Households without Children 653,336 1.3%
Households with Children 30.67 %
Households without Children 69.33 %

Median and Average Income in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $90,498.90 6.3%
Median Household Income $58,257.00 7.8%
People below Poverty Level 496,572 -5.9%
People above Poverty Level 1,990,303 1.1%

Housing in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,026,964 0.9%
Median Year Built 1952 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 525,908 0.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 86,989 -1.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 107,378 0.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 103,884 -3.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 54,293 1.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 30,888 0.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 30,708 4.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 54,235 -1.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 32,681 33.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 942,306 0.8%
Owner Occupied 281,947 1.2%
Renter Occupied 660,358 0.7%
Owner Occupied 29.92 %
Renter Occupied 70.08 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 172,250 1.0%
Without Mortgage 109,697 1.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $818,800.00 7.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $731,100.00 5.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,474.00 3.7%
With Mortgage 61.09 %
Without Mortgage 38.91 %

Brooklyn Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 158,326 -3.7%
Some High School 685,654 -1.1%
Some College 334,851 -1.7%
Associate Degree 116,639 -1.6%
Bachelor's Degree 429,983 2.3%
No High School 9.18 %
Some High School 39.74 %
Some College 19.41 %
Associate Degree 6.76 %
Bachelor's Degree 24.92 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 895,408 -0.6%
Married 900,285 0.2%
Separated 59,765 -3.5%
Widowed 108,238 -2.2%
Divorced 143,886 -0.4%
Never Married 42.49 %
Married 42.72 %
Separated 2.84 %
Widowed 5.14 %
Divorced 6.83 %

Means of Transport to Work in Brooklyn top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 262,825 -0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 94,002 -2.0%
Railroad 1,453 -83.2%
Ferryboat 2,474 28.9%
Bicycle 21,161 5.2%
Motorcycle 947 -4.1%
TaxiCab 7,429 12.5%
Walk 102,306 0.5%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 11237 11238 11239 11234 11235 11236 11216 11206 11207 11208 11425 11217 11209 11210 11211 11212 11213 11214 11215 11218 11219 11220 11221 11222 11223 11224 11225 11226 11228 11229 11230 11231 11232 11233 11201 11203 11204 11205

Recently added listings in Brooklyn top

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Brooklyn is an area in New York City,New York with a population of 2,546,331. There are 1,206,442 male residents living in Brooklyn and 1,339,890 female residents. The total number of households is 942,306 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 900,285 people being married and 1,207,297 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 85.10% white collar employees and 14.90% blue collar employees in Brooklyn..
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