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Brooklyn Neighborhood Facts: Household Income, Family Households, Age, Race, and More for Our Neighborhoods | Brooklyn Bridge Parents

DUMBO and Vinegar Hill have the highest household incomes and the highest percentage of single-family households, Williamsburg has the youngest median age, and Brooklyn Heights has the oldest. All of this data about our neighborhoods is now up-to-date and freely accessible through an interactive online tool created by the Department of City Planning.

The New York City Population Data Finder now includes statistics from the 2020 Census, providing a detailed look at current demographics in New York City. The Data Finder allows you to select any area to study, whether a small neighborhood or a larger borough, and drill down into population data about the selected area.

Here’s our overview of 2020 census data for our Brooklyn neighborhoods, including statistics on total population, age, race, family households, median household income, and median rental and sales prices.

DUMBO and Vinegar Hill

  • Total population: 5,975
  • Middle Ages: 35.3
  • Racial demographics: Hispanic 9%, White 69%, Black 4%, Asian 11%
  • Total households: 2.717
  • DUMBO and Vinegar Hill have the highest percentage of single-family households, at 55% (1,486 single-family households).
  • DUMBO and Vinegar Hill have the highest median household income in our neighborhoods, at $200,000+ for 2018-2022.
  • Average household size: 2.2

Brooklyn Heights

  • Total population: 25.092
  • Brooklyn Heights has the highest median age, 37.1 years.
  • Racial demographics: Hispanic 8%, White 74%, Black 4%, Asian 9%
  • Total households: 12.302
  • Family homes: 5,348 (44% of households)
  • Average family income: $179,877
  • Brooklyn Heights has the smallest average home size, at 1.9.

Downtown Brooklyn and Boerum Hill

  • Total population: 34.993
  • Middle Ages: 33.4
  • Racial demographics: 14% Hispanic, 43% white, 16% black, 20% Asian.
  • Total households: 16.844
  • Family homes: 7,107 (42% of households)
  • Average family income: $132,831
  • Average household size: 2.0

Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus and Red Hook

  • Total population: 59,166
  • Middle Ages: 36.5
  • Racial demographics: 20% Hispanic, 55% white, 12% black, 7% Asian
  • Total households: 25.630
  • Family homes: 13,942 (54% of households)
  • Average family income: $129,891
  • This area has the largest average household size, 2.27.

Fort Greene

  • Total population: 32,938
  • Middle Ages: 35.7
  • Racial demographics: 17% Hispanic, 35% White, 30% Black, 12% Asian. This area is more racially diverse than other neighborhoods.
  • Total households: 15.093
  • Family homes: 6,922 (46% of households)
  • Average family income: $107,633
  • Average household size: 2.1

Clinton Hill

  • Total population: 28.647
  • Middle Ages: 34.3
  • Racial demographics: 12% Hispanic, 45% white, 26% black, 10% Asian
  • Total households: 13.060
  • Family homes: 5,532 (42% of households)
  • Average family income: $115,160
  • Average household size: 2.1

Heights of perspective

  • Total population: 23.515
  • Middle Ages: 35.7
  • Racial demographics: 10% Hispanic, 54% white, 19% black, 9% Asian
  • Total households: 10,845
  • Family homes: 5,249 (48% of households)
  • Average family income: $146,258
  • Average household size: 2.2

Slope of the park

  • Total population: 57.405
  • Middle Ages: 36.7
  • Racial demographics: 12% Hispanic, 67% white, 6% black, 8% Asian
  • Total households: 25,236
  • Family homes: 13,663 (54% of households)
  • Average family income: $192,130
  • Average household size: 23

Williamsburg

  • Total population: 64.444
  • Williamsburg has the youngest median age: 32.3 years.
  • Racial demographics: 26% Hispanic, 57% white, 4% black, 8% Asian
  • Total households: 29,542
  • Family homes: 12,282 (42% of households)
  • Average family income: $129,838
  • Average household size: 2.2

Green Point

  • Total population: 38.980
  • Middle Ages: 34.7
  • Racial demographics: 15% Hispanic, 71% white, 3% black, 6% Asian.
  • Total households: 18.703
  • Family homes: 7,850 (42% of households)
  • Average family income: $125,469
  • Average household size: 2.1

FactFinder also allows users to compare and contrast data for selected areas with overall statistics for New York City, boroughs, or other neighborhoods or districts. The tool can also show how a selected area has changed over time. Finally, users can also add map layers to view aspects such as the subway system, population density, or school locations.

Updated:July 9, 2024. Main image:A street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.