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    86-88 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    260 Gold Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    21 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002
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    63 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    80 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    80 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    97 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    122 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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    439 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
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    441 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
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    275 Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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    3 BEDS $6,100+
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    427-433 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    461 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    38 6Th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    470 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    252 South Street, New York, NY 10002
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    379 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    415 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    572/572A Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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    70 Clifton Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    67 Clifton Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    69 Clifton Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    10 Lexington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    63 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
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    1 BED $3,656+
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    431-433 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249
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Average rent in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

$4,245/mo Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY is around $4,245.

Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Brooklyn, NY

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Walk Score®: 97, Transit Score®: 100, Bike Score®: 91

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY were last updated on 18 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY?

The best apartments in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY are: 86-88 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY 11201, 260 Gold Street, 19 Clinton Street, Mr. Bear LLC and 80 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY 11201.

What is the average rent in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY?

The average rent in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY is $4,245. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY now.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY?

In Downtown Brooklyn 65% of the housing is rented out compared to 35% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 53% of Downtown Brooklyn’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 47% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 0.2% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Across the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge sits downtown Brooklyn, a metropolitan mixed-use neighborhood across the East River from Manhattan and immediately west of Brooklyn Heights. No longer does downtown Brooklyn close after 5 p.m. Instead, the downtown is experiencing a rental boom and new waves of delicious restaurants and upscale nightlife scenes.

Renters in downtown Brooklyn are mostly business professionals, families, and college students who enjoy the area's lively atmosphere and short, but scenic commutes. The Brooklyn Community District provides renters in downtown Brooklyn with the Emily Warren Elementary School, Dr. Baily K. Ashford Middle School, MS915 Middle School, Coy L. Cox High School, Brooklyn International High School and Saint Ann's High School. Renters are also near the Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Renting in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

The rentals in downtown Brooklyn are within walking distance of live sporting events and concert performances at Barclay Center (on Atlantic Avenue), as well as plays and film screenings at BAM (on Ashland Place). Or, for a quiet experience, renters with families should look on the western side of the neighborhood toward Cadman Plaza Park and Columbus Park. Meanwhile, renters with children love walking to the New York Transit Museum, which is less than one mile southwest. Additionally, the eastern side of downtown Brooklyn is more populated and offers high-rise apartments for rent near Fulton Street Mall. The majority of residential properties in downtown Brooklyn are rentals. Studio and one-bedroom apartments for rent in downtown Brooklyn are the most common, and single-family houses range from historic brownstones to contemporary rentals with one to four bedrooms.

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Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY demographics

  • 68,777Total Population
  • 35,984 Female
    32,793 Male
  • 35.3Median Age

In total, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY has 68,777 residents, 35,984 women and 32,793 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Brooklyn’s population is 35.3.

Amenities in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

The best example of a mixed-use community is City Point BRKLYN - a multi-building complex that, in addition to apartment rentals, has a Trader Joe's, Target, Alamo Drafthouse movie theater and the famous DeKalb Market Hall (a food court with more than 40 vendors). Other department stores in downtown Brooklyn include Macy's, T.J.Maxx and Marshall's. Otherwise, the Ingersoll Community Center is where downtown renters have a basketball gymnasium, martial arts lessons and other fitness programs. Plus, the rentals in downtown Brooklyn are near Cadman Plaza, Walt Whitman, McLaughlin Park, Columbus Park, Trinity Park, Commodore Barry Park, Harry Chapin Playground and Brooklyn Bridge Park (with an outdoor movie theater overlooking the water called Movies with a View). Renters can also check out reading materials at the Brooklyn Public Library, Ursula C. Schwerin Library, and the Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology.

Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY households

  • 14,797 Family
    16,287 Non-family
  • 6,906 Children
    24,178 No Children
  • 31,084Total Number of Households
  • 2.09Average People Per Household
  • $148,282Median Household Income

There is a total of 31,084 households in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY. Of these, 6,906 have children and 24,178 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 14,797 family households and 16,287 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Brooklyn is 2.09 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Brooklyn equals $148,282, and the monthly housing costs equal $2,757.

Transportation in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

A car is not necessary when renting in downtown Brooklyn. Even better, renters are within walking distance of surrounding neighborhoods, such as Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene and Prospect Heights. To reach Manhattan from downtown Brooklyn in less than an hour, renters take the B train on DeKalb Avenue to 81st Street (by the Museum of Natural History). DeKalb Avenue is also where renters take the Q, R, and D trains, while the MetroTech station on Jay Street has A, C, F and R lines. Major bus routes going through downtown Brooklyn include B25, B26, B38, B52, B57, B41, B45, B54, B61, B65, B69 and B103. There are also Citi Bike rental kiosks throughout the downtown area. Finally, when renting in downtown Brooklyn, John F. Kennedy Airport is 15 miles west.

Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 3% of the population in Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY have no high school education, 12% went to high-school, and 8% have partially completed college. Moreover, 2% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 36% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 38% hold a Graduate Degree.

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