11211 is located in Brooklyn and includes Williamsburg.

This neighborhood is mostly residential.
This neighborhood has:
a very high number of places to buy food
an above average number of social services
a very high number of childcare facilities

Public schools in this neighborhood are rated higher than average on four out of five dimensions of school quality.
This neighborhood had less crime than average per person.

EHV Payment Amount

EHVs can cover different amounts of rent depending on the zip code where a home is located and the size of the home, and they can provide extra help in some neighborhoods where housing is more expensive. You may hear the term “payment standard,” which means the maximum amount of rent an EHV can cover.

If you are searching in zip code 11211, EHVs may help pay the following amounts for SROs, Studios, and 1-4 bedroom apartments:

SRO: $2103
Studio: $2805
1-BR: $2871
2-BR: $3245
3-BR: $4081
4-BR: $4389

For more information about payment amounts across the city, please visit: https://nyc.gov/hpd-payment-standards.


11211 is served by the following transit options:

Subways: G, L, J, M, Z
Bus lines: B24, B32, B39, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B46, B48, B60, B62, Q54, Q59
Express bus lines: N/A
Citibike: Yes

Or map your commute to school, work, or to see family/friends.

Food Access

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11211 has a very high number of places to buy food.

Food shops: 193
Year-round farmers markets: 1
Seasonal farmers markets: 1
Soup kitchens: 0
Food pantries: 3


Neighborhood safety is difficult to measure and summarize, but when looking at the number of certain felony crimes that occurred in this area between 2014 and 2018, 11211 had less crime than average per person compared to other neighborhoods.

For more information on which crimes were analyzed and how they were adjusted for the number of people who live in each zip code, see the technical notes.

Healthcare Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11211 has an average number of healthcare facilities.

Hospitals and clinics: 9
Mental health: 1
Chemical dependency: 3
Health promotion and disease prevention: 2
Residential healthcare: 0
Other healthcare: 1

Social Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11211 has an above average number of social services.

Senior services: 3
Immigrant services: 2
Services for people with disabilities: 1
Community centers and community school programs: 4
Non-resident housing and homeless services: 0
Legal and intervention services: 3
Financial and social services: 0
Workforce development: 2

Childcare Facilities

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11211 has a very high number of childcare facilities.

After school programs: 11
Day care facilities: 33
DOE universal pre-K facilities: 17
Preschools for students with disabilities: 2

Public Schools

Each school year the New York City Department of Education (DOE) surveys students, parents, and teachers. This information is used to measure five dimensions of school quality for each school. The New York City public schools located in 11211 were rated:

Rigorous instruction: Above average
Collaborative teachers: Above average
Supportive environment: Above average
Effective school leadership: Above average
Trust: Above average

Student achievement is rated Average.

For more detailed information on a specific school, please visit: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2019/
To look up zoned schools at a given address, please visit: https://schoolsearch.schools.nyc/


Of the people who live in 11211:

25% are children
9% are seniors

Of the people in 11211:

6% identify as Asian
4% identify as Black
24% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
64% identify as White

Types of Housing & Buildings

Buildings in 11211 are mostly residential. The most common type of properties in 11211 are buildings other than housing (offices, stores, warehouses, etc.). The most common type of housing is walk-up apartment buildings

Street Life

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Open Space and Parks

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11211 has an average amount of open space and parks.

Parks, playgrounds & natural areas: 12
Gardens: 8
Playfields: 5
Triangles & plazas: 12

Note: Some zip codes are close to but do not include very large parks like Central Park, Prospect Park, Van Cortlandt Park, and others. In these cases, residents still have nearby access to high-quality open space, but this access is not reflected in the numbers above. You may want to explore on a map to see if any large parks are nearby.

Religious Facilities