11215 is located in Brooklyn and includes Gowanus, Park Slope, & South Slope.

This neighborhood is mostly residential.
This neighborhood has a very high number of childcare facilities.
Public schools in this neighborhood are rated higher than average on three out of five dimensions of school quality. Student achievement in public schools in this neighborhood is rated above average.
This neighborhood had among the fewest crimes per person.
This neighborhood has an above average amount of open space and parks.

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 11215, EHVs may help pay the following amounts for SROs, Studios, and 1-4 bedroom apartments:

SRO: $2631
Studio: $3509
1-BR: $3586
2-BR: $4048
3-BR: $5082
4-BR: $5478

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


11215 is served by the following transit options:

Subways: F, G, R
Bus lines: B16, B37, B41, B43, B48, B61, B63, B67, B68, B69, B103
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, 11215 has an average number of places to buy food.

Food shops: 101
Year-round farmers markets: 2
Seasonal farmers markets: 0
Soup kitchens: 0
Food pantries: 1


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, 11215 had among the fewest crimes 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, 11215 has an average number of healthcare facilities.

Hospitals and clinics: 12
Mental health: 2
Chemical dependency: 1
Health promotion and disease prevention: 1
Residential healthcare: 0
Other healthcare: 1

Social Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11215 has a below average number of social services.

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

Childcare Facilities

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11215 has a very high number of childcare facilities.

After school programs: 9
Day care facilities: 33
DOE universal pre-K facilities: 15
Preschools for students with disabilities: 4

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 11215 were rated:

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

Student achievement is rated above 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 11215:

22% are children
11% are seniors

Of the people in 11215:

8% identify as Asian
4% identify as Black
15% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
68% identify as White

Types of Housing & Buildings

Buildings in 11215 are mostly residential. The most common type of properties in 11215 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, 11215 has an above average amount of open space and parks.

Parks, playgrounds & natural areas: 7
Gardens: 2
Playfields: 0
Triangles & plazas: 2

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

11215 includes the following religious facilities:

Resurrection Brooklyn Presbyterian Church Epc
665 10th St No 1, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Society For Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

All Saints Church
286 7th Ave 88, Brooklyn

Congregation Beth Elohim
274 Garfield Pl, Brooklyn

The Corporation Of The Reformed Dutch Church Of The Town Of Brookl
729 Carroll St, Brooklyn

Church Of Virgin Mary R C Church
216 8th Ave, Brooklyn

Park Slope Jewish Center
8th Ave 14th Street, Brooklyn

St Baselios Orthodox Church Of India C O T V Varghese
415 7th St, Brooklyn

St Saviour High School
588 6th St, Brooklyn

Latin American Pentecostal Bible Church Inc
697 Union St, Brooklyn

Tablet Publishing Company Inc
1712 10th Ave, Brooklyn

Park Slope Christian Center Inc
269 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

United Temple Of Park Slope
315 8th St, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridges Conference Cluster E L C A
283 Prospect Ave, Brooklyn

New Community Evangelical Free Church
261 4th Ave, Brooklyn

Park Slope Christian Center
484 A 17th St, Brooklyn

Society Of Light
204 15th St, Brooklyn

Iglesia Hogar De Jesucristo Inc
463 3rd Ave, Brooklyn

Agape Christian Fellowship Inc
528 Ninth St, Brooklyn

Kolot Chayeinu Inc
540 President Street, Brooklyn

Congregation B Nai Jacob-Park Slope Synagogue
401 9th St, Brooklyn

Iglesia Emmanuel Pentecostal
266 20th St, Brooklyn

Catholic Foundation For Brooklyn And Queens
310 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

Al-Iman Center Inc
383 3rd Ave, Brooklyn

Redeemer Assembly Of God
518 4th Ave Apt 3f, Brooklyn

Iglesia Un Nuevo Amaneter
328 22nd St Apt 4, Brooklyn

Lutheran Church Of The Holy Spirit
267 7th St, Brooklyn

All Nation Church Inc
251 12th St, Brooklyn

First Free Methodist Church
120 16th St # 122, Brooklyn

Resurrection Presbyterian Church
174 Prospect Park W Apt 1l, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Zen Center
398 9th St, Brooklyn

Trinity Grace Church
65 15th Street, Brooklyn

Federation Of Oases Of Koinoniajohn The Baptist
205 14th St, Brooklyn

Mission For Today Holy Tabernacle
298 6th Ave, Brooklyn

Rocklyn Asset Corp
243 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

Terebinth House Ministries
251 12th St, Brooklyn

Spanish Evangelical Pentecostal Church
379 13th St, Brooklyn

Care At Home Diocese Of Brooklyn
168 7th Street, Brooklyn

Mesilas Bais Yaakov
1901 8th Ave, Brooklyn

Purity Wisdom New York
155 Prospect 1 Floor, Brooklyn

St Joseph The Worker Catholic Academy
241 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

St Saviours Catholic Academy
701 8th Ave, Brooklyn

Hermanas Franciscanas De La Inmaculada Concepcion
209 1st St, Brooklyn

Epiphany Church Brooklyn
236 Prospect Park W Num 2, Brooklyn

Jesus Never Fails Church Of God Inc
456 3rd Ave, Brooklyn

Chabad Of Park Slope Inc
292 15th St, Brooklyn

Oba Iroko Church Of God Inc
376 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn