11217 is located in Brooklyn and includes Boerum Hill, Park Slope, & Prospect Heights.

This neighborhood is mostly residential.
This neighborhood has an above average number of social services.

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 11217, 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.


11217 is served by the following transit options:

Subways: 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, G, B, Q, D, N, R
Bus lines: B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67, 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, 11217 has an average number of places to buy food.

Food shops: 78
Year-round farmers markets: 0
Seasonal farmers markets: 0
Soup kitchens: 2
Food pantries: 7


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, 11217 had more 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, 11217 has an average number of healthcare facilities.

Hospitals and clinics: 7
Mental health: 6
Chemical dependency: 2
Health promotion and disease prevention: 7
Residential healthcare: 2
Other healthcare: 3

Social Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11217 has an above average number of social services.

Senior services: 3
Immigrant services: 0
Services for people with disabilities: 0
Community centers and community school programs: 5
Non-resident housing and homeless services: 0
Legal and intervention services: 0
Financial and social services: 1
Workforce development: 7

Childcare Facilities

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11217 has an average number of childcare facilities.

After school programs: 7
Day care facilities: 14
DOE universal pre-K facilities: 9
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 11217 were rated:

Rigorous instruction: Average
Collaborative teachers: Average
Supportive environment: Average
Effective school leadership: Average
Trust: 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 11217:

18% are children
10% are seniors

Of the people in 11217:

8% identify as Asian
19% identify as Black
17% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
51% identify as White

Types of Housing & Buildings

Buildings in 11217 are mostly residential. The most common type of properties in 11217 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, 11217 has a below average amount of open space and parks.

Parks, playgrounds & natural areas: 9
Gardens: 1
Playfields: 0
Triangles & plazas: 0

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

11217 includes the following religious facilities:

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
490 Pacific St, Brooklyn

St Johns Church Park Slope
139 Saint Johns Pl, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Sunday School Union
125 Fort Greene Pl, Brooklyn

Sikh Dharma Of New York
146 Bergen St, Brooklyn

The House Of The Lord And Church On The Mount Inc
415 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

Church Of Faith Revival Center
693 Fulton St, Brooklyn

Islamic Brotherhood Inc
552 Atlantic Ave # 554, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Buddhist Association Jiki Shin Kan Dojo
316 Dean St, Brooklyn

Islamic Guidance Center Inc
543 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

Sword Of The Spirit Tabernacle
561 Pacific St, Brooklyn

Spiritual Temple Of Yaabaa Ot & Yaa Anum Inc
723 Fulton St, Brooklyn

St Cyrils Of Turov Cathedral Of The Baochurch In America Inc
401 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

Hanson Place Sda School
38 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Acts Chapter Ii
30 3rd Ave, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Rescue Mission And Fellowship
88 5th Ave, Brooklyn

Iglesia Pentecostal La Zarza Ardiendo
705 Sackett St, Brooklyn

Temple Of Restoration
515 Dean St, Brooklyn

Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal Inc
379 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

Bharati Center Inc
305 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn

Iyyun Inc
232 Bergen St, Brooklyn

International Society For Krishna Consciousness Inc
305 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn

Kinetic Christian Center Inc
213 Bergen St, Brooklyn

Joppa Christian Ministries Inc
Po Box 170606, Brooklyn

Life Force Arts Inc
10 S Oxford Street, Brooklyn

Helper Ministries International Inc
Po Box 170605, Brooklyn

Park Slope Christian Tabernacle
98 5th Ave, Brooklyn

Remnant Worship Center Internationa L Inc
237 Flatbush Ave 283, Brooklyn

Church Of Park Slope
56 7th Ave Apt 3, Brooklyn

Experiencing God Ministries
113 Park Pl, Brooklyn

Global Praise And Deliverance Ministries Inc
308 Livingston St, Brooklyn