11239 is located in Brooklyn and includes East New York & Starrett City.

This neighborhood is a mix of residential and other uses.
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 11239, EHVs may help pay the following amounts for SROs, Studios, and 1-4 bedroom apartments:

SRO: $1751
Studio: $2335
1-BR: $2387
2-BR: $2696
3-BR: $3385
4-BR: $3647

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


11239 is served by the following transit options:

Subways: N/A
Bus lines: B13, B82, B82-SBS, B83, B84, B103, Q8
Express bus lines: BM2, BM5
Citibike: No

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

Food Access

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11239 has a low number of places to buy food.

Food shops: 11
Year-round farmers markets: 0
Seasonal farmers markets: 0
Soup kitchens: 0
Food pantries: 2


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, 11239 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, 11239 has a below average number of healthcare facilities.

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

Social Services

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11239 has an average number of social services.

Senior services: 3
Immigrant services: 0
Services for people with disabilities: 0
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: 1

Childcare Facilities

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11239 has a below average number of childcare facilities.

After school programs: 6
Day care facilities: 2
DOE universal pre-K facilities: 4
Preschools for students with disabilities: 0

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 11239 were rated:

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

Student achievement is rated lower than most.

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 11239:

19% are children
33% are seniors

Of the people in 11239:

4% identify as Asian
56% identify as Black
18% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
20% identify as White

Types of Housing & Buildings

Buildings in 11239 are a mix of residential and other uses. The most common type of properties in 11239 are parks & open space. The most common type of housing is apartment buildings with elevators.

Street Life

Explore 11239 through Google Street View:

Open Space and Parks

Compared to other neighborhoods, 11239 has an average amount of open space and parks.

Parks, playgrounds & natural areas: 5
Gardens: 0
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

11239 includes the following religious facilities:

International Baptist Church C O Rev John Morgan
1420 Freeport Loop Apt 1b, Brooklyn

Christ Community Reformed Church
1540 Van Siclen Ave Rm 10, Brooklyn

Rehoboth Gospel Assembly Inc
605 Louisiana Ave Apt 13a, Brooklyn

True Holiness Full Gospel Baptist Church Inc
145 Elmira Loop Apt 5d, Brooklyn

People Care Outreach Ministries Inc
1260 Croton Loop Apt 15d, Brooklyn

World Overcomers Word Of Life
1515 Pennsylvania Ave Apt 14h, Brooklyn

Evangelical Christian Church Of Brooklyn Inc
1425 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 3-F, Brooklyn

Family Friends And Company Ministries Inc
1305 Delmar Loop, Brooklyn