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Brooklyn, NY

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Population 2000: 2,465,326
Square miles: 70.61
Metro area: New York



2000 CENSUS DATA
BROOKLYN NY US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 930,866
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 642,437 69.0 43.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.57 2.36 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.60 3.73 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.40 0.66 1.19
Median year structure was built 1947 1952 1969
Median year householder moved in 1995 1996 1998
Median rent ($) 621 605 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 647 517 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 147,910 23.0 23.6 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 28 27 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 238,290 25.6 48.7 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 3.25 2.83 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.96 6.47 6.30
Average number of vehicles 3.84 2.03 1.64
Median year structure was built 1939 1956 1971
Median year householder moved in 1986 1987 1991
Median value ($) 229,200 147,600 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 59,793 25.1 48.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 9,793 4.1 10.5 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 188,900 94,700 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,605 1,357 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 460 457 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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