179 Starr St

This Property At a Glance

Walk-Up Building

This is a Walk-Up Building.

In Bushwick

179 Starr St is located in Bushwick, a neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 68 street trees within a block of 179 Starr St.

179 Starr St is a 3-floor, 6-unit Walk-Up Building in Brooklyn's Bushwick. The building was built in 1931.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to 179 Starr St, you'll want to carefully examine the 1 problems and violations we've detected in this property's records. As for safety, there were 48 felony crimes reported near 179 Starr St over the past year. In addition, residents filed 17 noise complaints, 8 filth complaints, and 12 street quality complaints.

Building records show 4 construction or renovation projects at 179 Starr St since 2003. As for neighborhood change, records show 1 new building development in the area within the past year.

The closest subway access includes the L at Starr St & Wyckoff Ave, there are 0 Citi Bike stations nearby, and the typical wait time for a taxi at 179 Starr St is 20 minutes.

As for the demographics around 179 Starr St, the median age is 27.1, 26% of residents are married, and 48% of residents have at least one child. The median income is about $36,876 and about 11% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 67% Democrat.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 77.40°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.90°F. The average annual rainfall is 44.73 inches and the average annual snowfall is 26.90 inches.

Building

Building Type
Walk-Up
Unit Count
6
Floor Count
3
Build Year
1931

Complaints and Violations

The total number of problems reported for 179 Starr St is
0
Problems
The total number of historical violations for 179 Starr St is
1
Violations

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Financial

Property Value Estimate

$385,000
$231,000
$539,000
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Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

27% lower than the national average

Housing costs

28% lower than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

24% lower than the national average

Transportation costs

28% lower than the national average

Apparel costs

26% lower than the national average

Entertainment costs

29% lower than the national average

Utility costs

21% lower than the national average

Healthcare costs

23% lower than the national average

Insurance costs

34% lower than the national average

Tobacco costs

14% lower than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$36,876
Per year
The median full-time individual income in this area is
$25,392
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
91%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
8%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
9.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$2,045

Recent Sales Nearby

$710,000
Friday, November 14 2014
0.18 miles away
Lot Size: 0.05 acres
$730,000
Thursday, February 05 2015
0.18 miles away
Lot Size: 0.06 acres
$800,000
Thursday, December 18 2014
0.24 miles away
Lot Size: 0.21 acres
$790,000
Monday, March 02 2015
0.26 miles away
$275,000
Wednesday, October 22 2014
0.26 miles away
Lot Size: 0.05 acres
$1,275,000
Monday, March 02 2015
0.18 miles away
Build Year: 1931
Lot Size: 0.06 acres
$795,000
Friday, October 31 2014
0.23 miles away
Build Year: 1899
Lot Size: 0.71 acres
$940,000
Monday, January 12 2015
0.26 miles away
Lot Size: 0.05 acres
$490,000
Wednesday, December 17 2014
0.26 miles away
$988,185
Friday, February 06 2015
0.27 miles away
Build Year: 1989
Lot Size: 0.07 acres

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Transportation

Subway Access

Starr St & Wyckoff Ave
L
3 min

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
20
minutes at Starr Street and Irving Avenue

Commute Stats

The common time to leave for work in this neighborhood is
8:00 AM to 8:29 AM
The most common way to commute in this neighborhood is
Subway
There are
0
Citi Bike Stations within 3 blocks of 179 Starr St
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
25%

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Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
17
noise complaints in the last year within a block
There were
8
filth complaints in the last year within a block
There were
12
street complaints in the last year within a block

Rodent Sightings

5 rodent sightings reported within a block of 179 Starr St

7 rodent sightings is typical around buildings in Brooklyn

Street Trees

68 street trees within a block of 179 Starr St

75 street trees is typical around buildings in Brooklyn

Smoke Bans

Smoking is Banned in Restaurants in this area
Smoking is Banned in the Bars in this area
Smoking is Banned in Workplaces in this area

Construction

There have been
4
construction projects in this building since 2003

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There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days within 3 blocks

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There have been
0
demolitions in the last year within 5 blocks

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The demolition map reveals the areas near 179 Starr St that are likely to become new development or construction zones, if they are not already. New development can generate noise and disruption as well as impact property values and rents.

There has been
1
new building in the last year within 5 blocks

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A lot of new buildings can mean major changes in store for a neighborhood, both positive and negative. They can be a sign of a rapidly developing (and safer) area about to experience a surge in popularity or of an overheated market flooded with an oversupply of new housing.

Crime

Crime at a Glance

In the past year, there were
48
felony crimes within 3 blocks

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The most common felony crime within 3 blocks was
Burglary
in the past year

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Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
27
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Less than High School
Households with children are
48%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
26%

Political

This Building is
66%
registered Democrat
The Area is
85%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
33°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
77°F
The average rainfall in this area is
45
inches annually
The average snow in this area is
27
inches annually

Current Air Quality

100
0

Air Quality Index

78
Fair Air Quality
Updated 04/21/15 02:29AM
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Dominant Pollutant

At the moment, O₃ is the main pollutant in the air. Ozone is created in a chemical reaction between atmospheric oxygen, nitrogen oxides, organic compounds and sunlight. Ozone can irritate the airways causing coughing, a burning sensation, wheezing and shortness of breath. Children, people with respiratory or lung and heart diseases, elderly and those who exercise outdoors are particularly vulnerable to ozone exposure.

Children under the age of 14

Have fun with the kids outside, but stay alert for our notifications

Sports and Recreation

Since we inhale more air during sports, you should keep track of changes in air quality for the next few hours

Health and Safety

Exposure to air hazards is dangerous for people with health sensitivities, so it is important to monitor air quality at this time

Indoor Considerations

The amount of pollutants in the air is noticeable, but still there is no danger to health - It is recommended to watch for changes

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high

Flood Zone Map

Flood Zones

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