Bensonhurst

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Bensonhurst?

230,042 people live in Bensonhurst. The median household income is $46,716.

Democrat Neighborhood

Bensonhurst is 72% registered Democrat.

Bensonhurst is a neighborhood in Brooklyn with a total population of 230,042. It occupies approximately 5.79 square miles. There are 4,912 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Bensonhurst are 40% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 67% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 37, 56% of residents are married, and 32% of residents have at least one child. About 15% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 73% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Bensonhurst is 8% higher than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 77.3°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.7°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which has approximately 1,038,001 students enrolled across 1880 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 77.3°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.7°F.

Financial

New Businesses

EATING - DRINKING
SHOPPING
There are
3
NEW
EATING - DRINKING
ESTABLISHMENTs
There are
2
NEW
SHOPPING
ESTABLISHMENTs

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
16%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
37%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
42%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
38%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
31%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
1%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
38
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
High School Diploma
Households with children are
32%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
56%

Political

The Area is
72%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters