This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Gowanus?

11,082 people live in Gowanus. The median household income is $103,150.

Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn with a total population of 11,082. It occupies approximately 0.28 square miles. There are 5,054 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Gowanus are 20% 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 34, 45% of residents are married, and 28% of residents have at least one child. About 30% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The overall risk of crime in Gowanus is 15% lower 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.


Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents
There were
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents
There were
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents


School District

This area is zoned for
This school district has
There are
students enrolled in this district


Where you'll

Kick Axe Throwing
420 Reviews
Chela Modern Mexican
515 Reviews
Clover Club
782 Reviews
1038 Reviews
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club
375 Reviews
Negril BK
662 Reviews
Pig Beach
601 Reviews
Ugly Baby
353 Reviews
Frankies 457 Spuntino
829 Reviews
335 Reviews
Black Mountain Wine House
224 Reviews
Fragole Ristorante
362 Reviews
L'albero Dei Gelati
272 Reviews
524 Reviews
Piccoli Trattoria
498 Reviews
Two 8 Two Bar & Burger
673 Reviews
Runner & Stone
295 Reviews
Threes Brewing
387 Reviews
Don Chingon
351 Reviews
285 Reviews
Bogota Latin Bistro
2275 Reviews
1649 Reviews
Baba's Pierogies
421 Reviews
Buttermilk Channel
1897 Reviews
Kick Axe Throwing
420 Reviews
1449 Reviews
Mia's Bakery
803 Reviews
Chela Modern Mexican
515 Reviews
Miti Miti
1143 Reviews
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
1688 Reviews
Clover Club
782 Reviews
5ive Spice
704 Reviews
My Cuban Spot
236 Reviews
Scottadito Osteria Toscana
919 Reviews
1038 Reviews
Ki Sushi
710 Reviews
Stone Park Cafe
928 Reviews
SkyIce Sweet & Savory
756 Reviews
Sottocasa Pizzeria
649 Reviews
Al Di La Trattoria
900 Reviews
Trader Joe's
673 Reviews
Court Street Grocers
285 Reviews
Reyes Deli & Grocery
218 Reviews
Whole Foods Market
429 Reviews
5th Avenue Market & Deli
118 Reviews
BKLYN Larder
289 Reviews
K & Y Fruit and Vegetable
75 Reviews
Brooklyn Fare
243 Reviews
Trader Joe's
157 Reviews
Park Slope Food Coop
187 Reviews
Perelandra Natural Food Center
179 Reviews
Mr Melon
82 Reviews
Hiller & Moon
71 Reviews
Oriental Pastry & Grocery
33 Reviews
Union Market
123 Reviews
Mr Coco
91 Reviews
161 Reviews
Mr Beet
15 Reviews
GMC Temaxcal Deli & Grocery
55 Reviews
The Greene Grape
66 Reviews
Ample Hills Creamery
1434 Reviews
5ive Spice
704 Reviews
696 Reviews
Four & Twenty Blackbirds
723 Reviews
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
703 Reviews
Doughnut Plant
613 Reviews
Postmark Cafe
193 Reviews
Blossom Ice Cream
220 Reviews
Absolute Coffee
191 Reviews
Betty Bakery
284 Reviews
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
332 Reviews
Roots Cafe
324 Reviews
Cheryl's Global Soul
900 Reviews
Blue Bottle Coffee
142 Reviews
The Little Sweet Cafe
143 Reviews
Black Gold Records
98 Reviews
One Girl Cookies
258 Reviews
Le Petit Café
507 Reviews
Krupa Grocery
317 Reviews
Miss American Pie
53 Reviews
Brooklyn Boulders
567 Reviews
Harbor Fitness
230 Reviews
CrossFit South Brooklyn
55 Reviews
CKO Kickboxing Carroll Gardens
77 Reviews
CKO Kickboxing Park Slope
72 Reviews
44 Reviews
SevenBell Fitness
68 Reviews
Pongo Power
25 Reviews
The New Body Project
36 Reviews
South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club
24 Reviews
Slope Fitness
38 Reviews
Park Slope CrossFit
22 Reviews
Class One MMA
25 Reviews
Tabata Ultimate Fitness
46 Reviews
Prospect Park Branch YMCA
110 Reviews
Orangetheory Fitness Brooklyn - Park Slope
31 Reviews
Crunch Fitness - Park Slope
231 Reviews
Dodge YMCA
101 Reviews
CompleteBody - Financial District
114 Reviews
CrossFit 718
15 Reviews
The Bird House
484 Reviews
Fox and Jane Salon
737 Reviews
Little Lion Salon
245 Reviews
Ahimsa Piercing Studio & BVLA Fine Jewelry
129 Reviews
Bergen Spa
257 Reviews
Triple Diamond Tattoo
71 Reviews
The End Is Near
388 Reviews
Elegant Barber Shop
152 Reviews
Brooklyn Tattoo
107 Reviews
Delilah Salon
125 Reviews
Union Beauty Salon
174 Reviews
George's 2 Barber Shop
224 Reviews
K Skincare
71 Reviews
Benny's Barbershop
136 Reviews
129 Reviews
Prospect Hair
151 Reviews
Blossom Brows
184 Reviews
Hair & Co BKLYN
199 Reviews
Sara June Salon
101 Reviews
George's Barber Shop
224 Reviews
Mobile Mutts Dog Walking And Cat Sitting
157 Reviews
Jordan's Pet Care
94 Reviews
Animal Loving Care
153 Reviews
Pawmos Pet Care
63 Reviews
VERG- Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group
480 Reviews
Prospect Heights Animal Hospital
152 Reviews
44 Reviews
Cattitude Street Strutters
109 Reviews
Bond Vet - Cobble Hill
102 Reviews
Calm Energy Dog Training
52 Reviews
The Vet Set
61 Reviews
One Love Animal Hospital
220 Reviews
Bark Slope Salon
125 Reviews
North Slope Veterinary
67 Reviews
Brooklyn Tails & Trails Dog Walkers
81 Reviews
Love Thy Pet
44 Reviews
Brooklyn Roots Veterinary Hospital
49 Reviews
Park Slope Pups
51 Reviews
Brownstone Dog Walkers
40 Reviews
BluePearl - Brooklyn
238 Reviews


Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
lower than the national average


Census at a Glance

The median age is
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is


There have been
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Gowanus
There have been
demolitions in the last year in Gowanus
There have been
new buildings built in the last year in Gowanus

Weather & Natural Disasters