Gowanus

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Gowanus?

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

Democrat Neighborhood

Gowanus is 85% registered Democrat.

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. Voters in this area are 86% Democrat.

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.

Financial

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
107
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents
There were
24
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents
There were
28
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Gowanus residents

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
45%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
0%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
14%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
62%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
36%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
43%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
35
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
28%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
45%

Political

The Area is
85%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Gowanus
There has been
1
demolition in the last year in Gowanus
There have been
0
new buildings built in the last year in Gowanus

Weather & Natural Disasters