Gowanus Heights

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Gowanus Heights?

11,082 people live in Gowanus Heights. The median household income is $87,454.

Gowanus Heights is a neighborhood in Brooklyn with a total population of 11,082. It occupies approximately 0.40 square miles. There are 5,144 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Gowanus Heights are 20% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 71% 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 Heights is 22% 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

New Businesses

EATING - DRINKING
There is
1
NEW
EATING - DRINKING
ESTABLISHMENT

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
51%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
3%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
18%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
64%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
19%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
50%
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%

Weather & Natural Disasters