Demographics and Cost of Living
Downtown Brooklyn has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in Brooklyn, such as Bococa. A household in Downtown Brooklyn spends about $75.7K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Bococa's expenditures come to about $79.4K/year.
The neighborhood of Bococa is somewhat different from Downtown Brooklyn in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Downtown Brooklyn is 19, while in Bococa it's 32. In Downtown Brooklyn, the average household size is 1.6 people, and it's 2.06 people in Bococa. Of households in Downtown Brooklyn and Bococa, 20% and 23% have children, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Downtown Brooklyn is $108.7K, and that's comparable to Bococa's. However, more residents of Downtown Brooklyn have earned a master's degree than those in Bococa.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
The cuisine offerings in Downtown Brooklyn are as follows: beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. Stop in at Brazen Head for a quick beer or head to Tropic Juice Bar & Grill for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Wingstop are both around the proverbial corner.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Gennaro Athletic Club and Lucille Roberts. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Bruno Marina Gallery.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Downtown Brooklyn, check out the Yelp page.
Downtown Brooklyn has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Fresh Croissant and Apple Gourmet Co. Siri Pharmacy Inc is the primary specialty food location in the Downtown Brooklyn area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Trader Joe's too.
Everbrite Mercantile Co and Sterling Place are only a few of the many retailers located in Downtown Brooklyn. Also in the neighborhood is Silver Rose Fashions -- a great place for bargain hunters and value.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Downtown Brooklyn are George Westinghouse Career & Technical Ed High School, Satellite West Middle School and Our Childrens Center Preschool. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
New York City Geographic District #13 , the only district in the neighborhood, has 150 students enrolled and 31 teachers, for a student-teacher ratio of five-to-1. In the neighborhood, there is one elementary school.