Greenpoint is a densely populated part of Brooklyn where 58,500 people live. Many residents work in services, retail and administrative professions. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Brooklyn and South Side.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Greenpoint has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in Brooklyn. A household in Greenpoint spends about $38.2K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Brooklyn's expenditures come to about $39.1K/year.
The neighborhood of Brooklyn is somewhat different from Greenpoint in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Greenpoint the median age is 30, while in Brooklyn it's 34. In Greenpoint, the average household size is 2.51 inhabitants, and it's 2.92 inhabitants in Brooklyn. Of households in Greenpoint and Brooklyn, 14% and 32% have children, respectively.
Greenpoint has an average income of $40.9K, which is similar to Brooklyn's.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Greenpoint area, including bagels, sandwiches, beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Odyssea or Geezers. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, White Castle and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner.
With nearby Susan's Day Spa and Human @ Ease, Greenpoint residents have health options right around the corner. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Twinkle Play Space.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Greenpoint, browse the Yelp page.
Greenpoint residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up kitchen staples. Some options include Utopia Produce on Greenpoint Ave. and located on Maspeth Ave. is Maxsun Produce Corp. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Associated Supermarket too.
The Greenpoint area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Sawa Jewelry and Lian Fa General Discount Inc, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. For greater selection and value when shopping, Greenpoint also has department store and factory-outlet options. Sakura 6 is located on Manhattan Ave.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Greenpoint are Automotive High School, John Ericsson Middle School 126 and St. Stanislaus Kostka School. In most neighborhoods, the listed address of an apartment is the single most important determiner of which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
The only district in the neighborhood, New York City Geographic District #14 has a total enrollment of 140 students and 36 teachers, for a student-teacher ratio of four-to-1. There is one elementary school and one middle school in the district.