Data Profile of ZIP Code 11205

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Demographics Data and In-depth Information About 11205

The 11205 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Brooklyn, NY (Kings County) in the U.S. The current population estimate is 46,843. The 11205 ZIP Code has a median age of 29.5 years, and 9.4% of residents are aged 62 years and older. The median household income is approximately $58,872, and an estimated 22% of the population is living below the poverty line. In this New York region, an estimated 83.4% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $34,549.

Population in 11205

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 11205 is 46,843.

Brooklyn, NY

The 11205 ZIP Code is associated with Brooklyn, NY in Kings County.

Area Codes associated with 11205

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 11205 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 11205.

Sunrise / Sunset in 11205

Sunrise: 6:12 am
Sunset: 7:37 pm
Sunrise in 11205 6:12 am
Sunrise in 11205 7:37 pm

Weather forecast for 11205

Tonight's forecast for 11205: Rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 11205

Air quality: Poor Air quality scale in 11205 Poor

Internet in 11205

In ZIP Code 11205, an estimated 87.4% of households have a computer, while 79.3% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 11205

In ZIP Code 11205, males make up an estimated 46.0% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 54.0%.

Health Insurance in 11205

Approximately 10.2% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 11205 (Brooklyn, NY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Education levels in ZIP Code 11205

In ZIP Code 11205, 83.4% of the population graduated high school, while 45.6% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 7.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 18.8% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 19.2% in this Kings County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 11205

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 7.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9.6%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19.2%
Some college, no degree 13.7%
Associate's degree 4.8%
Bachelor's degree 26.8%
Graduate or professional degree 18.8%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 11205

Residents of ZIP Code 11205 are younger than average. The median age of 29.5 years in ZIP Code 11205 is approximately 22.57% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 71.8% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 9.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 20.6% of the population in 11205 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 14.8% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.7% of 11205 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 11205

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 9.9%
5 to 9 years 8.0%
10 to 14 years 6.8%
15 to 19 years 7.5%
20 to 24 years 8.4%
25 to 34 years 20.6%
35 to 44 years 14.8%
45 to 54 years 9.1%
55 to 59 years 3.7%
60 to 64 years 3.9%
65 to 74 years 4.5%
75 to 84 years 2.0%
85 years and over 0.7%

Income in ZIP Code 11205

The median household income in ZIP Code 11205 is $58,872, while the region's mean household income is $95,898. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $34,549. The per capita income in ZIP Code 11205 of $34,549 is approximately 12.15% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $39,326. An estimated 21.5% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately126.32% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 13.8% of the population in 11205 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 13.6% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 6.4% of 11205 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 11205

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 11.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 6.4%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 9.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 7.0%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 10.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 13.6%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.4%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 13.8%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 7.7%
$200,000 or more per year 10.3%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 11205

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 11205, 96.0% is one race, while 4.0% are two or more races. Approximately 17.4% of 11205 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 11205 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (54.4%), followed by Black or African American (33.3%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 11205

Industry Percent
White 54.4%
Black or African American 33.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.6%
Asian 7.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
Some other race 7.4%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 11205

In ZIP Code 11205, 60.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 14.2% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 18.5% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 4.7% of homes. Lastly, 2.6% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Kings County region.

Language Spoken in 11205

Language Spoken Percent
English only 60.0%
Spanish 14.2%
Other Indo-European languages 18.5%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 4.7%
Other languages 2.6%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 11205

The median home value in ZIP Code 11205 in February 2024 comes in at $1,686,506. The February 2024 value is approximately -5% lower than the $1,766,562 median value in September 2023, and -7% lower than the $1,821,126 median value in March 2023. Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 11205, an estimated 41.1% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 17.0% of homes in the region were built between 1940 and 1949, while an estimated 1.0% of homes were built between 1980 and 1989 in this Kings County region.

Home Values in 11205

Month Home value
Feb 2024 $1,686,506
Jan 2024 $1,682,487
Dec 2023 $1,689,972
Nov 2023 $1,710,650
Oct 2023 $1,739,145
Sep 2023 $1,766,562
Aug 2023 $1,786,183
Jul 2023 $1,800,264
Jun 2023 $1,802,914
May 2023 $1,808,379
Apr 2023 $1,813,625
Mar 2023 $1,821,126

Median Home Values Over Time

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Age of Housing in 11205

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 2.2%
Built between 2010 and 2013 5.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 10.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 17.0%
Built in 1939 or earlier 41.1%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 11205

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 11205 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 28.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 11205 is high blood pressure, as approximately 23.7% of adults 18 and older in this Kings County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 11205

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 15.2%
High blood pressure 23.7%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 3.7%
Current asthma 11.4%
Coronary heart disease 3.7%
Diagnosed diabetes 9.4%
High cholesterol 28.2%
Chronic kidney disease 2.5%
Stroke 2.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 11205

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 11205 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 89.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 83.1% of those 18 and above in 11205 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 11205 include sleeping less than 7 hours (36.5% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (27.1% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 11205

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 89.8%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 69.6%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 73.9%
Cholesterol screening 83.1%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 58.2%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 11205

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 18.7%
Current smoking 14.1%
No leisure-time physical activity 26.0%
Obesity 27.1%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 36.5%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 11205

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 11205 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.97 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 20.63% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 24.58% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes electricity rates in 11205 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 11205

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 11205 23.21¢/kWh 11.55¢/kWh 10.6¢/kWh
New York
United States

Solar Power in 11205

Month ZIP Code 11205 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.91 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.85 3 6.31
Mar 5.24 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.45 5.13 7.3
May 5.17 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.66 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.85 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.81 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.63 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.55 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.09 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.41 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes solar power levels in 11205 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 11205

In 11205, 68.1% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 6.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 36.7 minutes. Approximately 24.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 11205 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 18.8% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 11205 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 11205

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.1%
Construction 4.1%
Manufacturing 4.0%
Wholesale trade 2.6%
Retail trade 8.5%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.9%
Information 6.4%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.7%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 18.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 24.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 13.2%
Other services, except public administration 4.2%
Public administration 3.6%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 11205

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 11205, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 11205 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Kings County region was problem with a credit reporting company's investigation.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

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Consumer Complaints by Product in 11205

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 71
Debt collection 36
Credit card or prepaid card 16
Checking or savings account 14
Mortgage 10
Other 9
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 11205

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 37
Incorrect information on your report 35
Attempts to collect debt not owed 22
Managing an account 7
Written notification about debt 6
Other 49
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 11205. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.