Data Profile of ZIP Code 11212

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Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 11212

The 11212 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Brooklyn, NY (Kings County) in the U.S. The current population estimate is 75,605. The 11212 ZIP Code has a median age of 38.3 years, and 17.3% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Approximately 26% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median household income of this region is $26,521. In this New York region, an estimated 75.6% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $19,569.

Population in 11212

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 11212 is 75,605.

Brooklyn, NY

The 11212 ZIP Code is associated with Brooklyn, NY in Kings County.

Area Codes associated with 11212

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 11212 include 718.

Sunrise / Sunset in 11212

Sunrise: 6:12 am
Sunset: 7:37 pm
Sunrise in 11212 6:12 am
Sunrise in 11212 7:37 pm

Weather forecast for 11212

Tonight's forecast for 11212: Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 11212

Air quality: Poor Air quality scale in 11212 Poor

Internet in 11212

In ZIP Code 11212, an estimated 80.3% of households have a computer, while 73.1% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 11212

In ZIP Code 11212, males make up an estimated 41.6% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 58.4%.

Health Insurance in 11212

Approximately 14.0% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 11212 (Brooklyn, NY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Education levels in ZIP Code 11212

In ZIP Code 11212, 75.6% of the population graduated high school, while 14.5% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 9.3% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 3.9% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 34.8% in this Kings County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 11212

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 9.3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15.1%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34.8%
Some college, no degree 18.4%
Associate's degree 7.9%
Bachelor's degree 10.6%
Graduate or professional degree 3.9%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212

Residents of ZIP Code 11212 are older than average. The median age of 38.3 years in ZIP Code 11212 is approximately 0.52% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 78.5% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 17.3% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.9% of the population in 11212 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 14.0% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.5% of 11212 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.2%
5 to 9 years 5.2%
10 to 14 years 6.9%
15 to 19 years 5.7%
20 to 24 years 6.2%
25 to 34 years 15.9%
35 to 44 years 13.3%
45 to 54 years 14.0%
55 to 59 years 6.7%
60 to 64 years 5.5%
65 to 74 years 8.6%
75 to 84 years 4.1%
85 years and over 1.5%

Income in ZIP Code 11212

The median household income in ZIP Code 11212 is $26,521, while the region's mean household income is $44,363. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $19,569. The per capita income in ZIP Code 11212 of $19,569 is approximately 50.24% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $39,326. An estimated 25.5% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately168.42% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 23.6% of the population in 11212 earn less than $10,000 per year, while an estimated 14.1% earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, and 1.5% of 11212 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 23.6%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 10.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 14.1%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 10.1%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 12.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 13.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 6.0%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 7.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 1.6%
$200,000 or more per year 1.5%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 11212

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 11212, 96.9% is one race, while 3.1% are two or more races. Approximately 19.2% of 11212 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 11212 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is Black or African American (82.4%), followed by White (10.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 11212. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 11212

Industry Percent
White 10.6%
Black or African American 82.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2%
Some other race 8.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 11212

In ZIP Code 11212, 78.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 14.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 4.6% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.4% of homes. Lastly, 1.7% 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 11212

Language Spoken Percent
English only 78.4%
Spanish 14.9%
Other Indo-European languages 4.6%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.4%
Other languages 1.7%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 11212, an estimated 37.7% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 15.1% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.2% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Kings County region.

Age of Housing in 11212

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.2%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 15.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 11.4%
Built in 1939 or earlier 37.7%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 11212 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 37.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 11212 is high cholesterol, as approximately 33.2% 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 11212. 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 11212

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 22.8%
High blood pressure 37.2%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 4.6%
Current asthma 13.9%
Coronary heart disease 6.0%
Diagnosed diabetes 16.7%
High cholesterol 33.2%
Chronic kidney disease 4.0%
Stroke 4.7%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 11212

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 11212 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 86% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 84.6% of those 18 and above in 11212 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 11212 include sleeping less than 7 hours (44.9% of adults aged 18 and above) and no leisure-time physical activity (38.6% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 11212

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 86%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 76.6%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 79.9%
Cholesterol screening 84.6%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 45.0%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 11212. 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 11212. 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 11212

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 13.4%
Current smoking 21.3%
No leisure-time physical activity 38.6%
Obesity 37.1%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 44.9%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 11212

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 11212 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.93 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 19.66% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.19% 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 11212. This visualizes electricity rates in 11212 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 11212

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 11212 23.21¢/kWh 11.55¢/kWh 10.6¢/kWh
New York
United States

Solar Power in 11212

Month ZIP Code 11212 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.82 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.69 3 6.31
Mar 4.89 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.37 5.13 7.3
May 5.74 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.64 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.93 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.69 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.45 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.62 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.93 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.39 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 11212. This visualizes solar power levels in 11212 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 11212

In 11212, 54.8% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 48.3 minutes. Approximately 38.3% of the employed population 16 years and over in 11212 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 10.0% work in transportation and warehousing, and utilities. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 11212 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 11212. 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 11212

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.1%
Construction 4.1%
Manufacturing 1.4%
Wholesale trade 1.2%
Retail trade 9.3%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10.0%
Information 1.2%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.0%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 9.9%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 38.3%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 7.8%
Other services, except public administration 7.2%
Public administration 4.5%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 11212

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 11212, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 11212 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)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 11212. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 11212

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 161
Debt collection 18
Checking or savings account 9
Credit card or prepaid card 9
Mortgage 7
Other 7
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 11212

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 90
Incorrect information on your report 66
Attempts to collect debt not owed 12
Improper use of your report 6
Struggling to pay mortgage 5
Other 32
* 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 11212. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.