About Boerum Hill Neighborhood

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Boerum Hill is located in the northwestern portion of Brooklyn. It is filled with tree-lined streets of three-story row houses and brownstones. Though working-class families still reside in the area, gentrification has changed the neighborhood to one of mostly upper-class young professional residents. There is a relaxed and intimate vibe to Boerum Hill. It emits the same laid-back feel as its sister neighborhoods; Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. Smith Street is lined with chill yet trendy restaurants and bars that have become local favorites like Saul and Clover Club. Its convenient location and elegant architecture has made Boerum Hill among the most desirable and expensive in Brooklyn.

Average Rental Prices in Boerum Hill

These are the average rental prices in Boerum Hill by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Boerum Hill

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

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These trains run through Boerum Hill. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • A
  • C
  • F
  • G

Crime Rate in Boerum Hill

Crime rate: 7 out of 10
Approximately 29.3800 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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