About Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood

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Lying at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood filled with beautiful architecture and quaint streets. It’s waterfront views make it one of the most idyllic (and expensive) neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Immaculate brownstones, historic low-rise architecture and well-tended streets have attracted celebrities like Matt Damon, Norah Jones and Keri Russel to take up residence here. The area also appeals to young professionals looking to escape from their city work life, as it is located just one subway stop from Manhattan. The neighborhood is home to Brooklyn’s first Art Gallery – The Brooklyn Arts Gallery. The Brooklyn Heights Promenade seems to be the highlight of the area. It offers a 1,826 foot long pedestrian walkway with stunning views of the Lower Manhattan skyline and New York Harbor.

Average Rental Prices in Brooklyn Heights

These are the average rental prices in Brooklyn Heights 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 Brooklyn Heights

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 Brooklyn Heights. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • 2
  • 3
  • N
  • R

Crime Rate in Brooklyn Heights

Crime rate: 7 out of 10
Approximately 29.3800 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 261 Philip Livingston

P.S. 008 Robert Fulton