About Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood

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Downtown Brooklyn is a densely packed neighborhood full of retailers, colleges, government buildings and, most recently, upscale, high-rise luxury housing and hotels. Though it may not be a large neighborhood, it definitely has a lot going on. Fulton Street is always bustling thanks to its eight blocks of 150 retail and discount stores. It is the third largest central business district in NYC. The area’s six train stations make it convenient to public transportation and a very easy to commute to Manhattan. Junior’s Cheesecake is a popular eatery and is famous for its New York cheesecake. Artists flock to The Theater for a New Audience and BRIC Arts Media House.

Average Rental Prices in Downtown Brooklyn

These are the average rental prices in Downtown Brooklyn 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 Downtown Brooklyn

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

Credit Score


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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • F
  • N
  • Q
  • R

Crime Rate in Downtown Brooklyn

Crime rate: 7 out of 10
Approximately 27.9731 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 261 Philip Livingston

P.S. 307 Daniel Hale Williams

P.S. 038 The Pacific

P.S. 020 Clinton Hill

P.S. 067 Charles A. Dorsey

P.S. 287 Bailey K. Ashford

P.S. 008 Robert Fulton