About DUMBO Neighborhood

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DUMBO is also known by the acronym Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Many people frequent the neighborhood for Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85-acre waterfront area with stunning skyline views of Lower Manhattan. The Park features Jane’s Carousel merry-go-round and Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory to enjoy. Before the late 20th century, the neighborhood was filled with industrial and warehouse buildings. It was then remade into an upscale and commercial community which now houses many technology startups and corporate headquarters like Etsy and West Elm. In addition to the constant stream of photo shoots, you may notice a movie or TV shoot happening as you stroll through the historic Brownstone-filled neighborhood. The River Café is a Michelin-starred restaurant located under the Brooklyn Bridge which offers the absolute best view panoramic view of Manhattan.

Average Rental Prices in DUMBO

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

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  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in DUMBO

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

Available Subway Lines:

No subway lines in DUMBO

Crime Rate in DUMBO

Crime rate: 7 out of 10
Approximately 29.3800 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 307 Daniel Hale Williams

P.S. 008 Robert Fulton