About East Flatbush Neighborhood

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East Flatbush is a working-class neighborhood located in northeastern Brooklyn. It is bordered by Brownsville, Flatbush, Crown Heights and Flatlands. The residents are mostly made up of African American, West Indian and Caribbean. Most island dishes can be had at local restaurants thanks to the strong Caribbean culture. One popular and very authentic Caribbean staple is Bajan Caf. In comparison to Flatbush, East Flatbush has a smaller amount of Asian and white residents. The Wyckoff Family Museum is the oldest structure in NYC and a popular local attraction for history buffs. Most residents live in in one to three-family homes and apartment buildings. There is playground spread throughout the community.

Average Rental Prices in East Flatbush

These are the average rental prices in East Flatbush 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 East Flatbush

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 2
  • 5

Crime Rate in East Flatbush

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 17.7756 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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School Of Science & Technology

P.S. K315

P.S. 269 Nostrand

P.S. 361

P.S. 198 Brooklyn

P.S. 251 Paedergat

P.S. 399 Stanley Eugene Clark

P.S. 397 Foster-Laurie

P.S. 189 Lincoln Terrace

P.S. 398 Walter Weaver

P.S. 221 Toussaint L'Ouverture

P.S. 091 The Albany Avenue School

P.S. 135 Sheldon A. Brookner

P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus

P.S. 219 Kennedy-King

P.S. 233 Langston Hughes

P.S. 208 Elsa Ebeling

P.S. 235 Lenox

P.S. 244 Richard R. Green

P.S. 092 Adrian Hegeman

P.S. 181 Brooklyn

P.S. 006

P.S. 109

M.S. 061 Gladstone H. Atwell

M.S. 246 Walt Whitman

Andries Hudde

J.H.S. 234 Arthur W. Cunningham

J.H.S. 278 Marine Park

J.H.S. 014 Shell Bank

J.H.S. 078 Roy H. Mann

I.S. 285 Meyer Levin

East Flatbush Community Research School

Middle School Of Marketing And Legal Studies

Middle School For Art And Philosophy

M.S. 002