About East New York Neighborhood

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East New York is a rather affordable low-income residential neighborhood located in the eastern portion of Brooklyn close to the JFK Airport. It is historically diverse and rich in culture with several authentic ethnic cuisines. It has numerous public housing developments, pre-war and multi-unit apartment buildings as well as some blocks lined with multi-unit semi-detached row houses. The Gateway Estates retail center is a popular shopping destination. Linden Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue are the main commercial areas of the neighborhood. Highland ark is a popular public park offering ball fields, basketball courts and playgrounds. Notable residents have included CEO of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein and Mob Boss, John Gotti.

Average Rental Prices in East New York

These are the average rental prices in East New York 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 New York

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 3
  • 4
  • A
  • C
  • L
  • S

Crime Rate in East New York

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 23.9878 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 272 Curtis Estabrook

P.S. 279 Herman Schreiber

P.S. 159 Isaac Pitkin

The Fresh Creek School

P.S. 306 Ethan Allen

P.S. 273 Wortman

P.S. 224 Hale A. Woodruff

P.S. 213 New Lots

P.S. 190 Sheffield

P.S. 202 Ernest S. Jenkyns

P.S. 328 Phyllis Wheatley

P.S. 013 Roberto Clemente

P.S. 149 Danny Kaye

P.S. 158 Warwick

East New York Elementary School Of Excellence

P.S. 345 Patrolman Robert Bolden

P.S. 214 Michael Friedsam

P.S. 290 Juan Morel Campos

P.S. 346 Abe Stark

P.S. 114 Ryder Elementary

P.S. 232 Lindenwood

John Adams High School

I.S. 068 Isaac Bildersee

I.S. 211 John Wilson

I.S. 364 Gateway

J.H.S. 292 Margaret S. Douglas

J.H.S. 218 James P. Sinnott

J.H.S. 202 Robert H. Goddard