About Flatbush - Ditmas Park Neighborhood

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Ditmas Park is culture-rich, residential neighborhood located in central Brooklyn, east of Kensington. It is one of three Flatbush neighborhoods that have been designated Historic Districts and is commonly used to describe the western part of Flatbush. Caribbean locals and establishments are prominent. This ethnically diverse community includes primarily one and two family houses, freestanding Victorian homes as well as a large amount of mid-rise apartment complexes throughout. Families, artists and professionals make up most of the population. The influx of young residents moves here typically for larger living spaces and cheaper rents. Notable residents have included Busta Rhymes, Michelle Williams and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Average Rental Prices in Flatbush - Ditmas Park

These are the average rental prices in Flatbush - Ditmas Park 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 Flatbush - Ditmas Park

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 Flatbush - Ditmas Park. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • B
  • Q

Crime Rate in Flatbush - Ditmas Park

Crime rate: 5 out of 10
Approximately 12.6228 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School

School Of Science & Technology

P.S. K315

P.S. 269 Nostrand

P.S. 361

P.S. 399 Stanley Eugene Clark

P.S. 397 Foster-Laurie

P.S. 092 Adrian Hegeman

P.S. 181 Brooklyn

P.S. 249 The Caton

P.S. 375 Jackie-Robinson School

P.S. 006

P.S. 130 The Parkside

P.S. 245

P.S. 109

P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty

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

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas

M.S. 002