About Fort Greene Neighborhood

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Located in North Brooklyn lies the ethnically diverse and quaint brownstone-filled neighborhood of Fort Greene. Only a 15-minute commute to the city, this up-and-coming area is full of both single professionals and families from all walks of life. For a hefty rent rate, residents generally live in of the luxury developments or a charming brownstone apartment. Perhaps one of the area’s most popular venues is the Barclay’s Center, which hosts a multitude of concerts, sporting events and conventions. Other attractions in the area include Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Bric House and Fort Greene Park. There is a particularly strong sense of community and local pride in this slower-paced community.

Average Rental Prices in Fort Greene

These are the average rental prices in Fort Greene 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 Fort Greene

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • G
  • Q

Crime Rate in Fort Greene

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 19.1604 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 307 Daniel Hale Williams

P.S. 011 Purvis J. Behan

P.S. 046 Edward C. Blum

P.S. 038 The Pacific

P.S. 020 Clinton Hill

P.S. 067 Charles A. Dorsey

P.S. 287 Bailey K. Ashford