About Park Slope Neighborhood

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If you’re looking for the most family-friendly and one-of-a-kind area of Brooklyn, look no further than Park Slope. It’s close proximity to Prospect Park allows for residents to picnic, play ball or just get back in touch with nature after a long day in the city. The tree-lined streets and historic brownstones create a suburban feel. Popular destinations include Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Prospect Park Zoo and Brooklyn Museum. It was once the neighborhood home of former president Barack Obama and continues to attract celebrities (like Steve Buscemi and Maggie Gyllenhaal) looking for that quaint escape from the hustle bustle. High rents are almost a guarantee but your better deals will be found in South Slope area.

Average Rental Prices in Park Slope

These are the average rental prices in Park Slope 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 Park Slope

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • B
  • D
  • F
  • G
  • N
  • Q
  • R

Crime Rate in Park Slope

Crime rate: 5 out of 10
Approximately 13.4115 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 295

Magnet School Of Math, Science And Design Technolo

P.S. 124 Silas B. Dutcher

P.S. 011 Purvis J. Behan

P.S. 009 Teunis G. Bergen

P.S. 321 William Penn

Magnet School For Science & Technology

P.S. 107 John W. Kimball

P.S. 039 Henry Bristow

P.S. 038 The Pacific

P.S. 282 Park Slope