About Prospect Park South Neighborhood

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Prospect Park South is a small suburban neighborhood located in next to Prospect Park and Flatbush. It is a distinctly noteworthy part of Brooklyn. With a unique designated historic district making up most of the upscale neighborhood, architecture tours are common. The free-standing houses have a diverse array of styles including French revival, Victorian, Queen Anne and Spanish Mission. For shopping, residents head over to Cortelyou Road, which is the area’s main retail hub. The popular recreational destination is the bordering Prospect Park. Most residents are families with kids, professionals and retirees. Most describe the well-to-do community as a great neighborhood to raise a family.

Average Rental Prices in Prospect Park South

These are the average rental prices in Prospect Park South 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 Prospect Park South

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

Available Subway Lines:
  • B
  • Q

Crime Rate in Prospect Park South

Crime rate: 4 out of 10
Approximately 11.7584 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 249 The Caton

P.S. 375 Jackie-Robinson School

P.S. 130 The Parkside

P.S. 245

P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty

M.S. 246 Walt Whitman

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas