Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights

A haven of calm and elegance in a bustling metropolis.

Welcome to Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights paints a picture of tranquility amidst the buzz of New York City. Its residential charm stands out, offering a peaceful retreat from the city's hustle and bustle. Picture tree-lined streets dotted with historically rich brownstones; this is where vintage charm meets modern luxury. The essence of Brooklyn Heights is felt through its calm demeanor, creating an enclave that feels both exclusive and inviting.

What to Love

  • Charming low-rise brownstones
  • Ease of commute with its close proximity to Manhattan
  • Suburban vibe nestled within city boundaries

Local Lifestyle

Ambling along the serene streets of Brooklyn Heights, one can easily forget they're in the heart of a major metropolitan city. Its low-rise architectural style further emphasizes its serene atmosphere. For residents, it's a daily sojourn into suburban-like tranquility without ever leaving the city limits.

Dining and Entertainment

At Colonie, experience the epitome delicious farm to table dining. This establishment promises more than just meals; it offers culinary journeys. Draped in a voguish décor, it sets the stage for dishes that tantalize both the eye and the palate. Accentuate your dining with their sophisticated cocktails or select from an exhaustive wine collection. 
Step into Ingas Bar, and you're enveloped by convivial vibes. Here, the extensive drink selection rivals the warmth of its ambiance. Whether you prefer a nostalgic cocktail or a modern brew, there's something for every palate.
At Le French Tart, surrender to a Parisian indulgence. This bakery beckons with the promise of flaky croissants, ethereal macarons, and sumptuous crepes. Each bite feels like a romantic stroll through Montmartre. Here, every moment, every flavor, is a slice of France in Brooklyn.
Noodle Pudding seamlessly blends Italian heartiness with Mediterranean finesse. From the moment you step in, you're treated to a culinary ballet of flavors and warmth. Their dishes, especially their namesake dessert, have patrons returning, eager for one more taste of their exceptional offerings.

Things to Do

Brooklyn Heights isn't just a residence; it's an experience. Brooklyn Bridge Park stands as a testament to this. This expansive green space offers breathtaking views of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline. It's a preferred spot for both recreational activities and tranquil moments.
On the other hand, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade offers a vantage point like no other. Perfect for evening strolls or early morning jogs, the views here are postcard-perfect. For those inclined towards local produce, the Farmer's Market on Cadman Plaza is a treasure trove. Fresh produce and artisanal products await the discerning buyer. If you're looking for a touch of class and sport, The Heights Casino beckons with its squash courts and social events.


Overview for Brooklyn Heights, NY

23,990 people live in Brooklyn Heights, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $139,396. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41 years

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Around Brooklyn Heights, NY

There's plenty to do around Brooklyn Heights, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Rider's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sweet Dreams Cafe, Lil Larry's Liquor & Wine, and Bou'ote.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.22 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.08 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brooklyn Heights, NY

Brooklyn Heights has 11,392 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brooklyn Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,990 people call Brooklyn Heights home. The population density is 82,328.389 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

46.35 / 53.66%

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Schools in Brooklyn Heights, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Brooklyn Heights. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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PreK - 12th
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Plymouth Church School
PreK - K
No rating available
Packer Collegiate Institute
PreK - 12th
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Emily Warren Roebling School (The)
K - 5th
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