Bensonhurst

Affordable, family-friendly, and with plenty of schools, Bensonhurst is an excellent choice.

Welcome to Bensonhurst

Affordable, family-friendly, and with plenty of schools, Bensonhurst is an excellent choice for families who want a safe and kid-friendly neighborhood. Located in the heart of South Brooklyn, it is easily accessible to Manhattan or the beaches of Coney Island. With one of the most diverse cultures in Brooklyn, Bensonhurst is proud of its strong sense of community.
 
Bensonhurst features a mixture of single and multi-family homes, many of which include private parking spaces, as well as large prewar apartment buildings. As one of the more affordable areas in Brooklyn, it is an attractive option for first-time homebuyers or those seeking value and appreciation potential.
 
Bensonhurst's diversity is evident in its many restaurants, shops, and markets that offer cuisines and goods from all over the world. Consider this South Brooklyn neighborhood for its safety, convenience, and affordability.
 
 

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At a Glance Bensonhurst, NY

105,318 people live in Bensonhurst, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $26,467. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

105,318

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$26,467

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Bensonhurst, NY

Bensonhurst has 34,464 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bensonhurst do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 105,318 people call Bensonhurst home. The population density is 66,640.135 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

105,318

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40

Median Age

49.54 / 50.46%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
34,464

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$26,467

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Discover Bensonhurst, NY

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

96
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
56
Bikeable
Bike Score
90
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Midwood Liquors, Park Slope CSA, and Cento Percento.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.02 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.17 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.24 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.7 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Bensonhurst, NY

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Bensonhurst. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Success Academy Charter School - Bensonhurst
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Brooklyn Studio Secondary School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Is 96 Seth Low
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Ps 128 Bensonhurst
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Sinai Academic Center
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Yeshivah Ohel Moshe
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Tiferes Miriam School For Girls
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
New Utrecht High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Ps 186 Dr Irving A Gladstone
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Ps 226 Alfred De B Mason
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Bais Sarah-Educ School For Girls
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 204 Vince Lombardi
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Junior High School 227 Edward B Shallow
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bishop Kearney High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 112 Lefferts Park
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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