Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,200, min $650 - max $16,300

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 11 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Higher, rank #15 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #32 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Cost of Living
  • Public Transport
  • Eating Out

Not great for

  • Pest Free

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“A neighborhood in transition: Very much a “Block by Block” neighborhood. How it will treat you depends on where you go/live.“

Brookyln’s most famous African American community: birthplace to Jay Z, chronicled in “Everybody hates Chris”, the list can go on. BedStuy has been fighting a bad rep for years, unfairly in my opinion. I moved from East Orange (THAT I do not recommend) to BedStuy recently and it is a very special... Read more

BowtieBK • Mar 27, 2013
“Bad Reputation but okay town“

Bed Stuy might give you the cold shoulder as a family frendly neighborhood after watching Everybody Hates Chris but this tone will come back. Still has a bad rep for crime

franklinsquare • Jul 08, 2012
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Street view

Groceries

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Supermarkets (12)

Farmers' Markets (2)

Grocery Stores (30)

Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (50+)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (4)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (3)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (26)

Nightclubs (7)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (4)

Music Venues (6)

Parks & Gardens (23)

Arts and Museums (26)

Other

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Shopping (50+)

Beauty Salons (2)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (17)

Dog Run & Pet Services (8)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (50+)

Banks (10)

Playgrounds (29)

Shared Car Services (5)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me