Bensonhurst

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $1,499, min $1,075 - max $3,600

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 6 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Lower, rank #206 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #197 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Eating Out
  • Public Transport
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Pest Free

Not great for

  • Parking

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
“Diverse,safe and fairly friendly“

Most people are friendly,while others are slow to warm up,but once they have run into you on several occasions feel more relaxed.I love the diversity, but wish there were more Italian restaurants.Love that my favorite bargain Dept store,Telco,is nearby.It does have that small town atmosphere as many people have lived here for years.Now,if only I could meet a nice middle age guy.

FrancesA • Feb 10, 2016
“Am I on candid camera?“

If there were three words I would use to describe this area and its inhabitants, it would be foreign, unspeakable, and clueless. As an American having lived in many towns, I have to say Bensonhurst is a big disappointment. I lived here in the late 80's and 90's where the majority of folks were En... Read more

Mssr • Oct 31, 2012
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (43)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (30)

Diners (4)

Food Courts & Trucks (3)

Other

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Shopping (21)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (32)

Dog Run & Pet Services (6)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (21)

Banks (13)

Playgrounds (3)

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