Flatlands

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $1,699, min $1,100 - max $6,000

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

Crime level

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Average, rank #133 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #188 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options

Not great for

  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Parking
  • Pest Free

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
“Fairly typical Brooklyn neighborhood“

Located between Canarsie and Marine Park, Brooklyn's Flatlands neighborhood boasts a well-maintained community with multicultural residents and businesses. This community also has a very interesting history. It was once an important stop on the Underground Railroad and was later a favorite hangou... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
“A reasonable place to live“

The neighborhood of Flatlands is located in southeastern Brooklyn and is surrounded by Midwood, Marine Park, and Bergen Beach to name a few. Flatlands was one of the original five Dutch towns founded on Long Island. This neighborhood was originally named Nieuw Amersfoot after the Dutch city of Am... Read more

BrendaR • Mar 24, 2009
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (20)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (17)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (3)

Other

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Shopping (12)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (21)

Dog Run & Pet Services (6)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (13)

Banks (10)

Playgrounds (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