Gerritsen Beach

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,200, min $2,200 - max $2,200

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 #139 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #124 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness

Not great for

  • No ratings yet

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
“Akin to a New England fishing village“

Gerritsen Beach is a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn with narrow streets and close-set homes. Some of the homes sit on the water attributing to the likening of a New England fishing village. Gerritsen Beach is a tight knit and working class community where many of its residents actually grew up... Read more

BrendaR • Mar 23, 2009
“Gerritsen Beach - a wonderful shift from the concrete jungle of greater Brooklyn.“

Gerritsen Beach is home to a middle-class population mainly of Irish descent. Real Estate in the area is significantly less than on Coney Island and other beaches in Brooklyn, but the offerings here are a bit more unique. Town homes and decadent seaside apartments are the speciality of developers... Read more

Langleyman • Mar 15, 2009
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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