Kensington

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $1,850, min $1,225 - max $4,000

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

There are 5 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #168 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #120 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green

Not great for

  • No ratings yet

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“The 'Out of Town' of Brooklyn. Love it!“

I'm 20 years old and I was born here. I love this place! It's quiet and peaceful, has a relaxed atmosphere, and everyone here is accepting of each other because of our diversity. No pressure, no stress. Life is good.

CB1 • Jan 07, 2016
“Easygoing, Diverse, Live-and-let-live, Quiet and Unpretentious“

I've lived in Kensington 10 years now and love my neighborhood. There is very little crime, the area has someone from everywhere on the planet it seems, the streets are green with trees and vegetable/flower gardens, and Prospect Park is around the corner. The F and G will bring you to Coney Islan... Read more

lalaland • Oct 17, 2013
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Restaurants (27)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (13)

Diners (3)

Food Courts & Trucks (2)

Other

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Shopping (7)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (10)

Dog Run & Pet Services (2)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (10)

Banks (4)

Playgrounds (4)

Shared Car Services (1)

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