Williamsburg

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,900, min $1,499 - max $16,000

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 13 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Higher, rank #22 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Higher, rank #8 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Internet Access
  • Shopping Options
  • Cost of Living

Not great for

  • Childcare
  • Schools

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Hipsters
  • Families with kids
  • Students
“Bye Bye Manhattan“

Having spent my entire life in Manhattan, I was reluctant at age 50 to cross any bridge. However I found the new condominium developments in Williamsburg offer space, value, and tax-abatement that the co-ops and condos in Manhattan couldn't come close to. Plus, the new buildings are incredibly do... Read more

Mgw • Feb 04, 2013
“Hipster capital of Brooklyn“

Located close to Bed-Stuy, Greenpoint, and Bushwick, Williamsburg is Brooklyn's answer to Manhattan's East Village. In fact, a growing number of people are finding it better than the East Village as it is cheaper and more spacious. It has a very diverse hipster population as well as Hasidic Jewis... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
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Street view

Groceries

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Supermarkets (10)

Farmers' Markets (4)

Gourmet Shops (6)

Grocery Stores (16)

Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (50+)

BBQ Joints (5)

Diners (9)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (3)

Food Courts & Trucks (19)

Sport

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Yoga (18)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (50+)

Basketball (3)

Tennis (1)

Swimming (8)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (50+)

Nightclubs (21)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (13)

Music Venues (47)

Parks & Gardens (24)

Arts and Museums (50+)

Other

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Shopping (50+)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (26)

Dog Run & Pet Services (27)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (39)

Banks (13)

Playgrounds (18)

Shared Car Services (2)

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