Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bed-Stuy represents something of a paradox: one of the largest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, it is practically a city within the borough, yet offers an intimate, slow-paced, small-town vibe. A sense of community pervades nearly every block, lined with historic brownstones, trees, and charming shops and restaurants. It is practically a city within the borough, yet offers an intimate, slow-paced, small-town vibe.

What to Expect

Dazzling architecture, loads of neighborhood pride, and a thriving cultural scene.
 

The Lifestyle

Enjoy a peaceful oasis in the city, full of beloved bars and restaurants.
 

Unexpected Appeal

Though prices are rising, Bed-Stuy still offers great value for beautiful spaces.
 

The Market

Enjoy one of the city’s richest collections of gorgeous Victorian architecture.
 

You'll Fall in Love With

A quintessential Brooklyn neighborhood with almost pastoral charm.
 

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Overview for Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY

200,439 people live in Bedford-Stuyvesant, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $40,433. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

200,439

Total Population

34 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,433

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY

Bedford-Stuyvesant has 74,206 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bedford-Stuyvesant do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 200,439 people call Bedford-Stuyvesant home. The population density is 67,845.647 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

200,439

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34

Median Age

46.21 / 53.79%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
74,206

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$40,433

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Bedford-Stuyvesant. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Brooklyn Community Arts And Media High School (Bcam)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath And Science Academy (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Brooklyn High School For Leadership And Community Service
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Madiba Prep Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Research And Service High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Brooklyn Charter School (The)
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Ps 3 Bedford Village (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 5 Dr Ronald McNair
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 25 Eubie Blake School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Brooklyn High School For Law And Technology
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Brooklyn Brownstone School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Brooklyn Academy Of Global Finance (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Unity Preparatory Charter School Of Brooklyn
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
The County-Op School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Ps 23 Carter G Woodson
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 93 William H Prescott
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Middle School 35 Stephen Decatur
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Whitelaw Reid Academy Of Arts And Business
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Ps 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Ps 308 Clara Cardwell
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory Academy (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Ps/Is 137 Rachael Jean Mitchell
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Eagle Academy For Young Men II
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Ps 373 Brooklyn Transition Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Excellence Girls Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
New Dawn Charter High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Urban Dove Team Charter School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Clara Muhammad School Of Masjid Khalifah
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mt Pleasant Christian Academy
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Bnei Shimon Yisroel Of Sopron
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Bedford Academy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Satellite East Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Ps 40 George W Carver
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Nelson Mandela High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 59 William Floyd
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps/Is 155 Nicholas Herkimer
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Success Academy Charter School - Bed Stuy 1
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 44 Marcus Garvey
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Brooklyn Academy High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
1/5
Boys And Girls High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 21 Crispus Attucks
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Ps 81 Thaddeus Stevens
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Middle School 267 Math Science & Technology
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Brighter Choice Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Excellence Boys Charter School Of Bedford Stuyvesant
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Ps 297 Abraham Stockton
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Brooklyn Environmental Exploration School (Bees)
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
La Cima Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Ocean Hill Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 9th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 10th
3/5
Success Academy Charter School-Bed Stuy 2
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Success Academy Charter School-Bed Stuy 3
PUBLIC
5th - 7th
No rating available

Around Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY

There's plenty to do around Bedford-Stuyvesant, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

87
Very Walkable
Walking Score
74
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
98
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pomo, Bad Hombre, and Minus Moonshine.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.23 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.79 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.58 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.56 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.19 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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