Williamsburg

Williamsburg is a trendy blend of artistry, high fashion, and melodic beats, setting the stage for a neighborhood unlike any other. Here, one witnesses a vivid tapestry of life where urban sophistication meets creative flair. Vintage boutiques, avant-garde galleries, and innovative spaces harmonize with the neighborhood's roots, encapsulating an environment that is as stimulating as it is luxurious.
 

What to Love

  • A mecca for hip boutiques and cafes
  • Eclectic street art
  • Panoramic Manhattan views from the waterfront
  • A robust calendar of outdoor concerts and markets
  • Vibrant nightlife scene with music halls and clubs

Local Lifestyle

The pace of life in Williamsburg is set by its trend-setting residents: dynamic individuals who appreciate the vibrant tapestry of their surroundings. The waterfront beckons with stunning vistas of Manhattan's skyline, serving as a picturesque backdrop for outdoor concerts and seasonal food markets. The streets, enlivened by striking murals and art installations, echo the creativity that thrives within the community. Whether it’s shopping for the latest fashions or enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail at a chic lounge, the lifestyle here is defined by innovation and flair.
 

Dining

At Lilia, the menu is a nod to contemporary sensibilities, promising a delectable menu of pizzas and pasta. Peter Luger Steak House represents a timeless dining institution. Try the grilled Atlantic salmon, baked oversized potato, or apple strudel for plenty of flavors. For those enamored with seafood and expert mixology, Maison Premiere has cemented its reputation as a haven for oyster enthusiasts with its speakeasy ambiance.

The unique dining experiences continue at Shalom Japan, where the culinary dialogue between Jewish and Japanese cuisines creates an unparalleled dining journey. Meanwhile, restaurants like Juliette, Meadowsweet, Marlow & Sons, Diner, Misi, and Motorino are additional jewels in the crown of Williamsburg’s dining scene, each offering distinct atmospheres that resonate with different moods and occasions.
 

Things to Do

The Williamsburg waterfront takes center stage for outdoor activities. The area is bustling with seasonal events, food markets, unique shopping spots, and open-air concerts, allowing residents to revel in the aesthetics of their surroundings. For those inclined toward the arts, Williamsburg's countless galleries, art installations, and creative spaces offer an ever-changing tableau of exhibitions and performances to explore. Not only that, but residents can take a trip to Manhattan on the L train.

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Overview for Williamsburg, NY

151,105 people live in Williamsburg, where the median age is 30 and the average individual income is $44,136. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

151,105

Total Population

30 years

Median Age

High

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

$44,136

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Williamsburg, NY

Williamsburg has 55,366 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Williamsburg do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 151,105 people call Williamsburg home. The population density is 81,682.102 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

151,105

Total Population

High

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

30

Median Age

49.47 / 50.53%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
55,366

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$44,136

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Williamsburg, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Williamsburg. 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
Ps 18 Edward Bush
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ps 84 Jose De Diego
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
John Ericsson Middle School 126
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Brooklyn Preparatory High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Northside Charter High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Talmud Torah Tzemach Tzadik Viznitz
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Ps 16 Leonard Dunkly
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ps 250 George H Lindsay
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Lyons Community School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Talmud Torah Of Kasho
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Yeshiva Tzemach Tzadik Viznitz
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 17 Henry D Woodworth
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ps 132 Conselyea School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Junior High School 50 John D Wells
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Conselyea Preparatory School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Williamsburg High School Of Art And Technology (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Brooklyn Latin School (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Success Academy Charter School-Williamsburg
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Williamsburg Northside School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Cong. Darkei Tshivo Of Dinov
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
A-Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Williamsburg Preparatory School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Yeshiva Farm Settlement School
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
Beth Rachel School For Girls
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
United Talmudical Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
Ps 257 John F Hylan
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Is 318 Eugenio Maria De Hostos
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Yeshiva Mesivta Arugath Habosem
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Ps 380 John Wayne Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Beginning With Children Charter School II
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Mosdos Chasidei Square
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Tiferes Bnos / Cong Ahavaz Shulem Nadverna
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Juan Morel Campos Secondary School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Bnos Square Of Williamsburg
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Bais Ruchel Dsatmar Inc Dba Central Uta
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Khhd Yoel Of Satmar Bp
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Talmud Torah Toldos Hillel-Krasna
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Yeshiva Yesode Hatorah
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
Bnos Yaakov Education Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

Around Williamsburg, NY

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

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
92
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Samantha Bakes Cakes, Royce Chocolate, and The Best Tea Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.24 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.35 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.83 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.97 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.16 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars

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