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Carroll Gardens

A host of remarkable outdoor gathering spots nurture the close-knit community vibes.

Overview for Carroll Gardens, NY

20,891 people live in Carroll Gardens, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $91,288. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,891

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

High

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

$91,288

Average individual Income

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About Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Real Estate

Upscale cultural enclave wrapped in Old World European style
 
Lush flowers fill the front porch gardens of Carroll Gardens’ magnificent brownstones, giving credence to the neighborhood’s name. Renowned for its unique heritage, residents relish the warmth of Italian charm, which abounds here with access to some of the coolest bars, hip boutiques, cozy cafes, and shops tucked on leafy streets in a neighborhood where everyone knows each other.
 
A host of remarkable outdoor gathering spots nurture the close-knit community vibes. The housing market features a beautiful mix of high-rise condominiums and multi-unit brownstones with immaculate curb appeal.

What to Love

  • Dynamic culture
  • Cozy, tight-knit community 
  • Small town vibes
  • Clean, quiet streets
  • Classic and historic

Local Lifestyle

Residents can be seen taking early morning adventures along the sidewalks, cup of coffee in hand, while simultaneously walking their dogs. Kids often ride their bikes to school or through the streets in the evening, and almost every house sports a lush flower garden featuring varieties of roses and colorful flowers. Bakeries and butcher shops fill up Court Street, while parallel to it, Smith Street is a hotbed of trendy indie clothing boutiques, sleek, glass-walled showrooms, upscale restaurants, and glitzy cocktail bars.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

From Smith Street to Court Street, foodies and shoppers will have all their tastes and cravings satisfied. Whether all you seek is street food or a relaxed fine dining experience, there is something to lure you in. Ice cream fans can eat frozen desserts to their fill at family-owned Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, where delicious ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, and floats choke the menu. With delectable pastries and other sweets, you and your kids are in for a treat here.
 
What’s Carroll Gardens without authentic pasta and pizza? At Lucali, you are taken on a tastebud trip to Italy with thin crust, brick oven-baked pizza smeared with assorted toppings made from fresh hand-picked ingredients. Refined rabbit pasta and grilled octopus await you at the chic Sociale. But even the French have something to entice you here, with Café Luluc treating guests to delicious brunch in a fine garden setting.
 
Stop by with your friends and family at the Buttermilk Channel to enjoy some of the best pancakes and waffle meals alongside a wide selection of sides. The burger is so good and will keep you coming back. Speaking of burgers, those at Black Forest Brooklyn are made with organic farm-fresh ingredients, dripping with juicy, flavorful patties and the crunchiest bun, served with refreshing cocktail mixes or a selection of premium wine. Order custom-made ice cream cakes for your celebrations at Malai Ice Cream, where desserts come to life with aromatic spices and flavors from North India. They also cater to kids' parties, as long as you don't mind the sugar rush bound to happen.

Things to Do

Looking to tap into your creative side? Plan a trip to the Brooklyn Craft Farm, where guests get to create their own craft item or take sewing classes. Kids are not left out of the fun, as there are plenty of child-appropriate classes to keep your little ones engaged and entertained. 

Carroll Park is one of the oldest parks in Brooklyn and is filled with lots of activities. DiMattina Playground was named after community activist Vincent DiMattina, and features a fully fitted playground, a doggy run area, basketball courts, and a public spray shower area.
 

Demographics and Employment Data for Carroll Gardens, NY

Carroll Gardens has 8,593 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carroll Gardens do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,891 people call Carroll Gardens home. The population density is 70,232.846 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,891

Total Population

High

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

37

Median Age

50.28 / 49.73%

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
8,593

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$91,288

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Around Carroll Gardens, NY

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

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
95
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Erotori, MokkaPort, and Dollhouse Xpress.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.25 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.86 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

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