Famous outside of NYC, Williamsburg is a rapidly-growing neighborhood known for a large population of young artists, indie rockers, hipsters and a diverse number of historically ethnic communities. The neighborhood is home to 123,714 people. Historically, Williamsburg featured row homes and single-family housing. However, since rezoning in 2005, the neighborhood has begun to expand, with a growing number of high-rises along the waterfront.
Those looking to rent an apartment in this neighborhood can expect it to be a safe and thriving neighborhood. The area is known for its music scene, boutique shops, art galleries and many trendy restaurants and bars.
Population: 123,714 people; population density 56,763 people per square mile (city-wide: 26,798 people per square mile; borough-wide: 34,917 people per square mile)
Adjacent Neighborhoods: Greenpoint, Bushwick, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Navy Yard, Ridgewood (Queens)
Public Transit: L (Bedford…