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
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…
The area has a number of food options, including Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Winery, and Sweetwater. These are located within 636 yards. Cafe Mogador Williamsburg and Radegast Hall & Biergarten are some of the restaurants in the area. Brooklyn Harvest Market is one of the grocery stores here.