Min
Max
Search
More Filters
Reset All

Sheepshead Bay Apartments for Rent

Home  »  New York  »  Sheepshead Bay
Sort: Quality Price
33 Results
« Back  1   2  Next »
2331 East 27 Street, Apt 1
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,400
Exclusive
By Robert Bateman, 4 hours ago
2 Bed
|
1 Bath
Check Availability
Coney Island Avenue
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,550
By Erick Garcia , 4 hours ago
2 Bed
|
2 Bath
Check Availability
1670 E 19th Street
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,300
By Andrew Appell, 14 hours ago
1 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
588 Sqft
Check Availability
2665 Homecrest Avenue
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,850
By Rasheed (Richard) Adams, 1 day ago
1 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
900 Sqft
Check Availability
1323 Ave Y
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,000
By Yukie Zhang, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
1,140 Sqft
Check Availability
2049 East 17th Street
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,750
By helen, 6 hours ago
1 Bed
|
1 Bath
Check Availability
2548 East 27 Street
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,700
By Svetlana Borovskiy, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
2 Bath
|
920 Sqft
Check Availability
1120 Gilmore Ct
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,500
By Yukie Zhang, 1 day ago
4 Bed
|
2 Bath
|
1,200 Sqft
Check Availability
2548 East 27th Street
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,700
By Svetlana Borovskiy, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
2 Bath
|
920 Sqft
Check Availability
1769 E 13th Street
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$4,000
By Giovanni D'Arancio, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
2 Bath
|
1,110 Sqft
Check Availability
2340 E 24th Street
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,800
By Chun Ye, 1 day ago
3 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
960 Sqft
Check Availability
3165 Emmons Avenue
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,800
By Francine Gershenson, 1 day ago
Studio
|
1 Bath
|
500 Sqft
Check Availability
2110 Avenue R
Madison, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,500
Exclusive
By Silvana Palazzolo, 4 days ago
2 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
1,000 Sqft
Check Availability
ocean avenue
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,200
By mgt, 15 hours ago
1 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
675 Sqft
Check Availability
2225 Ocean Ave
Madison, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,500
By Karen Smith, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
1 Bath
Check Availability
1745 E 12th St, Apt 2G
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,200
Exclusive
By Norman Raindel, 1 day ago
2 Bed
|
1 Bath
Check Availability
2133 East 17th St
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,200
By Alison Fullerton, 1 day ago
3 Bed
|
2 Bath
Check Availability
1237 Avenue Z
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700
By Raisa Uskach, 1 day ago
1 Bed
|
1 Bath
|
750 Sqft
Check Availability
East 23rd Street and Shore Par...
Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,050
By Colette DeSantis, 21 hours ago
3 Bed
|
1.5 Bath
Check Availability
2133 E 17th St
Homecrest, Sheepshead Bay, Southern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$4,000
By Alison Fullerton, 1 day ago
4 Bed
|
2 Bath
Check Availability
« Back  1   2  Next »

Sheepshead Bay

Located right above Brighten Beach and Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay is about as suburban as it gets in Brooklyn. With a peaceful vibe and plenty of space to spread out, this neighborhood is popular with larger families and long time NYC residents looking to settle down.

Sheepshead Bay Apartments

Sheepshead Bay

Located right above Brighten Beach and Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay is about as suburban as it gets in Brooklyn. With a peaceful vibe and plenty of space to spread out, this neighborhood is popular with larger families and long time NYC residents looking to settle down.

Fun Facts and History of Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay was largely undeveloped for most of the colonial period and even for a point after the American Revolution. However, as the population of the Town of Gravesend expanded, development started in the early 1800’s and Sheepshead Bay was born. By the 1840’s, the area was a popular spot for NYC residents to own a summer home.

The name “Sheepshead” comes from the type of fish that could be found in the bay, which helped make the area a fishing and resort destination. Much of the area became attractive as a permanent residence for people, so single family homes and apartment complexes were constructed to keep up with demand. Soon, horse racing tracks were set up, making Sheepshead Bay a popular gambling destination as well.

New York outlawed horse betting in 1910, forcing the closure of the tracks that made much of the neighborhood popular with tourists. Construction of Coney Island amusement parks only hastened the decline of tourism in the area, making housing prices affordable. This attracted immigrants and refugees fleeing Europe during World War II and cemented the neighborhood’s residential status. Today, Sheepshead Bay isn’t much of a tourist spot, but the locals there have created a life that they can enjoy without having to travel into the busier parts of the city.

Sheepshead Bay Buildings

Several luxury high rises can be found in Sheepshead Bay, especially closer to Coney Island and the water. However, the more inland you go, the more suburban it gets. Many of the single family homes are unattached and two stories. There are several row houses as well, leaving the neighborhood mostly flat.

Atmosphere of Sheepshead Bay

Near the water and Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay can have a bit of a party vibe. It’s not as big as other parts of the city, but this area is popular with people visiting the parks and beaches. It’s not exactly raucous, but it’s not the most calm part of the neighborhood.

The more landlocked parts of the neighborhood are extremely residential. There are some bars and restaurants that provide a nightlife, but this area is mostly home to families. The people who live here do so because it's peaceful, affordable, and out of the way.

Family Score for Sheepshead Bay

This neighborhood is great for families as long as they are in the more landlocked portions. The waterfront areas aren’t dangerous, but they have a resort life that’s hard to ignore. Overall, though, Sheepshead Bay has access to good schools, a hospital, and a ton of space for families big and small. It’s a great area to live in.

Notable Schools in Sheepshead Bay
  • James Madison High School
  • Origins High School
  • IS 98 Bay Academy

Notable Residents of Sheepshead Bay
  • Vince Lombardi: NFL Coach
  • Terry Gross: NPR Host
  • Larry David: Comedian

Transportation Options in Sheepshead Bay

The New York City subway system provides access to sheepshead Bay via the B and Q trains.

Biking in this area is doable, but not very popular. The streets are wide and traffic is light, making for easy navigation. However, Citi Bike docking stations are few and far between and most people prefer to walk or drive.

Driving in Sheepshead is very popular. Most homes come with some parking availability and the traffic is very light until you get close to Coney Island.

Landmarks and Neighborhood Treasures of Sheepshead Bay
  • Madison Subsection
  • Venice Marina
  • Sheepshead Bay Muslim Center

Act Like a Local in Sheepshead Bay
  • One of the best movie theaters in Brooklyn, the Regal UA Sheepshead Bay IMAX and RPX has a ton of movies playing in this state of the art facility.
  • Looking for some great food? Try Opera Cafe Lounge or Pho Vietnam for some amazing bites!
  • Want a cocktail? Check out Tabu Lounge or Penthouse Lounge Bar to quench your thirst.

Read About Sheepshead Bay

Best Places for Christmas Trees in NYC

Learn More About Sheepshead Bay
For those interested, Sheepshead Bay currently has 55 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $1,775 in the lower quartile to $3,200 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is $2,500 or $30 / ft². For those interested in renting a listing in this search area, there are currently 10 studio, 12 one-bedroom, 13 two-bedroom, 17 three-bedroom, and 3 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / ft²
Studio $6,350 $36
1 BR $1,650 $18
2 BR $2,500 $32
3 BR $2,800 $26
4+ BR $3,500 $32

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Sheepshead Bay is located within Kings County, New York. This area currently has 2,606,852 residents in 938,803 households. Out of the total population, 40.12% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this county are currently unmarried and have a median age of 34.5.

When looking at residents older than 25, 25.80% have graduated from high school, 20.68% have a bachelor's degree, and 13.40% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 57.8% and the median income in this county is $50,640.

At least 70.55% of those living in this county rents their homes. Most residents will commute to work by public transportation with an average commute time of 42.0 minutes.

Geographically, Kings County, New York is a part of the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area. This county is currently home to 18,812,161 residents, or 6,707,347 households with a median income of $68,319. the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area residents have a median age of 37.8 and 50.07% are currently renting their homes in the area.

Popular Searches
Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
© 2009 - 2022 RentHop.com™