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Dumbo By The Numbers

Live. Work. Experience. And the data to back it up. 

Welcome to Dumbo

Dumbo At A Glance

The birthplace of packaged coffee and the cardboard box, home to Jane's Carousel, 85 acres of parkland, and seven pizzerias – Dumbo is a bustling, charming, mixed-use neighborhood with incredible waterfront views.

Dumbo is:

  • 25 square blocks.
  • % commercial.
  • % residential.

A Place to Call Home

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Housing

Number of Residential Units (2020): 2,942
Homeowner Vacancy Rate (2020): 0%
Rental Vacancy Rate (2020): 7.6%
Median Sale Price (2022): $2,033,000
Median Sale Price, per square foot (2022): $1,693


Dumbo Family Game Time
Household Demographics

Residents (2020): 5,975 People
Median Household Income (2020): $210,385
Median Age (2020): 34.5 years
Residents with Bachelors Degree or Higher (2020): 91.8%
Residents with Graduate Degree (2020): 43.17%

Over 1,000 Businesses and Growing!

Flocabulary Office
Tech Triangle

Total Commercial Square Footage (2022): 6 million
Average Rent per square foot: $53.03
Retail Storefronts: 125+
Employees (2019): 12,148
Office Buildings: 15
Creative and Tech Companies in Dumbo: 1,000 +
Total Economic Impact of Tech Triangle, estimated by 2020:  $10.7 Billion

Over 5.8 million trips to and fro!

York Subway Train
The Subway- 3,626,119 Trips

F Train | York Street, Annual Ridership in 2021: 1.56 Million
A/C Train | High Street / Brooklyn Bridge, Annual Ridership 2021: 1.4 Million
2/3 Train | Clark Street, Annual Ridership 2021: 667,841


Nyc Ferry
The Ferry- 472,900 Trips

2022 Ridership (to and from Dumbo)

Average Daily Ridership Weekday: 1,583
Average Daily Ridership Weekend: 2,843


Citi Bike Front Jay Street
CitiBike- 340,392 Trips

Ridership (to and from Dumbo)

Sands/ Jay: 24,760
Adams/ Prospect: 14,262
Front/Jay: 39,107
Jay/York: 48,648
Old Fulton: 52,034
Dock/Front: 28,357
Front/Gold: 26,151
Front/Washington: 73,775
Water/ Main: 12,268
Bridge/ Water: 4,968


B25 Bus
The Bus- 1,449,862 Trips

Ridership on the B25 (Dumbo to East New York)

Average Weekday Ridership: 4,534
Average Weekend Ridership: 5,460


Fun and Games in DUMBO

Brooklyn Bridge Park Nyfest 2018 Soccer
Brooklyn Bridge Park

Annual Programming Participants: 261,000+
Average Weekday Visitors: 43,000
Average Weekend Visitors: 115,000
Summer Visitors (Labour Day to Memorial Day): 5 million
Most Used Entrance: Fulton Street (30%)
Acres of Parkland: 85


Bk Bridge Plaza Photoville
Dumbo is Culture

Art Walls: 8
Art Galleries: 20
Artist Studios: 170
Art Classes and Residencies: 6
Amount for Downtown Brooklyn+Dumbo Art Fund: $600,00
Number of video art exhibits projected onto the Manhattan Bridge: 91
Photographs Featured in "At Home Heroes": 150
Participating Artists in Annual Shop the Studios Event: 36
Open Culture Streets: 2
Annual Events in 2022: the 8th Annual Live at the Archway series, the 8th Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, the 5th Annual Brooklyn Brujeria Festival, and the 11th Annual Photoville Festival.


190622 Yang Dumbo Anniversary Party 7
Fun facts!

Episodes of Gotham filmed in the Archway: 5
Horses and Carriages at Jane's Carousel: 48 horses and 2 carriages
Brooklyn Public Library Branches: 1
Pizza-Serving Restaurants: 6
Pedestrian Plazas: 2
Days of Open Streets: 260
Percent of Restaurants in Open Restaurants Program: 96%


Doe Fund 14
Neighborhood Services

Blocks with Sanitation Services: 128
Trash Bags Collected: 56,900
Tons of Trash Collected: 409.7