About the Flatbush Nostrand Junction

Learn more about the Flatbush Junction neighborhood and the opportunities it offers.

About 350,000 people live within a 1.5 mile radius of the Junction, that spend $3 billion/ year on goods & services

Well Educated Community

43% of residents age 25 and older have a college education or higher. 39% are high school graduates or have some college education.

Nationally Recognized Institution

Brooklyn College named one of the best-value colleges in the US by Forbes magazine has over 19,000 students + Faculty

Dynamic Consumer Base

Strong market for retailers focused on young families. 42% of residents are of ages 20 – 50 years with a median age of 36.

Flatbush is also one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Brooklyn, although a large percentage of its residents are of Caribbean descent, many other heritages and ethnicities are represented in the area, including African-American, Jewish, Middle Eastern and Chinese Americans.

The corridor also serves Brooklyn College’s diverse body of students, faculty and staff. It’s no wonder the neighborhood is attracting new residents from across the five boroughs!

Come Away to Flatbush


1.5 Sq Mile Residents


Students + Faculty


Median Household income

Attractive & Diverse Housing

The area has many four and five-story brick apartment buildings, but also boasts a few high rises. One gem of Flatbush is its Victorian row houses and Colonial revival homes on the tree-lined streets both east and west of Flatbush Avenue.

Popular Commercial Cooridor

The commercial vacancy rate is approximately 6%. The Flatbush Nostrand Junction is a busy commercial corridor that attracts shoppers from many Brooklyn Neighborhoods

Centralized & Easy-to-Acess

The Junction sits on three major thoroughfares — Flatbush Avenue, Nostrand Avenue and Avenue H– and serves transfer point for two subway lines, seven bus lines and several private “dollar” vans.
Come Home to a Community and Commercial District

The three-way intersection known as “the Junction” has been transformed into a large mall with various conveniences and retail options.

See What’s Going on in the Junction

Learn how the BID supports Business Owners

Get support for your small business or future venture.

Events in the Junction and throughout Brooklyn