East Brooklyn renters looking for the least expensive areas to rent should look for the areas towards the red end of the spectrum on the rent cost map. Those who don't mind paying for high-end and luxury apartments should seek out apartments in the purple and dark green areas.

Ozone Park, NY map (which includes East Brooklyn) of rent costs by neighborhood

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On average, the cost of rent in East Brooklyn is about $1,401 per month. This puts it in the 42nd percentile compared to the city average cost of rent, which is $1,670. Households in East Brooklyn have a median income of $3,648 per month so the average renter in East Brooklyn is spending roughly 38% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in East Brooklyn, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in East Brooklyn is $664,965 right now, which is lower than neighborhoods nearby, meaning that rents in East Brooklyn also tend to be lower versus these nearby neighborhoods.

Higher rent prices are common in the northwestern parts of East Brooklyn while lower rent rates are often available in southern areas.

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