Welcome to DUMBO

A canvas of culture, creativity, and condominium chic in Brooklyn
Dive into a neighborhood brimming with innovation and artistic flair. DUMBO, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, marries the old-world charm of cobblestone streets with a fresh, hip vibe. This corner of Brooklyn combines creativity, entrepreneurship, and urban luxury blend effortlessly. With its transformative ambiance, DUMBO invites you to wander through its stylish, unconventional architecture and engage in its vibrant community spirit. The transformation of this neighborhood into an enclave of style and contemporary allure is as remarkable as its breathtaking views and multifaceted culture.
In the spaces where warehouses once stood now rise luxurious condominiums, cool cafes, and art galleries that ignite the imagination. The neighborhood celebrates a blend of the past and the future, fostering a community where everyone from tech nerds to artists feels at home. Wander beneath the majestic arcs of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, and you’ll find a symphony of curated public art and architectural brilliance that echoes the neighborhood's distinctive character.

What to Love

  • Captivating views that redefine Brooklyn living
  • Community events infusing vibrancy and neighborhood camaraderie
  • Luxurious condos offering spacious living compared to Manhattan coops
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, a bastion of urban outdoor splendor
  • A dynamic blend of public art and innovative architecture

Local Lifestyle

Embrace a lifestyle punctuated by artistic expressions and architectural marvels. DUMBO’s streets are galleries, displaying a fusion of public art and groundbreaking architecture that transform ordinary walks into extraordinary adventures. The neighborhood fosters an environment where creativity doesn’t just live in galleries but breathes into the very fabric of the community. The architectural panorama and the curated artworks gracing public spaces collectively narrate the contemporary tale of DUMBO's renaissance, making living here a perpetual exploration of style and innovation.

Dining and Entertainment

Indulge in a delightful variety of dining and entertainment options that DUMBO generously offers. Time Out Market is your gateway to a diverse shopping wonderland filled with an eclectic assortment of boutiques and artisanal food stalls. It promises a dynamic atmosphere where you can savor unexpected finds and delectable culinary treasures, curating an unparalleled shopping experience.
For a cozy yet chic dining ambiance, visit Superfine. This culinary gem promises a blend of modern atmosphere with a menu that’s a delightful fusion of tantalizing flavors, ensuring that every dining experience is memorable and leaves a lasting impression of culinary artistry.
Coffee lovers will find solace in Devocion, a coffee sanctuary with a lush atmosphere and freshly roasted single-origin Colombian coffees. It’s a journey through rich, distinct flavors, ensuring each visit is a memorable experience.
Looking for vibrant nightlife? 68 Jay Street Bar offers an intimate atmosphere, exquisite craft cocktails, and a delightful menu that complements a night of relaxation and adventure. For a touch of dynamic entertainment and a warm dining atmosphere, Dawn's Til Dusk sets the stage with its lively ambiance and delightful menu.

Things to Do

DUMBO is a treasure trove of activities and experiences that captivate the heart and ignite the imagination. Spend an enchanting evening at St. Ann's Warehouse, a hub of transformative performances that echo creativity and theatrical brilliance. From innovative theater productions to inspiring concerts, it’s a crucible of cultural richness.
Engage in a delightful visual experience at various photo exhibitions around the neighborhood. Capture the essence of DUMBO’s vibrancy at the Manhattan Bridge, one of the top Instagram spots in NYC, where photography enthusiasts flock to capture the magical interplay of urban architecture and natural brilliance. Explore open studios, dive into captivating art by Craig Anthony Miller, and let the neighborhood’s creative brilliance unfold before your eyes through its diverse array of artistic expressions.


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Overview for Dumbo, NY

5,206 people live in Dumbo, where the median age is 34.3 and the average individual income is $124,506.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

34.3 years

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Around Dumbo, NY

There's plenty to do around Dumbo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Rider's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Red Stache, A-N-E Cafe, and The Victoria Napolitano Group.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.25 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.67 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.21 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.01 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.55 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Dumbo, NY

Dumbo has 2,062 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dumbo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.83 / 53.17%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Dumbo, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Dumbo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Dock Street School For Steam Studies
6th - 8th
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