Market Overview for Quarter 4, 2020
Median Sale Price
No. of Transactions
Brooklyn Median Sale Price
In Quarter 4, the median home sale price in Clinton Hill was $835K, a 15% increase year-over-year. A total of 37 properties changed hands, representing a 21% contraction compared to the same month last year. The median price per square foot as of Quarter 4 was $875, a -3% YoY change. In Brooklyn, the median home sale price was $777K.
Clinton Hill Neighborhood Map
Variety is the name of the game in residential Clinton Hill, which features 19th-century homes, converted lofts, Victorian row houses, and one and two-bedroom homes. Many architectural styles are represented, several bus lines run through the neighborhood, and both the C and G subways have stations here. Walking and biking are a dream on the wide tree-lined streets.
Top most expensive neighborhoods in Brooklyn
Clinton Hill median price compared with other neighborhoods in Brooklyn
Clinton Hill property values are on the higher-end for neighborhoods in Brooklyn .
Clinton Hill median price compared with all the neighborhoods in Brooklyn
|Neighborhood||Borough||Median Sale Price|
|Columbia Street Waterfront District||Brooklyn||$1,217,500|
|Prospect Park South||Brooklyn||$760,000|
|Prospect - Lefferts Gardens||Brooklyn||$677,750|
|Old Mill Basin||Brooklyn||$600,000|
|East New York||Brooklyn||$537,500|
Residential Properties Sold in Clinton Hill
|Property Type||Median sale price||Y-o-Y||Median sale price/sqft||Y-o-Y||Transactions|
The median house sale price in Clinton Hill in Quarter 4 was $2.3M, down 23% year-over-year. Conversely, median condo prices in Clinton Hill trended up 9% year-over-year to $1.4M. Median coop sale price in Clinton Hill were $725K, a change of 19% year-over-year.
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Clinton Hill Neighborhood Guide
Clinton Hill is a Brooklyn neighborhood well known for its diversity of restaurants, homes, and activities. Residents run the gamut from students at Pratt Institute to ambitious professionals. It's an artsy neighborhood, but not overly so. It's laidback, but there's plenty to do. With wood-frame homes next to brownstones next to mansions, there's a real 19th century feel on one street while a modern aesthetic will pop up a block over. In short, Clinton Hill offers a little of everything.
Architecture and landmarks
Architecturally, it's impossible to pin Clinton Hill down to one style. There is a real mix here, complete with wood-frame homes built before the civil war, carriage houses, midrise apartment buildings, mansions, brownstones, and newly built three-, four-, and five-story brick row houses. Some homes are brand new, others are vintage but well maintained, while others need some TLC. There's a lot of history here, so it's no surprise that landmarks abound. The Clinton Hill Historic District has been on the National Register of Historic Places since the mid `80s, and includes mansions on Clinton Avenue, which were built in the 1870s and `80s, as well as the Beaux-Arts row houses nearby. There's also St. Mary's Episcopal Church, built in 1859, and Mechanics Temple, built in 1889, along with a host of other historic properties including Gothic Revival homes, Italianate brick homes, pre-war row houses, and true mansions.
The New York subway has two lines to Clinton Hill: the F and G. They service mostly a working crowd and are dark on the weekend. Bus services run along Court, Smith and 9th Streets. Midtown Manhattan is a half-hour ride away.
PS 11 is one of the best performing public elementary schools in Clinton Hill, and was chosen as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2014. P.S. 20 offers a French dual-language program for kids in K - 2nd grade, and the Academy of Arts and Letters has about 500 students ranging from K to 8th grade. There are also charter schools, including Community Partnership, Compass, Community Roots, and Success Academy Fort Greene.
Though there isn't a hospital in Clinton Hill, the Brooklyn Hospital Center is located in nearby Fort Greene, and New York Methodist Hospital, located in Park Slope, is fairly close by as well. There are a few private practices in the neighborhood but many residents travel to neighboring areas for medical care.
Clinton Hill is located in the 88th Precinct of the New York City Police Department, which has an annual average of 18.06 reported crimes per 1,000 residents. This is higher than most neighborhoods in Brooklyn but about average when compared to New York City as a whole.
Things to do
Clinton Hill is very near Fort Green Park, and residents of this neighborhood often head over there for the farmer's market every Sunday, to check out the playgrounds, or to take advantage of the running loop. Favorite grocers in Clinton Hill include the Greene Hill Food Co-op, Mr. Melon, which has different produce sales every week, and Fresh Fanatic, which is geared toward health-conscious Brooklynites. Along Myrtle Avenue there are a number of salons, barber shops, pet shops, a bike shop, numerous coffee shops, a wine bar, and Peck's, which has specialty groceries and pre-prepared single meals.
Finch, which has a Michelin star and serves what they call "seasonal American food," is one of the most popular restaurants in all of Brooklyn. For recreation, residents of all ages attend classes and / or performances at the Brooklyn Studios for Dance, located in a former church.
Clinton Hill is home to a branch of the Brooklyn Library, and Underwood Park Playground, located right across the street from the Clinton-Washington train station, has three huge play areas, plenty of benches and picnic tables, and has sprinklers going all summer long.