Northern Crown Heights Doubled Its White Population In A Decade

Newly-released census data confirms what many in Crown Heights already knew: the neighborhood is rapidly gentrifying.

Across North and South Crown Heights, the neighborhood’s Black population declined by 18,750 people between 2010 and 2020, according to newly released data from last year’s census.

The neighborhood lost nearly 19,000 Black residents and gained about 15,000 white residents from 2010 and 2020, new census data shows.

A rent-regulated housing complex in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, on July 29, 2020 in New York City. (Scott Heins/Getty Images) CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Newly-released census […]


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