Brooklyn is a New York City borough situated on the southern part of the city with coastlines facing the Upper Bay, Lower Bay, and Jamaica Bay. The district is located west of Queens, south of Manhattan across the East River, and west of Staten Island across the New York Harbor.
The highly-urbanized neighborhoods of Brooklyn are home to an estimated 2.6 million residents. Families living in the area typically reside in apartment units that vary significantly in design, price, amenities, and more. Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs and is an ideal bedroom community with a variety of affordable housing options available to buyers and renters. More than half of the working population of Brooklyn work outside the district. Excellent transportation options such as major highways and subways connect the borough to the primary business sectors of the city.
There are many attractions available to families living in the community as well as tourists and visitors. The New York City Aquarium which is in the southernmost region of the borough. There are also various public parks, museums, shopping malls, restaurants, and other places to visit. These include the Coney Island Amusement Park, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the Brooklyn Bridge Park, and many more.