Homecrest is a neighborhood situated in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It borders Kings Highway to the north, Avenue X to the south, Coney Island Avenue to the west, and Ocean Avenue to the east. Homecrest uses the ZIP Code, 11229. The area is served by Brooklyn Community Board 15. and policed by the NYPD’s 61st Precinct.
The community has traditionally been home to a large Italian population and has also experienced an influx of people from Latin America, China, Israel, Syria,Russia, and other former Eastern-bloc nations and from South Asia.