If you’re looking for a peaceful Halloween then there is one Brooklyn neighborhood that you want to avoid.
An analysis released by StreetEasy Tuesday examining the volume and types of 311 complaints during Halloween weekend over the last two years to find out where the city’s “Halloween partiers typically wreak the most havoc” shows that Gowanus ranks number one for the rowdiest neighborhood.
The complaints included in the analysis were not only “noise,” but also “overflowing litter basket,” “urinating in public,” “disorderly youth,” “dirty condition,” “unsanitary condition — garbage/recycling storage,” “sanitation condition — street cond/dump-out/drop-off,” according to StreetEasy’s blog.
Gowanus led the list with about 31 out of 10,000 people filing 311 complaints during Halloween weekends in 2013 and 2014, which is 10 times the city average, according to StreetEasy.
The real estate site commented on Gowanus’ development in recent years in its report on the 311 complaints, citing its spike in real estate prices as it becomes more residential.
“Halloween weekend aside, Gowanus’ industrial origin has helped the area evolve into a popular artist and music venue hub in Brooklyn. It’s also seen quite a spike in population as the neighborhood turns more residential.”
Rounding out the top five were several upscale Manhattan neighborhoods: Nolita, Midtown, Soho and Flatiron. Overall, many of the rowdiest neighborhoods were in the midtown and downtown areas of Manhattan, with the borough having 15 of the top 20 rowdiest Halloween neighborhoods in the city.
The neighborhoods with the least Halloween 311 complaints, however, were all in the outer-boroughs. Coming in number one was Flushing, Queens, followed by Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn; Canarsie, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; and Forest Hills, Queens.
Queens was one of the quietest boroughs on Halloween, and had only one neighborhood — Long Island City — on the top 20 list, coming in at number 19.
Check out the interactive map below to see how your neighborhood ranks in Halloween rowdiness: