New York Demographic Data

New York Demographic Summary

  • Population: 19,570,261
  • Area: 54,555.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 47,126.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7,429.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 358.72 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 801.18 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

New York Heat Map by County Population

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New York Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
10,163,200
51.5%
50.8
Male
9,582,050
48.5%
49.2
Total Population
19,745,300
 
 

New York Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,159,020
5.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
1,154,080
5.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
1,144,720
5.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,247,590
6.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,386,280
7.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
2,886,790
14.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,460,280
12.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
2,708,710
13.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
1,342,780
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,224,250
6.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
1,715,040
8.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
874,198
4.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
441,546
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
15,565,900
78.8%
77.2
Female
8,119,420
52.2%
51.3%
Male
7,446,480
47.8%
48.7%
21 Years and over
14,759,600
74.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
3,734,930
18.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
3,030,780
15.3%
15.2
Female
1,737,000
57.3%
55.8%
Male
1,293,780
42.7%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

New York Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
19,128,400
96.9% 
96.8
White
12,530,500
63.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
3,080,530
15.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
73,052
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
1,668,040
8.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
368,559
1.9% 
1.2
Chinese
717,443
3.6% 
1.3
Filipino
113,322
0.6% 
0.9
Japanese
40,329
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
128,657
0.7% 
0.4
Vietnamese
33,050
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
266,676
1.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
9,236
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,455
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,227
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,021
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
4,533
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,767,110
8.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
616,861
3.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3,747,610
19.0% 
17.8
Mexican
509,432
2.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
1,081,110
5.5% 
1.7
Cuban
70,947
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,086,120
10.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
15,997,700
81.0% 
82.2

New York Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
865,976
6.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,002,320
7.3% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,574,810
26.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
2,150,860
15.8% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
1,191,820
8.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
2,749,620
20.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
2,118,190
15.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,868,296
13.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
11,785,300
86.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
4,867,810
35.6%
31.2

New York Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
6,319,290
38.8%
33.7
Now Married
7,176,000
44.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,428,360
8.8%
11.0
Separated
403,536
2.5%
2.0
Widowed
960,277
5.9%
5.8

New York Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
12,816,500
69.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
5,769,760
31.0%
21.6%
Spanish
2,818,030
15.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,642,150
8.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
965,918
5.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
343,661
1.8%
1.1%

New York Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
543,763
7.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
352,029
4.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
649,734
9.0%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
613,666
8.5%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
803,215
11.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,134,760
15.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
864,777
12.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,078,900
15.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
521,545
7.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
646,674
9.0%
6.4
Median household income
62,909
 
57,617
Per capita income
35,534
 
31,128

New York Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
61,159
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
935,384
9.8%
9.8
Construction
532,751
5.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,588,720
27.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
764,623
8.0%
6.6
Information
273,141
2.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
571,646
6.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
475,263
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,113,870
11.7%
11.4
Public administration
442,217
4.7%
4.6
Retail trade
1,014,960
10.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
500,780
5.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
228,960
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
686,055
7.2%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
3,829,000
40.3%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
879,067
9.2%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
2,193,260
23.1%
23.3
Service occupations
1,916,080
20.2%
18.1

New York Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
9,291,560
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,888,040
52.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
606,605
6.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,636,850
28.4%
5.1
Walked
577,983
6.2%
2.7
Other means
181,866
2.0%
1.8
Worked at home
400,213
4.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
33.4
 
26.6

New York Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,091,730
29.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
2,376,400
33.0%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,868,950
25.9%
37.1
3 or more
871,974
12.1%
21.0

New York Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,209,050
87.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
3,841,170
53.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
3,367,880
46.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,022,980
12.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

New York Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
8,232,040
1 room
358,834
4.4%
2.4
2 rooms
300,858
3.7%
2.7
3 rooms
1,237,960
15.0%
9.1
4 rooms
1,543,940
18.8%
16.5
5 rooms
1,357,130
16.5%
19.8
6 rooms
1,213,560
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
836,011
10.2%
12.0
8 rooms
609,836
7.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
773,918
9.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

New York Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
8,232,040
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
3,436,830
41.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
406,772
4.9%
5.9
2-units
864,480
10.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
583,094
7.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
430,914
5.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
350,152
4.3%
4.4
20 or more units
1,968,500
23.9%
9.0
Mobile home
188,494
2.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,808
0.0%
0.1

New York Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,678,320
32.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
685,689
8.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,202,300
14.6%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,017,960
12.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
805,485
9.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
634,844
7.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
503,176
6.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

New York Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
4,227,420
58.6%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
273,838
3.8%
4.7
Electricity
860,856
11.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,540,790
21.4%
4.8
Coal or coke
19,268
0.3%
0.1
Wood
126,890
1.8%
1.9
Solar energy
6,535
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
79,479
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
73,979
1.0%
1.1

New York Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,348,390
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
24,490
1.0%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
282,442
12.0%
1.9%
$500 to $999
307,641
13.1%
41.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
328,383
14.0%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
371,942
15.8%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
457,301
19.5%
28.3%
$3,000 or more
576,193
24.5%
1.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
954,792
40.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
345,414
14.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
242,553
10.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
175,175
7.5%
7.0%
35.0% or more
618,551
26.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
11,907
0.0%
0.0%

New York Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,247,790 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
931,536
28.7%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
549,035
16.9%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
246,747
7.6%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
117,310
3.6%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
163,648
5.0%
1.8%
$500 to $999
871,956
26.8%
41.0%
Less than $500
367,557
11.3%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
120,095
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,194
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
434,181
13.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
364,057
11.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
363,846
11.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
332,366
10.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
292,608
9.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
1,383,460
43.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
197,370
0.0%
0.0%

New York Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,841,170
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
175,290
4.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
400,273
10.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
428,147
11.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
376,812
9.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
528,298
13.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
909,774
23.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
752,947
19.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
269,629
7.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
302,400
 
205,000
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