Kings County, NY Demographic Data

Kings County, NY Summary

Kings County is located in New York
  • Population: 2,565,635
  • Area: 96.92 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 70.82 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 26.10 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 26,472.22 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 22.97 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Kings County, NY Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,382,000
53%
50.8
Male
1,247,150
47%
49.2
Total Population
2,629,150
 
323,128,000

Kings County, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
194,313
7.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
171,648
6.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
151,580
5.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
145,070
5.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
175,001
6.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
483,666
18.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
365,561
13.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
317,714
12.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
148,949
5.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
141,963
5.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
190,272
7.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
95,936
3.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
47,477
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,019,760
76.8%
77.2
Female
1,084,150
53.7%
51.3
Male
935,615
46.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,938,010
73.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
415,126
15.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
333,685
12.7%
15.2
Female
197,995
59.3%
55.8
Male
135,690
40.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Kings County, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,549,460
97.0% 
96.8
White
1,124,160
42.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
861,749
32.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
8,714
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
315,850
12.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
31,883
1.2% 
1.2
Chinese
210,801
8.0% 
1.3
Filipino
9,467
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
5,893
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
7,028
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
3,338
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
47,440
1.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,402
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
237,591
9.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
79,689
3.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
505,183
19.2% 
17.8
Mexican
104,684
4.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
153,347
5.8% 
1.7
Cuban
9,356
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
237,796
9.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,123,970
80.8% 
82.2

Kings County, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
159,612
8.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
176,092
9.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
450,548
25.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
242,623
13.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
110,678
6.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
394,279
22.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
257,706
14.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
335,704
18.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,455,834
81.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
651,985
36.4%
31.2

Kings County, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
951,771
45.1%
33.7%
Now Married
835,884
39.6%
47.5
Divorced
147,269
7.0%
11.0%
Separated
65,841
3.1%
2.0
Widowed
110,844
5.2
5.8%

Kings County, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,321,230
54.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,113,610
45.7%
21.6%
Spanish
387,296
15.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
427,391
17.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
211,916
8.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
87,005
3.6%
1.1%

Kings County, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
100,789
10.7%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
55,450
5.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
94,827
10.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
80,969
8.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
103,595
11.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
139,870
14.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
106,682
11.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
129,803
13.8%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
59,452
6.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
70,434
7.5%
6.4
Median household income
55,150
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,526
 
31,128

Kings County, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,652
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
132,316
10.7%
9.8
Construction
61,029
4.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
343,682
27.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
91,995
7.4%
6.6
Information
55,855
4.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
41,850
3.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
62,928
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
170,387
13.8%
11.4
Public administration
46,946
3.8%
4.6
Retail trade
121,815
9.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
78,661
6.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
27,863
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
75,022
6.1%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
508,631
41.1%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
105,026
8.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
266,596
21.6%
23.3%
Service occupations
281,704
22.8%
18.1%

Kings County, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,206,980
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
216,534
17.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
50,072
4.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
746,219
61.8%
5.1
Walked
102,027
8.5%
2.7
Other means
34,803
2.9%
1.8
Worked at home
57,324
4.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
42.8
 
26.6

Kings County, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
521,350
55.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
325,518
34.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
78,770
8.4%
37.1
3 or more
16,233
1.7%
21.0

Kings County, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
941,871
91.3%
87.6
Owner Occupied
277,746
29.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
664,125
70.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
89,254
8.7%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.1
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Kings County, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,031,120
1 room
58,185
5.6%
2.4
2 rooms
49,269
4.8%
2.7
3 rooms
240,581
23.3%
9.1
4 rooms
295,589
28.7%
16.5
5 rooms
190,514
18.5%
19.8
6 rooms
89,506
8.7%
17.8
7 rooms
36,833
3.6%
12.0
8 rooms
24,889
2.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
45,759
4.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Kings County, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,031,120
 
 
1-unit, detached
56,086
5.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
88,769
8.6%
5.9
2-units
184,218
17.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
168,494
16.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
114,970
11.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
59,010
5.7%
4.4
20 or more units
357,055
34.6%
9.0
Mobile home
1,795
0.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
728
0.1%
0.1

Kings County, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
518,808
50.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
97,264
9.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
111,681
10.8%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
104,631
10.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
56,129
5.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
31,440
3.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
31,030
3.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
57,487
5.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
17,108
1.7%
2.8%
2014 or later
5,547
0.5%
1.4%

Kings County, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
735,112
78.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
20,342
2.2%
4.7
Electricity
71,538
7.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
88,618
9.4%
4.8
Coal or coke
398
0.0%
0.1
Wood
529
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
165
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
10,358
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
14,811
1.6%
1.1

Kings County, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
170,044
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
775
0.5%
1.6%
$500 to $999
6,991
4.1%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
16,340
9.6%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
20,766
12.2%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
28,120
16.5%
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
28,691
16.9%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
68,361
40.2%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
49,850
29.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
20,010
11.9%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,974
10.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,512
7.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
69,431
41.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
1,267
0.0%
0.0%

Kings County, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
646,168 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
27,265
4.2%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
28,435
4.4%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
56,856
8.8%
4.4%
Less than $500
68,568
10.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
107,520
16.6%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
141,717
21.9%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
215,807
33.4%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
17,957
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,343
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
82,526
13.1%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
67,034
10.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
74,670
11.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
63,892
10.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
58,350
9.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
283,541
45.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
34,112
0.0%
0.0%

Kings County, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
277,746
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
5,166
1.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,436
1.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,789
1.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,852
1.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
16,084
5.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
55,757
20.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
118,420
42.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
69,242
24.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
667,000
 
205,000
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