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
1,386,160
53%
50.8
Male
1,250,570
47%
49.2
Total Population
2,636,740
 
321,419,000

Kings County, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
199,812
7.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
165,652
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
154,729
5.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
147,020
5.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
183,369
7.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
481,134
18.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
366,974
13.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
321,483
12.2% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
155,941
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
134,466
5.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
184,484
7.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
96,635
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
45,036
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,024,340
76.8%
77.1
Female
1,086,050
53.6%
51.4
Male
938,284
46.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
1,934,250
73.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
401,727
15.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
326,155
12.4%
14.9
Female
193,580
59.4%
55.9
Male
132,575
40.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Kings County, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,568,880
97.4% 
96.9
White
1,143,420
43.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
861,059
32.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
10,021
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
319,263
12.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
31,083
1.2% 
1.2
Chinese
211,145
8.0% 
1.3
Filipino
11,238
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
5,024
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
8,054
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
3,849
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
48,870
1.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
375
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
234,735
8.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
67,860
2.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
513,242
19.5% 
17.6
Mexican
107,061
4.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
166,235
6.3% 
1.7
Cuban
6,723
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
233,223
8.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,123,490
80.5% 
82.4

Kings County, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
174,558
9.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
172,914
9.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
455,841
25.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
242,152
13.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
109,596
6.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
383,350
21.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
247,742
13.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
347,472
19.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,438,681
80.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
631,092
35.4%
30.6

Kings County, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
938,590
44.3%
33.5%
Now Married
842,822
39.8%
47.5
Divorced
155,370
7.3%
11.0%
Separated
66,132
3.1%
2.1
Widowed
113,628
5.4
5.8%

Kings County, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,299,520
53.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,137,400
46.7%
21.5%
Spanish
399,775
16.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
449,392
18.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
216,909
8.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
71,328
2.9%
1.0%

Kings County, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
101,679
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
59,907
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
101,480
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
90,030
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
105,797
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
145,607
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
99,181
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
120,130
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
55,037
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
61,328
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
51,141
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,898
 
29,979

Kings County, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,665
0.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
128,767
10.5%
9.8
Construction
60,646
4.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
352,328
28.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
90,148
7.3%
6.5
Information
52,283
4.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
41,357
3.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
69,733
5.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
163,981
13.3%
11.3
Public administration
46,053
3.7%
4.6
Retail trade
115,564
9.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
79,832
6.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
26,235
2.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
75,708
6.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
501,757
40.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
105,085
8.6%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
258,271
21.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
287,771
23.4%
18.0%

Kings County, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,198,670
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
219,621
18.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
47,810
4.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
742,828
62.0%
5.2
Walked
107,666
9.0%
2.8
Other means
32,133
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
48,609
4.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
42.0
 
26.0

Kings County, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
530,841
56.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
313,529
33.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
78,473
8.3%
37.2
3 or more
17,333
1.8%
20.3

Kings County, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
940,176
91.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
270,013
28.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
670,163
71.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
85,639
8.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Kings County, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,025,820
1 room
59,187
5.8%
2.3
2 rooms
53,913
5.3%
2.5
3 rooms
248,163
24.2%
9.0
4 rooms
300,561
29.3%
16.6
5 rooms
173,089
16.9%
20.0
6 rooms
90,156
8.8%
17.9
7 rooms
39,047
3.8%
12.1
8 rooms
22,436
2.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
39,263
3.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 

Kings County, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,025,820
 
 
1-unit, detached
50,026
4.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
86,546
8.4%
5.8
2-units
190,362
18.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
176,110
17.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
108,529
10.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
57,100
5.6%
4.6
20 or more units
355,373
34.6%
8.8
Mobile home
1,264
0.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
505
0.0%
0.1

Kings County, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
536,205
52.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
85,022
8.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
111,203
10.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
104,327
10.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
54,825
5.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
30,229
2.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
29,108
2.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
57,408
5.6%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
16,110
1.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,378
0.1%
0.5%

Kings County, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
725,779
77.2%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
16,452
1.7%
4.7
Electricity
67,069
7.1%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
102,981
11.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
347
0.0%
0.1
Wood
515
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
269
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
10,241
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
16,523
1.8%
1.2

Kings County, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
167,425
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
671
0.4%
1.5%
$500 to $999
8,335
5.0%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
13,956
8.3%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
21,727
13.0%
20.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
28,700
17.1%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
28,979
17.3%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
65,057
38.9%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
46,016
27.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,497
10.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,326
9.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,470
7.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
74,131
44.5%
22.3%
Not Computed
985
NR
NR

Kings County, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
650,983 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
23,531
3.6%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
23,855
3.7%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
51,027
7.8%
4.1%
Less than $500
79,051
12.1%
11.0%
$500 to $999
119,433
18.3%
42.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
127,357
19.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
226,729
34.8%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
19,180
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,283
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
76,704
12.1%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
71,789
11.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
71,908
11.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
69,722
11.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
60,110
9.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
281,464
44.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
38,466
NR
NR

Kings County, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
270,013
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
4,756
1.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,825
1.0%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,794
1.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,869
1.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
16,526
6.1%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
59,736
22.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
121,576
45.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
54,931
20.3%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
638,500
 
194,500
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