New York, NY Demographic Data

New York, NY Summary

New York is located in Kings County in New York
  • Population: 8,336,697
  • Area: 468.48 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 302.64 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 165.84 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 17,795.05 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 82.35 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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New York, NY Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
4,468,710
52%
50.8
Male
4,081,700
48%
49.2
Total Population
8,550,400
 
321,419,000

New York, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
569,712
6.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
482,350
5.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
471,932
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
469,766
5.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
608,130
7.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,526,720
17.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,186,890
13.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,118,840
13.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
523,518
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
465,037
5.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
635,453
7.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
337,914
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
154,144
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
6,745,760
78.9%
77.1
Female
3,584,770
53.1%
51.4
Male
3,160,990
46.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
6,443,940
75.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,389,260
16.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,127,510
13.2%
14.9
Female
667,501
59.2%
55.9
Male
460,010
40.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

New York, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
8,266,220
96.7% 
96.9
White
3,639,910
42.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
2,055,140
24.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
35,617
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
1,205,320
14.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
236,856
2.8% 
1.2
Chinese
574,886
6.7% 
1.3
Filipino
78,665
0.9% 
0.9
Japanese
23,850
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
96,837
1.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
13,865
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
180,362
2.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,864
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
598
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
270
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
298
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
698
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,328,370
15.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
284,183
3.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,485,120
29.1% 
17.6
Mexican
355,920
4.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
695,253
8.1% 
1.7
Cuban
41,565
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,392,390
16.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
6,065,280
70.9% 
82.4

New York, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
595,083
10.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
540,939
9.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,422,090
23.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
832,377
14.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
366,329
6.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,301,870
21.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
889,823
15.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,136,022
19.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
4,812,489
81.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,191,693
36.9%
30.6

New York, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,107,780
44.2%
33.5%
Now Married
2,768,310
39.4%
47.5
Divorced
559,794
8.0%
11.0%
Separated
219,685
3.1%
2.1
Widowed
370,846
5.3
5.8%

New York, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,034,390
50.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
3,946,300
49.4%
21.5%
Spanish
1,963,630
24.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,055,000
13.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
712,486
8.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
215,182
2.7%
1.0%

New York, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
317,207
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
182,131
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
315,416
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
272,190
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
345,604
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
487,722
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
329,288
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
414,731
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
196,003
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
268,855
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
55,752
 
55,775
Per capita income
34,396
 
29,979

New York, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
5,114
0.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
462,323
11.3%
9.8
Construction
206,333
5.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,086,820
26.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
380,641
9.3%
6.5
Information
154,113
3.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
139,344
3.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
224,440
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
547,981
13.4%
11.3
Public administration
148,736
3.6%
4.6
Retail trade
385,657
9.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
258,942
6.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
91,898
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
253,133
6.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,664,200
40.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
346,644
8.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
895,026
21.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
933,334
22.8%
18.0%

New York, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
3,992,610
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
871,241
21.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
176,934
4.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,275,300
57.0%
5.2
Walked
403,211
10.1%
2.8
Other means
107,428
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
158,497
4.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
41.0
 
26.0

New York, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,705,210
54.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
986,356
31.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
345,119
11.0%
37.2
3 or more
92,464
3.0%
20.3

New York, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,129,150
90.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
989,902
31.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,139,240
68.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
318,831
9.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
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

New York, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,447,980
1 room
259,610
7.5%
2.3
2 rooms
206,993
6.0%
2.5
3 rooms
864,196
25.1%
9.0
4 rooms
899,213
26.1%
16.6
5 rooms
569,504
16.5%
20.0
6 rooms
318,885
9.2%
17.9
7 rooms
138,572
4.0%
12.1
8 rooms
78,036
2.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
112,969
3.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 

New York, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,447,980
 
 
1-unit, detached
314,150
9.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
231,540
6.7%
5.8
2-units
463,156
13.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
339,357
9.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
228,461
6.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
209,432
6.1%
4.6
20 or more units
1,654,230
48.0%
8.8
Mobile home
5,096
0.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,553
0.1%
0.1

New York, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,427,520
41.4%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
353,873
10.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
452,264
13.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
416,504
12.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
243,958
7.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
161,895
4.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
125,742
3.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
215,628
6.3%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
47,005
1.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
3,588
0.1%
0.5%

New York, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,954,140
62.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
56,745
1.8%
4.7
Electricity
355,107
11.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
661,817
21.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
2,459
0.1%
0.1
Wood
1,810
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
512
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
43,665
1.4%
0.5
No fuel used
52,888
1.7%
1.2

New York, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
592,919
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
6,549
1.1%
1.5%
$500 to $999
34,553
5.8%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
56,329
9.5%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
91,343
15.4%
20.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
103,339
17.4%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
107,454
18.1%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
193,352
32.6%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
188,382
32.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
71,118
12.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
57,664
9.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
48,441
8.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
223,727
38.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
3,587
NR
NR

New York, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,074,590 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
94,116
4.5%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
118,670
5.7%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
173,914
8.4%
4.1%
Less than $500
238,099
11.5%
11.0%
$500 to $999
369,657
17.8%
42.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
410,295
19.8%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
669,842
32.3%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
64,652
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,317
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
265,413
13.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
223,781
11.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
230,906
11.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
212,549
10.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
192,777
9.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
892,134
44.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
121,685
NR
NR

New York, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
989,902
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
29,291
3.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
14,644
1.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
21,229
2.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
29,120
2.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
76,644
7.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
283,595
28.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
385,916
39.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
149,463
15.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
538,300
 
194,500
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