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
4,462,030
52%
50.8
Male
4,075,640
48%
49.2
Total Population
8,537,670
 
323,128,000

New York, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
554,789
6.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
500,634
5.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
463,078
5.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
467,211
5.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
587,163
6.9% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,532,880
18.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,175,080
13.8% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,106,180
13.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
512,702
6.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
481,986
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
654,868
7.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
335,419
3.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
165,683
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
6,737,920
78.9%
77.2
Female
3,581,130
53.1%
51.3
Male
3,156,790
46.9%
48.7
21 Years and over
6,443,900
75.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,433,850
16.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,155,970
13.5%
15.2
Female
683,606
59.1%
55.8
Male
472,364
40.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

New York, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
8,230,090
96.4% 
96.8
White
3,627,380
42.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
2,073,100
24.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
31,806
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
1,205,910
14.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
227,825
2.7% 
1.2
Chinese
590,340
6.9% 
1.3
Filipino
72,662
0.9% 
0.9
Japanese
26,310
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
87,302
1.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
14,132
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
187,340
2.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4,940
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,094
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
672
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
256
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
2,918
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,286,960
15.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
307,580
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,489,090
29.2% 
17.8
Mexican
367,514
4.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
686,805
8.0% 
1.7
Cuban
39,400
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,395,370
16.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
6,048,580
70.8% 
82.2

New York, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
563,285
9.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
537,588
9.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,439,130
24.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
832,184
14.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
384,401
6.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,285,040
21.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
923,162
15.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,100,873
18.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
4,863,917
81.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,208,202
37.0%
31.2

New York, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,120,600
44.5%
33.7%
Now Married
2,762,510
39.4%
47.5
Divorced
541,825
7.7%
11.0%
Separated
214,889
3.1%
2.0
Widowed
379,347
5.4
5.8%

New York, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,053,860
50.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
3,929,020
49.2%
21.6%
Spanish
1,935,900
24.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,027,200
12.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
719,362
9.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
246,550
3.1%
1.1%

New York, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
310,733
10.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
174,996
5.6%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
292,468
9.4%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
268,030
8.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
332,655
10.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
464,941
14.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
348,022
11.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
424,116
13.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
207,834
6.7%
5.8
$200,000 or more
291,016
9.3%
6.4
Median household income
58,856
 
57,617
Per capita income
35,508
 
31,128

New York, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
4,351
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
460,862
11.2%
9.8
Construction
205,886
5.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,080,630
26.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
394,550
9.6%
6.6
Information
155,320
3.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
137,851
3.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
226,980
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
552,018
13.4%
11.4
Public administration
156,385
3.8%
4.6
Retail trade
396,433
9.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
259,294
6.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
83,812
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
250,174
6.1%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,677,370
40.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
346,128
8.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
900,633
21.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
940,068
22.8%
18.1%

New York, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,007,170
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
875,403
21.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
181,393
4.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,269,580
56.6%
5.1
Walked
395,289
9.9%
2.7
Other means
111,308
2.8%
1.8
Worked at home
174,202
4.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
41.4
 
26.6

New York, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,693,870
54.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,003,280
32.2%
33.2
2 vehicles
325,267
10.4%
37.1
3 or more
92,402
3.0%
21.0

New York, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,114,810
89.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
998,198
32.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
2,116,610
68.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
349,059
10.1%
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
2.9
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

New York, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,463,870
1 room
257,490
7.4%
2.4
2 rooms
200,902
5.8%
2.7
3 rooms
855,720
24.7%
9.1
4 rooms
909,721
26.3%
16.5
5 rooms
572,839
16.5%
19.8
6 rooms
330,268
9.5%
17.8
7 rooms
139,808
4.0%
12.0
8 rooms
77,460
2.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
119,662
3.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

New York, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,463,870
 
 
1-unit, detached
321,542
9.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
234,368
6.8%
5.9
2-units
458,031
13.2%
3.6
3 or 4 units
333,009
9.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
227,678
6.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
224,032
6.5%
4.4
20 or more units
1,659,020
47.9%
9.0
Mobile home
4,536
0.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,653
0.0%
0.1

New York, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,425,000
41.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
358,455
10.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
448,938
13.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
426,405
12.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
240,339
6.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
165,338
4.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
126,134
3.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
194,319
5.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
59,563
1.7%
2.8%
2014 or later
19,378
0.6%
1.4%

New York, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,975,210
63.4%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
56,865
1.8%
4.7
Electricity
391,723
12.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
580,677
18.6%
4.8
Coal or coke
1,918
0.1%
0.1
Wood
1,812
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
1,466
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
46,911
1.5%
0.5
No fuel used
58,226
1.9%
1.1

New York, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
593,859
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
7,232
1.2%
1.6%
$500 to $999
29,289
4.9%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
57,364
9.7%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
83,177
14.0%
20.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
99,426
16.7%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
109,320
18.4%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
208,051
35.0%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
199,661
33.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
70,975
12.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
59,647
10.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
44,350
7.5%
7.0%
35.0% or more
215,055
36.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
4,171
0.0%
0.0%

New York, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,056,320 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
93,503
4.5%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
140,535
6.8%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
183,592
8.9%
4.4%
Less than $500
225,599
11.0%
10.7%
$500 to $999
354,847
17.3%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
419,776
20.4%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
638,471
31.0%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
60,290
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,351
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
280,536
14.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
215,769
10.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
232,471
11.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
205,763
10.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
185,567
9.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
886,608
44.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
109,899
0.0%
0.0%

New York, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
998,198
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
30,641
3.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
13,475
1.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
19,493
2.0%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
25,511
2.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
73,542
7.4%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
262,999
26.3%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
390,778
39.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
181,759
18.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
569,700
 
205,000
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