Queens County, NY Demographic Data

Queens County, NY Summary

Queens County is located in New York
  • Population: 2,272,771
  • Area: 178.21 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 108.53 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 69.68 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 12,753.54 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 0.00 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Queens County, NY Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,201,200
52%
50.8
Male
1,131,860
49%
49.2
Total Population
2,333,050
 
323,128,000

Queens County, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
145,309
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
129,432
5.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
125,982
5.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
121,760
5.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
149,292
6.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
381,573
16.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
325,901
14.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
324,626
13.9% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
154,703
6.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
141,926
6.1% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
187,034
8.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
97,528
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
47,988
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,856,640
79.6%
77.2
Female
968,826
52.2%
51.3
Male
887,819
47.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,779,630
76.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
413,869
17.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
332,550
14.3%
15.2
Female
193,471
58.2%
55.8
Male
139,079
41.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Queens County, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,249,500
96.4% 
96.8
White
905,860
38.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
421,307
18.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9,509
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
592,922
25.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
140,165
6.0% 
1.2
Chinese
245,367
10.5% 
1.3
Filipino
46,885
2.0% 
0.9
Japanese
7,392
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
53,622
2.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
5,929
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
93,562
4.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,240
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
318,657
13.7% 
5.1
Two or More Races
83,559
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
653,694
28.0% 
17.8
Mexican
92,839
4.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
116,796
5.0% 
1.7
Cuban
10,758
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
433,301
18.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,679,360
72.0% 
82.2

Queens County, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
167,860
10.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
138,116
8.3% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
463,579
27.9% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
238,207
14.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
131,424
7.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
323,601
19.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
198,492
11.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
305,976
18.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,355,303
81.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
522,093
31.4%
31.2

Queens County, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
763,274
39.5%
33.7%
Now Married
862,052
44.6%
47.5
Divorced
141,503
7.3%
11.0%
Separated
49,643
2.6%
2.0
Widowed
115,859
6.0
5.8%

Queens County, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
961,490
43.9%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,226,260
56.1%
21.6%
Spanish
507,988
23.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
345,914
15.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
331,938
15.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
40,415
1.8%
1.1%

Queens County, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
52,812
6.9%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
32,489
4.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
67,177
8.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
70,020
9.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
92,255
12.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
128,469
16.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
101,574
13.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
117,846
15.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
55,355
7.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
43,822
5.8%
6.4
Median household income
62,207
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,609
 
31,128

Queens County, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,721
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
133,973
11.6%
9.8
Construction
83,050
7.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
279,416
24.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
93,900
8.1%
6.6
Information
31,486
2.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
43,288
3.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
77,468
6.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
119,173
10.3%
11.4
Public administration
50,400
4.4%
4.6
Retail trade
118,673
10.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
94,830
8.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
26,531
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
94,442
8.2%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
389,963
33.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
121,264
10.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
268,137
23.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
280,103
24.3%
18.1%

Queens County, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,117,420
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
350,231
31.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
75,152
6.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
581,924
52.1%
5.1
Walked
66,308
5.9%
2.7
Other means
14,528
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
29,279
2.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
44.3
 
26.6

Queens County, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
282,086
37.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
308,289
40.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
129,185
17.0%
37.1
3 or more
42,259
5.5%
21.0

Queens County, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
761,819
89.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
335,984
44.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
425,835
55.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
89,757
10.5%
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
3.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

Queens County, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
851,576
1 room
46,872
5.5%
2.4
2 rooms
31,929
3.7%
2.7
3 rooms
184,711
21.7%
9.1
4 rooms
209,484
24.6%
16.5
5 rooms
152,796
17.9%
19.8
6 rooms
119,537
14.0%
17.8
7 rooms
45,938
5.4%
12.0
8 rooms
25,898
3.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
34,411
4.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Queens County, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
851,576
 
 
1-unit, detached
158,323
18.6%
61.5
1-unit, attached
73,362
8.6%
5.9
2-units
174,184
20.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
94,767
11.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
46,431
5.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
28,778
3.4%
4.4
20 or more units
274,315
32.2%
9.0
Mobile home
1,193
0.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
223
0.0%
0.1

Queens County, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
285,551
33.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
129,461
15.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
160,093
18.8%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
118,362
13.9%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
46,877
5.5%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
29,344
3.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
24,528
2.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
38,920
4.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
13,312
1.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
5,128
0.6%
1.4%

Queens County, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
585,037
76.8%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
15,667
2.1%
4.7
Electricity
46,702
6.1%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
99,146
13.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
372
0.0%
0.1
Wood
245
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
151
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
7,186
0.9%
0.5
No fuel used
7,313
1.0%
1.1

Queens County, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
196,737
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,761
0.9%
1.6%
$500 to $999
12,134
6.2%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
19,103
9.7%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
30,722
15.6%
20.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
35,832
18.2%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
40,491
20.6%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
56,694
28.8%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
57,237
29.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
22,555
11.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
21,916
11.2%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
16,074
8.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
77,976
39.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
979
0.0%
0.0%

Queens County, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
408,030 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
8,620
2.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,031
2.5%
1.9%
Less than $500
22,698
5.6%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
41,350
10.1%
4.4%
$500 to $999
53,966
13.2%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
128,743
31.6%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
142,622
35.0%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
17,805
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,452
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
46,223
11.5%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
43,207
10.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
46,087
11.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
40,971
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
36,749
9.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
187,246
46.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
25,352
0.0%
0.0%

Queens County, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
335,984
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
7,027
2.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,482
1.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,207
2.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
14,450
4.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
35,949
10.7%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
95,660
28.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
149,970
44.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
21,239
6.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
508,000
 
205,000
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