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
1,203,700
52%
50.8
Male
1,135,450
49%
49.2
Total Population
2,339,150
 
321,419,000

Queens County, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
148,204
6.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
126,507
5.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
127,734
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
123,182
5.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
154,077
6.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
381,459
16.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
332,691
14.2% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
328,023
14.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
155,620
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
137,856
5.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
181,202
7.7% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
99,197
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
43,398
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,860,750
79.5%
77.1
Female
969,401
52.1%
51.4
Male
891,346
47.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
1,784,090
76.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
398,331
17.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
323,797
13.8%
14.9
Female
188,481
58.2%
55.9
Male
135,316
41.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
38
NR
NR

Queens County, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,259,070
96.6% 
96.9
White
917,559
39.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
425,453
18.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9,780
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
591,840
25.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
149,569
6.4% 
1.2
Chinese
232,666
9.9% 
1.3
Filipino
42,251
1.8% 
0.9
Japanese
6,724
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
60,657
2.6% 
0.5
Vietnamese
4,558
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
95,415
4.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
451
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
313,989
13.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
80,078
3.4% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
656,031
28.0% 
17.6
Mexican
104,848
4.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
114,693
4.9% 
1.7
Cuban
11,058
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
425,432
18.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,683,120
72.0% 
82.4

Queens County, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
179,966
10.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
139,959
8.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
459,679
27.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
242,630
14.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
125,324
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
331,539
20.0% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
180,349
10.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
319,925
19.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,339,521
80.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
511,888
30.9%
30.6

Queens County, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
742,660
38.3%
33.5%
Now Married
890,792
46.0%
47.5
Divorced
145,039
7.5%
11.0%
Separated
47,602
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
110,612
5.7
5.8%

Queens County, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
950,030
43.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,240,920
56.6%
21.5%
Spanish
524,568
23.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
353,485
16.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
320,382
14.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
42,481
1.9%
1.0%

Queens County, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
51,225
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
31,129
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
73,549
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
70,773
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
97,807
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
141,571
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
98,830
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
116,876
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
52,561
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
40,431
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
60,422
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,778
 
29,979

Queens County, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,113
0.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
137,568
12.0%
9.8
Construction
79,954
7.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
272,870
23.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
87,074
7.6%
6.5
Information
28,220
2.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
46,191
4.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
74,406
6.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
131,443
11.5%
11.3
Public administration
47,566
4.2%
4.6
Retail trade
113,870
9.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
95,157
8.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
29,724
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
92,039
8.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
382,679
33.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
124,951
10.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
264,160
23.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
282,327
24.6%
18.0%

Queens County, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,116,310
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
357,394
32.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
71,978
6.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
581,750
52.1%
5.2
Walked
64,124
5.7%
2.8
Other means
15,383
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
25,684
2.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
44.0
 
26.0

Queens County, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
280,468
36.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
318,052
41.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
135,426
17.5%
37.2
3 or more
40,806
5.3%
20.3

Queens County, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
774,752
91.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
334,859
43.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
439,893
56.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
74,800
8.8%
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

Queens County, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
849,552
1 room
39,604
4.7%
2.3
2 rooms
31,329
3.7%
2.5
3 rooms
185,952
21.9%
9.0
4 rooms
215,656
25.4%
16.6
5 rooms
159,089
18.7%
20.0
6 rooms
108,524
12.8%
17.9
7 rooms
47,944
5.6%
12.1
8 rooms
28,645
3.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
32,809
3.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 

Queens County, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
849,552
 
 
1-unit, detached
158,576
18.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
66,659
7.8%
5.8
2-units
180,505
21.2%
3.7
3 or 4 units
96,209
11.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
50,009
5.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
32,830
3.9%
4.6
20 or more units
262,953
31.0%
8.8
Mobile home
1,647
0.2%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
164
0.0%
0.1

Queens County, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
270,107
31.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
133,310
15.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
166,421
19.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
118,389
13.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
53,259
6.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
29,730
3.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
25,168
3.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
44,549
5.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
7,878
0.9%
2.5%
2014 or later
741
0.1%
0.5%

Queens County, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
591,834
76.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
16,160
2.1%
4.7
Electricity
49,325
6.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
102,834
13.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
475
0.1%
0.1
Wood
1,048
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
5,980
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
7,096
0.9%
1.2

Queens County, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
200,590
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
2,653
1.3%
1.5%
$500 to $999
15,259
7.6%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
20,027
10.0%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
30,077
15.0%
20.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
38,248
19.1%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,509
19.2%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
55,817
27.8%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
57,016
28.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
24,221
12.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
20,045
10.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
16,717
8.4%
7.3%
35.0% or more
81,672
40.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
919
NR
NR

Queens County, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
420,389 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
5,667
1.3%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,747
1.8%
1.7%
Less than $500
20,944
5.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,147
9.1%
4.1%
$500 to $999
52,726
12.5%
42.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
135,336
32.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
159,822
38.0%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
19,504
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,434
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
43,686
10.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
50,357
12.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
49,451
12.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
42,130
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
34,263
8.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
191,940
46.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
28,066
NR
NR

Queens County, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
334,859
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
6,870
2.1%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,073
1.2%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,961
2.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
15,077
4.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
35,804
10.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
103,926
31.0%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
144,627
43.2%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
15,521
4.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
487,400
 
194,500
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