Bronx, New York

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Population in July 2007: 1,383,871.
Males: 644,007  (46.5%)
Females: 739,864  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
New York median age:

35.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,397 (it was $27,611 in 2000)
Bronx:

$37,397
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,497 (it was $13,959 in 2000)

Bronx borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $400,300 (it was $183,800 in 2000)
Bronx:

$400,300
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $398,723; detached houses: $494,512; townhouses or other attached units: $428,469; in 2-unit structures: $488,990; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $504,235; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,774; mobile homes: $79,522
March 2019 cost of living index in Bronx: 177.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bronx, NY (2000)
    • 644,70548.4%Hispanic
    • 416,33831.2%Black alone
    • 193,65114.5%White alone
    • 38,5582.9%Asian alone
    • 27,2092.0%Two or more races
    • 8,2270.6%Other race alone
    • 3,4880.3%American Indian alone
    • 4740.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bronx detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 1,568 registered sex offenders living in Bronx, New York as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bronx is 883 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 42.0 square miles.

Population density: 32,928 people per square mile   (very high).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bronx borough:

0.8% ($1,425)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest cities:

Pelham Manor, NY (2.2 miles ),
Englewood Cliffs borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Mount Vernon, NY (2.3 miles ),
Fort Lee borough, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Edgewater borough, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Pelham, NY (2.4 miles ),
Leonia borough, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Englewood, NJ (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 73.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 201

Distribution of median household income in Bronx, NY in 2017
Bronx satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Bronx, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Bronx, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Bronx, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bronx, New York average temperatures Bronx, New York average precipitation Bronx, New York humidity Bronx, New York wind speed Bronx, New York snowfall Bronx, New York sunshine Bronx, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.310. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.310
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.605. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.605
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bronx-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the Bronx borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bronx-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from Bronx center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Bronx center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Bronx center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.5 miles away from Bronx center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bronx County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: LOEHMANNS HOLDINGS INC (RETAIL-WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORES), CAPITAL BEVERAGE CORP (WHOLESALE-BEER, WINE & DISTILLED ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES).

Hospitals in Bronx:

  • AABR, INC (2239 GRAND AVE)
  • BRONX VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 130 WEST KINGSBRIDGE ROAD)
  • COMMUNITY ACTION FOR HUMAN SERVICES, INC. (2225 LODOVICK AVE)
  • EDWIN GOULD SERVICES FOR CHILDREN (1128 SHERMAN AVE)
  • FEDERATION EMPLOYMENT AND GUIDANCE SERVICES, INC ("2286 BRONX PARK EAST, UNIT 4C")
  • INSTITUTES OF APPLIED HUMAN DYNAMICS, INC (825 BURKE AVE)
  • INSTITUTES OF APPLIED HUMAN DYNAMICS, INC ("266 VAN CORTLAND AVENUE, EAST")
  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (3817 BAILEY AVE)
  • PROSPECT HOSP (730 KELLY ST)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (245 EAST 149TH ST APT 4F & 4H)

Amtrak stations near Bronx:

  • 6 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 7 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Bronx:

  • Fordham University (Full-time enrollment: 13,441; Location: 441 E Fordham Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fordham.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Monroe College (Full-time enrollment: 10,073; Location: 2501 Jerome Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.monroecollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CUNY Lehman College (Full-time enrollment: 8,769; Location: 250 Bedford Park Blvd W; Public; Website: www.lehman.cuny.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CUNY Bronx Community College (Full-time enrollment: 8,313; Location: 2155 University Avenue; Public; Website: www.bcc.cuny.edu)
  • CUNY Hostos Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,764; Location: 500 Grand Concourse; Public; Website: www.hostos.cuny.edu)
  • College of Mount Saint Vincent (Full-time enrollment: 1,724; Location: 6301 Riverdale Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mountsaintvincent.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brittany Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 185; Location: 210 East 188th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.BrittanyBeautySchool.com)
  • American Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 152; Location: 1380 Metropolitan Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americanbeautyschool.com)
  • School of Professional Horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 2900 Southern Blvd.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nybg.org/edu/soph/)

Biggest public high schools in Bronx:

Biggest private high schools in Bronx:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Bronx:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Bronx:

See full list of schools located in Bronx

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bronx: Spencer Square (A), Saint Dominic Square (B), Pelham Bay Park Station (C), Morris Park Station (D), Twohundredfortieth Street Sub-Station (E), Hugh J Grant Circle (F), Consolidated Edison Parkchester Substation (G), Botanical Garden Station (H), Hunts Point Meat Market (I), Fordham Station (J), New York Transit System Converter Station Number 9 (K), Hunts Point Produce Market (L), Yankee Stadium (M), Hell Gate Yard (N), Fordham Plaza (O), Tremont Avenue Station (P), Hunts Point Water Pollution Control Plant (Q), Onehundredeightythird Street Station (R), Pelham Bay Golf Course (S), Rodman's Neck New York City Police Department Firing Range (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bay Plaza Shopping Center (1), New Horizons Shopping Mall Shopping Center (2), The Mall At Bay Plaza Shopping Center (3), Bartow Mall Shopping Center (4), Bruckner Plaza Shopping Center (5), Shops at Bruckner Boulevard Shopping Center (6), Shopwell Plaza Shopping Center (7), Knolls Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bronx include: LOEHMANNS HOLDINGS INC (A), CAPITAL BEVERAGE CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bronx include: Calvary Methodist Church (A), Saint Ann's Episcopal Church (B), Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (C), Christ Episcopal Church (D), Corpus Christi Monastery (E), Church of the Mediator (F), Conservative Synagogue of Riverdale (G), Fordham Manor Reformed Church (H), Kingsbridge Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Raymonds Cemetery (1), Saint Peter's Graveyard (2), Pelham Cemetery (3), Old West Farms Soldiers Cemetery (4), Potters Field (5), Woodlawn Cemetery (6), Saint Ann's Graveyard (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Van Cortlandt Lake (A), Woodlawn Lake (B), Indian Pond (C), Cope Lake (D), Jerome Park Reservoir (E), Williamsbridge Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Givan Creek (A), Westchester Creek (B), Bronx River (C), Pugsley Creek (D), Hutchinson River (E), Hammond Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bronx include: Columbus Square (1), Barnhill Triangle (2), Beatty Plaza (3), Barretto Point Park (4), Sheridan Triangle (5), Babe Ruth Plaza (6), Joyce Kilmer Park (7), Castle Hill Park (8), Eastchester Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Orchard Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bronx Council of the Arts Inc (Museums; 1738 Hone Avenue) (1), Abagail Kirsch at the NY Botanical Gardens (Botanical Gardens; 200 Southern Boulevard) (2), City Island Nautical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 190 Fordham Street Frnt) (3), A To Z Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2811 Appointment 1 Morris Avenue) (4), Abigail Kirsch Culinary Productions - New York Botanical Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; New York Botanical G) (5), Baitul AMAN Islamic Center Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2351 Newbold Avenue Frnt) (6), N Y City - Parks & Recreation Dept- Park Enforcement Patrol- Sub Stations- Pelham (Nature Centers; Bruckner Expressway) (7), N Y City - Parks & Recreation Dept- Nature Centers- Orchard Beach (Nature Centers; Pelham Bay Park) (8), Fun Zone Of Bruckner Shopping Plaza (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1967 Turnbull Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Bronx Hotel (101 East Tremont Avenue) (1), 1300 Aquino Bronx Corp (1300 Sedgwick Av) (2), Carver Hotel (980 Prospect Av) (3), Alps Hotel (1922 Boston Road) (4), Bronx Park Motel (2500 Crotona Avenue) (5), Concourse Residential Hotel (2327 Grand Conc) (6), Andrea Motel (2221 New England Thru) (7), Crown Motor Inn (3320 Boston Road) (8), Concourse Residential Hotel Inc (2327 Grand Concession) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Afrika Bambaataa - (born 1960), songwriter, Louis Farrakhan - (born 1933), leader of Nation of Islam, Chris Canty - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Nov 10, 1982), B.J. Surhoff - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Aug 4, 1964), Randal Williams - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: May 21, 1978), Ricky Proehl - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Mar 7, 1968), Ronnie Belliard - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Apr 7, 1975), Bernard Lowndes - College basketball player (Hartford Hawks), Bobby Santiago - College basketball player (Stony Brook Seawolves), Brian Laing - College basketball player (Seton Hall Pirates).

Bronx County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bronx and their reported violations in the past:

PLEASANT RIDGE PLAZA (Address: 617 E 188 STREET , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOUNT ZION CAMP & RETREAT CENTER (Address: 840 INTERVALE AVE. , Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
POOL-SPRING GLEN WOODS (Address: 525 West 236th Street, 4H , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
OLD GLORY SHOPPING MALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bronx that have no violations reported:

  • EDEN VILLAGE CAMP (BLG 12-24) (Address: 3450 Dekalb Avenue , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

66.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

30.7%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

17.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Bronx in 2010:

  • 11,939 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11,734 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8,990 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6,418 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,099 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,689 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 1,222 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 855 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 610 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 353 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 265 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 222 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 135 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 127 people in state prisons
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Bronx in 2000:

  • 13,154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11,663 people in nursing homes
  • 8,864 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5,720 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,289 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 851 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 848 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 841 people in other group homes
  • 702 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 666 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 635 people in religious group quarters
  • 317 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 309 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 288 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 288 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 253 people in state prisons
  • 192 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 142 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 133 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 80 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 75 people in institutions for the blind
  • 64 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 62 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 41 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with most branches in Bronx (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 24 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Ridgewood Savings Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $4,804.0 mil, Deposits: $3,951.9 mil, headquarters in Ridgewood, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 37 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Pelham Parkway South Branch, Kingstown Branch, Bronx/Fordham Branch, Morris Park Branch, Schuylerville Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Amalgamated Bank: 3770 East Tremont Avenue Branch, Bartow Avenue Branch, White Plains Road Branch, Morris Heights Branch. Info updated 2011/04/25: Bank assets: $4,170.1 mil, Deposits: $2,655.3 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Unite Here
  • Hudson Valley Bank, National Association: Allerton Branch, East Tremont Avenue Branch, Hutch Metro Branch, New York National Bank Branch. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $2,794.2 mil, Deposits: $2,433.4 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Hudson Valley Holding Corp.
  • 15 other banks with 22 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Bronx:

Marital status in Bronx, NY
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bronx:

  • High school or higher: 62.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Bronx:

(Bronx, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Bronx, NY (based on Bronx County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic353,09872
Other62,13983
Evangelical Protestant59,530287
Mainline Protestant28,611123
Black Protestant12,27550
Orthodox2,3504
None867,105-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 839
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 89
Bronx County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Bronx County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 435
Bronx County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bronx County:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Bronx County:

25.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
New York:

15.6%

4.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Bronx County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New York County, NY  1.50% ($38,652 average AGI)
from Kings County, NY  0.66% ($31,025)
from Queens County, NY  0.55% ($34,544)


6.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Bronx County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New York County, NY  1.04% ($35,973 average AGI)
to Westchester County, NY  0.77% ($59,595)
to Kings County, NY  0.50% ($29,776)
Businesses in Bronx, NY
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Marshalls3
7-Eleven7MasterBrand Cabinets9
A&P1McDonald's41
AT&T10Men's Wearhouse1
Advance Auto Parts2Motherhood Maternity2
Applebee's4New Balance2
AutoZone4New York & Co1
Avenue4Nike79
Bally Total Fitness3Nissan1
Barnes & Noble1Old Navy2
Baskin-Robbins20Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza3
Ben & Jerry's2Pathmark4
Blockbuster4Payless19
Burger King8Penske1
CVS9Pier 1 Imports1
Casual Male XL1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes15
Chuck E. Cheese's1RadioShack19
Curves4Ramada1
DHL20Raymour & Flanigan2
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza11Rite Aid41
DressBarn2SAS Shoes4
Dressbarn2Sears4
Dunkin Donuts64Sephora1
FedEx57Skechers USA1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel10
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples4
Foot Locker7Starbucks6
GNC18Stop & Shop2
GameStop14Subaru1
Gap1Subway29
H&R Block38T.G.I. Driday's1
Haagen-Dazs3Taco Bell3
Home Depot3Target2
Honda1The Room Place3
Howard Johnson2Toyota2
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us5
IHOP4True Value9
JCPenney1U-Haul15
Jimmy Jazz17UPS54
Johnny Rockets1Vans1
Jones New York6Verizon Wireless7
KFC11Volkswagen1
Kmart2Walgreens9
Lane Bryant1Wendy's6
Little Caesars Pizza10White Castle10
Macy's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bronx:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bronx:

  • WFUV (90.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNYU-FM (89.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bronx:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bronx: Robert C. Murray.

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bronx)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bronx, NY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 234 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 966 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bronx)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bronx)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bronx, New York:

  • Howard Johnson Yankee Stadium, 1300 Sedgwick Ave, Bronx, New York 10452 , Phone: (718) 293-1100, Fax: (718) 293-0044
  • Bronx Park Motel, 2500 Crotona Ave, Bronx, New York 10458 , Phone: (718) 933-2000, Fax: (718) 367-2273
  • Residence Inn New York The Bronx At Metro Center Atrium, 1776 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, New York 10461 , Phone: (718) 239-3939
  • Rodeway Inn, 3070 Webster Ave, Bronx, New York 10467 , Phone: (718) 654-5500
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Near Stadium, 2477 Third Ave, Bronx, New York 10451 , Phone: (718) 402-5555, Fax: (718) 402-5554
  • Holiday Inn Express Bronx, 500 Exterior St, Bronx, New York 10451 , Phone: (347) 202-4160
  • Van Cortlandt Motel, 6393 Broadway, Bronx, New York 10471 , Phone: (718) 549-7272, Fax: (718) 884-1089
  • Best Western Plus Stadium Inn, 926 Sedgwick Ave, Bronx, New York 10452 , Phone: (929) 306-7800, Fax: (929) 306-7888
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bronx, New York
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bronx, NY
  • 52.3%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bronx, NY
  • 41.2%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Bronx compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Bronx on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other protective service workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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