Queens, New York

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Population in July 2007: 2,277,251.
Males: 1,096,620  (48.2%)
Females: 1,180,631  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
New York median age:

35.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,509 (it was $42,439 in 2000)
Queens:

$64,509
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,857 (it was $19,222 in 2000)

Queens borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $545,800 (it was $206,200 in 2000)
Queens:

$545,800
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $570,988; detached houses: $618,332; townhouses or other attached units: $630,090; in 2-unit structures: $646,419; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $737,006; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,265; mobile homes: $374,751; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $282,112
March 2019 cost of living index in Queens: 176.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Queens, NY (2000)
    • 732,89532.9%White alone
    • 556,60525.0%Hispanic
    • 422,83119.0%Black alone
    • 389,30317.5%Asian alone
    • 92,5114.1%Two or more races
    • 28,0981.3%Other race alone
    • 6,2750.3%American Indian alone
    • 8610.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Queens, New York as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Queens is 36,730 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 109.2 square miles.

Population density: 20,847 people per square mile   (very high).

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

0.7% ($1,523)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest cities:

Bellerose Terrace, NY (2.3 miles ),
New York, NY (2.3 miles ),
Bellerose, NY (2.3 miles ),
Floral Park, NY (2.5 miles ),
North Valley Stream, NY (2.5 miles ),
Elmont, NY (2.5 miles ),
South Floral Park, NY (2.5 miles ),
Harbor Hills, NY (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 73.82 W

Distribution of median household income in Queens, NY in 2017
Queens satellite photo by USGS

Queens tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Queens, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Queens, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in Queens, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Queens, New York average temperatures Queens, New York average precipitation Queens, New York humidity Queens, New York wind speed Queens, New York snowfall Queens, New York sunshine Queens, 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 96.7. This is worse than average.

City:

96.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.420. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.420
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
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 1.5 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 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Queens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Queens borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/7/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Queens-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 225.6 miles away from the city 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 119.5 miles away from the city 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 261.0 miles away from Queens 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 216.5 miles away from the city 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 118.0 miles away from Queens center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from Queens 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 Queens County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Queens:

  • HOLLISWOOD PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (87 37 PALERMO STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Queens:

  • JAMAICA HOSP HHA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • JAMAICA HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • JAMAICA HOSPITAL T C U (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • HOWARD PARK - BERNARD FINESON (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HOWARD BEACH, NY)
  • UCPA OF QUEENS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • FLUSHING HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)

Amtrak stations:

  • KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK () - 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.
  • LA GUARDIA AIRPORT () - 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.

College/University in Queens:

  • St John's University-New York (Full-time enrollment: 15,175; Location: 8000 Utopia Pky; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stjohns.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Queens:

  • CUNY York College (about 2 miles; Jamaica, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • CUNY Queens College (about 2 miles; Flushing, NY; FT enrollment: 15,769)
  • CUNY Queensborough Community College (about 5 miles; Bayside, NY; FT enrollment: 11,931)
  • CUNY LaGuardia Community College (about 7 miles; Long Island City, NY; FT enrollment: 14,398)
  • SUNY Maritime College (about 7 miles; Throggs Neck, NY; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • Pratt Institute-Main (about 8 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 4,770)
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 5,096)

Public high schools in Queens:

  • MARTIN VAN BUREN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,817, Location: 230-17 HILLSIDE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 230-17 HILLSIDE AVE, Grades: 9)

Private high school in Queens:

Public elementary/middle schools in Queens:

Private elementary/middle schools in Queens:

See full list of schools located in Queens

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Queens: Glen Oaks Golf Club (A), Forest Hills Stadium (B), Bayside Station (C), Aqueduct Racetrack (D), Auburndale Station (E), Holban Yards (F), Louis Armstrong Stadium (G), Queens Atrium Corporate Center (H), Sunnyside Yards (I), Tower Yards (J), Arverne Incinerator (K), Arverne Station (L), Brood Channel Station (M), Edgemere Station (N), Hammels Station (O), Holland Station (P), Incinerator Number 5 (Q), Rockaway Park Station (R), Seaside Station (S), The Raunt Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pathmark Shopping Center (1), Rego Park Shopping Center (2), Bay Terrace Shopping Center (3), Landmark Plaza Shopping Center (4), Fresh Meadows Shopping Center (5), College Point Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Queens include: Eun Chong Bible Presbyterian Church (A), Evangelistic Church of Our Lord (B), Elmhurst Baptist Church (C), Elim Presbyterian Church (D), El Amanecer De La Esperanza (E), Ebenezer Baptist Church (F), East Elmhurst Congregation (G), Dov Revel Synagogue (H), Disciples Church of New York (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grace Cemetery (1), Mount Lebanon Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Saint Michaels Cemetery (4), Mount Olivet Cemetery (5), B'nai Jeshurum and Shereth Israel Cemetery (6), Knollwood Park Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Kissena Lake (A), Meadow Lake (B), Oakland Lake (C), East Pond (D), Willow Lake (E), West Pond (F), Goose Pond (G), Baisley Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steinway Creek (A), Flushing Creek (B), Alley Creek (C), Ralph Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Betts Creek (F), Valley Stream (G), Mill Creek (H), Hook Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Queens include: Kissena Park (1), Rufus King Park (2), Juniper Valley Park (3), Springfield Park (4), Astoria Play Center and Swimming Pool (5), Poppenhusen Memorial (6), Richmond Hill War Memorial (7), Jacob Riis Park (8), Tenney Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Christopher Walken - (born 1943), actor, Bob Costas - (born 1952), sports commentator, broadcaster, talk show host, Hank Azaria - (born 1964), comedian, Cyndi Lauper - (born 1953), singer, John Frusciante - (born 1971), musician ("The Red Hot Chili Peppers"), Martin Scorsese - (born 1942), movie director, Al Roker - (born 1954), television presenter, Charlie Villanueva - NBA player (Toronto Raptors, born: Aug 24, 1984), Chris Baker - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Nov 18, 1979), Jim Mecir - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: May 16, 1970).

Queens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

67.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

14.6%
Whole state:

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

7.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Queens in 2010:

  • 13,402 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3,408 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3,366 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,296 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2,224 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,295 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 902 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 414 people in state prisons
  • 234 people in federal detention centers
  • 173 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 118 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Queens in 2000:

  • 11,600 people in nursing homes
  • 5,877 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,105 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 1,010 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 947 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 865 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 821 people in religious group quarters
  • 795 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 615 people in state prisons
  • 483 people in other group homes
  • 476 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 467 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 428 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 383 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 331 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 262 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 107 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 91 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 74 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 44 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 44 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 38 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

For population 15 years and over in Queens:

Marital status in Queens, NY
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Queens:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic677,520100
Other216,495318
Evangelical Protestant84,683580
Mainline Protestant47,425207
Black Protestant40,63070
Orthodox35,76531
None1,128,204-
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: 1,122
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 198
Queens County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Queens County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,404
Queens County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Queens County:

23.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Queens County:

15.7%
State:

15.6%

4.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Queens County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kings County, NY  1.29% ($46,367 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($75,059)
from Nassau County, NY  0.43% ($60,723)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
New York average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($797 average AGI)
Queens County:

0.08%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kings County, NY  0.91% ($42,137 average AGI)
to Nassau County, NY  0.87% ($88,518)
to New York County, NY  0.56% ($69,612)
Businesses in Queens, NY
NameCountNameCount
Aerosoles1McDonald's2
Ann Taylor1Nike5
Bakers1Popeyes1
DHL5Ramada1
DressBarn1Staples4
Dressbarn1Subway1
Hot Topic1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Queens:

  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Queens:

  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Queens:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W29CF (Channel 29; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: 7TH DAY ADVENTIST COMMUNITY HEALTH)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Queens)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Queens, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

263 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Queens)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2155U , Serial Number: 28R-7931099, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Metro Sky Aviation LLC, 21040 Grand Central Pkwy Apt 1d, Queens Village, NY 11427
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 698VW , Serial Number: 31-7405408, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Louis A Sheppard, 22001 101st Ave, Queens Village, NY 11429
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8623W , Serial Number: 28-10138, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Avc Equipment Holdings LLC, 22005 Jamaica Ave, Queens Village, NY 11428
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51435 , Serial Number: T437146, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): James J Mcquade, 221 62 92 Rd, Queens Village, NY 00000
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/20/2017
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87619 , Serial Number: 32-40752, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 07/05/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Shannon S Singh, 123-07 Liberty Ave, Queens, NY 11419
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/31/2017

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Queens, NY
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Queens, NY
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Queens compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.

Queens on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other transportation workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: private households (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
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