Staten Island, New York

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Population in July 2007: 481,026.
Males: 232,513  (48.3%)
Females: 248,513  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
New York median age:

35.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,201 (it was $55,039 in 2000)
Staten Island:

$79,201
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,205 (it was $23,905 in 2000)

Staten Island borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $501,300 (it was $216,600 in 2000)
Staten Island:

$501,300
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $537,503; detached houses: $599,311; townhouses or other attached units: $449,133; in 2-unit structures: $618,203; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,692; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,480; mobile homes: $153,508
March 2019 cost of living index in Staten Island: 165.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Staten Island, NY (2000)
    • 316,31671.3%White alone
    • 53,55012.1%Hispanic
    • 39,7048.9%Black alone
    • 24,7865.6%Asian alone
    • 7,7971.8%Two or more races
    • 8570.2%Other race alone
    • 5990.1%American Indian alone
    • 1190.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 208 registered sex offenders living in Staten Island, New York as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Staten Island is 2,313 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 58.5 square miles.

Population density: 8,226 people per square mile   (high).

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

0.7% ($1,418)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (11.0 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Carteret borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Port Reading, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Bayonne, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Elizabeth, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Sewaren, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Linden, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Avenel, NJ (2.7 miles ),
Rahway, NJ (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 74.14 W

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

Staten Island tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Staten Island, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Staten Island, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Staten Island, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Staten Island, New York average temperatures Staten Island, New York average precipitation Staten Island, New York humidity Staten Island, New York wind speed Staten Island, New York snowfall Staten Island, New York sunshine Staten Island, 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 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.348. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
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 0.6 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 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Staten Island-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Staten Island borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 33.8 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Staten Island-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 233.4 miles away from Staten Island 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 101.3 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 270.9 miles away from Staten Island 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 99.8 miles away from Staten Island 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 227.2 miles away from Staten Island center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond 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, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: STATEN ISLAND BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Staten Island:

  • A VERY SPECIAL PLACE, INC. (72 BENTON AVE)
  • AABR, INC (158 CROMWELL AVE)
  • EDEN I I SCHOOL FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN (381 CARLTON BLVD)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (107 JUMEL ST)
  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (200 TYSEN ST)
  • PAX CHRISTI HOSPICE (355 BARD AVE)
  • STATEN ISLAND DC - MDU (777 SEAVIEW AVE)
  • STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 475 SEAVIEW AVENUE)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK CITY (185 ST MARKS PL 2LM)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (455 MEDINA ST)

Heliports located in Staten Island:

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Amtrak stations near Staten Island:

  • 9 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 10 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Staten Island:

  • College of Staten Island CUNY (Full-time enrollment: 11,684; Location: 2800 Victory Blvd; Public; Website: www.csi.cuny.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Wagner College (Full-time enrollment: 1,994; Location: One Campus Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wagner.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • St Paul's School of Nursing-Staten Island (Full-time enrollment: 997; Location: Corporate Commons Two, 2 Teleport Drive, Suite 203; Private, for-profit; Website: www.stpaulsschoolofnursing.edu/)
  • Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics NYC (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 187 New Dorp Ln; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theacademynyc.com)
  • Career School of NY (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 350 St. Marks Pl; Private, not-for-profit; Website: careerschoolny.com/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Staten Island:

  • Kean University (about 9 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • New Jersey City University (about 10 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,826)
  • CUNY Brooklyn College (about 11 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 13,287)
  • Saint Peter's University (about 11 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,583)
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College (about 11 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 13,402)
  • St Francis College (about 11 miles; Brooklyn Heights, NY; FT enrollment: 2,709)
  • Essex County College (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Biggest public high schools in Staten Island:

Biggest private high schools in Staten Island:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Staten Island:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Staten Island:

See full list of schools located in Staten Island

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Staten Island: Great Kills Yacht Club (A), Kaufman Campgrounds (B), Arlington Yards (C), Tottenville Shipyards (D), New York City Farm Colony (E), Hish Rock Girl Scout Camp (F), Latourette Country Club (G), Huguenot Country Club (H), Pershing Circle (I), North Wharf (J), South Wharf (K), Staten Island Hospitality Center (L), South Shore Golf Course (M), Oakwood Beach Water Pollution Control Plant (N), Consolidated Edison Sub-Station Number 3 (O), Pier 1 (P), Pier 2 (Q), Pier 3 (R), Pier 4 (S), Pier 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Staten Island Mall Shopping Center (1), Charleston Retail Center Shopping Center (2), Hylan Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3), Pergament Enterprises Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Staten Island: STATEN ISLAND BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Staten Island include: Saint Albans Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Charleston Church (C), Saint John's Episcopal Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Saint Lukes Church (F), Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (G), Saint Clement and Saint Michael's Church (H), Saint Nicholas Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Saint Lukes Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Saint Peters Cemetery (4), Silver Lake Cemetery (5), Silver Mount Cemetery (6), Moravian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Martling Lake (A), Ohrback Lake (B), Stump Pond (C), Valley Lake (D), Walker Pond (E), Wolfes Pond (F), Islington Pond (G), Long Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fresh Kills (A), Richmond Creek (B), Old Place Creek (C), Mill Creek (D), Main Creek (E), Lemon Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Staten Island include: La Tourette Park (1), Wolfes Pond Park (2), Saint George - New Brighton Historic District (3), Veterans Park (4), Tappen Park (5), Westerleigh Park (6), Larry De Young Field (7), Blue Heron Pond Park (8), Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Oakwood Beach (A), Annadale Beach (B), Huguenot Beach (C), Buono Beach (D), South Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Alice Austen House Museum (2 Hylan Boulevard) (1), Barrett Park Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 614 Broadway) (2), Reef Fantasy (Aquariums; 1749 Victory Blvd) (3), Conference House Association Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 70 Satterlee Street) (4), Conference HSE (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7455 Hylan Boulevard) (5), Going Places Travel (Tourism Consultants; 1883 Victory Blvd) (6), Alpha Touring Inc (Tours & Charters; 100 Colfax Av) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: N Y City - Criminal Court (67 Targee Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Christina Aguilera - (born 1980), singer, Joan Baez - (born 1941), singer-songwriter, Theodore Sturgeon - (1918-1985), science fiction author, Frank Menechino - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Jan 7, 1971), Jason Marquis - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Aug 21, 1978), Lewis Sanders - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Jun 22, 1978), Anthony Passalaqua - College basketball player (Wagner Seahawks), Jeff McMillan - College basketball player (USC Trojans), Jennifer Derevjanik - WNBA player (Connecticut Sun, born: Mar 29, 1982), John Wolyniec - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Jan 24, 1977).

Richmond 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 Staten Island and their reported violations in the past:

POOL-17-18 BUNGALOWS (Address: 166 KEIBER COURT , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ORFEY 10 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FIUME BELLO INC (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • POOL-LOS BOMBEROS (Address: 230 CRYSTAL AVENUE , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.6%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
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:

10.0%
Whole state:

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

5.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Staten Island in 2010:

  • 2,705 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,457 people in college/university student housing
  • 975 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 918 people in state prisons
  • 818 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 414 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 259 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 114 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 86 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 33 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Staten Island in 2000:

  • 3,300 people in nursing homes
  • 1,124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,048 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 944 people in state prisons
  • 750 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 448 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 371 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 285 people in other group homes
  • 227 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 227 people in religious group quarters
  • 166 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 131 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 35 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 25 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in crews of maritime vessels

Banks with most branches in Staten Island (2011 data):

  • New York Community Bank: 22 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 19 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Northfield Bank: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $2,367.5 mil, Deposits: $1,506.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: 7 branches. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Mid Island Branch, West New Brighton Branch, Grasmere Branch, Stapleton Branch, Castleton Corners Branch, Princes Bay Branch. 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.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: 4106 Hylan Boulevard, Forest Avenue Branch, Veterans Road Branch, Staten Island Branch, Midland Beach Branch. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Victory State Bank: Bay Street Branch, Hylan Boulevard Branch, Forest Avenue, One Hyatt Street Branch, at 4142 Hylan Boulevard. Info updated 2010/08/06: Bank assets: $243.7 mil, Deposits: $215.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Vsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: West Brighton, Tottenville Branch, Evergreen Branch, Hylan Boulevard Branch, Port Richmond. 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
  • 10 other banks with 13 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Staten Island:

Marital status in Staten Island, NY
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Staten Island:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Staten Island:

(Staten Island, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Staten Island, NY (based on Richmond County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic254,17041
Other17,56329
Evangelical Protestant15,27066
Mainline Protestant12,03746
Orthodox7,3119
Black Protestant3318
None162,048-
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: 166
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
Richmond County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 258
Richmond County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
New York:

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

17.2%
State:

15.6%

4.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
New York average:

4.90%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,366 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.22%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kings County, NY  1.88% ($58,434 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.31% ($52,853)
from New York County, NY  0.26% ($73,678)


4.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($529 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kings County, NY  0.71% ($50,830 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.28% ($83,691)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.27% ($108,424)
Businesses in Staten Island, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7IHOP1
ALDO2JCPenney1
AT&T4Jones New York5
Ace Hardware1Journeys1
Advance Auto Parts2Justice3
Aeropostale1KFC4
Aerosoles1Kmart1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor2Kroger1
Apple Store1LA Fitness1
Applebee's4La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone3Lane Bryant1
Avenue2LensCrafters1
Bakers1Little Caesars Pizza1
Banana Republic1Lowe's1
Barnes & Noble1Macy's2
Baskin-Robbins14Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets27
Bebe1McDonald's11
Bed Bath & Beyond2Men's Wearhouse2
Blockbuster3Motherhood Maternity1
Brookstone1New Balance2
Burger King8New York & Co2
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike16
CVS16Nissan1
Cache1Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chevrolet1Pathmark5
Chico's1Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery2Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack6
Comfort Inn1Raymour & Flanigan1
Costco1Rite Aid4
Curves2SAS Shoes1
DHL3Sears3
Decora Cabinetry6Sephora2
Domino's Pizza4Skechers USA1
DressBarn2Spencer Gifts1
Dressbarn2Sprint Nextel2
Dunkin Donuts30Staples3
Express1Starbucks7
Famous Footwear1Stop & Shop4
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx38Subway24
Finish Line1T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2T.J.Maxx2
Foot Locker1Taco Bell2
Forever 211Target1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Limited1
GNC5The Room Place2
GameStop6Toyota1
Gap2Toys"R"Us4
Gymboree1Trader Joe's1
H&M1True Value3
H&R Block11U-Haul10
Haagen-Dazs1UPS34
Hilton2Vans3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless6
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret1
Home Depot3Volkswagen1
Honda1Wendy's6
Hot Topic1White Castle2
Hyundai1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Staten Island:

  • 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)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Staten Island:

  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Staten Island:

  • 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.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; 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)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Staten Island: Edward C. Benfold, Joseph F. Merrell, Vincent R. Capodanno.

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Staten Island)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Staten Island, NY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,396 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Staten Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Staten Island)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Staten Island, New York:

  • Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 477-2400, Fax: (718) 477-5620
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1120 South Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 477-1600
  • The Staten Island Hotel, 1415 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 698-5000, Fax: (718) 354-7072
  • Comfort Inn, 310 Wild Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 276-8679, Fax: (718) 276-8780
  • Holiday Inn Express, 300 Wild Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 276-8689, Fax: (718) 276-8780
  • Ramada Staten Island, 535 N Gannon Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 494-6300, Fax: (718) 494-5716
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Staten Island, 290 Wild Ave, Staten Island, New York 10314 , Phone: (718) 698-8811, Fax: (718) 698-8812
  • Navy Lodge New York, 408 N Path Rd, Staten island, New York 10305 , Phone: (718) 442-0413, Fax: (718) 816-0830
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Staten Island, New York
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Staten Island, NY
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Staten Island, NY
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Staten Island 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.

Staten Island on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bus drivers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal support workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: water transportation (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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