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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.2%).
Detached houses: $445,994Here:$445,994State:$343,827
Townhouses or other attached units: $414,642Here:$414,642State:$484,742
In 2-unit structures: $461,625Here:$461,625State:$460,134
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $453,730Here:$453,730State:$569,159
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,400Here:$216,400State:$676,553
Mobile homes: $58,891Here:$58,891State:$40,766
Kerry/Edwards (Democratic): 81.8%
Bush/Cheney (Republican): 16.3%
Obama (Democratic): 88.8%
McCain (Republican): 10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,609 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,050 (0.6%)
Area name: New York-Monmouth-Ocean, NY-NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bronx County is $1003 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1133 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1406 a month.
Cities in this county include: Plattsburgh West, Bronx.
Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.105 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.077 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 38 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.011 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.042 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.
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Neighboring counties: Bergen County, New Jersey , New York County , Queens County , Westchester County .
Unemployment by year (%)
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year ($)
Current college students: 86,014
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 62.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
Number of foreign born residents: 385,827 (40% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.0 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.7%
Housing units in Bronx County with a mortgage: 23,339 (2,159 second mortgage, 2,053 home equity loan, 105 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,021
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Bronx County (%):
5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,360 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($522 average AGI)Bronx County:0.19%New York average:0.24%
3.74% relocated from other counties in New York ($22,146 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($6,692 average AGI)Bronx County:1.39%New York average:1.94%
7.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,641 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)Bronx County:0.14%New York average:0.10%
3.87% relocated to other counties in New York ($20,341 average AGI)
3.09% relocated to other states ($14,973 average AGI)Bronx County:3.09%New York average:2.96%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 149,665 (123,073 aged, 26,592 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 51.9. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
149,523 spouses, 468,557 children (444,606 natural, 11,551 adopted, 12,400 stepchildren), 44,814 grandchildren, 28,937 brothers or sisters, 17,954 parents, 42,018 other relatives, 45,358 non-relatives
Size of family households: 97,179 2-persons, 84,091 3-persons, 66,013 4-persons, 37,790 5-persons, 18,557 6-persons, 13,618 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 126,765 1-person, 16,063 2-persons, 1,912 3-persons, 653 4-persons, 283 5-persons, 173 6-persons, 145 7-or-more-persons.
47.3% of residents of Bronx County speak English at home.
43.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Bronx County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
65% of Bronx County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in New York.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $188,400
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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