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Bronx County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 1,418,207 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 1,332,650 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 61,305
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 31,796
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 90,522
Renter-occupied apartments: 390,348 (it was 372,690 in 2000)
% of renters here:

80%
State:

47%

Land area: 42 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 33745 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bronx County: 155.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (39.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bronx County, NY (2019)
    • 799,58060.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 410,60630.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 124,1079.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 52,3653.9%Asian alone
    • 16,3801.2%Two or more races
    • 12,3140.9%Some other race alone
    • 2,8120.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

34.8 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 669,355  (47.2%)
Females: 748,852  (52.8%)
Average household size:
Bronx County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,432 ($27,611 in 1999)
This county:

$41,432
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,122 (lower quartile is $747, upper quartile is $1,462)
This county:

$1122
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $466,900 (it was $183,800 in 2000)
Bronx:

$466,900
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,100 - $640,200

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $613,432
Here:

$613,432
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $567,393
Here:

$567,393
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $519,658
Here:

$519,658
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $364,932
Here:

$364,932
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,938
Here:

$244,938
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $243,916
Here:

$243,916
State:

$82,547

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,567
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $838

Institutionalized population: 25,437
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Health of residents in Bronx County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
67.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
39.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
73.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
67.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 189 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.
2.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2008: 162 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $264,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Bronx, NY residents
Average permit cost in Bronx, NY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,824 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,917 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Bronx, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bronx, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bronx, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%
Bronx County:

26.4%
New York:

13.0%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.4% for American Indian residents, 12.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.8 years old
(Males: 32.5 years old, Females: 37.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 35.0 years old, American Indian residents: 37.6 years old, Asian residents: 37.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.4 years old, Other race residents: 31.5 years old)

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: Bronx.

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

2018 air pollution in Bronx County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.319 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.02 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Brown County, Illinois , Buchanan County, Missouri , Chariton County, Missouri , Logan County, Colorado , Mifflin County, Pennsylvania , Routt County, Colorado , York County, Pennsylvania , Ross County, Ohio .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

16.0%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Bronx, NY
County total employment by year in Bronx, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Bronx, NY

Current college students: 86,014
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 477,678 (51.2% naturalized citizens)

Bronx County:

33.7%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 129,8552010 or later
  • 120,7152000 to 2009
  • 107,9921990 to 1999
  • 119,9501980 to 1989
  • 48,7601970 to 1979
  • 49,451Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.7%

Bronx County marital status for males Bronx County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,528
  • One, attached: 24,067
  • Two: 47,643
  • 3 or 4: 47,338
  • 5 to 9: 19,746
  • 10 to 19: 30,273
  • 20 to 49: 151,757
  • 50 or more: 184,296
  • Mobile homes: 1,078
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 471

Housing units in Bronx County with a mortgage: 57,011 (1,429 second mortgage, 3,261 home equity loan, 680 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 39,958

Here:

59.4% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bronx County

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-
Bronx County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 839
Bronx County:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 89
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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
This 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%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Bronx County:

The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 0.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 0 years

Earthquake activity:

Bronx County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Bronx County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 253.7 miles away from the county 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 the county 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) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Bronx County 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 the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4085: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4085, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3328: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3328, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 17, 2003 to February 18, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3184: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 3184, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • New York Terrorist Attack, Incident Period: September 11, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1391: September 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1391, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bronx County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bronx

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 147,924 (36.6%)
  • Carpooled: 25,067 (6.2%)
  • Bus: 76,056 (18.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 80,203 (19.8%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 4,874 (1.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 379 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 85 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9,920 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 2,873 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 41,572 (10.3%)
  • Worked at home: 15,549 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (39%)
  • Jamaica (10%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Ghana (4%)
  • Ecuador (3%)
  • Bangladesh (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bronx County


  • Jamaican (5%)
  • African (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Ghanaian (2%)
  • American (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Albanian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bronx County, New York 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

People in group quarters in Bronx County, New York 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,736.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

3.50% relocated from other counties in New York ($27,555 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($7,710 average AGI)
Bronx County:

1.24%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Westchester County, NY  0.42% ($43,856)
from Nassau County, NY  0.06% ($49,934)
from Travis County, TX  0.06% ($18,019)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.06% ($37,384)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

3.43% relocated to other counties in New York ($24,523 average AGI)
2.56% relocated to other states ($16,871 average AGI)
Bronx County:

2.56%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Queens County, NY  0.50% ($36,407)
to Bergen County, NJ  0.12% ($65,703)
to Orange County, NY  0.11% ($60,542)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.11% ($48,387)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.3

Births per 1000 population in Bronx County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Bronx County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bronx County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bronx County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bronx County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bronx County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bronx County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bronx County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bronx County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 156,146 (125,561 aged, 30,585 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 28,416 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bronx County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (29,132)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (11,246)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10,500)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (9,061)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (5,557)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (4,290)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (3,961)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,818)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,755)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (3,665)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,731
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 326
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,831

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,628
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 734
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 5,227

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.7
  • Cut/Pierce - 23.9
  • Transportation-Related, Overall - 10.0
  • Terrorism - 9.7
  • Suffocation - 4.8
  • Other - 8.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 51.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 16.6
  • Firearm - 11.5
  • Fall - 11.0
  • Poisoning - 6.4
  • Other - 6.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,418,207
  • Male householders: 211,351 (78,395 living alone), Female householders: 302,539 (99,340 living alone)
  • 131,396 spouses (129,310 opposite-sex spouses), 32,529 unmarried partners, (31,376 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 478,160 children (455,436 natural, 8,050 adopted, 14,674 stepchildren), 54,804 grandchildren, 32,316 brothers or sisters, 28,773 parents, 2,461 foster children, 46,698 other relatives, 44,658 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 52,522

Size of family households: 103,499 2-persons, 89,257 3-persons, 59,950 4-persons, 32,775 5-persons, 16,520 6-persons, 9,283 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 177,735 1-person, 19,196 2-persons, 3,413 3-persons, 1,425 4-persons, 504 5-persons, 333 6-persons.

110,509 married couples with children.
166,597 single-parent households (24,266 men, 142,331 women).

40.6% of residents of Bronx speak English at home.
47.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $0,000 ($0 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $0,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $0,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $0,000
Federal grants: $0,000
Federal procurement contracts: $0,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $0,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 128,965
Here:

95 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 51,340
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +68,981
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -119,310
Here -88 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bronx County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Year house built in Bronx County, New York
  • Year house built in Bronx County, New York
  • 9,6052014 or later
  • 11,1462010 to 2013
  • 28,3412000 to 2009
  • 21,1651990 to 1999
  • 21,2271980 to 1989
  • 47,3611970 to 1979
  • 77,9351960 to 1969
  • 75,7081950 to 1959
  • 52,9391940 to 1949
  • 191,7701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bronx County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bronx County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bronx County, New York
  • 1,9851 room
  • 1,3242 rooms
  • 10,1843 rooms
  • 21,2594 rooms
  • 24,3545 rooms
  • 15,6846 rooms
  • 7,1197 rooms
  • 5,3088 rooms
  • 9,7529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bronx County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bronx County, New York
  • 34,7061 room
  • 19,1732 rooms
  • 138,8813 rooms
  • 130,4234 rooms
  • 68,9045 rooms
  • 17,8696 rooms
  • 4,1437 rooms
  • 1,1738 rooms
  • 1,6499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bronx County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bronx County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bronx County, New York
  • 2,077no bedroom
  • 15,6571 bedroom
  • 23,0582 bedrooms
  • 38,7873 bedrooms
  • 9,9894 bedrooms
  • 7,4015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bronx County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bronx County, New York
  • 38,725no bedroom
  • 149,4401 bedroom
  • 151,9132 bedrooms
  • 66,6313 bedrooms
  • 7,9564 bedrooms
  • 2,2565+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bronx County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bronx County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bronx County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 22,879no vehicle
  • 44,6671 vehicle
  • 22,0542 vehicles
  • 5,4823 vehicles
  • 1,3774 vehicles
  • 5105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bronx County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bronx County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 295,199no vehicle
  • 103,3081 vehicle
  • 16,1572 vehicles
  • 1,7163 vehicles
  • 4554 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles

91.3% of Bronx County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in New York.

Bronx County:

91.3%
State average:

89.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 757,077
  • Other state: 68,660
  • Northeast: 20,991
  • Midwest: 8,229
  • South: 32,372
  • West: 7,068
Year householders moved into unit in Bronx County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bronx County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,838
Here:

11.0%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9,066
Here:

11.3%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26,112
Here:

29.4%
New York:

37.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 94,525
  • Number of aged recipients: 14,959
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 79,566
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14,824
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 50,076
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29,625
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 25,137
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 51,269
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 330 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED617$398,7391,369$205,0332,166$282,596156$147,013130$1,607,208147$345,28612$307,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED78$378,487170$275,271441$285,48161$114,96716$1,788,87541$296,5121$351,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED307$405,130821$204,1232,384$302,222490$66,32275$2,027,093309$235,50212$51,583
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN215$404,465235$247,847978$319,73865$180,52329$1,295,93185$288,3531$355,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS76$394,368172$200,645455$306,81332$224,0942$1,262,50025$274,9600$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 157 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED163$224,91418$351,2220$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED123$284,93536$339,5001$368,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED96$233,86537$368,1081$399,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$221,61213$316,0002$251,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$250,6674$420,2500$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bronx, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bronx, NY - Value

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