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New York County, New York (NY)

County population in 2014: 1,636,268 (all urban); it was 1,537,195 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 104,334
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 69,627
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 148,695
Renter-occupied apartments: 589,885 (it was 589,949 in 2000)
% of renters here:

80%
State:

47%

Land area: 23 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 71254 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New York County: 161.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.3%), Educational, health and social services (14.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in New York County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (48.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (25.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.9%)
  • Asian alone (11.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 768,097  (46.9%)
Females: 868,171  (53.1%)
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New York County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
New York County:

1.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $75,575 ($47,030 in 1999)

This county:

$75,575
New York:

$60,850

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $1,524 (lower quartile is $802, upper quartile is $2,450)
This county:

$1524
State:

$1058


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $867,600 (it was $361,100 in 2000)
New York:

$867,600
New York:

$293,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $507,300 - Over $1,877,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $898,390
Here:

$898,390
State:

$344,789

Townhouses or other attached units: $3,526,395
Here:

$3,526,395
State:

$553,457

In 2-unit structures: $2,024,449
Here:

$2,024,449
State:

$524,046

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,804,178
Here:

$1,804,178
State:

$600,393

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,417,762
Here:

$1,417,762
State:

$779,069

Mobile homes: $475,457
Here:

$475,457
State:

$72,935

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,990,118
Here:

$2,990,118
State:

$1,054,793
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,876
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $874

Institutionalized population: 12,081
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Health of residents in New York 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 3.6. This is better than average.
79.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
84.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
77.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 180 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 150 pounds. This is less than average.
1.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $147,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $163,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $233,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $193,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $7,924 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $7,297 (0.9%)

New York County household income distribution in 2009 New York County home values distribution New York County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.6%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.9% for American Indian residents, 48.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.4% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.6%
New York County:

17.6%
New York:

15.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 48.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.4% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 36 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 33 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 New York 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: New York, Manhattan.

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

2012 air pollution in New York County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.431 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 141,083
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 452,440 (40% naturalized citizens)

New York County:

29.4%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 106,356
  • 1990 to 1994: 84,025
  • 1985 to 1989: 61,248
  • 1980 to 1984: 51,054
  • 1975 to 1979: 37,473
  • 1970 to 1974: 34,697
  • 1970 to 1974: 28,662
  • 1965 to 1969: 48,925
Note: State values scaled to New York County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.8%

New York County marital status for males New York County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,343
  • One, attached: 4,081
  • Two: 4,934
  • 3 or 4: 16,820
  • 5 to 9: 50,481
  • 10 to 19: 100,904
  • 20 or more: 618,007
  • Mobile homes: 237
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 337

Housing units in New York County with a mortgage: 1,636 (140 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,104

Here:

59.7% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New York County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic323,325109
Other185,469262
Mainline Protestant88,742193
Evangelical Protestant66,211215
Orthodox21,91034
Black Protestant12,44052
None887,776-
New York 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: 1,161
New York County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 99
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
New York County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3,961
This county:

24.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
New York County:

5.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
New York County:

15.4%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in New York County:

Average size of farms: 1 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,549
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97549.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 100.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $149,792
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,000
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 0.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 62 years

Earthquake activity:

New York County-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 221.0 miles away from New York 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 112.6 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from the 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 225.4 miles away from the county 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 111.2 miles away from New York County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • New York Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: October 19, 1996 to October 20, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1146: November 19, 1996, FEMA Id: 1146, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in New York County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Dominican Republic (28%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Ecuador (3%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New York County (%):

  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Russian (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

New York County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 57,150 (8%)
  • Carpooled: 25,604 (3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75,859 (10%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,001 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 328,246 (44%)
  • Railroad: 8,309 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 411 (0%)
  • Taxi: 35,187 (5%)
  • Motorcycle: 437 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6,410 (1%)
  • Walked: 164,934 (22%)
  • Other means: 5,713 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 43,853 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in New York County, New York in 2000:

  • 27,152 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12,408 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6,323 people in nursing homes
  • 2,495 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 1,717 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 1,290 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 1,225 people in state prisons
  • 1,167 people in other group homes
  • 1,149 people in religious group quarters
  • 1,139 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 937 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 921 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 897 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 679 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 515 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 393 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 260 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 104 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 99 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 88 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 72 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 49 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in New York County, New York in 2010:

  • 35,333 people in college/university student housing
  • 8,496 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8,214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6,552 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2,649 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 1,876 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 850 people in federal detention centers
  • 784 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 689 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 386 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 329 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 286 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 213 people in state prisons
  • 209 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 205 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 181 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 79 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 42 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $107,082.

10.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.34%
New York average:

5.06%


0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,709 average AGI)
New York County:

0.19%
New York average:

0.08%

4.35% relocated from other counties in New York ($23,894 average AGI)
5.80% relocated from other states ($38,048 average AGI)
New York County:

5.80%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kings County, NY  1.23% ($50,168 average AGI)
from Bronx County, NY  0.99% ($30,728)
from Queens County, NY  0.85% ($53,211)
from Westchester County, NY  0.33% ($94,545)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.32% ($94,024)
from Nassau County, NY  0.29% ($112,045)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($80,540)


10.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($81,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.10%
New York average:

5.46%


0.45% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,479 average AGI)
New York County:

0.45%
New York average:

0.11%

5.00% relocated to other counties in New York ($32,130 average AGI)
4.66% relocated to other states ($43,765 average AGI)
New York County:

4.66%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kings County, NY  1.85% ($65,580 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  1.18% ($28,773)
to Queens County, NY  0.94% ($47,594)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.34% ($101,965)
to Westchester County, NY  0.31% ($156,680)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.28% ($95,737)
to Nassau County, NY  0.20% ($141,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in New York County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.3

Deaths per 1000 population in New York County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 3.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in New York County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New York County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New York County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 228,740 (198,252 aged, 30,488 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 32,416 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in New York County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (22,784)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (9,622)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (9,211)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (8,953)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (4,599)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (4,052)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (3,771)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,769)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,415)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,138)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,154
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 569
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,137

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,288
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 714
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 112
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 171

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 23
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 5,222

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 79.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Fall - 24.0
  • Suffocation - 19.9
  • Poisoning - 16.4
  • Firearm - 8.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.9
  • Drowning - 2.7
  • Other - 5.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,518,500
  • In family households: 937,518 (163,484 male householders, 145,344 female householders)
    193,462 spouses, 305,423 children (291,826 natural, 8,370 adopted, 5,227 stepchildren), 32,165 grandchildren, 22,032 brothers or sisters, 13,641 parents, 26,462 other relatives, 28,447 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 580,982 (203,910 male householders (150,480 living alone)), 251,108 female householders (203,089 living alone)), 125,964 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 67,373 (12,081 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 146,567 2-persons, 73,599 3-persons, 51,188 4-persons, 21,231 5-persons, 8,665 6-persons, 7,578 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 353,569 1-person, 83,289 2-persons, 13,663 3-persons, 3,355 4-persons, 775 5-persons, 208 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons.

121,214 married couples with children.
92,849 single-parent households (10,737 men, 82,112 women).

58.1% of residents of New York County speak English at home.
24.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
7.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
7.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% 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: 109,382
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 57,606
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +90,461
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -112,667
Here -71 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in New York 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:

3.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

2.9
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 932
  • 2010 to 2013: 12,265
  • 2000 to 2009: 68,748
  • 1990 to 1999: 35,684
  • 1980 to 1989: 56,814
  • 1970 to 1979: 65,555
  • 1960 to 1969: 109,166
  • 1950 to 1959: 82,856
  • 1940 to 1949: 62,884
  • 1939 or earlier: 374,986
Note: State values scaled to New York population
Rooms in houses/apartments in New York County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to New York County population
  • 1 room: 11,476
  • 2 rooms: 18,936
  • 3 rooms: 36,833
  • 4 rooms: 33,016
  • 5 rooms: 20,184
  • 6 rooms: 12,085
  • 7 rooms: 6,427
  • 8 rooms: 4,097
  • 9+ rooms: 5,641
  • 1 room: 103,306
  • 2 rooms: 119,032
  • 3 rooms: 163,608
  • 4 rooms: 124,237
  • 5 rooms: 56,737
  • 6 rooms: 15,762
  • 7 rooms: 4,817
  • 8 rooms: 1,347
  • 9+ rooms: 1,103
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New York County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to New York County population
  • no bedroom: 17,109
  • 1 bedroom: 52,822
  • 2 bedrooms: 50,003
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,886
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,964
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,911
  • no bedroom: 124,179
  • 1 bedroom: 248,824
  • 2 bedrooms: 156,221
  • 3 bedrooms: 49,935
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,079
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,711
Cars and other vehicles available in New York County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to New York County population
  • no vehicle: 89,688
  • 1 vehicle: 51,722
  • 2 vehicles: 5,974
  • 3 vehicles: 677
  • 4 vehicles: 243
  • 5+ vehicles: 391
  • no vehicle: 482,406
  • 1 vehicle: 97,754
  • 2 vehicles: 7,198
  • 3 vehicles: 788
  • 4 vehicles: 278
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,525

61% of New York County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in New York.

New York County:

61.2%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 673,538
  • Northeast: 121,861
  • Midwest: 67,404
  • South: 112,000
  • West: 40,030

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $875,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in New York County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.9%)
  • Utility gas (30.7%)
  • Electricity (12.3%)
  • Other fuel (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38.4%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26,459
Here:

22.6%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12,853
Here:

20.2%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49,743
Here:

54.4%
New York:

38.2%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 81,179
  • Number of aged recipients: 21,186
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 59,993
  • Number of recipients under 18: 6,150
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 38,971
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 36,058
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 29,868
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 40,392
New York County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

New York County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 284 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 ORIGINATED26$597,3085,747$610,23512,150$464,928335$359,146376$2,525,5881,861$576,2351$10,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$433,0001,092$747,5251,454$505,20442$311,90543$2,886,581303$599,7850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$461,1632,143$665,5315,199$539,560353$166,14756$2,832,2501,108$516,72712$87,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$568,9121,195$685,3702,017$543,39556$426,76832$3,316,531508$620,2320$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$510,375399$659,471992$548,49739$316,2821$1,600,000200$588,3350$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 137 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$369,56341$399,1462$281,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED83$372,02426$354,9625$303,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED82$400,30552$369,8850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$322,24213$420,6922$619,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$385,1672$407,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in New York County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11,02772.3 years
Mary10,17879.6 years
William8,41872.6 years
Joseph7,88174.3 years
James7,13970.1 years
Anna5,34681.7 years
George5,22573.7 years
Robert5,06568.1 years
Charles4,98373.6 years
Helen4,94379.9 years
Most common last names in New York County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3,09372.9 years
Brown2,83171.8 years
Williams2,65070.8 years
Johnson2,49771.5 years
Jones2,08370.7 years
Rodriguez1,92670.9 years
Lee1,62075.8 years
Miller1,54577.6 years
Davis1,54272.4 years
Cohen1,49079.5 years
Businesses in New York County, NY
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness4JoS. A. Bank3
7-Eleven53Johnny Rockets5
A&P1Jones New York42
ALDI1Journeys6
ALDO21Justice5
AMF Bowling1KFC67
AT&T168Kmart8
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kohl's4
Ace Hardware11Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts12LA Fitness1
Aeropostale10La Quinta4
Aerosoles25La-Z-Boy5
American Eagle Outfitters8Lane Bryant8
Ann Taylor21Lane Furniture8
Apple Store5LensCrafters24
Applebee's24Levi Strauss & Co.6
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza30
Ascend Collection6Loews1
Ashley Furniture3Lowe's3
Audi2Macy's10
AutoZone26Marriott23
Avenue16Marshalls16
BMW4MasterBrand Cabinets101
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2McDonald's247
Bakers8Men's Wearhouse11
Bally Total Fitness16Motherhood Maternity15
Banana Republic16New Balance70
Barnes & Noble13New York & Co14
Baskin-Robbins205Nike476
Bath & Body Works11Nissan9
Bebe7Nordstrom1
Bed Bath & Beyond11Office Depot1
Ben & Jerry's9OfficeMax1
Bentleymotors.Com1Old Navy17
Best Cellars1Olive Garden3
Best Western15Outback6
Blockbuster29Outback Steakhouse6
Brooks Brothers7Pac Sun1
Brookstone10Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental5Panera Bread7
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza32
Burger King32Pathmark21
Buybuy BABY1Payless102
CVS112Penske12
Cache3PetSmart3
Casual Male XL7Pier 1 Imports5
Catherines2Pizza Hut15
Century 213Popeyes72
Charlotte Russe4Pottery Barn3
Chevrolet8Pottery Barn Kids2
Chick-Fil-A1Qdoba Mexican Grill8
Chico's5Quality4
Chipotle31Quiznos12
Chuck E. Cheese's6RadioShack119
Church's Chicken1Ramada5
Cinnabon 8Raymour & Flanigan10
Circle K2Red Lobster4
Clarion3Red Roof Inn2
Clarks3Rite Aid199
Cold Stone Creamery14Ruby Tuesday1
Coldwater Creek3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Comfort Inn19SAS Shoes37
Costco5Saks Fifth Avenue1
Crate & Barrel2Sears17
Curves19Sephora21
DHL118Sheraton5
Days Inn5Skechers USA8
Decora Cabinetry12Sleep Inn2
Domino's Pizza41Spencer Gifts2
DressBarn14Sprint Nextel99
Dressbarn14Staples54
Dunkin Donuts453Starbucks166
Econo Lodge2Steak 'n Shake1
Eddie Bauer1Stop & Shop14
Express11Subaru5
Extended Stay America1Subway303
Famous Footwear6Super 83
Fashion Bug4T-Mobile48
FedEx623T.G.I. Driday's14
Finish Line5T.J.Maxx9
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Taco Bell24
Food Basics1Talbots3
Foot Locker30Target10
Forever 218The Athlete's Foot1
Fredericks Of Hollywood2The Food Emporium13
GNC128The Limited1
GameStop81The Room Place21
Gap31Tim Hortons13
Goodwill1Toyota9
Gymboree5Toys"R"Us43
H&M11Trader Joe's6
H&R Block195True Value82
Haagen-Dazs12U-Haul88
Haworth5UPS532
Hilton28Urban Outfitters10
Holiday Inn25Vans26
Hollister Co.3Verizon Wireless58
Home Depot21Victoria's Secret19
Honda8Volkswagen7
Hot Topic2Waldbaums16
Howard Johnson9Walgreens81
Hyatt4Wendy's47
Hyundai7Westin1
IHOP14Wet Seal1
IKEA1White Castle35
J. Jill1Whole Foods Market8
J.Crew12Wingate2
JCPenney4YMCA22
Jamba Juice16

New York County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"