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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).
Detached houses: $562,263Here:$562,263State:$343,827
Townhouses or other attached units: $2,942,613Here:$2,942,613State:$484,742
In 2-unit structures: $1,871,600Here:$1,871,600State:$460,134
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,302,348Here:$1,302,348State:$569,159
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,170,343Here:$1,170,343State:$676,553
Mobile homes: $60,664Here:$60,664State:$40,766
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $433,570Here:$433,570State:$137,621
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Kerry/Edwards (Democratic): 81.4%
Bush/Cheney (Republican): 16.6%
Obama (Democratic): 86.0%
McCain (Republican): 13.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $4,947 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $4,305 (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 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 $1406 a month.
Cities in this county include: New York, Manhattan.
Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 17.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 40 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.011 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.038 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Click to draw/clear New York County borders
Neighboring counties: Bergen County, New Jersey , Bronx County , Hudson County, New Jersey , Kings County , Queens County .
Unemployment by year (%)
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year ($)
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)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.8%
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
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in New York County (%):
10.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($61,164 average adjusted gross income)
1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,637 average AGI)New York County:1.18%New York average:0.24%
4.06% relocated from other counties in New York ($21,911 average AGI)
5.57% relocated from other states ($35,616 average AGI)New York County:5.57%New York average:1.94%
9.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($83,412 average adjusted gross income)
0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,696 average AGI)New York County:0.38%New York average:0.10%
4.77% relocated to other counties in New York ($32,189 average AGI)
4.74% relocated to other states ($45,527 average AGI)New York County:4.74%New York average:2.96%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 218,544 (191,138 aged, 27,406 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 79.8. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
192,588 spouses, 310,741 children (296,207 natural, 8,679 adopted, 5,855 stepchildren), 31,933 grandchildren, 25,402 brothers or sisters, 14,092 parents, 32,675 other relatives, 34,000 non-relatives
Size of family households: 140,018 2-persons, 71,899 3-persons, 49,949 4-persons, 24,103 5-persons, 11,721 6-persons, 8,530 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 354,089 1-person, 67,679 2-persons, 8,522 3-persons, 1,844 4-persons, 499 5-persons, 191 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.
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).
Population growth in New York County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
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.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $875,000
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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