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New York, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

New York,NY index of house prices

Total population: 8,491,079 (Urban population: 8,008,278, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 3,200,912 (3,021,588 occupied: 989,902 owner occupied, 2,139,245 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

68%
State:

47%

Housing density: 10,553 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $880,146.

Median contract rent in 2015: $646 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $1,716)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,617


Median gross rent in New York, NY in 2015: $705

Housing units in New York with a mortgage: 265,120 (22,603 second mortgage, 22,255 home equity loan, 772 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 126,282

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $102,787

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,506

Median monthly housing costs: $1,378


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New York, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $538,300 (it was $221,200 in 2000)
New York:

$538,300
New York:

$293,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $360,000 - $799,500

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $329,127
Here:

$329,127
State:

$344,789

Townhouses or other attached units: $418,949
Here:

$418,949
State:

$553,457

In 2-unit structures: $674,879
Here:

$674,879
State:

$524,046

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $805,625
Here:

$805,625
State:

$600,393

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $833,691
Here:

$833,691
State:

$779,069

Mobile homes: $181,308
Here:

$181,308
State:

$72,935

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $282,990
Here:

$282,990
State:

$1,054,793
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1948

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,826,067
  • In family households: 6,428,664 (1,080,054 male householders, 789,755 female householders)
    1,160,659 spouses, 2,427,142 children (2,314,085 natural, 54,649 adopted, 58,408 stepchildren), 209,852 grandchildren, 167,109 brothers or sisters, 122,757 parents, 252,755 other relatives, 218,581 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,397,403 (496,943 male householders (392,434 living alone)), 655,725 female householders (569,507 living alone)), 244,735 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 182,211 (75,307 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 643,707 2-persons, 462,220 3-persons, 377,634 4-persons, 207,235 5-persons, 99,608 6-persons, 79,405 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 961,941 1-person, 158,243 2-persons, 22,288 3-persons, 6,421 4-persons, 2,284 5-persons, 895 6-persons, 596 7-or-more-persons.

1,004,484 married couples with children.
638,128 single-parent households (83,129 men, 554,999 women).

52.4% of residents of New York speak English at home.
24.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
14.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 2,871,032 (35.9%)
(44.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.3
State:

3.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New York, New York:

  • 29,512no bedroom
  • 144,6461 bedroom
  • 239,0832 bedrooms
  • 328,7923 bedrooms
  • 105,5964 bedrooms
  • 64,5045+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York, New York:

  • 272,966no bedroom
  • 853,3851 bedroom
  • 676,9712 bedrooms
  • 256,5593 bedrooms
  • 38,5434 bedrooms
  • 11,0315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in New York in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 255,603no vehicle
  • 390,5341 vehicle
  • 208,0132 vehicles
  • 44,7943 vehicles
  • 9,2934 vehicles
  • 3,8965+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New York population

Cars and other vehicles available in New York in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,427,343no vehicle
  • 564,6311 vehicle
  • 97,2542 vehicles
  • 9,8583 vehicles
  • 2,1104 vehicles
  • 8,2595+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New York, New York:

  • 19,5461 room
  • 41,4482 rooms
  • 114,0363 rooms
  • 132,6044 rooms
  • 156,2255 rooms
  • 184,0746 rooms
  • 98,9277 rooms
  • 64,1338 rooms
  • 101,1409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York, New York:

  • 227,0131 room
  • 331,9982 rooms
  • 600,2063 rooms
  • 532,3524 rooms
  • 276,5075 rooms
  • 96,0376 rooms
  • 24,4267 rooms
  • 9,1338 rooms
  • 11,7839+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • New York, NY household income distribution

  • New York, NY household income distribution
  • 485,306Less than $10,000
  • 214,421$10,000 to $14,999
  • 176,367$15,000 to $19,999
  • 178,046$20,000 to $24,999
  • 174,531$25,000 to $29,999
  • 172,246$30,000 to $34,999
  • 156,749$35,000 to $39,999
  • 147,132$40,000 to $44,999
  • 126,416$45,000 to $49,999
  • 233,102$50,000 to $59,999
  • 270,620$60,000 to $74,999
  • 273,552$75,000 to $99,999
  • 154,331$100,000 to $124,999
  • 80,222$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75,626$150,000 to $199,999
  • 103,810$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in New York, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in New York, NY
  • 8,437Less than $10,000
  • 2,050$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4,098$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,509$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,308$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,481$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,634$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,774$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,717$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,961$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,644$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,040$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3,282$90,000 to $99,999
  • 13,161$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,068$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,303$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11,817$175,000 to $199,999
  • 36,587$200,000 to $249,999
  • 40,057$250,000 to $299,999
  • 127,642$300,000 to $399,999
  • 155,953$400,000 to $499,999
  • 263,713$500,000 to $749,999
  • 122,203$750,000 to $999,999
  • 63,596$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24,068$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 61,799$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in New York, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in New York, NY
  • 9,298Less than $100
  • 15,659$100 to $149
  • 40,615$150 to $199
  • 56,045$200 to $249
  • 35,293$250 to $299
  • 31,132$300 to $349
  • 24,766$350 to $399
  • 32,881$400 to $449
  • 24,334$450 to $499
  • 36,994$500 to $549
  • 18,244$550 to $599
  • 43,094$600 to $649
  • 24,823$650 to $699
  • 50,438$700 to $749
  • 41,980$750 to $799
  • 111,645$800 to $899
  • 128,107$900 to $999
  • 392,361$1,000 to $1,249
  • 281,712$1,250 to $1,499
  • 341,753$1,500 to $1,999
  • 148,467$2,000 to $2,499
  • 77,515$2,500 to $2,999
  • 60,052$3,000 to $3,499
  • 47,385$3,500 or more
  • 64,652No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 616,7691995 to March 2000
  • 607,7551990 to 1994
  • 474,9611985 to 1989
  • 356,7971980 to 1984
  • 214,4131975 to 1979
  • 202,9351970 to 1974
  • 157,8561965 to 1969
  • 239,546Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to New York population
New York commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 36,907
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 117,493
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 205,727
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 272,534
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 316,245
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 121,927
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 517,367
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 86,101
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 181,563
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 485,781
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 535,411
  • 90 or more minutes: 222,863
New York, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 52.8%
Number of people working at home: 92,151 (2.9% of all workers)

New York mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 794,422 (25%)
  • Carpooled: 254,974 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 364,408 (11%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5,101 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,199,226 (38%)
  • Railroad: 51,141 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 11,193 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53,781 (2%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,488 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15,024 (0%)
  • Walked: 332,264 (10%)
  • Other means: 16,897 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 92,151 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,695,686
 Italian: 625,491
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 524,107
 Irish: 304,741
 United States or American: 238,385
 Russian: 207,840
 Jamaican: 204,805
 Polish: 163,026
 German: 148,220
 Subsaharan African:: 117,011
 Haitian: 116,122
 Guyanese: 93,116
 English: 76,787
 Greek: 73,741
 African: 72,736
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 71,803
 Arab:: 64,144
 Ukrainian: 56,564
 West Indian: 48,524
 British West Indian: 45,109
 Hungarian: 35,453
 French (except Basque): 31,906
 European: 31,538
 Eastern European: 30,241
 Barbadian: 25,377
 Romanian: 24,345
 Albanian: 23,859
 Austrian: 21,884
 Scottish: 19,481
 Israeli: 19,342
 Nigerian: 17,346
 Egyptian: 16,169
 Norwegian: 16,077
 Scotch-Irish: 15,915
 British: 14,008
 Yugoslavian: 13,638
 Arab/Arabic: 13,555
 Swedish: 12,258
 Turkish: 11,079
 Brazilian: 10,813
 Croatian: 10,691
 Dutch: 10,263
 Ghanian: 9,842
 Syrian: 9,610
 Lebanese: 9,484
 Armenian: 9,211
 Lithuanian: 9,003
 Portuguese: 8,401
 Iranian: 8,005
 Canadian: 7,105
 French Canadian: 6,813
 Czech: 6,486
 Other Subsaharan African: 6,317
 Other Arab: 6,117
 Czechoslovakian: 6,038
 Belizean: 5,965
 Afghan: 5,266
 Swiss: 5,111
 Slovak: 4,599
 Moroccan: 4,579
 Danish: 4,533
 Welsh: 4,028
 Bulgarian: 3,604
 Palestinian: 2,993
 Latvian: 2,870
 Maltese: 2,798
 Australian: 2,725
 Liberian: 2,523
 Belgian: 2,504
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 2,496
 Finnish: 2,352
 Serbian: 2,278
 Senegalese: 2,100
 Ethiopian: 1,905
 Northern European: 1,878
 Macedonian: 1,611
 Scandinavian: 1,505
 Slavic: 1,428
 Bahamian: 1,368
 Cypriot: 1,297
 South African: 1,290
 Other West Indian: 1,122
 Dutch West Indian: 865
 Jordanian: 850
 Sudanese: 834
 Slovene: 818
 Cape Verdean: 809
 Iraqi: 787
 Sierra Leonean: 726
 Estonian: 715
 Celtic: 713
 Bermudan: 551
 Soviet Union: 521
 New Zealander: 503
 Basque: 480
 Icelander: 427
 Acadian/Cajun: 296
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 271
 Somalian: 247
 Pennsylvania German: 238
 Alsatian: 202
 Luxemburger: 201
 Kenyan: 136
 Carpatho Rusyn: 128
 Ugandan: 98
 Zimbabwean: 88
 German Russian: 81
 Zairian: 14

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

  • 13%Dominican Republic
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Jamaica
  • 5%Guyana
  • 4%Mexico
  • 4%Ecuador
  • 3%Haiti

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

  • This state: 3,964,551
  • Northeast: 242,006
  • Midwest: 115,878
  • South: 368,388
  • West: 72,293

66% of New York residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 69,013
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26,467
  • 5th and 6th grade: 80,005
  • 7th and 8th grade: 97,347
  • 9th grade: 72,912
  • 10th grade: 74,515
  • 11th grade: 75,526
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 162,029
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 569,161
  • Less than 1 year of college: 108,066
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 261,234
  • Associate degree: 112,317
  • Bachelor's degree: 396,819
  • Master's degree: 175,082
  • Professional school degree: 90,076
  • Doctorate degree: 34,151

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 91,849
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41,433
  • 5th and 6th grade: 100,032
  • 7th and 8th grade: 126,449
  • 9th grade: 85,595
  • 10th grade: 86,622
  • 11th grade: 91,048
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 181,848
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 720,174
  • Less than 1 year of college: 134,008
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 298,264
  • Associate degree: 164,199
  • Bachelor's degree: 437,739
  • Master's degree: 222,074
  • Professional school degree: 66,573
  • Doctorate degree: 24,319

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.1%Males
  • 13.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.3%Males
  • 17.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 12.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.1%Males
  • 15.7%Females
New York marital status for males
New York marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 305,293
  • One, attached: 230,761
  • Two: 409,565
  • 3 or 4: 306,204
  • 5 to 9: 222,758
  • 10 to 19: 218,206
  • 20 to 49: 528,186
  • 50 or more: 976,679
  • Mobile homes: 2,117
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,143

Median worth of mobile homes: $116,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in New York:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 167,824
Here:

18.6%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 85,562
Here:

18.0%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 179,610
Here:

39.4%
New York:

38.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)