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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: 3,463,870 (3,114,811 occupied: 998,198 owner occupied, 2,116,613 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

68%
State:

47%

Housing density: 11,420 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,153,123.

Median contract rent in 2016: $646 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $1,716)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,750


Median gross rent in New York, NY in 2016: $705

Housing units in New York with a mortgage: 593,859 (11,671 second mortgage, 53,450 home equity loan, 4,129 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 404,339

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $107,699

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,463

Median monthly housing costs: $1,405


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New York, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $569,700 (it was $221,200 in 2000)
New York:

$569,700
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $374,500 - $866,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $653,062
Here:

$653,062
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $702,241
Here:

$702,241
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $707,162
Here:

$707,162
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $843,064
Here:

$843,064
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $942,523
Here:

$942,523
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $408,356
Here:

$408,356
State:

$72,941

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $556,397
Here:

$556,397
State:

$283,363
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1948

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,537,673
  • In family households: 6,675,676 (892,013 male householders, 958,716 female householders)
    1,135,236 spouses, 2,528,647 children (2,448,377 natural, 33,399 adopted, 46,871 stepchildren), 243,216 grandchildren, 185,484 brothers or sisters, 240,532 parents, 272,133 other relatives, 219,699 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,685,013 (564,573 male householders (425,572 living alone)), 699,509 female householders (584,494 living alone)), 420,931 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 176,984

Size of family households: 686,221 2-persons, 449,119 3-persons, 381,249 4-persons, 187,662 5-persons, 77,816 6-persons, 68,662 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,010,066 1-person, 190,508 2-persons, 43,252 3-persons, 13,667 4-persons, 4,576 5-persons, 1,400 6-persons, 613 7-or-more-persons.

995,612 married couples with children.
515,399 single-parent households (87,209 men, 428,190 women).

50.8% of residents of New York speak English at home.
24.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
12.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
9.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,200,219 (37.5%)
(54.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 30,673no bedroom
  • 153,4021 bedroom
  • 256,7622 bedrooms
  • 383,8503 bedrooms
  • 115,0644 bedrooms
  • 58,4475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

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

  • 216,072no bedroom
  • 756,7561 bedroom
  • 749,8482 bedrooms
  • 330,8763 bedrooms
  • 49,5654 bedrooms
  • 13,4965+ 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:

  • 270,340no vehicle
  • 431,4281 vehicle
  • 218,7912 vehicles
  • 56,4133 vehicles
  • 16,9684 vehicles
  • 4,2585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New York population

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

  • 1,423,526no vehicle
  • 571,8481 vehicle
  • 106,4762 vehicles
  • 11,9413 vehicles
  • 1,9834 vehicles
  • 8395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 23,1011 room
  • 29,1442 rooms
  • 119,9613 rooms
  • 183,8824 rooms
  • 188,4655 rooms
  • 195,6296 rooms
  • 101,6057 rooms
  • 59,0078 rooms
  • 97,4049+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

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

  • 190,9861 room
  • 152,3672 rooms
  • 626,8493 rooms
  • 642,3784 rooms
  • 339,6845 rooms
  • 108,8906 rooms
  • 29,2437 rooms
  • 13,1498 rooms
  • 13,0679+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New York population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 310,733Less than $10,000
  • 174,996$10,000 to $14,999
  • 152,943$15,000 to $19,999
  • 139,525$20,000 to $24,999
  • 129,966$25,000 to $29,999
  • 138,064$30,000 to $34,999
  • 120,633$35,000 to $39,999
  • 114,392$40,000 to $44,999
  • 97,630$45,000 to $49,999
  • 194,392$50,000 to $59,999
  • 270,549$60,000 to $74,999
  • 348,022$75,000 to $99,999
  • 254,860$100,000 to $124,999
  • 169,256$125,000 to $149,999
  • 207,834$150,000 to $199,999
  • 291,016$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in New York, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in New York, NY
  • 7,930Less than $10,000
  • 3,888$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4,769$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4,224$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,685$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,158$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,499$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,488$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,471$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,862$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,376$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,187$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,579$90,000 to $99,999
  • 12,341$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,152$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15,527$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9,984$175,000 to $199,999
  • 35,356$200,000 to $249,999
  • 38,186$250,000 to $299,999
  • 116,591$300,000 to $399,999
  • 146,408$400,000 to $499,999
  • 263,467$500,000 to $749,999
  • 127,311$750,000 to $999,999
  • 83,176$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 30,670$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 67,913$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in New York, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in New York, NY
  • 9,640Less than $100
  • 9,120$100 to $149
  • 33,461$150 to $199
  • 56,409$200 to $249
  • 37,141$250 to $299
  • 31,787$300 to $349
  • 26,181$350 to $399
  • 32,975$400 to $449
  • 20,415$450 to $499
  • 31,049$500 to $549
  • 22,535$550 to $599
  • 35,519$600 to $649
  • 28,485$650 to $699
  • 41,598$700 to $749
  • 41,718$750 to $799
  • 107,597$800 to $899
  • 122,592$900 to $999
  • 361,864$1,000 to $1,249
  • 273,904$1,250 to $1,499
  • 371,625$1,500 to $1,999
  • 147,016$2,000 to $2,499
  • 88,023$2,500 to $2,999
  • 68,540$3,000 to $3,499
  • 57,129$3,500 or more
  • 60,290No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 583,6212010 or later
  • 817,1822000 to 2009
  • 775,6921990 to 1999
  • 831,7581980 to 1989
  • 417,3481970 to 1979
  • 397,402Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to New York population
New York commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 34,717
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 114,112
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 200,700
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 266,159
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 344,157
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 153,466
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 639,468
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 135,243
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 284,595
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 625,753
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 749,798
  • 90 or more minutes: 284,801
New York, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 53.5%
Number of people working at home: 174,202 (4.3% of all workers)

New York mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,063,192 (22%)
  • Carpooled: 200,582 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 549,495 (12%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10,428 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,851,034 (39%)
  • Railroad: 350,528 (7%)
  • Ferryboat: 21,970 (0%)
  • Taxi: 69,743 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 48,657 (1%)
  • Walked: 394,589 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 174,202 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 265,226
 Italian: 258,795
 Jamaican: 208,530
 Haitian: 118,667
 Irish: 103,696
 Guyanese: 99,947
 Russian: 95,195
 Polish: 85,288
 African: 82,262
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 62,654
 West Indian: 56,069
 German: 49,785
 European: 49,002
 Ukrainian: 46,205
 Greek: 39,815
 Eastern European: 39,279
 British West Indian: 38,318
 Albanian: 32,973
 English: 29,467
 Nigerian: 27,435
 Hungarian: 25,976
 Ghanaian: 20,516
 French (except Basque): 18,704
 Egyptian: 17,831
 Barbadian: 17,210
 Romanian: 13,821
 Arab: 13,184
 Israeli: 12,476
 Iranian: 9,912
 Moroccan: 9,599
 British: 9,525
 Turkish: 9,420
 Brazilian: 9,238
 Armenian: 7,714
 Lebanese: 7,374
 Scottish: 6,339
 Syrian: 6,316
 Yugoslavian: 6,170
 Macedonian: 5,997
 Portuguese: 5,553
 Croatian: 5,227
 Swedish: 5,180
 Afghan: 5,047
 Dutch: 5,026
 Austrian: 4,860
 Canadian: 4,794
 Palestinian: 4,469
 Serbian: 4,146
 Norwegian: 3,984
 Scotch-Irish: 3,976
 Belizean: 3,760
 Czech: 3,615
 Slovak: 3,489
 Slavic: 3,386
 Ethiopian: 3,243
 French Canadian: 2,622
 Senegalese: 2,622
 Belgian: 2,517
 Liberian: 2,458
 Bulgarian: 2,449
 Sudanese: 2,377
 Lithuanian: 2,208
 Swiss: 2,175
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 2,137
 Australian: 2,092
 Latvian: 1,901
 Danish: 1,898
 Northern European: 1,696
 South African: 1,532
 Finnish: 1,475
 Maltese: 1,217
 Welsh: 1,209
 Jordanian: 1,175
 Scandinavian: 980
 Czechoslovakian: 901
 Kenyan: 895
 Cypriot: 774
 Soviet Union: 589
 New Zealander: 576
 Slovene: 522
 Sierra Leonean: 469
 Cape Verdean: 458
 Estonian: 423
 Dutch West Indian: 397
 Bahamian: 387
 Iraqi: 301
 Somali: 261
 Bermudan: 244
 Basque: 220
 Icelander: 163
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 153
 Cajun: 114
 German Russian: 108
 Zimbabwean: 90
 Pennsylvania German: 88
 Ugandan: 36
 Luxemburger: 21
 Carpatho Rusyn: 19

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

  • 14%Dominican Republic
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Jamaica
  • 4%Guyana
  • 4%Ecuador
  • 3%Haiti

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

  • This state: 4,089,889
  • Other state: 946,294
  • Northeast: 315,197
  • Midwest: 153,990
  • South: 333,325
  • West: 143,782

90% of New York 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, 27% lived in New York.

New York:

90.1%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 75,014
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 35,785
  • 5th and 6th grade: 76,496
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65,312
  • 9th grade: 61,300
  • 10th grade: 53,932
  • 11th grade: 54,617
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87,628
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 690,594
  • Less than 1 year of college: 95,682
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 308,528
  • Associate degree: 167,506
  • Bachelor's degree: 595,665
  • Master's degree: 269,818
  • Professional school degree: 94,999
  • Doctorate degree: 46,756

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 98,914
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49,839
  • 5th and 6th grade: 88,687
  • 7th and 8th grade: 73,238
  • 9th grade: 69,635
  • 10th grade: 57,297
  • 11th grade: 64,222
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 88,957
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 748,540
  • Less than 1 year of college: 109,469
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 318,505
  • Associate degree: 216,895
  • Bachelor's degree: 689,379
  • Master's degree: 378,356
  • Professional school degree: 92,842
  • Doctorate degree: 40,391

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.7%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 8.9%Females
New York marital status for males
New York marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 321,542
  • One, attached: 234,368
  • Two: 458,031
  • 3 or 4: 333,009
  • 5 to 9: 227,678
  • 10 to 19: 224,032
  • 20 to 49: 559,893
  • 50 or more: 1,099,128
  • Mobile homes: 4,536
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,653

Median worth of mobile homes: $137,939

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in New York:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in New York
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.9%)
  • Electricity (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (58.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.4%)
  • Electricity (14.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 134,409
Here:

17.3%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66,773
Here:

17.1%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 171,568
Here:

34.4%
New York:

34.3%

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)