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Work and Jobs in New York, New York (NY) Detailed Stats
Occupations, Industries, Unemployment, Workers, Commute


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The unemployment rate in 2020 in New York, NY was 5.2%, which was 23.1% greater than the unemployment rate of 4.0% across the entire state of New York. Compared to the unemployment rate of 9.5% in 2010, this represents a decrease of 82.7%. According to 2021 data, the most common industries in New York are: Health care (15.0% of civilian employees), Professional, scientific, technical services (11.2% of civilian employees), Educational services (10.2% of civilian employees). 66.6% of workers work in New York County and 24.1% of all workers work at home. 63.8% of workers are employees of private companies, which is 3.4% greater than the rate of 61.6% across the entire state of New York.

Whole page based on the data from 2000 / 2021 when the population of New York, New York was 8,008,278 / 8,467,513

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2021
Most common industries in 2000
Most common industries for males in 2021
Most common industries for males in 2000
Most common industries for females in 2021
Most common industries for females in 2000
 

Most common industries
(2021 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Health care15.0%
(572,001)
7.7%
(146,587)
22.4%
(425,414)
11.9%
(391,494)
6.2%
(105,633)
18.1%
(285,861)
Professional, scientific, and technical services11.2%
(425,401)
12.1%
(231,242)
10.2%
(194,159)
8.3%
(271,963)
8.1%
(137,295)
8.5%
(134,668)
Educational services10.2%
(387,963)
6.8%
(129,950)
13.6%
(258,013)
8.6%
(281,074)
5.4%
(92,266)
12.0%
(188,808)
Finance and insurance6.5%
(245,576)
7.0%
(133,149)
5.9%
(112,427)
8.5%
(277,110)
8.2%
(139,073)
8.7%
(138,037)
Accommodation and food services5.5%
(209,941)
6.3%
(120,650)
4.7%
(89,291)
5.9%
(192,944)
7.5%
(127,052)
4.2%
(65,892)
Construction5.1%
(193,816)
9.3%
(176,690)
0.9%
(17,126)
4.3%
(139,385)
7.4%
(126,533)
0.8%
(12,852)
Social assistance4.4%
(166,835)
2.0%
(38,267)
6.8%
(128,568)
2.8%
(93,337)
0.9%
(15,841)
4.9%
(77,496)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers4.4%
(166,178)
7.1%
(134,587)
1.7%
(31,591)
3.9%
(128,846)
6.2%
(105,698)
1.5%
(23,148)
Public administration4.2%
(158,433)
4.3%
(81,335)
4.1%
(77,098)
4.5%
(146,807)
4.6%
(78,760)
4.3%
(68,047)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.9%
(148,142)
4.5%
(86,458)
3.3%
(61,684)
3.6%
(117,982)
4.1%
(69,034)
3.1%
(48,948)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.7%
(103,680)
3.9%
(73,739)
1.6%
(29,941)
2.9%
(95,699)
3.9%
(65,511)
1.9%
(30,188)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.4%
(90,698)
2.5%
(47,114)
2.3%
(43,584)
2.4%
(79,266)
2.6%
(43,371)
2.3%
(35,895)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.9%
(73,301)
2.1%
(40,122)
1.7%
(33,179)
2.5%
(81,663)
2.3%
(39,867)
2.6%
(41,796)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.8%
(70,118)
1.5%
(28,813)
2.2%
(41,305)
2.0%
(65,544)
1.5%
(26,335)
2.5%
(39,209)
Food and beverage stores1.8%
(70,108)
2.3%
(43,776)
1.4%
(26,332)
2.0%
(64,825)
2.6%
(44,162)
1.3%
(20,663)
Personal and laundry services1.7%
(63,489)
1.4%
(26,758)
1.9%
(36,731)
1.7%
(57,270)
1.6%
(27,395)
1.9%
(29,875)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.6%
(59,110)
1.7%
(32,159)
1.4%
(26,951)
1.9%
(61,347)
2.1%
(34,991)
1.7%
(26,356)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.3%
(51,268)
0.9%
(17,723)
1.8%
(33,545)
1.2%
(39,628)
0.9%
(15,846)
1.5%
(23,782)
Private households0.8%
(30,695)
0.1%
(1,728)
1.5%
(28,967)
0.9%
(29,227)
0.1%
(1,949)
1.7%
(27,278)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.8%
(29,263)
0.7%
(12,425)
0.9%
(16,838)
1.0%
(31,509)
0.7%
(12,279)
1.2%
(19,230)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.7%
(24,852)
0.6%
(11,981)
0.7%
(12,871)
0.5%
(15,672)
0.4%
(7,025)
0.5%
(8,647)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.6%
(23,031)
0.8%
(15,348)
0.4%
(7,683)
0.2%
(7,476)
0.2%
(4,017)
0.2%
(3,459)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(21,175)
0.6%
(11,006)
0.5%
(10,169)
0.7%
(22,205)
0.7%
(12,549)
0.6%
(9,656)
Repair and maintenance0.6%
(21,091)
1.0%
(18,348)
0.1%
(2,743)
1.1%
(35,294)
1.9%
(31,586)
0.2%
(3,708)
Chemicals0.5%
(18,411)
0.5%
(10,378)
0.4%
(8,033)
0.4%
(14,117)
0.4%
(6,981)
0.5%
(7,136)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.5%
(18,217)
0.6%
(10,497)
0.4%
(7,720)
1.3%
(43,229)
1.4%
(24,570)
1.2%
(18,659)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.5%
(18,105)
0.3%
(6,293)
0.6%
(11,812)
0.5%
(16,869)
0.5%
(8,336)
0.5%
(8,533)
U. S. Postal service0.5%
(17,970)
0.6%
(11,709)
0.3%
(6,261)
0.9%
(28,032)
1.1%
(18,482)
0.6%
(9,550)
Food0.4%
(17,078)
0.6%
(12,275)
0.3%
(4,803)
0.6%
(18,494)
0.8%
(13,118)
0.3%
(5,376)
Truck transportation0.4%
(16,987)
0.8%
(14,536)
0.1%
(2,451)
0.5%
(15,143)
0.8%
(13,818)
0.1%
(1,325)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4%
(16,376)
0.6%
(10,661)
0.3%
(5,715)
0.3%
(11,058)
0.5%
(8,396)
0.2%
(2,662)
Air transportation0.4%
(15,593)
0.4%
(8,561)
0.4%
(7,032)
0.5%
(17,877)
0.6%
(9,872)
0.5%
(8,005)
Utilities0.4%
(14,786)
0.6%
(11,488)
0.2%
(3,298)
0.4%
(13,228)
0.6%
(10,348)
0.2%
(2,880)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.4%
(14,530)
0.3%
(6,501)
0.4%
(8,029)
0.9%
(30,584)
0.9%
(15,980)
0.9%
(14,604)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.4%
(14,303)
0.5%
(10,069)
0.2%
(4,234)
0.4%
(14,529)
0.6%
(10,467)
0.3%
(4,062)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.4%
(14,046)
0.6%
(11,808)
0.1%
(2,238)
0.3%
(10,977)
0.5%
(9,106)
0.1%
(1,871)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.4%
(13,502)
0.6%
(11,084)
0.1%
(2,418)
0.5%
(17,582)
0.9%
(14,469)
0.2%
(3,113)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(13,025)
0.2%
(4,641)
0.4%
(8,384)
0.2%
(8,043)
0.2%
(2,942)
0.3%
(5,101)
Apparel0.3%
(11,643)
0.2%
(3,891)
0.4%
(7,752)
1.6%
(53,145)
0.9%
(15,293)
2.4%
(37,852)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.3%
(11,274)
0.4%
(7,420)
0.2%
(3,854)
0.4%
(12,754)
0.5%
(8,203)
0.3%
(4,551)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.3%
(9,735)
0.2%
(3,124)
0.3%
(6,611)
0.3%
(9,181)
0.3%
(4,531)
0.3%
(4,650)
Warehousing and storage0.2%
(9,228)
0.4%
(6,836)
0.1%
(2,392)
0.1%
(2,654)
0.1%
(2,071)
0.0%
(583)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.2%
(8,263)
0.2%
(3,037)
0.3%
(5,226)
0.5%
(16,544)
0.4%
(7,297)
0.6%
(9,247)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(7,644)
0.3%
(6,150)
0.1%
(1,494)
0.5%
(16,414)
0.7%
(11,795)
0.3%
(4,619)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(7,517)
0.3%
(5,627)
0.1%
(1,890)
0.5%
(17,212)
0.7%
(11,544)
0.4%
(5,668)
Computer and electronic products0.2%
(6,874)
0.2%
(3,715)
0.2%
(3,159)
0.3%
(11,340)
0.4%
(7,545)
0.2%
(3,795)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(5,418)
0.2%
(3,007)
0.1%
(2,411)
0.4%
(12,553)
0.4%
(6,673)
0.4%
(5,880)
Machinery0.1%
(5,259)
0.2%
(4,684)
0.0%
(575)
0.2%
(6,581)
0.3%
(5,153)
0.1%
(1,428)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(5,151)
0.2%
(3,123)
0.1%
(2,028)
0.2%
(7,025)
0.3%
(4,818)
0.1%
(2,207)
Metal and metal products0.1%
(4,943)
0.2%
(3,242)
0.1%
(1,701)
0.3%
(10,544)
0.5%
(8,401)
0.1%
(2,143)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1%
(4,540)
0.2%
(3,343)
0.1%
(1,197)
0.1%
(2,854)
0.1%
(2,127)
0.0%
(727)
Management of companies and enterprises0.1%
(4,362)
0.1%
(1,604)
0.1%
(2,758)
0.0%
(1,011)
0.0%
(523)
0.0%
(488)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.1%
(4,261)
0.2%
(2,909)
0.1%
(1,352)
0.2%
(6,612)
0.2%
(3,963)
0.2%
(2,649)
Transportation equipment0.1%
(4,111)
0.2%
(3,052)
0.1%
(1,059)
0.1%
(3,645)
0.2%
(2,887)
0.0%
(758)
Rail transportation0.1%
(3,646)
0.2%
(3,008)
0.0%
(638)
0.1%
(4,303)
0.2%
(3,467)
0.1%
(836)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(3,571)
0.1%
(1,953)
0.1%
(1,618)
0.1%
(4,564)
0.1%
(2,278)
0.1%
(2,286)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(3,411)
0.1%
(1,987)
0.1%
(1,424)
0.2%
(5,907)
0.2%
(3,289)
0.2%
(2,618)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.1%
(3,243)
0.1%
(2,302)
0.0%
(941)
0.0%
(1,627)
0.1%
(1,223)
0.0%
(404)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.1%
(3,216)
0.1%
(1,649)
0.1%
(1,567)
0.1%
(3,600)
0.1%
(2,192)
0.1%
(1,408)
Beverage and tobacco products0.1%
(3,024)
0.1%
(2,049)
0.1%
(975)
0.1%
(3,348)
0.1%
(2,371)
0.1%
(977)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(2,555)
0.1%
(1,341)
0.1%
(1,214)
0.1%
(3,828)
0.2%
(2,570)
0.1%
(1,258)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1%
(2,365)
0.1%
(1,671)
0.0%
(694)
0.2%
(6,436)
0.3%
(5,304)
0.1%
(1,132)
Wood products0.1%
(2,197)
0.1%
(2,148)
0.0%
(49)
0.1%
(1,661)
0.1%
(1,348)
0.0%
(313)
Gasoline stations0.1%
(2,186)
0.1%
(1,815)
0.0%
(371)
0.1%
(4,204)
0.2%
(3,588)
0.0%
(616)
Plastics and rubber products0.1%
(1,989)
0.1%
(1,536)
0.0%
(453)
0.1%
(3,709)
0.1%
(2,319)
0.1%
(1,390)
Textile mills and textile products0.0%
(1,895)
0.0%
(799)
0.1%
(1,096)
0.3%
(10,748)
0.3%
(4,348)
0.4%
(6,400)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.0%
(1,877)
0.1%
(1,248)
0.0%
(629)
0.1%
(2,821)
0.1%
(2,019)
0.1%
(802)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.0%
(1,858)
0.1%
(1,116)
0.0%
(742)
0.1%
(3,752)
0.1%
(2,275)
0.1%
(1,477)
Paper0.0%
(1,753)
0.0%
(787)
0.1%
(966)
0.1%
(4,799)
0.2%
(3,087)
0.1%
(1,712)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.0%
(1,737)
0.1%
(1,364)
0.0%
(373)
0.1%
(4,802)
0.2%
(3,574)
0.1%
(1,228)
Music stores0.0%
(1,030)
0.0%
(673)
0.0%
(357)
0.1%
(4,609)
0.2%
(3,281)
0.1%
(1,328)
Retail florists0.0%
(927)
0.0%
(484)
0.0%
(443)
0.1%
(3,471)
0.1%
(2,092)
0.1%
(1,379)

Unemployment in New York

Unemployment by year
  • Unemployment by race in 2021
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.3%Males
  • 12.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.2%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.7%Males
  • 14.5%Females
  • 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
Unemployment in 2020:
New York:

5.2%
New York:

4.0%
Unemployment in 2019:
New York:

3.9%
New York:

4.0%
Unemployment in 2018:
New York:

4.2%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment in 2017:
New York:

4.6%
New York:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2016:
New York:

5.2%
New York:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2015:
New York:

5.7%
New York:

5.3%
Unemployment in 2014:
New York:

7.3%
New York:

6.3%
Unemployment in 2013:
New York:

8.8%
New York:

7.7%
Unemployment in 2012:
New York:

9.3%
New York:

8.5%
Unemployment in 2011:
New York:

9.1%
New York:

8.3%
Unemployment in 2010:
New York:

9.5%
New York:

8.6%
Unemployment in 2009:
New York:

9.3%
New York:

8.3%
Unemployment in 2008:
New York:

5.6%
New York:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2007:
New York:

5.0%
New York:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2006:
New York:

5.0%
New York:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2005:
New York:

5.8%
New York:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2004:
New York:

7.1%
New York:

5.8%
Unemployment in 2003:
New York:

8.3%
New York:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2002:
New York:

8.0%
New York:

6.1%
Unemployment in 2001:
New York:

5.9%
New York:

4.8%
Unemployment in 2000:
New York:

5.8%
New York:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1999:
New York:

6.8%
New York:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1998:
New York:

7.9%
New York:

5.6%
Unemployment in 1997:
New York:

9.4%
New York:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1996:
New York:

8.8%
New York:

6.2%
Unemployment in 1995:
New York:

8.2%
New York:

6.3%
Unemployment in 1994:
New York:

8.8%
New York:

6.9%
Unemployment in 1993:
New York:

10.4%
New York:

7.9%
Unemployment in 1992:
New York:

11.1%
New York:

8.6%
Unemployment in 1991:
New York:

8.7%
New York:

7.2%
Unemployment in 1990:
New York:

6.9%
New York:

5.3%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
New York:

4.4% (122,993)
New York:

4.0% (291,119)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
New York:

2.9% (80,039)
New York:

2.9% (213,242)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
New York:

2.6% (73,649)
New York:

3.8% (278,176)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
New York:

7.3% (205,014)
New York:

7.8% (565,761)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
New York:

6.0% (167,449)
New York:

8.3% (601,792)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
New York:

14.7% (411,255)
New York:

14.1% (1,024,784)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
New York:

8.1% (225,973)
New York:

10.8% (786,094)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
New York:

16.4% (460,459)
New York:

14.3% (1,034,896)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
New York:

7.0% (197,054)
New York:

6.8% (494,664)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
New York:

11.4% (320,055)
New York:

8.7% (633,425)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
New York:

4.6% (130,189)
New York:

3.8% (274,419)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
New York:

2.1% (59,907)
New York:

1.8% (131,138)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
New York:

7.5% (210,734)
New York:

7.2% (523,260)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
New York:

5.0% (138,891)
New York:

5.4% (393,801)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000
<5am:
New York:

2.1% (68,208)
New York:

2.4% (194,562)
5:30am:
New York:

2.0% (64,264)
New York:

2.1% (174,328)
6am:
New York:

2.4% (75,224)
New York:

3.1% (253,826)
6:30am:
New York:

6.3% (202,050)
New York:

7.0% (573,349)
7am:
New York:

6.5% (209,071)
New York:

8.6% (706,982)
7:30am:
New York:

13.7% (436,294)
New York:

14.0% (1,147,579)
8am:
New York:

13.7% (438,505)
New York:

14.8% (1,213,706)
8:30am:
New York:

16.6% (530,791)
New York:

13.9% (1,144,298)
9am:
New York:

8.4% (269,626)
New York:

7.5% (614,475)
10am:
New York:

9.1% (291,983)
New York:

7.2% (593,377)
11am:
New York:

3.4% (109,362)
New York:

2.7% (224,011)
12pm:
New York:

1.4% (45,683)
New York:

1.3% (105,049)
4pm:
New York:

5.8% (183,986)
New York:

6.3% (517,309)
>4pm:
New York:

5.5% (174,872)
New York:

6.1% (501,196)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021 - Males
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

5.5% (79,160)
New York:

5.2% (196,283)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
New York:

4.2% (60,455)
New York:

4.2% (159,694)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

3.5% (51,016)
New York:

5.2% (195,178)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
New York:

8.6% (124,805)
New York:

9.3% (351,324)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

5.5% (79,390)
New York:

8.5% (320,431)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
New York:

14.7% (212,660)
New York:

13.8% (521,752)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

6.6% (95,323)
New York:

9.2% (347,695)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
New York:

14.5% (210,462)
New York:

12.6% (477,027)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

5.8% (84,294)
New York:

5.4% (204,790)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

10.1% (147,070)
New York:

7.8% (294,996)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

4.6% (66,545)
New York:

3.5% (131,913)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
New York:

2.4% (35,450)
New York:

1.8% (69,725)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
New York:

8.7% (125,644)
New York:

7.7% (289,633)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
New York:

5.3% (76,991)
New York:

5.8% (217,584)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021 - Females
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

3.2% (43,833)
New York:

2.7% (94,836)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
New York:

1.4% (19,584)
New York:

1.5% (53,548)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

1.7% (22,633)
New York:

2.4% (82,998)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
New York:

5.9% (80,209)
New York:

6.2% (214,437)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

6.5% (88,059)
New York:

8.1% (281,361)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
New York:

14.7% (198,595)
New York:

14.5% (503,032)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

9.6% (130,650)
New York:

12.6% (438,399)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
New York:

18.5% (249,997)
New York:

16.1% (557,869)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

8.3% (112,760)
New York:

8.4% (289,874)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

12.8% (172,985)
New York:

9.8% (338,429)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

4.7% (63,644)
New York:

4.1% (142,506)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
New York:

1.8% (24,457)
New York:

1.8% (61,413)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
New York:

6.3% (85,090)
New York:

6.7% (233,627)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
New York:

4.6% (61,900)
New York:

5.1% (176,217)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.6%
Number of people working at home: 891,353 (24.1% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +563,060 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,922,206 (91.5%)
Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Working at home in 2021
Less than 5 minutes:
New York:

1.6% (53,267)
New York:

2.8% (210,399)
5 to 9 minutes:
New York:

2.8% (92,630)
New York:

7.7% (578,337)
10 to 14 minutes:
New York:

4.9% (161,606)
New York:

10.5% (788,146)
15 to 19 minutes:
New York:

7.1% (231,282)
New York:

12.3% (923,669)
20 to 24 minutes:
New York:

8.6% (280,613)
New York:

12.0% (905,424)
25 to 29 minutes:
New York:

4.2% (136,992)
New York:

5.9% (440,346)
30 to 34 minutes:
New York:

15.2% (497,189)
New York:

13.4% (1,007,596)
35 to 39 minutes:
New York:

3.5% (113,075)
New York:

3.2% (240,227)
40 to 44 minutes:
New York:

6.4% (209,826)
New York:

4.8% (362,347)
45 to 59 minutes:
New York:

15.8% (517,671)
New York:

10.5% (791,561)
60 to 89 minutes:
New York:

20.2% (661,380)
New York:

11.4% (860,385)
90 or more minutes:
New York:

9.8% (320,695)
New York:

5.5% (415,700)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000
Working at home in 2000
Less than 5 minutes:
New York:

1.2% (36,907)
New York:

2.7% (219,036)
5 to 9 minutes:
New York:

3.7% (117,493)
New York:

8.3% (680,270)
10 to 14 minutes:
New York:

6.4% (205,727)
New York:

11.6% (956,590)
15 to 19 minutes:
New York:

8.5% (272,534)
New York:

12.4% (1,020,084)
20 to 24 minutes:
New York:

9.9% (316,245)
New York:

12.3% (1,013,757)
25 to 29 minutes:
New York:

3.8% (121,927)
New York:

4.9% (399,384)
30 to 34 minutes:
New York:

16.2% (517,367)
New York:

12.9% (1,058,688)
35 to 39 minutes:
New York:

2.7% (86,101)
New York:

2.5% (203,722)
40 to 44 minutes:
New York:

5.7% (181,563)
New York:

4.1% (340,311)
45 to 59 minutes:
New York:

15.2% (485,781)
New York:

9.8% (806,556)
60 to 89 minutes:
New York:

16.8% (535,411)
New York:

10.3% (848,185)
90 or more minutes:
New York:

7.0% (222,863)
New York:

5.1% (417,464)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021 - Males
Less than 5 minutes - Males:
New York:

1.4% (24,940)
New York:

2.7% (105,677)
5 to 9 minutes - Males:
New York:

2.8% (49,742)
New York:

7.0% (276,927)
10 to 14 minutes - Males:
New York:

4.5% (78,275)
New York:

9.5% (377,534)
15 to 19 minutes - Males:
New York:

6.5% (114,407)
New York:

11.5% (455,345)
20 to 24 minutes - Males:
New York:

8.5% (149,433)
New York:

11.8% (466,724)
25 to 29 minutes - Males:
New York:

4.1% (71,774)
New York:

5.7% (225,883)
30 to 34 minutes - Males:
New York:

15.0% (263,094)
New York:

13.8% (546,369)
35 to 39 minutes - Males:
New York:

3.4% (59,303)
New York:

3.2% (127,060)
40 to 44 minutes - Males:
New York:

6.5% (114,063)
New York:

5.1% (202,806)
45 to 59 minutes - Males:
New York:

15.8% (277,965)
New York:

10.9% (432,020)
60 to 89 minutes - Males:
New York:

21.1% (371,311)
New York:

12.6% (498,029)
90 or more minutes - Males:
New York:

10.4% (182,259)
New York:

6.1% (241,246)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021 - Females
Less than 5 minutes - Females:
New York:

1.9% (28,327)
New York:

2.9% (104,722)
5 to 9 minutes - Females:
New York:

2.8% (42,888)
New York:

8.4% (301,410)
10 to 14 minutes - Females:
New York:

5.5% (83,331)
New York:

11.5% (410,612)
15 to 19 minutes - Females:
New York:

7.7% (116,875)
New York:

13.1% (468,324)
20 to 24 minutes - Females:
New York:

8.6% (131,180)
New York:

12.3% (438,700)
25 to 29 minutes - Females:
New York:

4.3% (65,218)
New York:

6.0% (214,463)
30 to 34 minutes - Females:
New York:

15.4% (234,095)
New York:

12.9% (461,227)
35 to 39 minutes - Females:
New York:

3.5% (53,772)
New York:

3.2% (113,167)
40 to 44 minutes - Females:
New York:

6.3% (95,763)
New York:

4.5% (159,541)
45 to 59 minutes - Females:
New York:

15.8% (239,706)
New York:

10.1% (359,541)
60 to 89 minutes - Females:
New York:

19.1% (290,069)
New York:

10.2% (362,356)
90 or more minutes - Females:
New York:

9.1% (138,436)
New York:

4.9% (174,454)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York
Drove car alone:
New York:

30.5% (998,908)
New York:

60.4% (2,067,386)
Carpooled:
New York:

5.6% (182,363)
New York:

7.2% (276,161)
Bus:
New York:

12.3% (404,565)
New York:

6.4% (274,885)
Subway or elevated rail:
New York:

32.0% (1,046,781)
New York:

14.1% (524,308)
Long-distance train or commuter rail:
New York:

4.0% (129,985)
New York:

1.9% (58,776)
Light rail, streetcar or trolley:
New York:

0.3% (10,514)
New York:

0.2% (3,235)
Ferryboat:
New York:

0.4% (13,046)
New York:

0.2% (6,189)
Bicycle:
New York:

1.7% (56,181)
New York:

0.9% (20,192)
Walked:
New York:

10.1% (331,203)
New York:

6.3% (248,973)
Other means:
New York:

3.1% (102,680)
New York:

2.4% (88,412)
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - New York
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - New York
Drove car alone:
New York:

24.9% (794,422)
New York:

56.3% (4,620,178)
Carpooled:
New York:

8.0% (254,974)
New York:

9.2% (756,918)
Bus or trolley bus:
New York:

11.4% (364,408)
New York:

5.8% (475,389)
Streetcar or trolley car:
New York:

0.2% (5,101)
New York:

0.1% (6,058)
Subway or elevated:
New York:

37.6% (1,199,226)
New York:

14.8% (1,217,009)
Railroad:
New York:

1.6% (51,141)
New York:

2.8% (228,215)
Ferryboat:
New York:

0.4% (11,193)
New York:

0.1% (11,626)
Taxicab:
New York:

1.7% (53,781)
New York:

0.8% (67,897)
Motorcycle:
New York:

0.0% (1,488)
New York:

0.0% (3,625)
Bicycle:
New York:

0.5% (15,024)
New York:

0.3% (25,036)
Walked:
New York:

10.4% (332,264)
New York:

6.2% (511,721)
Other means:
New York:

0.5% (16,897)
New York:

0.5% (40,375)
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York (Males)
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York (Males)
Drove car alone - Males:
New York:

35.3% (619,957)
New York:

62.5% (2,067,386)
Carpooled - Males:
New York:

5.4% (94,363)
New York:

6.8% (276,161)
Bus - Males:
New York:

10.0% (175,401)
New York:

5.3% (274,885)
Subway or elevated rail - Males:
New York:

30.1% (529,048)
New York:

13.6% (524,308)
Long-distance train or commuter rail - Males:
New York:

4.5% (79,130)
New York:

2.2% (58,776)
Light rail, streetcar or trolley - Males:
New York:

0.4% (7,898)
New York:

0.2% (3,235)
Ferryboat - Males:
New York:

0.5% (8,174)
New York:

0.2% (6,189)
Bicycle - Males:
New York:

2.3% (40,032)
New York:

1.2% (20,192)
Walked - Males:
New York:

8.6% (151,676)
New York:

5.8% (248,973)
Other means - Males:
New York:

2.9% (50,887)
New York:

2.3% (88,412)
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York (Females)
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - New York (Females)
Drove car alone - Females:
New York:

24.9% (378,951)
New York:

57.9% (2,067,386)
Carpooled - Females:
New York:

5.8% (88,000)
New York:

7.7% (276,161)
Bus - Females:
New York:

15.1% (229,164)
New York:

7.7% (274,885)
Subway or elevated rail - Females:
New York:

34.1% (517,733)
New York:

14.7% (524,308)
Long-distance train or commuter rail - Females:
New York:

3.3% (50,855)
New York:

1.6% (58,776)
Light rail, streetcar or trolley - Females:
New York:

0.2% (2,616)
New York:

0.1% (3,235)
Ferryboat - Females:
New York:

0.3% (4,872)
New York:

0.2% (6,189)
Bicycle - Females:
New York:

1.1% (16,149)
New York:

0.6% (20,192)
Walked - Females:
New York:

11.8% (179,527)
New York:

7.0% (248,973)
Other means - Females:
New York:

3.4% (51,793)
New York:

2.5% (88,412)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2021
Drove alone:
New York:

83.3% (803,352)
New York:

89.3% (4,439,902)
In 2 person carpool:
New York:

12.5% (120,919)
New York:

8.3% (411,534)
In 3 person carpool:
New York:

1.8% (17,795)
New York:

1.3% (67,094)
In 4 person carpool:
New York:

1.0% (9,529)
New York:

0.6% (28,653)
In 5-6 person carpool:
New York:

0.8% (7,242)
New York:

0.4% (17,583)
In 7+ person carpool:
New York:

0.6% (5,688)
New York:

0.2% (9,534)
Private vehicle occupancy in 2000
Drove alone:
New York:

75.7% (794,422)
New York:

85.9% (4,620,178)
In 2 person carpool:
New York:

16.8% (176,158)
New York:

11.0% (590,255)
In 3 person carpool:
New York:

3.7% (39,089)
New York:

1.8% (96,470)
In 4 person carpool:
New York:

1.6% (16,912)
New York:

0.7% (36,112)
In 5-6 person carpool:
New York:

0.9% (9,455)
New York:

0.3% (16,644)
In 7+ person carpool:
New York:

1.3% (13,360)
New York:

0.3% (17,437)

Class of workers

Class of Workers in 2021
Employee of private company:
New York:

63.8% (2,423,422)
New York:

61.6% (5,681,409)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
New York:

3.7% (138,794)
New York:

3.9% (362,673)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
New York:

11.8% (449,637)
New York:

11.9% (1,101,805)
Local government workers:
New York:

9.9% (375,223)
New York:

10.4% (962,795)
State government workers:
New York:

2.8% (104,763)
New York:

4.4% (407,844)
Federal government workers:
New York:

1.8% (68,808)
New York:

1.9% (175,333)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
New York:

6.1% (231,322)
New York:

5.6% (515,867)
Unpaid family workers:
New York:

0.2% (8,965)
New York:

0.2% (18,647)
Class of Workers in 2000
Employee of private company:
New York:

65.4% (2,143,712)
New York:

63.7% (5,340,134)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
New York:

3.2% (103,472)
New York:

3.4% (283,619)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
New York:

9.4% (306,814)
New York:

9.7% (810,356)
Local government workers:
New York:

11.2% (366,415)
New York:

10.2% (858,120)
State government workers:
New York:

2.6% (85,407)
New York:

4.6% (383,673)
Federal government workers:
New York:

2.3% (76,080)
New York:

2.2% (185,100)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
New York:

5.7% (188,054)
New York:

6.0% (501,068)
Unpaid family workers:
New York:

0.2% (7,871)
New York:

0.2% (20,918)
Class of Workers in 2021 - Males
Employee of private company - Males:
New York:

66.4% (1,264,324)
New York:

65.2% (3,065,918)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
New York:

4.7% (90,050)
New York:

5.2% (242,498)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
New York:

8.9% (169,079)
New York:

8.5% (399,898)
Local government workers - Males:
New York:

8.5% (161,790)
New York:

8.4% (394,594)
State government workers - Males:
New York:

2.5% (47,587)
New York:

4.1% (194,640)
Federal government workers - Males:
New York:

1.9% (35,423)
New York:

2.1% (96,578)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
New York:

6.9% (130,764)
New York:

6.3% (294,537)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
New York:

0.3% (5,404)
New York:

0.2% (10,310)
Class of Workers in 2021 - Females
Employee of private company - Females:
New York:

61.1% (1,159,098)
New York:

57.8% (2,615,491)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
New York:

2.6% (48,744)
New York:

2.7% (120,175)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
New York:

14.8% (280,558)
New York:

15.5% (701,907)
Local government workers - Females:
New York:

11.3% (213,433)
New York:

12.6% (568,201)
State government workers - Females:
New York:

3.0% (57,176)
New York:

4.7% (213,204)
Federal government workers - Females:
New York:

1.8% (33,385)
New York:

1.7% (78,755)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
New York:

5.3% (100,558)
New York:

4.9% (221,330)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
New York:

0.2% (3,561)
New York:

0.2% (8,337)
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