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New York County, New York (NY)

County population in 2018: 1,628,701 (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: 70925 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in New York County: 159.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in New York County, NY (2018)
    • 762,50149.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 421,02327.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 202,78813.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 198,11312.9%Asian alone
    • 35,5502.3%Two or more races
    • 5,6880.4%Some other race alone
    • 2,6310.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4070.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.6 years
New York median age:

39.0 years
Males: 770,362  (47.3%)
Females: 858,339  (52.7%)
Average household size:
New York County:

1.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $85,066 ($47,030 in 1999)
This county:

$85,066
New York:

$67,844

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $1,673 (lower quartile is $896, upper quartile is $2,617)
This county:

$1673
State:

$1158


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $1,013,400 (it was $361,100 in 2000)
New York:

$1,013,400
New York:

$325,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $587,600 - Over $2,000,001

Mean price in 2018:

Detached houses: $796,889
Here:

$796,889
State:

$379,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $4,107,529
Here:

$4,107,529
State:

$624,442

In 2-unit structures: $2,207,246
Here:

$2,207,246
State:

$636,971

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $2,308,049
Here:

$2,308,049
State:

$757,649

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,582,491
Here:

$1,582,491
State:

$872,911

Mobile homes: $421,120
Here:

$421,120
State:

$72,118

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $243,808
Here:

$243,808
State:

$134,608

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $3,378
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,231

Institutionalized population: 12,081
New York County, NY map from a distance

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $267,800
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $266,000
Number of permits per 10,000 New York, NY residents
Average permit cost in New York, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $10,001 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $10,001 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in New York, NY in 2018
Distribution of house value in New York, NY in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in New York, NY in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 15.5%
New York County:

15.5%
New York:

13.6%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.8% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 37.6 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 38.6 years old, American Indian residents: 41.1 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.3 years old, Other race residents: 36.3 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

2018 air pollution in New York County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.255 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.024 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in New York, NY
County total employment by year in New York, NY
County average yearly wages by year in New York, NY

Current college students: 141,083
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 61.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 475,954 (51.1% naturalized citizens)

New York County:

29.2%
Whole state:

22.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 134,5222010 or later
  • 97,6442000 to 2009
  • 97,5471990 to 1999
  • 112,3021980 to 1989
  • 72,1701970 to 1979
  • 77,587Before 1970

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: 9,221
  • One, attached: 5,143
  • Two: 9,161
  • 3 or 4: 19,451
  • 5 to 9: 48,589
  • 10 to 19: 97,876
  • 20 to 49: 194,176
  • 50 or more: 501,739
  • Mobile homes: 519
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 407

Housing units in New York County with a mortgage: 81,696 (449 second mortgage, 7,061 home equity loan, 472 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 98,512

Here:

45.3% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New York County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.9 miles away from New York County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the 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 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 259.3 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) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from New York 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in New York County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
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: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - New York

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 269,589 (10.2%)
  • Carpooled: 59,667 (2.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 277,447 (10.5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8,916 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,358,639 (51.5%)
  • Railroad: 322,633 (12.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 23,274 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 42,902 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 29,028 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 180,380 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 65,548 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (21%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • India (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Ecuador (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New York County


  • Italian (3%)
  • American (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Eastern European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Russian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 $239,610.

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($133,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
New York average:

4.90%


0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,661 average AGI)
New York County:

0.15%
New York average:

0.05%

3.79% relocated from other counties in New York ($61,053 average AGI)
4.77% relocated from other states ($66,788 average AGI)
New York County:

4.77%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kings County, NY  1.17% ($88,567 average AGI)
from Bronx County, NY  0.75% ($35,973)
from Queens County, NY  0.72% ($69,612)
from Westchester County, NY  0.32% ($476,992)
from Nassau County, NY  0.31% ($157,218)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($159,445)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.24% ($145,743)


10.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($144,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.35%
New York average:

5.85%


0.37% of residents moved to foreign countries ($6,770 average AGI)
New York County:

0.37%
New York average:

0.10%

5.03% relocated to other counties in New York ($55,233 average AGI)
4.95% relocated to other states ($82,840 average AGI)
New York County:

4.95%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kings County, NY  1.97% ($105,410 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  1.05% ($38,652)
to Queens County, NY  0.92% ($75,059)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.40% ($161,976)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.38% ($181,467)
to Westchester County, NY  0.38% ($264,722)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.21% ($193,801)

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 2019: 11.7

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 2019: 6.2

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 2018: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in New York County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New York County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in New York County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in New York County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in New York County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in New York County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in New York County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (27,740)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (12,549)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11,928)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10,434)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (5,477)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (5,404)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (4,853)
  • Unspecified dementia (4,810)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (4,751)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (4,169)

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: 1,628,701
  • In family households: 990,045 (157,694 male householders, 162,138 female householders)
    214,029 spouses, 318,573 children (308,303 natural, 6,272 adopted, 3,998 stepchildren), 28,480 grandchildren, 26,163 brothers or sisters, 27,734 parents, 29,671 other relatives, 25,563 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 578,243 (191,515 male householders (144,832 living alone)), 240,911 female householders (200,183 living alone)), 145,817 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 60,413

Size of family households: 162,821 2-persons, 74,871 3-persons, 51,649 4-persons, 19,444 5-persons, 6,631 6-persons, 4,416 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 345,015 1-person, 68,353 2-persons, 14,367 3-persons, 4,344 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 133 6-persons.

136,983 married couples with children.
66,109 single-parent households (12,484 men, 53,625 women).

60.2% of residents of New York speak English at home.
21.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
8.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
8.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% 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:

4.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.2
State:

3.8

Year house built in New York County, New York
  • Year house built in New York County, New York
  • 18,4432014 or later
  • 14,6872010 to 2013
  • 51,7742000 to 2009
  • 33,3171990 to 1999
  • 58,7711980 to 1989
  • 72,0211970 to 1979
  • 113,0721960 to 1969
  • 78,5281950 to 1959
  • 55,6151940 to 1949
  • 390,0541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in New York County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New York County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New York County, New York
  • 12,2511 room
  • 15,4612 rooms
  • 41,7873 rooms
  • 42,0654 rooms
  • 26,2555 rooms
  • 19,5876 rooms
  • 10,3477 rooms
  • 4,7478 rooms
  • 7,7089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York County, New York
  • 80,9081 room
  • 86,6272 rooms
  • 165,1533 rooms
  • 140,1224 rooms
  • 69,1665 rooms
  • 21,2366 rooms
  • 5,2287 rooms
  • 1,8178 rooms
  • 1,7939+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New York County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New York County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New York County, New York
  • 18,032no bedroom
  • 54,2371 bedroom
  • 54,6872 bedrooms
  • 37,1313 bedrooms
  • 12,2674 bedrooms
  • 3,8545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New York County, New York
  • 98,962no bedroom
  • 222,0281 bedroom
  • 170,4012 bedrooms
  • 67,2283 bedrooms
  • 11,2204 bedrooms
  • 2,2115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in New York County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New York County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New York County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 109,781no vehicle
  • 60,3331 vehicle
  • 8,4662 vehicles
  • 1,3093 vehicles
  • 1274 vehicles
  • 1925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New York County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New York County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 478,411no vehicle
  • 83,1441 vehicle
  • 8,9802 vehicles
  • 8423 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 6735+ vehicles

84.5% of New York County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in New York.

New York County:

84.5%
State average:

89.6%

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

  • This state: 685,277
  • Other state: 413,079
  • Northeast: 153,220
  • Midwest: 71,056
  • South: 119,501
  • West: 69,302
Year householders moved into unit in New York County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in New York County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%No fuel used
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25,452
Here:

24.6%
New York:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13,508
Here:

28.5%
New York:

14.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53,735
Here:

59.0%
New York:

35.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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
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 in New York, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New York, NY - 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

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  • #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)"