Bronx County NY Information


Bronx County Subdivisions

Bronx County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,441,121
Population in Households 1,396,161
Population in Familes 1,134,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 44,960
Population Density1 34,234
Diversity Index2 90


Total Households 498,437
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 329,425
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 532,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93,054 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 405,383 (76.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34,513 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $376,082
Average Home Value $390,590


Median Household Income $34,343
Average Household Income $50,951
Per Capita Income $18,284
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.81%
Households 0.49% 0.71%
Families 0.34% 0.62%
Median Household Income   -1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bronx County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bronx County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 94th
Population Density1 # 3 97th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 62 2nd
Per Capita Income # 62 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.