New York County NY Information


New York County Subdivisions

New York County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,623,427
Population in Households 1,556,303
Population in Familes 918,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 67,124
Population Density1 71,113
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 783,861
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 312,402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 871,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180,755 (20.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 603,106 (69.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 87,408 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $744,508
Average Home Value $798,409


Median Household Income $70,378
Average Household Income $115,812
Per Capita Income $56,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.6%
Households 0.61% 0.65%
Families 0.27% 0.44%
Median Household Income   4.59%
Per Capita Income   4.17%
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.


New York County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New York County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 3 97th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 10 85th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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