Bronx County NY Information


Bronx County Subdivisions

Bronx County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,468,348
Daytime Population: Workers 401,074
Daytime Population: Residents 881,625
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,282,699
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,424,264
Population in Familes 1,154,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 44,084
Population Density2 34,881
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $35,859
Average Household Income $53,217
Per Capita Income $19,035


Total Housing Units 537,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95,230 (17.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 412,384 (76.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30,235 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $385,216
Average Home Value $400,431


Total Households 507,614
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 334,635
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.83%
Households 0.68% 0.78%
Families 0.51% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


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, 2017 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 Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 62 2nd
Per Capita Income # 62 2nd

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