Bronx County NY Information


Bronx County Subdivisions

Bronx County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,471,439
Population in Households 1,427,194
Population in Familes 1,163,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 44,245
Population Density2 34,954
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $36,687
Average Household Income $55,125
Per Capita Income $19,695


Total Housing Units 535,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100,701 (18.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 407,939 (76.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,189 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $400,920
Average Home Value $430,162


Total Households 508,640
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 335,005
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 0.74% 0.68%
Households 0.62% 0.63%
Families 0.46% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


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, 2018 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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