Kings County NY Information


Kings County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,688,928
Daytime Population: Workers 874,832
Daytime Population: Residents 1,503,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,378,451
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 2,653,780
Population in Familes 2,082,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 35,148
Population Density2 37,971
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $48,630
Average Household Income $73,944
Per Capita Income $27,177


Total Housing Units 1,072,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264,662 (24.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 710,840 (66.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 96,766 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $613,252
Average Home Value $660,847


Total Households 975,502
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 601,775
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 0.98% 0.99%
Households 0.86% 0.91%
Families 0.67% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


Kings County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kings 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 47 26th
Per Capita Income # 34 47th

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