Kings County NY Information


Kings County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,691,705
Population in Households 2,655,887
Population in Familes 2,097,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 35,818
Population Density1 38,010
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $51,170
Average Household Income $78,434
Per Capita Income $28,789


Total Housing Units 1,069,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262,097 (24.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 713,615 (66.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 94,160 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $637,656
Average Home Value $754,851


Total Households 975,712
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 601,281
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.88% 0.78%
Households 0.76% 0.71%
Families 0.58% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.66%


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, 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 43 32nd
Per Capita Income # 32 50th

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