Kings County NY Information

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Kings County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kings County NY Housing Affordability Index is 41
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kings County NY Wealth Index is 74
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,674,116
Population in Households 2,638,574
Population in Familes 2,070,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 35,542
Population Density 37,762
Diversity Index1 80
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,062
Average Household Income $90,483
Per Capita Income $33,026
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,068,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264,472 (24.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 708,741 (66.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95,524 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $711,364
Housing Affordability Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 973,213
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 600,019
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.71% 0.6%
Households 0.65% 0.56%
Families 0.49% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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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, 2019 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 # 20 69th
Per Capita Income # 19 71st

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