New York County NY Information


New York County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,660,472
Population in Households 1,593,746
Population in Familes 951,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 66,726
Population Density2 72,736
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $82,611
Average Household Income $136,860
Per Capita Income $66,805


Total Housing Units 890,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185,125 (20.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 612,187 (68.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 93,015 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $1,216,203
Average Home Value $1,307,852


Total Households 797,312
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 314,952
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 0.56% 0.52%
Households 0.52% 0.49%
Families 0.24% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


New York County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New York 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 7 90th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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