New York County NY Information


New York County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,664,404
Daytime Population: Workers 2,529,458
Daytime Population: Residents 757,624
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,287,082
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.97
Population in Households 1,598,467
Population in Familes 942,619
Population in Group Qrtrs 65,937
Population Density2 72,908
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $77,442
Average Household Income $131,395
Per Capita Income $64,193


Total Housing Units 891,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183,452 (20.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 616,192 (69.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 91,817 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $943,580


Total Households 799,644
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 316,377
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 0.67% 0.69%
Households 0.63% 0.67%
Families 0.33% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


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, 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 7 90th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.