Queens County NY Information


Queens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,385,994
Daytime Population: Workers 751,080
Daytime Population: Residents 1,252,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,003,958
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 2,359,093
Population in Familes 1,906,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 26,901
Population Density2 21,984
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $59,976
Average Household Income $81,987
Per Capita Income $28,593


Total Housing Units 877,326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342,868 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 479,300 (54.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55,158 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $480,660
Average Home Value $524,132


Total Households 822,168
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 548,724
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 0.93% 0.87%
Households 0.73% 0.77%
Families 0.56% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.59%


Queens County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Queens 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 4 95th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 13 81st
Per Capita Income # 27 58th

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