Queens County NY Information


Queens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,371,159
Population in Households 2,343,477
Population in Familes 1,904,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,682
Population Density2 21,848
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $62,520
Average Household Income $85,585
Per Capita Income $29,768


Total Housing Units 872,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 350,740 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 464,156 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57,662 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $500,061
Average Home Value $561,100


Total Households 814,896
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 543,390
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.74% 0.62%
Households 0.53% 0.52%
Families 0.37% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.31%


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, 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 4 95th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 13 81st
Per Capita Income # 27 58th

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