Bronx Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Bronx?

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There are 1,431,804 residents in Bronx, with a median age of 34. Of this, 47% are males and 53% are females. US-born citizens make up 57.59% of the resident pool in Bronx, while non-US-born citizens account for 25.61%. Additionally, 16.8% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 1,293,502 people in Bronx currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,431,804 -0.6%
Male Population 672,993 -0.6%
Female Population 758,811 -0.5%
Male population 47%
Female population 53%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 0.0%
Citizen US Born 824,607 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 366,724 0.9%
Not Citizen 240,472 -5.4%
Citizen US Born 57.59%
Citizen not US Born 25.61%
Not Citizen 16.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 12,649 -2.2%
Moved from Same County 67,904 -2.4%
Moved from Same State 29,051 1.6%
Moved from Different State 9,420 -4.8%
Same House as Last Year 1,293,502 -0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.9%
Moved from Same County 4.81%
Moved from Same State 2.06%
Moved from Different State 0.67%
Same House as Last Year 91.57%

What are the employment statistics in Bronx?

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White-collar workers make up 81.15% of the working population in Bronx, while blue-collar employees account for 18.85%. There are also 42,965 entrepreneurs in Bronx (7.23% of the workforce); 398,627 workers employed in private companies (67.04%); and 89,032 people working in governmental institutions (14.97%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 482,514 -1.5%
Blue Collar 112,078 -3.1%
White Collar 81.15%
Blue Collar 18.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 42,965 -2.4%
Private Companies 398,627 -3.2%
Governmental Workers 89,032 2.2%
Not for Profit Companies 63,968 2.6%
Self Employees 7.23%
Private Companies 67.04%
Governmental Workers 14.97%
Not for Profit Companies 10.76%

How many households are there in Bronx?

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There are a total of 512,437 households in Bronx, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.68% of these Bronx households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.32%. Additionally, 36.34% of households have children and 63.66% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 512,437 1.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.5%
Family Households 331,459 1.2%
Non-family Households 180,978 1.1%
Family Households 64.68%
Non-family Households 35.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 186,245 0.7%
Households without Children 326,192 1.5%
Households with Children 36.34%
Households without Children 63.66%

What are the median and average incomes in Bronx?

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The average annual household income in Bronx is $71,910, while the median household income sits at $39,262 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $47,240, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $40,878. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $30,936 and $25,691, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $71,910 4.2%
Median Household Income $39,262 1.8%
People below Poverty Level 371,060 -3.9%
People above Poverty Level 1,011,839 0.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Bronx?

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There are 537,092 housing units in Bronx, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1954. Of the 512,437 occupied housing units in Bronx, 20.04% are owner-occupied, while 79.96% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.3% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $467,900. In general, housing costs reach $1,304 per month in Bronx.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 537,092 0.7%
Median Year Built 1954 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 201,452 -1.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 55,144 -3.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 75,719 0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 74,012 1.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 41,993 -0.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 20,020 3.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 23,199 14.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 28,044 4.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 17,510 19.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 512,437 1.2%
Owner Occupied 102,667 3.1%
Renter Occupied 409,770 0.8%
Owner Occupied 20.04%
Renter Occupied 79.96%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 59,853 1.4%
Without Mortgage 42,814 5.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $467,900 9.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $390,000 10.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,304 4.0%
With Mortgage 58.3%
Without Mortgage 41.7%

What is the level of education in Bronx?

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Approximately 40.88% of the population in Bronx holds a high school degree (that's 448,366 residents), while 21.59% have attained a college certificate (236,762 locals) and 12.24% have a bachelor's degree (134,233 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 124,477 -3.8%
Some High School 448,366 -1.4%
Some College 236,762 2.5%
Associate Degree 83,606 7.6%
Bachelor's Degree 134,233 0.8%
Graduate Degree 69,367 3.3%
No High School 11.35%
Some High School 40.88%
Some College 21.59%
Associate Degree 7.62%
Bachelor's Degree 12.24%
Graduate Degree 6.32%

What is the marital status of Bronx residents?

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A total of 544,902 people in Bronx have never been married (which represents 45.91% of the total population), while 420,863 of them are wedded (35.46%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 54,083 (4.56%) and 106,725 (8.99%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 544,902 -0.7%
Married 420,863 -0.3%
Separated 54,083 -4.1%
Widowed 60,293 -0.9%
Divorced 106,725 0.5%
Never Married 45.91%
Married 35.46%
Separated 4.56%
Widowed 5.08%
Divorced 8.99%

What are the most common means of transportation in Bronx?

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The top three means of transportation people in Bronx use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 163,926 residents commute by car, 90,755 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 41,980 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 163,926 0.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 90,755 -2.7%
Railroad 1,305 -23.6%
Ferryboat 144 193.9%
Bicycle 2,685 14.7%
Motorcycle 232 -3.7%
TaxiCab 6,750 9.5%
Walk 41,980 -2.6%

What is the median and average household income in Bronx by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
10454 37,807 13,573 $23,337.00 $41,202.00
10455 40,300 14,826 $29,439.00 $44,051.00
10456 90,479 31,449 $31,645.00 $46,124.00
10457 74,679 24,333 $32,378.00 $48,599.00
10458 85,893 28,705 $37,886.00 $49,919.00
10459 48,391 17,058 $31,896.00 $47,731.00
10460 57,514 20,212 $28,831.00 $49,926.00
10451 49,423 20,229 $32,598.00 $50,993.00
10452 74,379 27,018 $31,351.00 $40,997.00
10453 78,858 27,401 $31,778.00 $44,957.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 10451 10452 10453 10454 10455 10456 10457 10458 10459 10460 10461 10462 10463 10464 10465 10466 10467 10468 10469 10470 10471 10472 10473 10474 10475 11370

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