Bronx, NY 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 1,473,274 residents in Bronx, with a median age of 34. Of this, 47.26% are males and 52.74% are females. US-born citizens make up 58.13% of the resident pool in Bronx, while non-US-born citizens account for 25.51%. Additionally, 16.36% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 1,337,702 people in Bronx currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,473,274 2.9%
Male Population 696,338 3.5%
Female Population 776,935 2.4%
Male population 47.26%
Female population 52.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 0.0%
Citizen US Born 856,404 3.9%
Citizen not US Born 375,813 2.5%
Not Citizen 241,058 0.2%
Citizen US Born 58.13%
Citizen not US Born 25.51%
Not Citizen 16.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 11,038 -12.7%
Moved from Same County 65,256 -3.9%
Moved from Same State 31,245 7.5%
Moved from Different State 8,989 -4.6%
Same House as Last Year 1,337,702 3.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.76%
Moved from Same County 4.49%
Moved from Same State 2.15%
Moved from Different State 0.62%
Same House as Last Year 91.99%

What are the employment statistics in Bronx?

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White-collar workers make up 81.52% of the working population in Bronx, while blue-collar employees account for 18.48%. There are also 41,709 entrepreneurs in Bronx (6.93% of the workforce); 401,765 workers employed in private companies (66.8%); and 90,357 people working in governmental institutions (15.02%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 490,281 1.6%
Blue Collar 111,161 -0.8%
White Collar 81.52%
Blue Collar 18.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 41,709 -2.9%
Private Companies 401,765 0.8%
Governmental Workers 90,357 1.5%
Not for Profit Companies 67,610 5.7%
Self Employees 6.93%
Private Companies 66.8%
Governmental Workers 15.02%
Not for Profit Companies 11.24%

How many households are there in Bronx?

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There are a total of 523,698 households in Bronx, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.34% of these Bronx households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.66%. Additionally, 35.96% of households have children and 64.04% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 523,698 2.2%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 336,971 1.7%
Non-family Households 186,727 3.2%
Family Households 64.34%
Non-family Households 35.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 188,326 1.1%
Households without Children 335,371 2.8%
Households with Children 35.96%
Households without Children 64.04%

What are the median and average incomes in Bronx?

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The average annual household income in Bronx is $75,529, while the median household income sits at $41,388 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $49,186, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $44,577. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $32,608 and $26,036, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $75,529 5.0%
Median Household Income $41,388 5.4%
People below Poverty Level 375,595 1.2%
People above Poverty Level 1,048,897 3.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Bronx?

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There are 547,371 housing units in Bronx, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1954. Of the 523,698 occupied housing units in Bronx, 19.82% are owner-occupied, while 80.18% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.89% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $475,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,364 per month in Bronx.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 547,371 1.9%
Median Year Built 1954 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 204,047 1.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 54,054 -2.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 75,301 -0.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 75,120 1.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 43,287 3.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 21,587 7.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 23,679 2.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 29,448 5.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 20,735 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 111 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 523,698 2.2%
Owner Occupied 103,778 1.1%
Renter Occupied 419,920 2.5%
Owner Occupied 19.82%
Renter Occupied 80.18%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 60,075 0.4%
Without Mortgage 43,703 2.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $475,300 1.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $435,000 11.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,364 4.6%
With Mortgage 57.89%
Without Mortgage 42.11%

What is the level of education in Bronx?

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Approximately 40.51% of the population in Bronx holds a high school degree (that's 457,669 residents), while 21.58% have attained a college certificate (243,778 locals) and 12.62% have a bachelor's degree (142,566 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 125,581 0.9%
Some High School 457,669 2.1%
Some College 243,778 3.0%
Associate Degree 86,571 3.5%
Bachelor's Degree 142,566 6.2%
Graduate Degree 73,540 6.0%
No High School 11.12%
Some High School 40.51%
Some College 21.58%
Associate Degree 7.66%
Bachelor's Degree 12.62%
Graduate Degree 6.51%

What is the marital status of Bronx residents?

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A total of 565,263 people in Bronx have never been married (which represents 46.3% of the total population), while 427,841 of them are wedded (35.04%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 55,770 (4.57%) and 109,997 (9.01%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 565,263 3.7%
Married 427,841 1.7%
Separated 55,770 3.1%
Widowed 62,002 2.8%
Divorced 109,997 3.1%
Never Married 46.3%
Married 35.04%
Separated 4.57%
Widowed 5.08%
Divorced 9.01%

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 164,613 residents commute by car, 91,143 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 42,050 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 164,613 0.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 91,143 0.4%
Railroad 1,192 -8.7%
Ferryboat 206 43.1%
Bicycle 2,609 -2.8%
Motorcycle 275 18.5%
TaxiCab 7,287 8.0%
Walk 42,050 0.2%

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 38,908 14,259 $21,846.00 $39,741.00
10455 42,781 15,673 $30,741.00 $44,713.00
10456 90,314 31,718 $31,166.00 $46,133.00
10457 79,443 25,682 $38,066.00 $53,193.00
10458 86,757 29,090 $38,768.00 $52,267.00
10459 51,303 17,453 $36,631.00 $53,656.00
10460 59,979 21,480 $31,504.00 $50,458.00
10451 50,118 20,434 $33,945.00 $54,313.00
10452 79,838 27,940 $33,877.00 $44,666.00
10453 80,393 27,864 $34,860.00 $48,372.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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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