East New York, Brooklyn, NY Demographics

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

What is the population of East New York?

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There are 195,214 residents in East New York, with a median age of 35. Of this, 46.09% are males and 53.91% are females. US-born citizens make up 61.08% of the resident pool in East New York, while non-US-born citizens account for 26.47%. Additionally, 12.45% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 183,157 people in East New York currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 195,214 7.1%
Male Population 89,966 7.1%
Female Population 105,248 7.2%
Male population 46.09%
Female population 53.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35 -1.4%
Citizen US Born 119,238 8.2%
Citizen not US Born 51,670 7.0%
Not Citizen 24,306 2.6%
Citizen US Born 61.08%
Citizen not US Born 26.47%
Not Citizen 12.45%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 487 -22.0%
Moved from Same County 5,867 -2.6%
Moved from Same State 1,708 -10.2%
Moved from Different State 1,017 2.1%
Same House as Last Year 183,157 7.6%
Moved from Abroad 0.25%
Moved from Same County 3.05%
Moved from Same State 0.89%
Moved from Different State 0.53%
Same House as Last Year 95.28%

What are the employment statistics in East New York?

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White-collar workers make up 79.99% of the working population in East New York, while blue-collar employees account for 20.01%. There are also 5,279 entrepreneurs in East New York (6.77% of the workforce); 51,793 workers employed in private companies (66.41%); and 14,464 people working in governmental institutions (18.55%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 62,382 9.3%
Blue Collar 15,610 1.2%
White Collar 79.99%
Blue Collar 20.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,279 15.1%
Private Companies 51,793 5.4%
Governmental Workers 14,464 8.5%
Not for Profit Companies 6,456 18.5%
Self Employees 6.77%
Private Companies 66.41%
Governmental Workers 18.55%
Not for Profit Companies 8.28%

How many households are there in East New York?

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There are a total of 66,092 households in East New York, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.69% of these East New York households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.31%. Additionally, 37.46% of households have children and 62.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 66,092 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 7.7%
Family Households 42,753 -0.3%
Non-family Households 23,339 1.2%
Family Households 64.69%
Non-family Households 35.31%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 24,756 0.7%
Households without Children 41,336 -0.1%
Households with Children 37.46%
Households without Children 62.54%

What are the median and average incomes in East New York?

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The average annual household income in East New York is $62,894, while the median household income sits at $45,616 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $50,300, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $49,709. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $45,405 and $30,520, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $62,894 9.1%
Median Household Income $45,616 7.9%
People below Poverty Level 45,926 0.4%
People above Poverty Level 144,998 9.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in East New York?

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There are 71,974 housing units in East New York, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1951. Of the 66,092 occupied housing units in East New York, 24.96% are owner-occupied, while 75.04% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.52% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $547,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,476 per month in East New York.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 71,974 -1.4%
Median Year Built 1951 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 28,002 -3.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,073 1.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7,612 1.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7,084 -8.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 9,899 1.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,300 10.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,835 11.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,265 -12.4%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,889 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 14 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 66,092 0.2%
Owner Occupied 16,494 2.1%
Renter Occupied 49,598 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 24.96%
Renter Occupied 75.04%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 11,466 0.8%
Without Mortgage 5,027 5.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $547,100 1.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $510,900 -5.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,476 5.9%
With Mortgage 69.52%
Without Mortgage 30.48%

What is the level of education in East New York?

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Approximately 50.56% of the population in East New York holds a high school degree (that's 74,862 residents), while 19.4% have attained a college certificate (28,730 locals) and 11.33% have a bachelor's degree (16,781 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 11,480 2.8%
Some High School 74,862 5.1%
Some College 28,730 9.4%
Associate Degree 10,087 5.5%
Bachelor's Degree 16,781 6.8%
Graduate Degree 6,136 11.0%
No High School 7.75%
Some High School 50.56%
Some College 19.4%
Associate Degree 6.81%
Bachelor's Degree 11.33%
Graduate Degree 4.14%

What is the marital status of East New York residents?

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A total of 78,192 people in East New York have never been married (which represents 49.62% of the total population), while 54,655 of them are wedded (34.68%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 4,964 (3.15%) and 11,548 (7.33%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 78,192 7.4%
Married 54,655 3.6%
Separated 4,964 1.3%
Widowed 8,224 14.5%
Divorced 11,548 12.8%
Never Married 49.62%
Married 34.68%
Separated 3.15%
Widowed 5.22%
Divorced 7.33%

What are the most common means of transportation in East New York?

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The top three means of transportation people in East New York use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 19,819 residents commute by car, 8,052 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 3,201 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 19,819 4.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 8,052 19.3%
Railroad 91 -15.7%
Bicycle 494 -0.4%
Motorcycle 35 75.0%
TaxiCab 883 24.4%
Walk 3,201 13.3%

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: 11207 11208 11239