Manhattan Demographics

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

What is the population of Manhattan?

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There are 1,594,345 residents in Manhattan, with a median age of 37.4. Of this, 47.37% are males and 52.63% are females. US-born citizens make up 68.41% of the resident pool in Manhattan, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.01%. Additionally, 13.58% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 1,332,478 people in Manhattan currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,594,345 -0.2%
Male Population 755,220 -0.2%
Female Population 839,125 -0.2%
Male population 47.37%
Female population 52.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.4 1.4%
Citizen US Born 1,090,680 0.6%
Citizen not US Born 287,161 0.0%
Not Citizen 216,503 -4.5%
Citizen US Born 68.41%
Citizen not US Born 18.01%
Not Citizen 13.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 28,148 1.7%
Moved from Same County 121,039 0.2%
Moved from Same State 38,528 -1.5%
Moved from Different State 58,858 -0.9%
Same House as Last Year 1,332,478 -0.1%
Moved from Abroad 1.78%
Moved from Same County 7.67%
Moved from Same State 2.44%
Moved from Different State 3.73%
Same House as Last Year 84.38%

What are the employment statistics in Manhattan?

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White-collar workers make up 93.76% of the working population in Manhattan, while blue-collar employees account for 6.24%. There are also 105,491 entrepreneurs in Manhattan (12.03% of the workforce); 578,930 workers employed in private companies (66.04%); and 77,583 people working in governmental institutions (8.85%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 821,980 -1.0%
Blue Collar 54,664 -4.4%
White Collar 93.76%
Blue Collar 6.24%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 105,491 -2.8%
Private Companies 578,930 -2.4%
Governmental Workers 77,583 4.4%
Not for Profit Companies 114,641 2.7%
Self Employees 12.03%
Private Companies 66.04%
Governmental Workers 8.85%
Not for Profit Companies 13.08%

How many households are there in Manhattan?

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There are a total of 743,698 households in Manhattan, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 42.73% of these Manhattan households, while non-family units account for the remaining 57.27%. Additionally, 17.77% of households have children and 82.23% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 743,698 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 317,790 0.9%
Non-family Households 425,907 -0.9%
Family Households 42.73%
Non-family Households 57.27%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 132,176 1.0%
Households without Children 611,522 -0.3%
Households with Children 17.77%
Households without Children 82.23%

What are the median and average incomes in Manhattan?

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The average annual household income in Manhattan is $143,680, while the median household income sits at $117,926 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $144,670, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $126,981. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $57,813 and $47,547, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $143,680 4.1%
Median Household Income $117,926 -0.2%
People below Poverty Level 237,506 -2.3%
People above Poverty Level 1,295,152 0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Manhattan?

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There are 867,856 housing units in Manhattan, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1961. Of the 743,698 occupied housing units in Manhattan, 24.17% are owner-occupied, while 75.83% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 49.82% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,011,900. In general, housing costs reach $2,290 per month in Manhattan.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 867,856 0.6%
Median Year Built 1961 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 372,105 0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 59,100 -2.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 80,435 -1.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 113,873 2.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 68,149 -1.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 55,208 -1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 33,521 1.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 54,623 -5.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 30,843 26.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 743,698 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 179,726 -0.1%
Renter Occupied 563,972 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 24.17%
Renter Occupied 75.83%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 89,540 1.2%
Without Mortgage 90,186 -1.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,011,900 3.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $970,150 7.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,290 3.3%
With Mortgage 49.82%
Without Mortgage 50.18%

What is the level of education in Manhattan?

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Approximately 18.54% of the population in Manhattan holds a high school degree (that's 252,381 residents), while 12.03% have attained a college certificate (163,810 locals) and 31.83% have a bachelor's degree (433,311 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 81,979 -4.2%
Some High School 252,381 -2.2%
Some College 163,810 -0.7%
Associate Degree 50,079 0.2%
Bachelor's Degree 433,311 0.0%
Graduate Degree 379,654 3.0%
No High School 6.02%
Some High School 18.54%
Some College 12.03%
Associate Degree 3.68%
Bachelor's Degree 31.83%
Graduate Degree 27.89%

What is the marital status of Manhattan residents?

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A total of 690,960 people in Manhattan have never been married (which represents 48.16% of the total population), while 528,486 of them are wedded (36.84%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 34,072 (2.38%) and 116,263 (8.1%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 690,960 -0.3%
Married 528,486 0.6%
Separated 34,072 -1.4%
Widowed 64,790 -0.2%
Divorced 116,263 -2.1%
Never Married 48.16%
Married 36.84%
Separated 2.38%
Widowed 4.52%
Divorced 8.1%

What are the most common means of transportation in Manhattan?

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The top three means of transportation people in Manhattan use to get to work are: walking, car and bus or trolley bus. A total of 169,496 residents commute by walking, 65,749 prefer going to work by car and 49,251 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 65,749 -3.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 49,251 -7.0%
Railroad 2,212 -24.5%
Ferryboat 1,023 24.9%
Bicycle 19,525 -1.2%
Motorcycle 790 4.6%
TaxiCab 20,432 -9.3%
Walk 169,496 -4.9%

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

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
10001 25,026 13,311 $96,787.00 $166,167.00
10002 74,363 33,790 $35,607.00 $70,204.00
10003 54,671 25,158 $129,981.00 $211,756.00
10004 3,310 1,822 $204,949.00 $325,028.00
10005 8,664 4,649 $184,681.00 $218,441.00
10006 3,260 1,811 $185,268.00 $226,459.00
10007 7,566 2,940 $250,001.00 $409,624.00
10009 58,267 29,356 $68,220.00 $108,017.00
10010 34,763 16,499 $139,188.00 $214,151.00
10011 50,228 28,775 $136,208.00 $210,553.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 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: 10001 10002 10003 10004 10005 10006 10007 10009 10010 10011 10012 10013 10014 10016 10017 10018 10019 10020 10021 10022 10023 10024 10025 10026 10027 10028 10029 10030 10031 10032 10033 10034 10035 10036 10037 10038 10039 10040 10044 10065 10069 10075 10103 10110 10111 10112 10115 10119 10128 10152 10153 10154 10162 10165 10167 10168 10169 10170 10171 10172 10173 10174 10177 10199 10271 10278 10279 10280 10282

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