Harlem Demographics

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

Harlem Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 197,052 -0.1%
Male Population 92,549 0.0%
Female Population 104,503 -0.2%
Male Population 46.97 %
Female Population 53.03 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35 0.0%
Citizen US Born 134,600 0.4%
Citizen not US Born 33,653 0.1%
Not Citizen 28,800 -2.5%
Citizen US Born 68.31 %
Citizen not US Born 17.08 %
Not Citizen 14.62 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,750 11.9%
Moved from Same Country 9,862 -0.2%
Moved from Same State 5,222 8.2%
Moved from Different State 4,764 2.4%
Same House as Last Year 172,073 -0.5%
Moved from Abroad 1.41 %
Moved from Same Country 5.07 %
Moved from Same State 2.68 %
Moved from Different State 2.45 %
Same House as Last Year 88.39 %

Occupational Employment in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 87,377 2.7%
Blue Collar 11,432 6.8%
White Collar 88.43 %
Blue Collar 11.57 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 9,327 9.1%
Private Companies 59,627 0.6%
Governmental Workers 13,708 4.2%
Not for Profit Companies 16,147 9.1%
Self Employees 9.44 %
Private Companies 60.35 %
Governmental Workers 13.87 %
Not for Profit Companies 16.34 %

Number of Households in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 76,428 -0.2%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.4%
Family Households 37,478 -1.4%
Non-family Households 38,949 1.0%
Family Households 49.04 %
Non-family Households 50.96 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 19,369 -3.4%
Households without Children 57,059 0.9%
Households with Children 25.34 %
Households without Children 74.66 %

Median and Average Income in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $79,095.33 7.2%
Median Household Income $49,100.00 7.7%
People below Poverty Level 45,771 -5.9%
People above Poverty Level 143,265 1.9%

Housing in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 84,136 0.3%
Median Year Built 1957 0.3%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 41,496 0.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6,327 1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8,852 1.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7,467 1.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,013 2.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,628 -3.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,125 -8.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5,828 -1.0%
Built in 2010 or Later 2,400 10.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 76,428 -0.2%
Owner Occupied 10,314 6.3%
Renter Occupied 66,114 -1.1%
Owner Occupied 13.5 %
Renter Occupied 86.5 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,879 4.4%
Without Mortgage 4,435 9.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $665,600.00 5.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $620,100.00 18.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,254.00 4.9%
With Mortgage 57 %
Without Mortgage 43 %

Harlem Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 13,650 0.1%
Some High School 49,341 -3.9%
Some College 26,783 1.2%
Associate Degree 7,467 -6.5%
Bachelor's Degree 34,079 1.2%
No High School 10.39 %
Some High School 37.57 %
Some College 20.4 %
Associate Degree 5.69 %
Bachelor's Degree 25.95 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 94,854 -1.0%
Married 49,943 1.9%
Separated 6,576 -5.0%
Widowed 7,550 -8.4%
Divorced 13,911 2.8%
Never Married 54.88 %
Married 28.9 %
Separated 3.8 %
Widowed 4.37 %
Divorced 8.05 %

Means of Transport to Work in Harlem top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,265 -1.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 7,463 12.3%
Railroad 257 -79.9%
Ferryboat 44 7.3%
Bicycle 1,279 19.3%
Motorcycle 81 -20.6%
TaxiCab 841 14.3%
Walk 8,463 10.2%

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: 10026 10027 10030 10031 10037 10039

Recently added listings in Harlem top

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Harlem is an area in Uptown Manhattan,Manhattan,New York City,New York with a population of 197,052. There are 92,549 male residents living in Harlem and 104,503 female residents. The total number of households is 76,428 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 49,943 people being married and 122,891 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 88.43% white collar employees and 11.57% blue collar employees in Harlem..
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