New York City, 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 New York City?

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There are 8,736,047 residents in New York City, with a median age of 37.3. Of this, 47.99% are males and 52.01% are females. US-born citizens make up 60.1% of the resident pool in New York City, while non-US-born citizens account for 24.69%. Additionally, 15.21% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 7,777,172 people in New York City currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 8,736,047 4.2%
Male Population 4,192,240 4.9%
Female Population 4,543,807 3.7%
Male population 47.99%
Female population 52.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.3 1.1%
Citizen US Born 5,250,607 4.6%
Citizen not US Born 2,157,065 4.3%
Not Citizen 1,328,375 2.8%
Citizen US Born 60.1%
Citizen not US Born 24.69%
Not Citizen 15.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 78,586 -4.9%
Moved from Same County 478,077 5.1%
Moved from Same State 175,475 6.8%
Moved from Different State 122,292 5.6%
Same House as Last Year 7,777,172 4.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.91%
Moved from Same County 5.54%
Moved from Same State 2.03%
Moved from Different State 1.42%
Same House as Last Year 90.1%

What are the employment statistics in New York City?

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White-collar workers make up 85.28% of the working population in New York City, while blue-collar employees account for 14.72%. There are also 414,868 entrepreneurs in New York City (9.96% of the workforce); 2,733,724 workers employed in private companies (65.65%); and 569,794 people working in governmental institutions (13.68%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,551,425 3.2%
Blue Collar 612,948 2.5%
White Collar 85.28%
Blue Collar 14.72%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 414,868 3.2%
Private Companies 2,733,724 2.5%
Governmental Workers 569,794 3.8%
Not for Profit Companies 445,987 5.4%
Self Employees 9.96%
Private Companies 65.65%
Governmental Workers 13.68%
Not for Profit Companies 10.71%

How many households are there in New York City?

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There are a total of 3,250,657 households in New York City, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 59.36% of these New York City households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.64%. Additionally, 27.93% of households have children and 72.07% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,250,657 1.9%
Average People Per Household 3 2.3%
Family Households 1,929,690 1.4%
Non-family Households 1,320,967 2.5%
Family Households 59.36%
Non-family Households 40.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 907,825 0.2%
Households without Children 2,342,832 2.5%
Households with Children 27.93%
Households without Children 72.07%

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

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The average annual household income in New York City is $113,315, while the median household income sits at $70,663 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $87,626, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $76,018. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $48,585 and $43,340, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $113,315 5.9%
Median Household Income $70,663 5.4%
People below Poverty Level 1,437,373 2.5%
People above Poverty Level 7,056,817 4.8%

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

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There are 3,590,995 housing units in New York City, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1950. Of the 3,250,657 occupied housing units in New York City, 33.16% are owner-occupied, while 66.84% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.26% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $668,800. In general, housing costs reach $1,632 per month in New York City.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,590,995 2.0%
Median Year Built 1950 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,432,585 1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 341,002 -0.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 462,033 1.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 448,439 1.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 250,428 1.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 175,272 3.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 137,518 0.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 195,290 1.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 146,933 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 1,495 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,250,657 1.9%
Owner Occupied 1,077,796 2.8%
Renter Occupied 2,172,861 1.4%
Owner Occupied 33.16%
Renter Occupied 66.84%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 617,125 1.9%
Without Mortgage 460,671 4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $668,800 4.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $647,600 3.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,632 5.4%
With Mortgage 57.26%
Without Mortgage 42.74%

What is the level of education in New York City?

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Approximately 32.03% of the population in New York City holds a high school degree (that's 2,214,160 residents), while 15.89% have attained a college certificate (1,236,519 locals) and 22.43% have a bachelor's degree (1,550,859 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 562,274 3.0%
Some High School 2,214,160 3.4%
Some College 1,236,519 4.0%
Associate Degree 441,113 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 1,550,859 5.5%
Graduate Degree 1,046,957 5.3%
No High School 8.13%
Some High School 32.03%
Some College 15.89%
Associate Degree 6.38%
Bachelor's Degree 22.43%
Graduate Degree 15.14%

What is the marital status of New York City residents?

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A total of 3,151,979 people in New York City have never been married (which represents 43.78% of the total population), while 3,079,763 of them are wedded (42.78%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 208,303 (2.89%) and 583,601 (8.11%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,151,979 5.4%
Married 3,079,763 2.4%
Separated 208,303 3.7%
Widowed 383,823 3.7%
Divorced 583,601 7.5%
Never Married 43.78%
Married 42.78%
Separated 2.89%
Widowed 5.33%
Divorced 8.11%

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

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The top three means of transportation people in New York City use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 1,082,647 residents commute by car, 390,332 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 384,380 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,082,647 3.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 390,332 1.9%
Subway or Elevated 48,335 N/A
Railroad 4,641 -22.6%
Ferryboat 12,554 -3.4%
Bicycle 54,919 6.3%
Motorcycle 3,312 2.8%
TaxiCab 45,240 4.8%
Walk 384,380 0.2%

What is the median and average household income in New York City by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
10001 26,966 14,273 $101,409.00 $170,154.00
10002 76,807 34,737 $37,093.00 $76,115.00
10003 54,447 25,181 $137,533.00 $222,765.00
10004 4,795 2,113 $216,017.00 $317,203.00
10005 8,637 4,782 $197,188.00 $225,528.00
10006 3,894 1,991 $200,536.00 $222,594.00
10007 8,194 3,246 $250,001.00 $444,574.00
10009 60,000 29,407 $77,551.00 $122,290.00
10010 33,193 16,207 $131,635.00 $217,670.00
10011 51,867 29,222 $139,343.00 $220,009.00

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.

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