New York City 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 8,379,552 residents in New York City, with a median age of 36.9. Of this, 47.71% are males and 52.29% are females. US-born citizens make up 59.9% of the resident pool in New York City, while non-US-born citizens account for 24.68%. Additionally, 15.42% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 7,459,099 people in New York City currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 8,379,552 -0.5%
Male Population 3,997,959 -0.5%
Female Population 4,381,593 -0.5%
Male population 47.71%
Female population 52.29%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.9 0.5%
Citizen US Born 5,019,598 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 2,067,825 -0.3%
Not Citizen 1,292,129 -3.6%
Citizen US Born 59.9%
Citizen not US Born 24.68%
Not Citizen 15.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 82,648 -6.0%
Moved from Same County 454,720 -0.8%
Moved from Same State 164,379 -2.4%
Moved from Different State 115,777 -1.7%
Same House as Last Year 7,459,099 -0.3%
Moved from Abroad 1%
Moved from Same County 5.49%
Moved from Same State 1.99%
Moved from Different State 1.4%
Same House as Last Year 90.12%

What are the employment statistics in New York City?

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White-collar workers make up 85.2% of the working population in New York City, while blue-collar employees account for 14.8%. There are also 401,833 entrepreneurs in New York City (9.95% of the workforce); 2,665,935 workers employed in private companies (65.99%); and 549,003 people working in governmental institutions (13.59%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,442,180 -0.7%
Blue Collar 597,826 -3.2%
White Collar 85.2%
Blue Collar 14.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 401,833 -1.6%
Private Companies 2,665,935 -2.2%
Governmental Workers 549,003 2.0%
Not for Profit Companies 423,235 3.0%
Self Employees 9.95%
Private Companies 65.99%
Governmental Workers 13.59%
Not for Profit Companies 10.48%

How many households are there in New York City?

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There are a total of 3,191,691 households in New York City, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 59.61% of these New York City households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.39%. Additionally, 28.38% of households have children and 71.62% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,191,691 0.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.2%
Family Households 1,902,630 0.8%
Non-family Households 1,289,061 0.8%
Family Households 59.61%
Non-family Households 40.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 905,893 -0.6%
Households without Children 2,285,798 1.3%
Households with Children 28.38%
Households without Children 71.62%

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 $107,000, while the median household income sits at $67,046 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $83,313, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $72,156. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $44,408 and $40,464, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $107,000 3.9%
Median Household Income $67,046 4.8%
People below Poverty Level 1,402,917 -4.1%
People above Poverty Level 6,735,590 0.3%

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

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There are 3,519,595 housing units in New York City, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1950. Of the 3,191,691 occupied housing units in New York City, 32.84% are owner-occupied, while 67.16% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.78% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $642,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,548 per month in New York City.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,519,595 0.7%
Median Year Built 1950 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,414,878 -0.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 341,346 -1.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 453,660 0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 442,671 1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 246,486 -0.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 169,788 2.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 136,437 5.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 191,847 -2.0%
Built in 2010 or Later 122,482 25.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,191,691 0.8%
Owner Occupied 1,048,262 1.3%
Renter Occupied 2,143,429 0.5%
Owner Occupied 32.84%
Renter Occupied 67.16%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 605,719 0.3%
Without Mortgage 442,543 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $642,600 5.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $623,500 3.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,548 3.1%
With Mortgage 57.78%
Without Mortgage 42.22%

What is the level of education in New York City?

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Approximately 32.24% of the population in New York City holds a high school degree (that's 2,141,146 residents), while 16.11% have attained a college certificate (1,189,516 locals) and 22.13% have a bachelor's degree (1,470,208 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 545,618 -3.0%
Some High School 2,141,146 -2.5%
Some College 1,189,516 0.1%
Associate Degree 420,832 1.7%
Bachelor's Degree 1,470,208 1.8%
Graduate Degree 994,400 3.7%
No High School 8.21%
Some High School 32.24%
Some College 16.11%
Associate Degree 6.34%
Bachelor's Degree 22.13%
Graduate Degree 14.97%

What is the marital status of New York City residents?

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A total of 2,989,768 people in New York City have never been married (which represents 43.27% of the total population), while 3,007,023 of them are wedded (43.52%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 200,833 (2.91%) and 543,147 (7.86%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,989,768 -0.6%
Married 3,007,023 -0.1%
Separated 200,833 -2.6%
Widowed 370,209 -1.7%
Divorced 543,147 0.1%
Never Married 43.27%
Married 43.52%
Separated 2.91%
Widowed 5.36%
Divorced 7.86%

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, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 1,050,535 residents commute by car, 383,653 prefer going to work by walking and 383,051 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,050,535 -1.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 383,051 -4.9%
Subway or Elevated 52,464 N/A
Railroad 5,998 -20.4%
Ferryboat 12,992 3.0%
Bicycle 51,648 2.7%
Motorcycle 3,221 -0.4%
TaxiCab 43,170 2.4%
Walk 383,653 -3.4%

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 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 2020 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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