Queens Demographics

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

What is the population of Queens?

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There are 2,241,881 residents in Queens, with a median age of 40. Of this, 48.62% are males and 51.38% are females. US-born citizens make up 50.69% of the resident pool in Queens, while non-US-born citizens account for 29.77%. Additionally, 19.54% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 2,036,713 people in Queens currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 2,241,881 -0.7%
Male Population 1,090,028 -0.6%
Female Population 1,151,853 -0.7%
Male population 48.62%
Female population 51.38%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 0.0%
Citizen US Born 1,136,433 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 667,448 -0.3%
Not Citizen 438,000 -2.8%
Citizen US Born 50.69%
Citizen not US Born 29.77%
Not Citizen 19.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 20,255 -9.3%
Moved from Same County 101,289 -3.0%
Moved from Same State 41,630 -5.6%
Moved from Different State 15,734 -5.3%
Same House as Last Year 2,036,713 -0.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.91%
Moved from Same County 4.57%
Moved from Same State 1.88%
Moved from Different State 0.71%
Same House as Last Year 91.93%

What are the employment statistics in Queens?

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White-collar workers make up 80.45% of the working population in Queens, while blue-collar employees account for 19.55%. There are also 108,525 entrepreneurs in Queens (9.82% of the workforce); 748,648 workers employed in private companies (67.73%); and 156,917 people working in governmental institutions (14.2%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 889,204 -1.0%
Blue Collar 216,065 -2.0%
White Collar 80.45%
Blue Collar 19.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 108,525 -2.0%
Private Companies 748,648 -1.8%
Governmental Workers 156,917 1.0%
Not for Profit Companies 91,179 0.8%
Self Employees 9.82%
Private Companies 67.73%
Governmental Workers 14.2%
Not for Profit Companies 8.25%

How many households are there in Queens?

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There are a total of 771,853 households in Queens, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 67.7% of these Queens households, while non-family units account for the remaining 32.3%. Additionally, 30.13% of households have children and 69.87% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 771,853 0.6%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.1%
Family Households 522,516 0.4%
Non-family Households 249,337 1.1%
Family Households 67.7%
Non-family Households 32.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 232,527 -1.9%
Households without Children 539,327 1.7%
Households with Children 30.13%
Households without Children 69.87%

What are the median and average incomes in Queens?

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The average annual household income in Queens is $88,149, while the median household income sits at $77,255 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $83,182, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,842. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $50,592 and $50,789, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $88,149 4.3%
Median Household Income $77,255 2.6%
People below Poverty Level 253,284 -5.7%
People above Poverty Level 1,932,583 0.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Queens?

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There are 850,503 housing units in Queens, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1954. Of the 771,853 occupied housing units in Queens, 45.06% are owner-occupied, while 54.94% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 56.4% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $599,850. In general, housing costs reach $1,630 per month in Queens.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 850,503 0.6%
Median Year Built 1954 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 269,277 -0.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 128,357 -0.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 166,401 -0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 118,664 -0.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 49,212 1.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 31,137 4.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 25,988 6.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 34,984 -5.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 26,483 26.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 771,853 0.6%
Owner Occupied 347,772 1.4%
Renter Occupied 424,082 0.0%
Owner Occupied 45.06%
Renter Occupied 54.94%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 196,130 -0.3%
Without Mortgage 151,642 3.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $599,850 6.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $572,000 8.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,630 2.4%
With Mortgage 56.4%
Without Mortgage 43.6%

What is the level of education in Queens?

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Approximately 33.36% of the population in Queens holds a high school degree (that's 616,513 residents), while 19.52% have attained a college certificate (360,751 locals) and 19.57% have a bachelor's degree (361,622 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 163,494 -1.9%
Some High School 616,513 -3.4%
Some College 360,751 -0.5%
Associate Degree 137,230 -0.3%
Bachelor's Degree 361,622 2.0%
Graduate Degree 208,255 6.6%
No High School 8.85%
Some High School 33.36%
Some College 19.52%
Associate Degree 7.43%
Bachelor's Degree 19.57%
Graduate Degree 11.27%

What is the marital status of Queens residents?

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A total of 700,000 people in Queens have never been married (which represents 36.7% of the total population), while 914,194 of them are wedded (47.93%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 45,427 (2.38%) and 136,766 (7.17%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 700,000 -1.1%
Married 914,194 0.1%
Separated 45,427 -1.5%
Widowed 110,798 -1.8%
Divorced 136,766 -1.7%
Never Married 36.7%
Married 47.93%
Separated 2.38%
Widowed 5.81%
Divorced 7.17%

What are the most common means of transportation in Queens?

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The top three means of transportation people in Queens use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 413,221 residents commute by car, 105,030 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 61,973 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 413,221 -1.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 105,030 -6.5%
Railroad 1,154 -7.5%
Ferryboat 790 21.5%
Bicycle 6,014 1.8%
Motorcycle 1,254 8.6%
TaxiCab 6,219 22.4%
Walk 61,973 -1.9%

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

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
11004 15,297 4,808 $97,845.00 $124,334.00
11005 2,249 1,609 $75,742.00 $450,531.00
11101 32,537 14,951 $89,525.00 $123,847.00
11102 28,359 12,960 $81,462.00 $104,415.00
11103 35,419 15,575 $81,677.00 $98,170.00
11104 25,037 11,281 $75,772.00 $94,487.00
11105 37,452 15,274 $86,516.00 $107,029.00
11106 37,094 16,975 $71,865.00 $98,884.00
11109 6,127 2,777 $169,425.00 $195,918.00

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.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 11004 11005 11101 11102 11103 11104 11105 11106 11109 11351 11354 11355 11356 11357 11358 11359 11360 11361 11362 11363 11364 11365 11366 11367 11368 11369 11370 11371 11372 11373 11374 11375 11377 11378 11379 11385 11411 11412 11413 11414 11415 11416 11417 11418 11419 11420 11421 11422 11423 11424 11426 11427 11428 11429 11430 11432 11433 11434 11435 11436 11451 11691 11692 11693 11694 11697

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