Jackson Heights Demographics

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

Jackson Heights Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 62,854 1.6%
Male Population 31,444 2.2%
Female Population 31,410 1.1%
Male Population 50.03 %
Female Population 49.97 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.6 0.3%
Citizen US Born 23,378 -1.9%
Citizen not US Born 17,875 13.4%
Not Citizen 21,601 -2.9%
Citizen US Born 37.19 %
Citizen not US Born 28.44 %
Not Citizen 34.37 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 594 -24.9%
Moved from Same Country 1,763 -1.6%
Moved from Same State 785 -16.5%
Moved from Different State 249 -15.0%
Same House as Last Year 58,890 2.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.95 %
Moved from Same Country 2.83 %
Moved from Same State 1.26 %
Moved from Different State 0.4 %
Same House as Last Year 94.56 %

Occupational Employment in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 26,265 2.0%
Blue Collar 7,376 6.7%
White Collar 78.07 %
Blue Collar 21.93 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 4,226 -1.2%
Private Companies 23,161 3.1%
Governmental Workers 3,709 12.1%
Not for Profit Companies 2,545 -3.0%
Self Employees 12.56 %
Private Companies 68.85 %
Governmental Workers 11.03 %
Not for Profit Companies 7.57 %

Number of Households in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 23,786 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 3 1.9%
Family Households 14,417 2.0%
Non-family Households 9,369 -3.2%
Family Households 60.61 %
Non-family Households 39.39 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,560 -4.1%
Households without Children 17,226 1.5%
Households with Children 27.58 %
Households without Children 72.42 %

Median and Average Income in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $79,620.00 6.0%
Median Household Income $60,659.00 7.6%
People below Poverty Level 7,774 7.1%
People above Poverty Level 53,962 0.6%

Housing in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 26,159 0.4%
Median Year Built 1946 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,288 -0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,652 6.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,855 5.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,180 -6.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 808 -19.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 623 -25.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 317 -2.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 241 3.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 195 51.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 23,786 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 7,844 4.0%
Renter Occupied 15,942 -2.0%
Owner Occupied 32.98 %
Renter Occupied 67.02 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,173 1.8%
Without Mortgage 3,671 6.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $359,100.00 5.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $325,900.00 8.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,429.00 3.4%
With Mortgage 53.2 %
Without Mortgage 46.8 %

Jackson Heights Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 6,504 3.3%
Some High School 19,857 3.4%
Some College 9,245 5.1%
Associate Degree 4,406 7.4%
Bachelor's Degree 8,750 -4.1%
No High School 12.57 %
Some High School 38.38 %
Some College 13.09 %
Associate Degree 8.52 %
Bachelor's Degree 16.91 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 22,224 3.0%
Married 23,374 2.5%
Separated 1,604 2.1%
Widowed 2,619 0.7%
Divorced 5,070 -3.1%
Never Married 41.71 %
Married 43.86 %
Separated 3.01 %
Widowed 4.91 %
Divorced 9.51 %

Means of Transport to Work in Jackson Heights top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,597 -7.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,378 -2.3%
Subway or Elevated 380 N/A
Railroad 0 -100.0%
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 304 25.6%
Motorcycle 11 N/A
TaxiCab 108 24.1%
Walk 3,205 11.1%

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: 11372

Recently added listings in Jackson Heights top

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Jackson Heights is an area in Northwestern Queens,Queens,New York City,New York with a population of 62,854. There are 31,444 male residents living in Jackson Heights and 31,410 female residents. The total number of households is 23,786 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 41 with 23,374 people being married and 31,517 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 78.07% white collar employees and 21.93% blue collar employees in Jackson Heights..
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