Staten Island Demographics

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

What is the population of Staten Island?

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There are 461,137 residents in Staten Island, with a median age of 40. Of this, 48.49% are males and 51.51% are females. US-born citizens make up 74.08% of the resident pool in Staten Island, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.19%. Additionally, 7.73% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 427,815 people in Staten Island currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 461,137 0.1%
Male Population 223,622 0.3%
Female Population 237,514 0.0%
Male population 48.49%
Female population 51.51%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 0.0%
Citizen US Born 341,606 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 83,884 2.2%
Not Citizen 35,647 1.7%
Citizen US Born 74.08%
Citizen not US Born 18.19%
Not Citizen 7.73%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,962 10.2%
Moved from Same County 16,083 3.4%
Moved from Same State 8,467 2.6%
Moved from Different State 2,262 4.1%
Same House as Last Year 427,815 0.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.43%
Moved from Same County 3.52%
Moved from Same State 1.85%
Moved from Different State 0.5%
Same House as Last Year 93.7%

What are the employment statistics in Staten Island?

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White-collar workers make up 82.83% of the working population in Staten Island, while blue-collar employees account for 17.17%. There are also 15,287 entrepreneurs in Staten Island (7.25% of the workforce); 132,048 workers employed in private companies (62.63%); and 45,484 people working in governmental institutions (21.57%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 174,639 1.9%
Blue Collar 36,209 -1.3%
White Collar 82.83%
Blue Collar 17.17%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 15,287 0.7%
Private Companies 132,048 1.1%
Governmental Workers 45,484 1.1%
Not for Profit Companies 18,029 4.5%
Self Employees 7.25%
Private Companies 62.63%
Governmental Workers 21.57%
Not for Profit Companies 8.55%

How many households are there in Staten Island?

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There are a total of 162,081 households in Staten Island, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 73.64% of these Staten Island households, while non-family units account for the remaining 26.36%. Additionally, 34.21% of households have children and 65.79% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 162,081 0.5%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 119,358 0.1%
Non-family Households 42,723 1.7%
Family Households 73.64%
Non-family Households 26.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 55,447 -1.3%
Households without Children 106,634 1.5%
Households with Children 34.21%
Households without Children 65.79%

What are the median and average incomes in Staten Island?

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The average annual household income in Staten Island is $107,536, while the median household income sits at $85,102 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $92,341, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $104,936. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $41,208 and $55,108, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $107,536 2.1%
Median Household Income $85,102 6.0%
People below Poverty Level 48,546 -6.8%
People above Poverty Level 402,727 1.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Staten Island?

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There are 175,369 housing units in Staten Island, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 162,081 occupied housing units in Staten Island, 68.85% are owner-occupied, while 31.15% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.57% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $549,150. In general, housing costs reach $1,651 per month in Staten Island.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 175,369 0.3%
Median Year Built 1972 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 33,273 -1.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6,599 -5.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 16,543 1.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 24,207 -0.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 28,689 -0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 27,642 3.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 18,540 -0.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 15,737 -0.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 4,138 23.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 162,081 0.5%
Owner Occupied 111,587 -0.3%
Renter Occupied 50,494 2.4%
Owner Occupied 68.85%
Renter Occupied 31.15%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 74,280 -3.0%
Without Mortgage 37,307 5.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $549,150 9.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $555,750 8.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,651 1.2%
With Mortgage 66.57%
Without Mortgage 33.43%

What is the level of education in Staten Island?

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Approximately 35.36% of the population in Staten Island holds a high school degree (that's 130,933 residents), while 20.92% have attained a college certificate (77,474 locals) and 20.09% have a bachelor's degree (74,391 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 16,476 2.1%
Some High School 130,933 -0.9%
Some College 77,474 -1.5%
Associate Degree 25,773 -0.3%
Bachelor's Degree 74,391 4.6%
Graduate Degree 45,204 0.7%
No High School 4.45%
Some High School 35.36%
Some College 20.92%
Associate Degree 6.96%
Bachelor's Degree 20.09%
Graduate Degree 12.21%

What is the marital status of Staten Island residents?

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A total of 125,023 people in Staten Island have never been married (which represents 32.51% of the total population), while 200,625 of them are wedded (52.17%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 6,256 (1.63%) and 30,028 (7.81%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 125,023 1.1%
Married 200,625 -1.4%
Separated 6,256 -6.2%
Widowed 22,611 -4.4%
Divorced 30,028 12.8%
Never Married 32.51%
Married 52.17%
Separated 1.63%
Widowed 5.88%
Divorced 7.81%

What are the most common means of transportation in Staten Island?

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The top three means of transportation people in Staten Island use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and ferryboat. A total of 131,586 residents commute by car, 41,999 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 7,884 by ferryboat.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 131,586 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 41,999 -5.2%
Railroad 103 -10.4%
Ferryboat 7,884 -4.5%
Bicycle 338 -23.4%
Motorcycle 91 12.4%
TaxiCab 534 43.2%
Walk 5,679 7.2%

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

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
10301 38,001 14,466 $70,065.00 $99,556.00
10302 17,942 5,982 $72,394.00 $88,283.00
10303 27,164 8,490 $70,315.00 $88,661.00
10304 42,133 14,928 $64,394.00 $98,456.00
10305 42,968 15,379 $77,136.00 $99,302.00
10306 54,318 19,704 $83,309.00 $104,057.00
10307 15,053 5,068 $108,808.00 $135,651.00
10308 28,901 10,245 $110,478.00 $121,935.00
10309 33,896 11,750 $102,730.00 $126,007.00
10310 24,168 8,678 $86,895.00 $101,813.00

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: 10301 10302 10303 10304 10305 10306 10307 10308 10309 10310 10311 10312 10314

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