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New Jersey; Queens County (Queens Borough), New York; New Mexico; United States

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New Jersey
Queens County (Queens Borough), New York
New Mexico
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 2,253,858 2,096,829 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 2,253,858 2,096,829 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,791,978 2,230,619 2,059,199 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% 1.0% 1.8% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 2,230,722 2,059,179 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
6.1%
5.8%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
20.0%
22.7%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
16.3%
18.0%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.5%
50.5%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.9%
47.8%
81.9%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
20.7%
2.6%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.3%
11.0%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.0%
26.9%
1.8%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
3.0%
2.6%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.9%
28.2%
49.3%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.6%
24.9%
36.8%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 321,991 42,135 144,977 18,230,322
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.4% 47.2% 9.4% 13.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,641,812 869,400 948,473 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.9% 44.8% 67.7% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $335,600 $543,800 $171,400 $217,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,465 $2,607 $1,280 $1,595
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,052 $887 $356 $500
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,334 $1,583 $844 $1,062
Building permits, 2019 36,505 5,137 5,0201 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,231,874 778,932 780,249 120,756,048
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.69 2.90 2.63 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8% 91.7% 86.7% 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.3% 55.7% 34.0% 21.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 90.3% 85.9% 90.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.8% 83.5% 74.6% 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8% 82.0% 85.6% 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.7% 32.2% 27.3% 32.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 5.7% 10.5% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
10.1%
12.0%
9.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.5% 64.1% 57.3% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 57.9% 53.6% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,673,558 3,139,120 4,349,672 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 60,375,232 12,103,525 11,236,630 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,854,971 4,438,082 29,102,352 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 288,467,844 16,059,427 10,720,363 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,665,728 17,003,207 25,179,274 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,079 $7,481 $12,073 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.2 44.4 22.3 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $82,545 $68,666 $49,754 $62,843
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,745 $31,930 $27,230 $34,103
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
11.0%
18.2%
10.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 233,806 50,770 43,830 7,912,405
Total employment, 2018 3,739,076 585,188 631,393 130,881,471
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 230,637,460 29,642,182 26,933,964 7,097,310,272
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.6% 3.4% 0.8% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 745,483 266,193 125,925 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 792,088 265,643 151,363 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 464,592 154,224 71,132 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 252,944 97,982 59,044 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 237,242 173,633 60,622 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 533,808 87,648 83,857 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,996 12,513 14,096 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 707,975 249,046 128,693 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 20,553.6 17.0 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 108.53 121,298.15 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34 36081 35 1
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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