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Albany city, New York; Syracuse city, New York; Yonkers city, New York; Rochester city, New York; Buffalo city, New York; New York city, New York

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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Albany city, New York
Syracuse city, New York
Yonkers city, New York
Rochester city, New York
Buffalo city, New York
New York city, New York
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 96,460 142,327 200,370 205,695 255,284 8,336,817
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 96,460 142,327 200,370 205,695 255,284 8,336,817
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 97,845 145,150 196,026 210,674 261,346 8,175,031
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.4% -1.9% 2.2% -2.4% -2.3% 2.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,856 145,170 195,976 210,565 261,310 8,175,133
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
6.5%
6.0%
6.4%
6.8%
6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.7%
21.9%
21.2%
22.8%
22.7%
20.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.8%
12.2%
16.6%
10.6%
12.4%
14.1%
Female persons, percent
52.9%
52.4%
52.2%
51.7%
52.4%
52.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
54.2%
55.0%
55.3%
47.3%
47.4%
42.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
29.9%
29.7%
18.4%
40.3%
36.7%
24.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.8%
0.5%
1.1%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
7.0%
6.8%
7.0%
3.3%
5.6%
13.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
5.4%
5.4%
3.9%
4.6%
4.0%
3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.2%
9.3%
37.0%
18.3%
11.6%
29.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
49.9%
50.0%
38.6%
36.6%
43.8%
32.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,652 5,842 5,679 6,718 11,369 156,514
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 13.2% 13.3% 31.3% 9.2% 10.0% 37.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X X X X X X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 36.8% 38.7% 46.5% 36.3% 40.8% 32.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $173,300 $93,200 $392,300 $82,000 $82,900 $570,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,584 $1,091 $2,649 $1,063 $967 $2,665
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $647 $478 $1,021 $474 $385 $871
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $951 $793 $1,344 $831 $757 $1,396
Building permits, 2019 X X X X X X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 41,207 55,306 74,848 86,057 110,701 3,154,103
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.12 2.32 2.63 2.30 2.24 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 78.3% 76.4% 90.3% 77.2% 82.7% 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 17.2% 18.9% 47.2% 20.5% 18.2% 48.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 86.7% 80.3% 87.0% 82.7% 83.2% 87.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 78.5% 67.4% 78.7% 72.7% 70.3% 79.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.4% 81.6% 81.9% 80.5% 83.9% 81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 38.6% 27.5% 32.8% 24.7% 26.6% 37.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.3% 13.0% 7.1% 15.9% 12.6% 6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.9%
6.1%
9.9%
6.7%
6.1%
9.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.9% 55.8% 62.9% 61.9% 59.7% 63.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.7% 53.3% 57.9% 60.1% 57.1% 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 373,439 311,321 259,820 366,677 510,502 27,452,861
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,479,816 2,947,629 1,221,395 3,027,726 4,229,888 76,165,547
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 684,840 1,656,366 984,856 7,492,308 5,260,550 14,816,322
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,016,852 1,344,520 852,643 1,528,651 2,011,902 173,797,846
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,710,715 1,726,223 2,708,502 1,414,135 1,972,013 92,265,000
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,473 $11,974 $13,648 $6,717 $7,603 $11,067
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 18.8 18.0 34.9 20.1 21.1 41.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $45,500 $36,308 $62,380 $33,399 $35,893 $60,762
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $28,402 $21,985 $33,864 $22,190 $23,397 $37,693
Persons in poverty, percent
23.8%
31.8%
16.0%
32.6%
30.3%
18.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 X X X X X X
Total employment, 2018 X X X X X X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X X X X X X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X X X X X X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X X X X X X
All firms, 2012 7,157 10,201 18,586 15,783 15,178 1,050,911
Men-owned firms, 2012 4,101 5,391 10,458 7,885 8,295 571,852
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,151 3,789 6,803 6,655 5,285 413,899
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,628 3,047 9,379 5,731 4,915 539,447
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,901 6,458 8,713 9,195 9,177 483,136
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 502 678 1,325 1,025 1,314 57,216
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,948 8,816 16,709 13,809 12,693 966,167
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 4,575.3 5,796.8 10,880.3 5,884.8 6,470.6 27,012.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 21.39 25.04 18.01 35.78 40.38 302.64
FIPS Code 3601000 3673000 3684000 3663000 3611000 3651000
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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