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Kings County, New York

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Kings County, New York
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 20,989,493
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
2,641,052
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
2,736,074
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-3.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 2,736,074
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 2,504,700
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.1%
Female persons, percent
52.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
49.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
33.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
12.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
37.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 36,598
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 35.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 1,086,068
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 30.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $767,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,099
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $971
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,582
Building permits, 2021 7,013
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 985,108
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 90.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 44.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 90.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 84.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 83.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 39.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 5.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,361,700
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 20,989,493
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,409,494
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 28,734,814
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $11,076
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 42.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $67,753
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $38,812
Persons in poverty, percent
19.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 59,985
Total employment, 2020 694,127
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 28,753,042
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 284,766
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 52,976
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 34,358
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,752
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 16,025
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 33,928
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,246
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 48,909
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 39,437.8
Population per square mile, 2010 35,369.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 69.38
Land area in square miles, 2010 70.82
FIPS Code 36047
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., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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