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New York city, New York

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New York city, New York
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,336,817
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,175,031
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,175,133
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 156,514
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 37.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 32.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $570,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $2,665
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $871
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,396
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,154,103
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 48.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 37.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 27,452,861
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 76,165,547
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,816,322
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 173,797,846
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 92,265,000
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,067
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 41.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $60,762
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $37,693
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 1,050,911
Men-owned firms, 2012 571,852
Women-owned firms, 2012 413,899
Minority-owned firms, 2012 539,447
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 483,136
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,216
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 966,167
Population per square mile, 2010 27,012.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 302.64
FIPS Code 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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