New York City, NY, US

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New York City is in the state of New York, United States of America. New York City is home to 2.67 percent of the US population, making it one of the most populous cities in United States of America. There are 461 neighborhoods, a vast network of roadways in New York City.

You'll find demographics, education information about New York City, as well as a list of nearby locations, further down this page.

Demographics of New York City

Total Population of New York City

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  • US
Total Population chart statistics
Total8,560,0728,560,072321,004,407321,004,407
According to 2017 US Census, the population of New York City is 8,560,072 people. This represents 2.67 percent of the total 321,004,407 citizens of the United States of America.
Following is the data table for total population statistics:
Total PopulationNew York CityUS
Total8,560,072
2.7% of US
321,004,407
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Gender of New York City

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  • US
Gender chart statistics
Male46.9%46.9%53.1%53.1%
Female48.8%48.8%51.2%51.2%
New York City has a total of 3,307,010 (46.9%) male and 3,739,521 (53.1%) female citizens as per 2017 US Census data. In comparison, the proportions of male and female citizens in the United States of America are: 48.8 percent male and 51.2 percent female.
Detailed statistics for gender is shown in the table below:
GenderNew York CityUS
Male3,307,010
46.9% of New York City,
2.6% of US
126,850,422
48.8%
Female3,739,521
53.1% of New York City,
2.8% of US
133,142,237
51.2%
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Income of New York City

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  • US
Income per Household chart statistics
< $10k9.3%9.3%6.7%6.7%
$10k - $25k16.1%16.1%14.6%14.6%
$25k - $40k12.4%12.4%14%14%
$40k - $60k13.4%13.4%16.2%16.2%
$60k - $100k19.4%19.4%22.3%22.3%
$100k - $125k8.1%8.1%8.6%8.6%
$125k - $150k5.4%5.4%5.4%5.4%
$150k - $200k6.6%6.6%5.8%5.8%
> $200k9.2%9.2%6.3%6.3%
As per 2017 US Census data New York City dominant household income ranges are: $60 000 to $99 999 (19.4%), $10 000 to $24 999 (16.1%) and $40 000 to $59 999 (13.4%).
Detailed statistics for income is shown in the table below:
IncomeNew York CityUS
Total3,142,405
100% of New York City,
2.6% of US
118,825,921
100%
< $10k291,838
9.3% of New York City,
3.7% of US
7,942,251
6.7%
$10k - $25k506,603
16.1% of New York City,
2.9% of US
17,406,019
14.6%
$25k - $40k388,123
12.4% of New York City,
2.3% of US
16,663,066
14%
$40k - $60k422,211
13.4% of New York City,
2.2% of US
19,261,515
16.2%
$60k - $100k609,503
19.4% of New York City,
2.3% of US
26,454,560
22.3%
$100k - $125k255,389
8.1% of New York City,
2.5% of US
10,273,788
8.6%
$125k - $150k170,004
5.4% of New York City,
2.6% of US
6,428,069
5.4%
$150k - $200k208,794
6.6% of New York City,
3% of US
6,931,136
5.8%
> $200k289,940
9.2% of New York City,
3.9% of US
7,465,517
6.3%
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Median Age of New York City

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  • US
Median Age chart statistics
Total36.236.237.837.8
Male34.934.936.536.5
Female37.537.539.139.1
New York City average male age is 34.9 and average female age 37.5 as per 2017 US census data. In comparison, the average male age in the United States of America is 34.9 years old, while the average female age is 37.5 years old.
The median age data table is as follows:
Median AgeNew York CityUS
Total36.237.8
Male34.936.5
Female37.539.1
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Age Groups of New York City

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  • US
Age Groups chart statistics
<18 years21%21%22.9%22.9%
18 - 24 years9.3%9.3%9.7%9.7%
25 - 34 years17.8%17.8%13.7%13.7%
35 - 49 years20.2%20.2%19.2%19.2%
50 - 64 years18%18%19.6%19.6%
65 - 84 years11.7%11.7%13%13%
>85 years1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the major age groups in New York City are: < 18 (21 percent), 35 - 49 (20.2 percent), and 50 - 64 (18 percent).
Detailed statistics for age groups is shown in the table below:
Age GroupsNew York CityUS
Total8,560,072
100% of New York City,
2.7% of US
321,004,407
100%
<18 years1,794,644
21% of New York City,
2.4% of US
73,601,279
22.9%
18 - 24 years795,480
9.3% of New York City,
2.6% of US
31,131,484
9.7%
25 - 34 years1,527,619
17.8% of New York City,
3.5% of US
44,044,173
13.7%
35 - 49 years1,732,162
20.2% of New York City,
2.8% of US
61,618,015
19.2%
50 - 64 years1,541,899
18% of New York City,
2.5% of US
62,877,067
19.6%
65 - 84 years1,002,668
11.7% of New York City,
2.4% of US
41,590,866
13%
>85 years165,600
1.9% of New York City,
2.7% of US
6,141,523
1.9%
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Marital Status of New York City

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  • US
Marital Status chart statistics
Married42.7%42.7%50.2%50.2%
Never Married43.9%43.9%33.1%33.1%
Divorced7.8%7.8%10.9%10.9%
Widowed5.6%5.6%5.8%5.8%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common marriage statuses in New York City are: Never married (43.9 percent) and Now married (42.7 percent).
The data table for marital status is as follows:
Marital StatusNew York CityUS
Total7,046,531
100% of New York City,
2.7% of US
259,992,659
100%
Married3,007,513
42.7% of New York City,
2.3% of US
130,528,964
50.2%
Never Married3,096,461
43.9% of New York City,
3.6% of US
86,087,136
33.1%
Divorced550,152
7.8% of New York City,
2% of US
28,212,237
10.9%
Widowed392,405
5.6% of New York City,
2.6% of US
15,164,322
5.8%
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Education of New York City

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  • US
Education Level chart statistics
No Schooling3%3%1.4%1.4%
Unifinished High-school15.9%15.9%11.2%11.2%
High-school Diploma20.3%20.3%23.3%23.3%
GED or alt. creds3.7%3.7%4%4%
Unfinished College13.9%13.9%20.8%20.8%
Associate's degree6.4%6.4%8.3%8.3%
Bachelor's degree21.5%21.5%19.1%19.1%
Master's degree10.7%10.7%8.4%8.4%
Professional School degree3.1%3.1%2%2%
Doctorate degree1.5%1.5%1.4%1.4%
According to 2017 US Census data, the most common education levels in New York City are Bachelor's degree (21.5%), High-school Diploma (20.3%) and Unifinished High-school (15.9%).
The education data table is as follows:
EducationNew York CityUS
No Schooling176,735
3% of New York City,
5.7% of US
3,121,238
1.4%
Unifinished High-school950,707
15.9% of New York City,
3.9% of US
24,315,876
11.2%
High-school Diploma1,213,680
20.3% of New York City,
2.4% of US
50,496,716
23.3%
GED or alt. creds223,570
3.7% of New York City,
2.6% of US
8,596,896
4%
Unfinished College829,784
13.9% of New York City,
1.8% of US
44,935,834
20.8%
Associate's degree383,693
6.4% of New York City,
2.1% of US
17,917,481
8.3%
Bachelor's degree1,281,786
21.5% of New York City,
3.1% of US
41,377,068
19.1%
Master's degree639,367
10.7% of New York City,
3.5% of US
18,154,808
8.4%
Professional School degree183,138
3.1% of New York City,
4.2% of US
4,393,328
2%
Doctorate degree87,488
1.5% of New York City,
3% of US
2,962,399
1.4%
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Languages Spoken of New York City

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  • US
Languages Spoken chart statistics
English only51.1%51.1%78.7%78.7%
Spanish24.4%24.4%13.2%13.2%
Other Indo-European12.9%12.9%3.6%3.6%
Asian and Pacific8.9%8.9%3.5%3.5%
Other Languages2.8%2.8%1%1%
As per 2017 US Census statistics New York City dominant spoken languages are: only English (51.1 percent), Spanish (24.4 percent) and Other Indo-European (12.9 percent).
Following is the data table for languages spoken statistics:
Languages SpokenNew York CityUS
Total7,999,714
100% of New York City,
2.7% of US
301,150,892
100%
English only4,084,219
51.1% of New York City,
1.7% of US
236,929,699
78.7%
Spanish1,951,423
24.4% of New York City,
4.9% of US
39,769,281
13.2%
Other Indo-European1,031,345
12.9% of New York City,
9.5% of US
10,907,675
3.6%
Asian and Pacific Islands708,865
8.9% of New York City,
6.8% of US
10,409,087
3.5%
Other Languages223,862
2.8% of New York City,
7.1% of US
3,135,150
1%
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Ethnic Diversity of New York City

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  • US
Ethnic Diversity chart statistics
White42.8%42.8%73%73%
African American24.3%24.3%12.7%12.7%
American Indian0.4%0.4%0.8%0.8%
Asian14%14%5.4%5.4%
Hawaiian & Pacific0.1%0.1%0.2%0.2%
Two+ ethnicities3.3%3.3%3.1%3.1%
Other15.1%15.1%4.8%4.8%
As per 2017 US census data New York City dominant ethnic diversity groups are: White (42.8%), African American (24.3%) and Other (15.1%).
The data table for ethnic diversity is as follows:
Ethnic DiversityNew York CityUS
Total8,560,072
100% of New York City,
2.7% of US
321,004,407
100%
White3,661,800
42.8% of New York City,
1.6% of US
234,370,202
73%
African American2,081,507
24.3% of New York City,
5.1% of US
40,610,815
12.7%
American Indian & Alaska Native34,487
0.4% of New York City,
1.3% of US
2,632,102
0.8%
Asian1,198,334
14% of New York City,
7% of US
17,186,320
5.4%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander4,358
0.1% of New York City,
0.8% of US
570,116
0.2%
Two or more ethnicities285,089
3.3% of New York City,
2.8% of US
10,081,044
3.1%
Other1,294,497
15.1% of New York City,
8.3% of US
15,553,808
4.8%
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Household Types of New York City

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  • US
Household Types chart statistics
Family Households59.9%59.9%65.9%65.9%
Non-family Households40.1%40.1%34.1%34.1%
New York City family households are 59.9% and non-family households 40.1% as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America family households contains 65.9% and non-family households 34.1%.
Household types statistics is shown in the table below:
Household TypesNew York CityUS
Total3,142,405
100% of New York City,
2.6% of US
118,825,921
100%
Family households,
Married-couple family
1,147,958
36.5% of New York City,
2% of US
57,459,352
48.4%
Family households,
Other family
733,047
23.3% of New York City,
3.5% of US
20,839,351
17.5%
Family households,
Other family,
Male householder no wife present
173,622
5.5% of New York City,
3% of US
5,747,150
4.8%
Family households,
Other family,
Female householder no husband present
559,425
17.8% of New York City,
3.7% of US
15,092,201
12.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder living alone
1,017,368
32.4% of New York City,
3.1% of US
32,863,560
27.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder not living alone
244,032
7.8% of New York City,
3.2% of US
7,663,658
6.4%
Family Households1,881,005
59.9% of New York City,
2.4% of US
78,298,703
65.9%
Non-family Households1,261,400
40.1% of New York City,
3.1% of US
40,527,218
34.1%
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Employment Industries of New York City

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  • US
Employment Industries chart statistics
Agriculture0.1%0.1%1.3%1.3%
Construction5%5%6.4%6.4%
Manufacturing3.5%3.5%10.3%10.3%
Wholesale2.2%2.2%2.7%2.7%
Retail9.6%9.6%11.4%11.4%
Utilities0.4%0.4%0.8%0.8%
Information3.8%3.8%2.1%2.1%
Finance & Insurance6.5%6.5%4.6%4.6%
Real Estate3.1%3.1%1.9%1.9%
Sci & Tech Services9.4%9.4%6.9%6.9%
Company Management0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Administrative Services4%4%4.3%4.3%
Educational Services9.1%9.1%9.3%9.3%
Health Care17.5%17.5%13.8%13.8%
Arts & Entertainment2.9%2.9%2.2%2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services8%8%7.5%7.5%
Public Administration3.7%3.7%4.7%4.7%
Other Services5.5%5.5%4.9%4.9%
As per 2017 US census data New York City dominant household income ranges are: Health care and social assistance (17.5%), Retail trade (9.6%), Professional scientific and technical services (9.4%) and Educational services (9.1%).
The employment industries data table is as follows:
Employment IndustriesNew York CityUS
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting3,662
0.1% of New York City,
0.2% of US
1,958,431
1.3%
Construction202,954
5% of New York City,
2.1% of US
9,564,541
6.4%
Manufacturing141,626
3.5% of New York City,
0.9% of US
15,477,389
10.3%
Wholesale88,797
2.2% of New York City,
2.2% of US
4,042,867
2.7%
Retail390,430
9.6% of New York City,
2.3% of US
17,167,000
11.4%
Utilities14,282
0.4% of New York City,
1.1% of US
1,257,353
0.8%
Information156,248
3.8% of New York City,
4.9% of US
3,173,300
2.1%
Finance & Insurance264,050
6.5% of New York City,
3.8% of US
7,001,182
4.6%
Real Estate126,181
3.1% of New York City,
4.3% of US
2,907,138
1.9%
Scientific & Technical Services382,951
9.4% of New York City,
3.7% of US
10,416,745
6.9%
Company Management3,554
0.1% of New York City,
2.5% of US
144,719
0.1%
Administrative & Waste Management Services161,241
4% of New York City,
2.5% of US
6,439,693
4.3%
Educational Services370,092
9.1% of New York City,
2.7% of US
13,931,235
9.3%
Health Care & Social Assistance710,953
17.5% of New York City,
3.4% of US
20,850,113
13.8%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation117,461
2.9% of New York City,
3.6% of US
3,283,165
2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services327,683
8% of New York City,
2.9% of US
11,303,481
7.5%
Public Administration151,307
3.7% of New York City,
2.2% of US
7,025,870
4.7%
Other Services222,158
5.5% of New York City,
3% of US
7,371,226
4.9%
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Means of Transportation of New York City

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  • US
Means of Transportation chart statistics
Car, Truck or Van27.7%27.7%89.9%89.9%
Public Transportation59%59%5.4%5.4%
Walk10.4%10.4%2.9%2.9%
Motorcycle or Bicycle2.9%2.9%1.9%1.9%
As per 2017 US census data New York City dominant types of transportation to work are: Public transportation (excluding taxicab) (59%).
Detailed statistics for means of transportation is shown in the table below:
Means of TransportationNew York CityUS
Car, Truck or Van1,057,885
27.7% of New York City,
0.8% of US
127,053,717
89.9%
Public Transportation2,247,732
59% of New York City,
29.5% of US
7,607,907
5.4%
Walk396,134
10.4% of New York City,
9.8% of US
4,049,337
2.9%
Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other110,833
2.9% of New York City,
4.1% of US
2,693,671
1.9%
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Time of Commute of New York City

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  • US
Time of Commute to Work chart statistics
< 10 mins4%4%12.7%12.7%
10-15 mins5.3%5.3%13.6%13.6%
15-20 mins7.3%7.3%15.3%15.3%
20-25 mins9.4%9.4%14.6%14.6%
25-30 mins4.2%4.2%6.4%6.4%
30-35 mins16.9%16.9%13.7%13.7%
35-45 mins10.6%10.6%6.8%6.8%
45-50 mins16.2%16.2%8.1%8.1%
> 60 mins26.1%26.1%8.9%8.9%
As per 2017 US census data New York City dominant travel time to work ranges are: > 60 minutes, 30-35 minutes and 45-50 minutes.
Following is the data table for time of commute statistics:
Time of CommuteNew York CityUS
< 10 mins153,437
4% of New York City,
0.9% of US
17,921,724
12.7%
10-15 mins203,164
5.3% of New York City,
1.1% of US
19,241,335
13.6%
15-20 mins276,739
7.3% of New York City,
1.3% of US
21,633,308
15.3%
20-25 mins357,381
9.4% of New York City,
1.7% of US
20,585,782
14.6%
25-30 mins159,054
4.2% of New York City,
1.8% of US
8,998,679
6.4%
30-35 mins642,506
16.9% of New York City,
3.3% of US
19,345,968
13.7%
35-45 mins404,709
10.6% of New York City,
4.2% of US
9,634,261
6.8%
45-50 mins619,281
16.2% of New York City,
5.4% of US
11,464,394
8.1%
> 60 mins996,313
26.1% of New York City,
7.9% of US
12,579,181
8.9%
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Education of New York City

Schools in New York City

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Colleges in New York City

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Universities in New York City

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Kindergartens in New York City

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Language Schools in New York City

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Music Schools in New York City

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Locations in New York City