Bronx County, New York Population 2019

Bronx County, New York's estimated population is 1,471,160 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bronx County, New York is the 5th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,471,1602,1840.15%
20161,468,9768,5640.59%
20151,460,41214,6121.01%
20141,445,80012,9190.90%
20131,432,88115,0171.06%
20121,417,86416,9651.21%
20111,400,89912,7770.92%
20101,388,122184,33315.31%
19901,203,78934,8172.98%
19801,168,972-302,729-20.57%
19701,471,70146,8863.29%
19601,424,815-26,462-1.82%
19501,451,27756,5664.06%
19401,394,711129,45310.23%
19301,265,258533,24272.85%
1920732,0160.00%

Bronx County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Some Other Race545,677
Black or African American489,532
White305,539
Asian53,413
Two or More Races51,055
American Indian and Alaska Native9,658
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander972

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Bronx County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

10,00020,00030,00040,00050,00060,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,00050,00060,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bronx County, New York Median Age

33.6


Total

31.4


Male

35.6


Female

Bronx County, New York Adults

There are 1,088,685 adults, (171,277 of whom are seniors) in Bronx County, New York.

Bronx County, New York Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Bronx County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

770,210

52.90%

Male

685,636

47.10%

Bronx County, New York Households and Families

Bronx County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Bronx County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married32.6%67.4%
All19.7%80.3%
Male17.6%82.4%
Non Family16.8%83.2%
Female11.8%88.2%

19.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bronx County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All495,3562.8519.7
Non Family169,0601.1916.8
Female150,7643.6611.8
Married137,3223.8132.6
Male38,2103.617.6

3.58

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bronx County, New York Households

Bronx County, New York Education

Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade134,69114.52%
9th to 12th Grade129,61813.98%
High School Graduate256,06627.61%
Some College162,27017.50%
Associates Degree65,1807.03%
Bachelors Degree115,67012.47%
Graduate Degree63,8796.89%

Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic488,660309,61864,402
Other Race321,128197,33537,914
Black316,724249,95466,451
White104,82088,73638,708
Asian37,19328,35113,247
Multiple Races26,67319,9105,956
Native American6,0044,105870
Islander620536143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 86.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.93%.

Bronx County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,500$32,184$27,529
Less Than High School$19,280$22,308$15,642
High School Grad$26,361$30,798$21,324
Some College$32,072$35,521$30,260
Bachelors Degree$43,751$46,253$42,261
Graduate Degree$60,174$61,432$59,352

$30,500

Average Earnings

$32,184

Average Male

$27,529

Average Female

Bronx County, New York Language

Bronx County, New York Language by Age

Bronx County, New York Language

40.75% of Bronx County, New York residents speak only English, while 59.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.79% of the population.

Bronx County, New York Poverty

Bronx County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic798,064276,82734.69%
Other538,184198,91736.96%
Black475,845125,97526.47%
White128,39817,85513.91%
Multiple49,76914,56629.27%
Asian52,58112,81824.38%
Native9,5483,27634.31%
Islander96510610.98%

29.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.04%

Male Poverty Rate

32.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bronx County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is Other, with 36.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is Islander, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.66%.

Bronx County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.50%
High School24.59%
Some College19.47%
Bachelors or Greater10.25%

Bronx County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.41%
Male Unemployed38.31%
Female Employed15.81%
Male Employed10.44%

Bronx County, New York Income

Bronx County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,593$53,730
Families$41,484$59,553
Married Families$62,879$82,372
Non Families$22,827$37,486

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bronx County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Bronx County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Bronx County, New York Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Bronx County, New York Veterans

Bronx County, New York Veterans by War

27,604

Number of Veterans

25,147

Male Veterans

2,457

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,249
Second Gulf War4,915
First Gulf War4,132
Korea2,356
World War II1,183

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 546,911
75+6,258
65 to 745,882
55 to 645,320
18 to 343,233

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black10,7482.92%
Hispanic10,6771.82%
White10,5014.21%
Other4,9211.27%
2 or More8822.71%
Indian2793.93%
Asian2450.58%
Hawaiian283.69%

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Education

15.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bronx County, New York Employment Status

Bronx County, New York Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bronx County, New York Employment by Race

Bronx County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bronx County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New York 817496285376733627114.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990