Bronx County, New York Population 2018

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%
20161,468,97632,1912.24%
20161,436,785-23,627-1.62%
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 Race551,787
Black or African American476,525
White295,351
Asian52,462
Two or More Races51,579
American Indian and Alaska Native8,375
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander706

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bronx County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bronx County, New York Median Age

33.3


Total

31


Male

35.3


Female

Bronx County, New York Adults

There are 1,068,968 adults, (162,357 of which are seniors) in Bronx County, New York.

Bronx County, New York Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bronx County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

760,345

52.92%

Male

676,440

47.08%

Bronx County, New York Households and Families

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

Bronx County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married32.6%67.4%
All19.1%80.9%
Male17.4%82.6%
Non Family15.8%84.2%
Female11%89%

19.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bronx County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All490,7402.8419.1
Non Family168,1531.1915.8
Female149,7953.6211
Married135,1673.8132.6
Male37,6253.6217.4

3.56

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade132,71414.66%
9th to 12th Grade128,30814.18%
High School Graduate248,17427.42%
Some College160,15217.69%
Associates Degree62,6346.92%
Bachelors Degree113,26512.51%
Graduate Degree59,9046.62%

Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic473,422297,18661,137
Other Race319,063194,84537,792
Black306,252241,19163,384
White104,57688,17437,536
Asian36,05927,75513,232
Multiple Races27,03319,7455,816
Native American5,3063,495619
Islander45342272

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.70%.

Bronx County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,396$31,814$27,719
Less Than High School$18,596$21,569$15,105
High School Grad$25,902$30,354$21,200
Some College$32,524$35,988$30,752
Bachelors Degree$43,012$45,855$41,784
Graduate Degree$60,202$61,953$59,000

$30,396

Average Earnings

$31,814

Average Male

$27,719

Average Female

Bronx County, New York Language

Bronx County, New York Language by Age

Bronx County, New York Language

41.16% of Bronx County, New York residents speak only English, while 58.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.60% of the population.

Bronx County, New York Poverty

Bronx County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic783,968281,59935.92%
Other544,025206,44037.95%
Black462,932125,93627.20%
White128,52518,32214.26%
Multiple50,33214,46328.74%
Asian51,60412,29023.82%
Native8,3252,52730.35%
Islander69810314.76%

30.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.80%

Male Poverty Rate

32.93%

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 37.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is White, with 14.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.29%.

Bronx County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.20%
High School25.23%
Some College19.79%
Bachelors or Greater10.28%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.68%
Male Unemployed39.08%
Female Employed15.99%
Male Employed10.96%

Bronx County, New York Income

Bronx County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,302$51,445
Families$39,667$56,905
Married Families$61,458$79,989
Non Families$22,389$36,354

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

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

Bronx County, New York Veterans

Bronx County, New York Veterans by War

28,554

Number of Veterans

26,072

Male Veterans

2,482

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,418
Second Gulf War4,393
First Gulf War4,044
Korea2,546
World War II1,420

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,540
75+6,080
65 to 746,068
55 to 645,866
18 to 343,000

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black11,1753.12%
White10,7744.48%
Hispanic10,7321.88%
Other5,2511.35%
2 or More9022.70%
Asian2400.58%
Indian1682.65%
Hawaiian447.05%

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Education

15.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bronx County, New York Employment Status

Bronx County, New York Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

12.7%

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