Kings County, New York Population 2018

Kings County, New York's estimated population is 2,648,771 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, New York is the 1st largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,648,77141,9191.61%
20162,606,852-44,007-1.66%
20162,650,8597,3130.28%
20152,643,54616,9020.64%
20142,626,64420,8610.80%
20132,605,78326,5161.03%
20122,579,26732,6051.28%
20112,546,66235,8201.43%
20102,510,842210,1789.14%
19902,300,66469,7283.13%
19802,230,936-371,076-14.26%
19702,602,012-25,307-0.96%
19602,627,319-110,856-4.05%
19502,738,17539,8901.48%
19402,698,285137,8845.39%
19302,560,401542,04526.86%
19202,018,356384,00523.50%
19101,634,351467,76940.10%
19001,166,582328,03539.12%
1890838,547239,05239.88%
1880599,495179,57442.76%
1870419,921140,79950.44%
1860279,122140,240100.98%
1850138,88291,269191.69%
184047,61327,078131.86%
183020,5359,34883.56%
182011,1872,88434.73%
18108,3032,56344.65%
18005,7401,24527.70%
17904,4950.00%

Kings County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,128,927
Black or African American871,223
Asian304,037
Some Other Race225,869
Two or More Races67,065
American Indian and Alaska Native8,730
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,001

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

Kings County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Kings County, New York Median Age

34.5


Total

33


Male

35.9


Female

Kings County, New York Adults

There are 1,999,455 adults, (318,036 of which are seniors) in Kings County, New York.

Kings County, New York Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

1,371,893

52.63%

Male

1,234,959

47.37%

Kings County, New York Households and Families

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

Kings County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married43.1%56.9%
All29.4%70.6%
Male27.7%72.3%
Female22.4%77.6%
Non Family19.7%80.3%

29.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kings County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All938,8032.7329.4
Married353,1013.6843.1
Non Family351,1111.3419.7
Female179,6533.422.4
Male54,9383.3327.7

3.46

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kings County, New York Households

Kings County, New York Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade173,4249.89%
9th to 12th Grade177,62210.13%
High School Graduate452,44925.80%
Some College243,48713.88%
Associates Degree109,0286.22%
Bachelors Degree362,65920.68%
Graduate Degree235,02613.40%

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White654,672596,491344,377
Black581,957477,964127,743
Hispanic313,929195,72251,072
Asian210,897133,38967,697
Other Race137,93480,55718,349
Multiple Races34,65928,15914,169
Native American5,3293,475880
Islander571413243

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.60%.

Kings County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,366$40,699$35,391
Less Than High School$18,854$21,159$15,914
High School Grad$27,265$31,257$24,019
Some College$35,623$40,463$31,895
Bachelors Degree$52,211$56,596$50,297
Graduate Degree$66,883$74,465$62,129

$37,366

Average Earnings

$40,699

Average Male

$35,391

Average Female

Kings County, New York Language

Kings County, New York Language by Age

Kings County, New York Language

53.77% of Kings County, New York residents speak only English, while 46.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 18.07% of the population.

Kings County, New York Poverty

Kings County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black862,085192,73122.36%
White927,799177,98819.18%
Hispanic501,156152,86230.50%
Other223,15075,15833.68%
Asian302,37171,94223.79%
Multiple66,05813,86620.99%
Native8,6382,79332.33%
Islander96715716.24%

22.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.33%

Male Poverty Rate

23.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Other, with 33.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Islander, with 16.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.96%.

Kings County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.43%
High School22.35%
Some College16.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.29%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.26%
Male Unemployed33.78%
Female Employed10.41%
Male Employed9.35%

Kings County, New York Income

Kings County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,640$75,810
Families$56,404$84,232
Married Families$72,945$104,477
Non Families$37,323$57,491

Kings County, New York Marital Status

Kings County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Kings County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Kings County, New York Marital Status by Race

Kings County, New York Veterans

Kings County, New York Veterans by War

41,367

Number of Veterans

37,769

Male Veterans

3,598

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,962
Second Gulf War7,443
First Gulf War5,166
Korea4,565
World War II2,858

Kings County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+10,581
35 to 549,320
65 to 749,244
55 to 647,474
18 to 344,748

Kings County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White21,2812.44%
Black15,5632.32%
Hispanic7,2131.95%
Other2,0401.24%
Asian1,3720.57%
2 or More9072.22%
Indian1912.96%
Hawaiian131.86%

Kings County, New York Veterans by Education

12.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, New York Employment Status

Kings County, New York Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, New York Employment by Race

Kings County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kings 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