Kings County, New York Population 2019

Kings County, New York's estimated population is 2,596,385 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, New York is the largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,582,830-13,555-0.52%
20172,596,385-14,847-0.57%
20162,611,2326250.02%
20152,610,6077,9270.30%
20142,602,68014,1790.55%
20132,588,50119,6250.76%
20122,568,87628,0541.10%
20112,540,82230,9451.23%
20102,509,877209,2139.09%
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
White1,138,768
Black or African American869,467
Asian313,891
Some Other Race232,279
Two or More Races71,006
American Indian and Alaska Native8,735
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander975

Kings County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

Kings County, New York Median Age

34.8


Total

33.3


Male

36.2


Female

Kings County, New York Adults

There are 2,026,306 adults, (337,741 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, New York.

Kings County, New York Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

1,387,348

52.65%

Male

1,247,773

47.35%

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
Married44%56%
All30%70%
Male28.6%71.4%
Female22.9%77.1%
Non Family19.9%80.1%

30.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All944,6502.7530
Non Family359,0391.3519.9
Married355,7983.744
Female175,8743.4522.9
Male53,9393.428.6

3.49

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kings County, New York Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172,8629.66%
9th to 12th Grade172,5839.64%
High School Graduate460,33825.73%
Some College242,97813.58%
Associates Degree111,3046.22%
Bachelors Degree380,13521.24%
Graduate Degree249,15513.92%

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White667,603607,730360,243
Black588,146489,147133,612
Hispanic318,944204,78753,983
Asian220,300141,67972,829
Other Race142,90984,35319,297
Multiple Races37,15130,88915,927
Native American5,4773,6091,087
Islander550376225

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,242$41,677$36,229
Less Than High School$19,728$21,801$16,490
High School Grad$27,734$31,834$24,196
Some College$35,951$40,729$32,206
Bachelors Degree$53,933$58,841$51,304
Graduate Degree$69,284$76,878$63,408

$39,242

Average Earnings

$41,677

Average Male

$36,229

Average Female

Kings County, New York Language

Kings County, New York Language by Age

Kings County, New York Language

54.11% of Kings County, New York residents speak only English, while 45.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.81% of the population.

Kings County, New York Poverty

Kings County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black859,645188,30721.91%
White941,020173,37418.42%
Hispanic503,188148,63229.54%
Other229,78575,43732.83%
Asian312,03869,04522.13%
Multiple70,03213,76519.66%
Native8,6442,68931.11%
Islander92318119.61%

21.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.06%

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 32.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is White, with 18.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.75%
High School22.01%
Some College16.53%
Bachelors or Greater7.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.88%
Male Unemployed33.96%
Female Employed9.94%
Male Employed8.89%

Kings County, New York Income

Kings County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,782$80,782
Families$60,317$90,430
Married Families$77,730$112,117
Non Families$38,446$60,512

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kings County, New York Marital Status by Race

Kings County, New York Veterans

40,990

Number of Veterans

37,243

Male Veterans

3,747

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12,387
Second Gulf War7,326
First Gulf War5,428
Korea4,520
World War II2,426
Age Group Veterans
75+10,973
65 to 749,368
35 to 548,876
55 to 647,423
18 to 344,350

Kings County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White20,6722.34%
Black15,4592.29%
Hispanic7,2251.93%
Other2,1111.25%
Asian1,4910.60%
2 or More1,0362.38%
Indian2063.15%
Hawaiian152.21%

Kings County, New York Veterans by Education

12.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, New York Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Kings County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New York 817496285376733627114.44%
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