Queens County, New York Population 2018

Queens County, New York's estimated population is 2,358,582 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Queens County, New York is the 2nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,339,280-19,302-0.82%
20172,358,5822,5380.11%
20162,356,04410,0390.43%
20152,346,00518,0010.77%
20142,328,00420,2380.88%
20132,307,76623,3531.02%
20122,284,41322,4000.99%
20112,262,01326,2491.17%
20102,235,764284,16614.56%
19901,951,59860,2733.19%
19801,891,325-95,148-4.79%
19701,986,473176,8959.78%
19601,809,578258,72916.68%
19501,550,849253,21519.51%
19401,297,634218,50520.25%
19301,079,129610,087130.07%
1920469,042185,00165.13%
1910284,041131,04285.65%
1900152,99924,94019.48%
1890128,05937,48541.39%
188090,57416,77122.72%
187073,80316,41228.60%
186057,39120,55855.81%
185036,8336,50921.46%
184030,3247,86435.01%
183022,4609414.37%
182021,5192,18311.29%
181019,3362,42014.31%
180016,9169025.63%
179016,0140.00%

Queens County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White929,296
Asian592,247
Black or African American426,668
Some Other Race302,058
Two or More Races79,010
American Indian and Alaska Native8,756
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,245

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

Queens County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

20,00040,00060,00080,000100,000 Male Population20,00040,00060,00080,000100,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Queens County, New York Median Age

38.3


Total

36.8


Male

39.7


Female

Queens County, New York Adults

There are 1,865,585 adults, (334,838 of whom are seniors) in Queens County, New York.

Queens County, New York Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Queens County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

1,205,249

51.52%

Male

1,134,031

48.48%

Queens County, New York Households and Families

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

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

Queens County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55%45%
All44.5%55.5%
Female38.1%61.9%
Male37.9%62.1%
Non Family34.3%65.7%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Queens County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All777,9042.9744.5
Married351,4083.7755
Non Family252,7981.3334.3
Female123,8633.7138.1
Male49,8353.8237.9

3.62

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Queens County, New York Households

Queens County, New York Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade174,55010.48%
9th to 12th Grade140,0078.41%
High School Graduate461,22827.69%
Some College243,33814.61%
Associates Degree133,1477.99%
Bachelors Degree325,37419.54%
Graduate Degree187,93211.28%

Queens County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White467,550421,874199,270
Asian432,439338,088161,649
Hispanic425,854303,67071,312
Black294,949253,44471,619
Other Race195,590136,86525,991
Multiple Races44,02934,83813,302
Native American5,8574,1011,006
Islander983778125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.62%.

Queens County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,938$40,659$35,710
Less Than High School$21,992$25,191$17,848
High School Grad$30,102$32,509$24,896
Some College$38,526$41,734$35,237
Bachelors Degree$51,958$55,811$49,339
Graduate Degree$67,250$74,283$62,373

$37,938

Average Earnings

$40,659

Average Male

$35,710

Average Female

Queens County, New York Language

Queens County, New York Language by Age

Queens County, New York Language

43.97% of Queens County, New York residents speak only English, while 56.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.63% of the population.

Queens County, New York Poverty

Queens County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic647,674108,12616.69%
Asian589,63495,00616.11%
Black419,12052,80112.60%
White584,31652,3558.96%
Other299,99450,53216.84%
Multiple77,97212,29515.77%
Native8,7061,51717.42%
Islander1,210836.86%

13.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Queens County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Queens County, New York is Native, with 17.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Queens County, New York is Islander, with 6.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Queens County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.15%
High School13.59%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.03%
Male Unemployed24.07%
Female Employed6.70%
Male Employed5.75%

Queens County, New York Income

Queens County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,008$81,335
Families$69,805$89,452
Married Families$81,278$100,775
Non Families$42,614$58,034

Queens County, New York Marital Status

Queens County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Queens County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Queens 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.

Queens County, New York Marital Status by Race


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

Queens County, New York Veterans

Queens County, New York Veterans by War

45,662

Number of Veterans

42,312

Male Veterans

3,350

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,034
Second Gulf War7,125
Korea5,848
First Gulf War5,509
World War II4,220

Queens County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+15,400
65 to 7410,042
35 to 548,670
55 to 647,042
18 to 344,508

Queens County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White26,5173.49%
Black11,9533.55%
Hispanic7,9891.62%
Asian3,2530.68%
Other2,6051.15%
2 or More1,1762.23%
Indian1031.50%
Hawaiian555.06%

Queens County, New York Veterans by Education

6.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Queens County, New York Employment Status

Queens County, New York Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Queens County, New York Employment by Race

Queens County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Queens 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