Queens County, New York Population 2018

Queens County, New York's estimated population is 2,358,582 with a growth rate of 2.10% 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
20172,358,58248,5712.10%
20162,310,011-46,033-1.95%
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
White936,414
Asian572,759
Black or African American423,451
Some Other Race288,733
Two or More Races78,587
American Indian and Alaska Native8,976
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,091

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

Queens 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

Queens County, New York Median Age

37.9


Total

36.4


Male

39.3


Female

Queens County, New York Adults

There are 1,836,459 adults, (316,472 of which are seniors) in Queens County, New York.

Queens County, New York Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Queens County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

1,190,001

51.51%

Male

1,120,010

48.49%

Queens County, New York Households and Families

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

Queens County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.5%45.5%
All43.8%56.2%
Female37.7%62.3%
Male36.5%63.5%
Non Family33.5%66.5%

43.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Queens County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All779,3042.9343.8
Married349,6763.7354.5
Non Family253,9261.3233.5
Female125,3503.6237.7
Male50,3523.7636.5

3.57

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade173,33710.63%
9th to 12th Grade142,1688.72%
High School Graduate444,77627.27%
Some College240,90414.77%
Associates Degree130,7728.02%
Bachelors Degree316,43519.40%
Graduate Degree182,57111.19%

Queens County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White464,840417,463195,157
Hispanic417,023293,36468,878
Asian414,574322,745155,933
Black289,111247,20969,157
Other Race185,085129,56825,173
Multiple Races43,52833,86312,690
Native American5,7373,902888
Islander82866768

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.98%.

Queens County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,959$40,082$34,909
Less Than High School$21,268$24,024$17,090
High School Grad$28,916$31,776$24,135
Some College$37,490$41,325$34,312
Bachelors Degree$51,285$53,822$47,779
Graduate Degree$65,452$71,899$61,432

$36,959

Average Earnings

$40,082

Average Male

$34,909

Average Female

Queens County, New York Language

Queens County, New York Language by Age

Queens County, New York Language

43.96% of Queens County, New York residents speak only English, while 56.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.73% of the population.

Queens County, New York Poverty

Queens County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic640,351115,93918.11%
Asian570,13699,17117.39%
Black415,87255,70713.40%
White583,37853,8099.22%
Other287,07651,98518.11%
Multiple77,55212,47416.08%
Native8,8991,64218.45%
Islander1,077100.93%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

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 18.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Queens County, New York is Islander, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.27%.

Queens County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.03%
High School14.39%
Some College10.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.61%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.73%
Male Unemployed25.15%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed6.29%

Queens County, New York Income

Queens County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,758$77,515
Families$66,368$85,035
Married Families$77,454$96,022
Non Families$41,384$56,123

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

Queens County, New York Veterans

Queens County, New York Veterans by War

47,841

Number of Veterans

44,392

Male Veterans

3,449

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,851
Second Gulf War6,892
Korea6,037
First Gulf War5,578
World War II4,843

Queens County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+15,736
65 to 7410,562
35 to 549,304
55 to 647,432
18 to 344,807

Queens County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,1743.69%
Black12,5523.78%
Hispanic8,2641.71%
Asian2,9300.63%
Other2,7621.28%
2 or More1,2822.43%
Indian1101.61%
Hawaiian313.46%

Queens County, New York Veterans by Education

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Queens County, New York Employment Status

Queens County, New York Employment by Age

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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