Bronx County, New York Population 2020

Bronx County, New York's estimated population is 1,416,950 with a growth rate of -0.53% 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
20201,416,950-7,590-0.53%
20191,424,540-7,590-0.53%
20181,432,130-7,590-0.53%
20171,439,720-5,520-0.38%
20161,445,2404,5100.31%
20151,440,7309,1900.64%
20141,431,5409,2000.65%
20131,422,34010,6200.75%
20121,411,72014,3501.03%
20111,397,37010,0200.72%
20101,387,350183,56015.25%
19901,203,79034,8202.98%
19801,168,970-302,730-20.57%
19701,471,70046,8803.29%
19601,424,820-26,460-1.82%
19501,451,28056,5704.06%
19401,394,710129,45010.23%
19301,265,260533,24472.85%
1920732,0160.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.53%
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Bronx County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race525,04036.52%
Black or African American490,82334.14%
White306,42321.31%
Two or More Races52,4743.65%
Asian52,3883.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,5960.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,1280.08%
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Bronx County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Bronx County, New York Median Age

33.9


Total

31.7


Male

35.9


Female

Bronx County, New York Adults

There are 1,076,790 adults, (174,470 of whom are seniors) in Bronx County, New York.

Bronx County, New York Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Bronx County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

760,909

52.92%

Male

676,963

47.08%

Bronx County, New York Households and Families

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

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Bronx County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married32.2%67.8%
All19.6%80.4%
Male17.5%82.5%
Non Family16.4%83.6%
Female12.2%87.8%

19.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All499,7282.7919.6
Non Family172,1851.1816.4
Female149,3693.5712.2
Married138,8523.7832.2
Male39,3223.4217.5

3.51

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bronx County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131,14114.19%
9th to 12th Grade127,81513.83%
High School Graduate255,42727.64%
Some College159,43017.25%
Associates Degree67,1907.27%
Bachelors Degree118,58712.83%
Graduate Degree64,5476.98%
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Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic489,786312,46965,307
Black319,144253,13967,807
Other Race313,997193,61636,516
White101,87488,07739,540
Asian37,10028,22014,172
Multiple Races28,29820,8796,672
Native American6,3284,140795
Islander772654219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.81%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,161$33,952$28,197
Less Than High School$20,087$23,339$16,382
High School Grad$26,900$31,502$21,661
Some College$33,080$36,931$30,457
Bachelors Degree$44,860$48,710$43,090
Graduate Degree$63,156$63,979$62,791

$31,161

Average Earnings

$33,952

Average Male

$28,197

Average Female

Bronx County, New York Language

Bronx County, New York Language by Age

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Bronx County, New York Language

40.75% of Bronx County, New York residents speak only English, while 59.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.75% of the population.

Bronx County, New York Poverty

Bronx County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic791,809264,55433.41%
Other518,551186,16235.90%
Black477,247125,47926.29%
White124,52817,40213.97%
Multiple51,15514,43728.22%
Asian51,55912,16523.59%
Native9,4843,24234.18%
Islander1,12122119.71%

29.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.47%

Male Poverty Rate

31.32%

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 35.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is White, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.65%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.97%
High School24.45%
Some College18.87%
Bachelors or Greater10.40%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.55%
Male Unemployed38.29%
Female Employed15.06%
Male Employed9.91%

Bronx County, New York Income

Bronx County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,085$56,328
Families$43,998$62,947
Married Families$65,379$87,411
Non Families$23,032$38,335
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Bronx County, New York Marital Status

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bronx County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Bronx 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.

Bronx County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Bronx County, New York Veterans

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26,186

Number of Veterans

23,844

Male Veterans

2,342

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,902
Second Gulf War4,615
First Gulf War3,718
Korea2,236
World War II961
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Age Group Veterans
75+6,224
35 to 545,994
65 to 745,776
55 to 645,341
18 to 342,851
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black10,3662.81%
Hispanic10,1771.75%
White9,6813.90%
Other4,6851.25%
2 or More8612.53%
Asian2880.69%
Indian2783.82%
Hawaiian272.90%

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Education

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16.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bronx County, New York Employment Status

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.06%

Born in New York

64.60%

Native Born

35.40%

Foreign Born

17.98%

Non Citizen

17.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.60% of Bronx County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 52.06% having been born in New York. 17.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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