Bronx County, New York Population 2021

Bronx County, New York's estimated population is 1,390,450 with a growth rate of -0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bronx County, New York is the null largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 1,387,300 and has seen a growth of 0.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,390,450-13,880-0.99%
20201,404,330-13,880-0.98%
20191,418,210-13,880-0.97%
20181,432,090-8,530-0.59%
20171,440,620-3,800-0.26%
20161,444,4204,4200.31%
20151,440,0009,0600.63%
20141,430,9409,0100.63%
20131,421,93010,4300.74%
20121,411,50014,1601.01%
20111,397,34010,0400.72%
20101,387,300183,51015.24%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.99%
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County Seat
2010 Population
1,387,300
Growth Since 2010
0.23%
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Bronx County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American504,81435.18%
Some Other Race494,36334.45%
White315,53321.99%
Two or More Races55,8683.89%
Asian52,9893.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,1160.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,3850.10%
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Bronx County, New York Population By Race

Bronx County, New York Population Pyramid 2021

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Bronx County, New York Median Age

34.2


Total

32


Male

36.2


Female

Bronx County, New York Adults

There are 1,076,660 adults, (179,661 of whom are seniors) in Bronx County, New York.

Bronx County, New York Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Bronx County, New York Sex Ratio

Mujer

758,631

52.86%

Masculino

676,437

47.14%

Bronx County, New York Population by Age

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

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Bronx County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married32.6%67.4%
All19.7%80.3%
Masculino18%82%
Non Family16.1%83.9%
Mujer12.2%87.8%

19.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bronx County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All503,8292.7619.7
Non Family178,4681.1816.1
Mujer146,0923.5312.2
Married139,5083.7932.6
Masculino39,7613.4218

3.49

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Bronx County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade124,98713.45%
9th to 12th Grade128,26213.80%
High School Graduate259,57227.92%
Some College161,70717.40%
Associates Degree68,4687.37%
Bachelors Degree120,02112.91%
Graduate Degree66,5297.16%
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Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic495,442323,18668,952
Black329,848261,52868,905
Other Race300,339189,79636,772
White99,55685,95639,081
Asian37,65028,64914,340
2+ Races30,91623,0077,586
Native American6,5924,272738
Islander922766373

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 40.46%.

Bronx County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$31,920$35,498$29,475
Less Than 9th Grade$21,163$24,884$17,216
High School Graduate$27,650$32,292$22,070
Some College$33,694$38,319$31,037
Bachelors Degree$46,809$49,999$44,502
Graduate Degree$64,845$66,232$64,314

$31,920

Average Earnings

$35,498

Average Male

$29,475

Average Female

Bronx County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bronx County, New York Language by Age

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Bronx County, New York Language

40.71% of Bronx County, New York residents speak only English, while 59.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.76% of the population.

Bronx County, New York Language

Bronx County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic792,047249,28931.47%
Other488,200164,09233.61%
Black491,487130,50626.55%
White122,07616,90813.85%
Multiple54,55413,95225.57%
Asian52,19312,16223.30%
Native10,0183,40934.03%
Islander1,37717712.85%

28.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.55%

Male Poverty Rate

30.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bronx County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is Native, with 34.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bronx County, New York is Islander, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.04%.

Bronx County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.01%
High School24.03%
Some College18.80%
Bachelors or Greater9.92%

Bronx County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.20%
Male Unemployed39.03%
Female Employed13.96%
Male Employed9.17%

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

Bronx County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,088$58,740
Families$47,298$66,010
Married Families$68,891$90,914
Non Families$23,805$39,613
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Income by Household Type

Bronx County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

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 45-54, 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 Marital Status

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25,175

Number of Veterans

22,779

Male Veterans

2,396

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,839
Second Gulf War4,622
First Gulf War3,802
Korea2,116
World War II778

Bronx County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+6,122
35 to 545,589
65 to 745,423
55 to 645,408
18 to 342,633

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic10,2671.76%
Black9,9982.63%
White9,3403.69%
Other Race4,3191.22%
2+ Races9562.56%
Native American2833.74%
Asian2790.67%

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Race

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Education

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17.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bronx County, New York Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Bronx County, New York Employment by Age

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Bronx County, New York Employment by Race

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Bronx County, New York Employment by Education

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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52.02%

Born in Bronx County, New York

64.71%

Native Born

35.29%

Foreign Born

17.57%

Non Citizen

17.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.71% of Bronx County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 52.02% having been born in New York. 17.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bronx County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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