Kings County, New York's estimated population is 2,505,390 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, New York is the 2nd largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 2,509,830 and has seen a growth of -0.18% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.96%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.18%.
55.03% of Kings County, New York residents speak only English, while 44.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Islander, with 38.04% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Multiple, with 19.02% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.11%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Kings County, New York
63.92% of Kings County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 48.90% having been born in New York. 14.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.