Kings County, New York Population 2022

Kings County, New York's estimated population is 2,782,348 with a growth rate of 0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, New York is the largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 2,504,700 and has seen a growth of 11.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Kings County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

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Kings County, New York Population by Race

Kings County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Kings County, New York Median Age

35.4


Total

33.9


Male

36.9


Female

Kings County, New York Adults

There are 1,988,490 adults, (360,759 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, New York.

Kings County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

1,355,733

52.61%

Male

1,221,038

47.39%

Kings County, New York Population by Age

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

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Kings County, New York Household Types

30.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kings County, New York Households and Families

3.31

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Kings County, New York Households by Type

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

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.35%.

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,558

Average Earnings

$49,785

Average Male

$42,225

Average Female

Kings County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kings County, New York Language by Age

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Kings County, New York Language

55.46% of Kings County, New York residents speak only English, while 44.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.60% of the population.

Kings County, New York Language

Kings County, New York Poverty by Race

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19.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.83%

Male Poverty Rate

20.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Islander, with 33.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is Multiple, with 17.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.67%.

Kings County, New York Poverty

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Kings County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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

Kings County, New York Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kings County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Kings 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.

Kings County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Kings County, New York Marital Status

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36,083

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kings County, New York Veterans by War

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Kings County, New York Veterans by Age

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Kings County, New York Veterans by Race

Kings County, New York Veterans by Education

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12.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, New York Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, New York Employment by Age

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Kings County, New York Employment by Race

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Kings 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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49.04%

Born in Kings County, New York

64.40%

Native Born

35.60%

Foreign Born

13.69%

Non Citizen

21.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.40% of Kings County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 49.04% having been born in New York. 13.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kings 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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