Kings County, New York Population 2024

2,496,576

Kings County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 2,496,576 with a growth rate of -1.85% 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 2,509,954 and has seen a growth of -0.53% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,261,726-46,970-2.03%
20282,308,696-46,970-1.99%
20272,355,666-46,970-1.95%
20262,402,636-46,970-1.92%
20252,449,606-46,970-1.88%
20242,496,576-46,970-1.85%
20232,543,546-46,970-1.81%
20222,590,516-46,970-1.78%
20212,637,486-81,558-3%
20202,719,044156,7156.12%
20192,562,329-17,759-0.69%
20182,580,088-14,269-0.55%
20172,594,357-13,789-0.53%
20162,608,146-651-0.02%
20152,608,7977,2700.28%
20142,601,52713,7680.53%
20132,587,75919,2210.75%
20122,568,53827,6201.09%
20112,540,91830,9641.23%
20102,509,954
19902,300,66469,7283.13%
19802,230,936-371,076-14.26%
19702,602,012-25,307-0.96%
19602,627,319-110,856-4.05%
19502,738,17539,8901.48%
19402,698,285137,8845.39%
19302,560,401542,04526.86%
19202,018,356384,00523.5%
19101,634,351467,76940.1%
19001,166,582328,03539.12%
1890838,547239,05239.88%
1880599,495179,57442.76%
1870419,921140,79950.44%
1860279,122140,240100.98%
1850138,88291,269191.69%
184047,61327,078131.86%
183020,5359,34883.56%
182011,1872,88434.73%
18108,3032,56344.65%
18005,7401,24527.7%
17904,495-2,257,231-99.8%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.85% (-46,970)
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Kings County
2010 Population
2,509,954
Area
70 mi²
Density
35665 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.53% (-13,378)

Kings County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,082,00440.38%
Black or African American803,62129.99%
Asian321,11011.98%
Other race261,5969.76%
Two or more races195,3267.29%
Native American14,5030.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1,4600.05%
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kings County, New York Population by Race

Kings County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Kings County, New York Median Age

35.9

Total

34.7

Male

37.3

Female

Kings County, New York Adults

There are 2,075,256 adults, (388,584 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, New York.

Kings County, New York Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, New York Sex Ratio

Female1,400,19552.25%
Male1,279,42547.75%

Kings County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All997,9572.6430.369.7
Non Family397,7801.3520.379.7
Married371,8843.6144.155.9
Female173,6473.312476
Male54,6463.1729.970.1
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3.38

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

30.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kings County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.54%.

Kings County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,919

Average Earnings

$57,119

Average Male

$49,011

Average Female

Kings County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kings County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kings County, New York Language

55.8% of Kings County, New York residents speak only English, while 44.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.84% of the population.

Kings County, New York Language

Kings County, New York Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black795,127156,59419.69%
White957,167152,09615.89%
Hispanic501,590124,10924.74%
Other259,87569,62126.79%
Asian318,42359,70118.75%
Multiple193,76536,69818.94%
Native14,3993,90527.12%
Islander1,28474858.26%
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18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.73%

Male Poverty Rate

20.11%

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 58.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, New York is White, with 15.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.66%.

Kings County, New York Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.74%
High School21.78%
Some College14.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.47%
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Kings County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.59%
Male Unemployed30.8%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed6.39%
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Kings County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kings County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kings County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Kings County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kings County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33,841

Number of Veterans

30,046

Male Veterans

3,795

Female Veterans

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kings County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kings County, New York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.18%

Born in Kings County, New York

64.72%

Native Born

35.28%

Foreign Born

13.38%

Non Citizen

21.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.72% of Kings County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 49.18% having been born in New York. 13.38% 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

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