New York County, New York Population 2021

New York County, New York's estimated population is 1,628,010 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New York County, New York is the null largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 1,588,770 and has seen a growth of 2.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,628,010-350-0.02%
20201,628,360-350-0.02%
20191,628,710-350-0.02%
20181,629,060-1,640-0.10%
20171,630,700-4,740-0.29%
20161,635,440-620-0.04%
20151,636,0605,3800.33%
20141,630,6803,1900.20%
20131,627,4903,5800.22%
20121,623,91015,6200.97%
20111,608,29019,5201.23%
20101,588,770101,2306.81%
19901,487,54059,2604.15%
19801,428,280-110,950-7.21%
19701,539,230-159,050-9.37%
19601,698,280-261,820-13.36%
19501,960,10070,1803.71%
19401,889,92022,6101.21%
19301,867,310-416,790-18.25%
19202,284,100-478,420-17.32%
19102,762,520711,92034.72%
19002,050,600535,30035.33%
18901,515,300309,00025.62%
18801,206,300264,00828.02%
1870942,292128,62315.81%
1860813,669298,12257.83%
1850515,547202,83764.86%
1840312,710110,12154.36%
1830202,58978,88363.77%
1820123,70627,33328.36%
181096,37335,85859.25%
180060,51527,38482.65%
179033,1310.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.02%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
1,588,770
Growth Since 2010
2.47%
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New York County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White922,03356.50%
Black or African American240,99314.77%
Asian198,83312.18%
Some Other Race188,40011.54%
Two or More Races74,6684.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,1780.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8880.05%
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New York County, New York Population By Race

New York County, New York Population Pyramid 2021

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New York County, New York Median Age

37.5


Total

36.8


Male

38.1


Female

New York County, New York Adults

There are 1,397,060 adults, (264,356 of whom are seniors) in New York County, New York.

New York County, New York Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Child Dependency Ratio

New York County, New York Sex Ratio

Mujer

859,379

52.66%

Masculino

772,614

47.34%

New York County, New York Population by Age

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

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New York County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married37.4%62.6%
All24.1%75.9%
Non Family20.3%79.7%
Masculino15.2%84.8%
Mujer11.6%88.4%

24.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

New York County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All759,4602.0724.1
Non Family437,1721.3220.3
Married215,8292.9637.4
Mujer82,9303.3511.6
Masculino23,5293.2815.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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New York County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85,7706.87%
9th to 12th Grade73,2015.86%
High School Graduate155,19812.42%
Some College121,8809.76%
Associates Degree47,2683.78%
Bachelors Degree395,69131.67%
Graduate Degree370,35729.64%
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New York County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New York County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White622,748611,653519,634
Hispanic296,065204,25179,074
Black174,125141,56151,970
Asian158,064128,682104,117
Other Race128,20582,56624,308
2+ Races45,37936,27220,881
Native American4,7833,352978
Islander729616219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 83.44%.

New York County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$67,770$78,033$60,288
Less Than 9th Grade$20,944$24,543$17,389
High School Graduate$30,324$33,905$24,407
Some College$38,059$43,061$31,901
Bachelors Degree$81,380$95,175$70,751
Graduate Degree$103,829$132,291$84,619

$67,770

Average Earnings

$78,033

Average Male

$60,288

Average Female

New York County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

New York County, New York Language by Age

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New York County, New York Language

60.62% of New York County, New York residents speak only English, while 39.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.49% of the population.

New York County, New York Language

New York County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic412,421102,39424.83%
Black232,71367,69029.09%
Other186,09751,77227.82%
White742,97950,8486.84%
Asian191,62934,93618.23%
Multiple73,98212,56416.98%
Native6,0041,47424.55%
Islander81718923.13%

15.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.21%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New York County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in New York County, New York is Black, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New York County, New York is White, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.03%.

New York County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.18%
High School24.03%
Some College17.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

New York County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.24%
Male Unemployed31.49%
Female Employed6.42%
Male Employed4.46%

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

New York County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,553$159,571
Families$110,035$215,863
Married Families$171,593$281,791
Non Families$74,156$116,078
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Income by Household Type

New York County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

New York County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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New York 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.

New York County, New York Marital Status by Race

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New York County, New York Marital Status

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31,459

Number of Veterans

29,175

Male Veterans

2,284

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,490
Second Gulf War5,234
Korea4,741
First Gulf War3,715
World War II3,144

New York County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+13,861
65 to 746,355
35 to 545,213
55 to 643,272
18 to 342,758

New York County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,9472.70%
Black6,0153.06%
Hispanic5,4231.60%
Other Race1,4540.99%
Asian9650.54%
2+ Races9071.70%
Native American1352.50%
Islander364.34%

New York County, New York Veterans by Race

New York County, New York Veterans by Education

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10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

New York County, New York Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

New York County, New York Employment by Age

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New York County, New York Employment by Race

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New York 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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42.67%

Born in New York County, New York

71.27%

Native Born

28.73%

Foreign Born

14.23%

Non Citizen

14.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.27% of New York County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 42.67% having been born in New York. 14.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New York 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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