New York
Demographic Data






New York POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

New York Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of New York State is:
19,453,561

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.9%
5 - 17:
15.1%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
14.6%
35 - 54:
25.8%
55 - 64:
13.1%
Over 65 Years:
16.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
86.8%
86.8%
College Graduated
36.6%
36.6%
Attending College
5.8%
5.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

New York
$39,326
$39,326
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

New York
$68,486
$68,486
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.1%

Employment Industries in NY

Healthcare
16.8%
16.8%
Education
11.1%
11.1%
Retail
10.2%
10.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.2%
8.2%
Accommodation
6.9%
6.9%
Manufacturing
6.0%
6.0%
Construction
5.7%
5.7%
Finance
5.7%
5.7%
Transportation
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Public Service
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
3.7%
3.7%
Information Technology
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.5%
2.5%
Real Estate
2.3%
2.3%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
Utilities
0.6%
0.6%
Agriculture
0.5%
0.5%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
Mining
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
55.6%
55.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
19.0%
19.0%
Black Or African American
14.3%
14.3%
Asian
8.3%
8.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
15.5%
15.5%
Italian
12.0%
12.0%
Irish
11.2%
11.2%
German
9.4%
9.4%
English
4.9%
4.9%
Polish
4.5%
4.5%
French
2.0%
2.0%
Russian
1.9%
1.9%
Jamaican
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
European
1.0%
1.0%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
Haitian
1.0%
1.0%
African
0.8%
0.8%
Guyanese
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Ukrainian
0.7%
0.7%
Eastern European
0.7%
0.7%
French Canadian
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
69.5%
69.5%
Spanish
15.0%
15.0%
Chinese
3.2%
3.2%
French
1.5%
1.5%
German
1.2%
1.2%
Indic languages
1.1%
1.1%
African languages
0.9%
0.9%
Slavic languages
0.9%
0.9%
French Creole
0.8%
0.8%
Yiddish
0.7%
0.7%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Polish
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Urdu
0.4%
0.4%
Hebrew
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born NY Residents
22.6%