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New York, NY Population and Races

 
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As of 2010, the total population of New York is 8,175,133, which is 2.08% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 2.12% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The New York population density is 17,450.17 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 355.20 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in New York.The average New York education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 8,175,133. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #394

New York, NY
2.08%
New York
2.12%
U.S.
9.71%

Population Density, #7

New York, NY
17,450.17 per square mile
New York
355.20 per square mile
U.S.
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:3,597,341 (44.00%, #1168)
Black:2,088,510 (25.55%, #32)
Hispanic:2,336,076 (28.58%, #45)
Asian:1,038,388 (12.70%, #42)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):62,659 (0.77%, #127)
One Race, Other:1,062,334 (12.99%, see rank)
Two or More Races:325,901 (3.99%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:319,263 (13.67%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:723,621 (30.98%, see rank)
Cuban:40,840 (1.75%, see rank)
Central American:151,378 (6.48%, see rank)
South American:343,468 (14.70%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:192,209 (18.51%, see rank)
Chinese:486,463 (46.85%, see rank)
Filipino:67,292 (6.48%, see rank)
Japanese:24,277 (2.34%, see rank)
Korean:96,741 (9.32%, see rank)
Vietnamese:13,387 (1.29%, see rank)
Asian, Other:137,146 (13.21%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,618,618 (92.92%) out of the total population of 8,199,221 reported first ancestry.

 New York, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Arab89,5751.09%, see rank0.79%0.53%
Czech12,5950.15%, see rank0.29%0.50%
Danish7,6970.09%, see rank0.18%0.45%
Dutch22,0980.27%, see rank1.35%1.51%
English145,3741.77%, see rank5.77%8.53%
French78,9110.96%, see rank3.12%3.54%
German263,6013.21%, see rank11.22%15.79%
Greek74,8210.91%, see rank0.82%0.42%
Hungarian57,9290.71%, see rank0.78%0.48%
Irish404,6134.93%, see rank13.03%11.36%
Italian606,8267.40%, see rank13.84%5.66%
Norwegian22,0590.27%, see rank0.43%1.46%
Polish215,0552.62%, see rank5.08%3.13%
Portuguese12,8010.16%, see rank0.28%0.46%
Russian240,8172.94%, see rank2.41%0.97%
Scotch-Irish13,1030.16%, see rank0.38%1.07%
Scottish36,8000.45%, see rank1.11%1.81%
Subsaharan African173,0812.11%, see rank1.24%0.93%
Swedish20,9850.26%, see rank0.66%1.34%
Swiss8,4850.10%, see rank0.20%0.31%
Ukrainian51,5010.63%, see rank0.69%0.31%
American260,0613.17%, see rank4.21%6.72%
Welsh11,6830.14%, see rank0.45%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 3,882,544 (47.49%, see rank)
Females: 4,292,589 (52.51%, see rank)

New York, NY
Male: 47.49%
Female: 52.51%
New York
Male: 48.39%
Female: 51.61%
U.S.
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
New York, NY
35.50 years old
New York
38.00 years old
U.S.
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
New York, NY
34.00 years old
New York
36.30 years old
U.S.
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
New York, NY
36.90 years old
New York
39.40 years old
U.S.
38.50 years old

 New York, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Under 5 years517,7246.33%, see rank5.96%6.54%
5 to 9 years473,1595.79%, see rank6.01%6.59%
10 to 14 years468,1545.73%, see rank6.25%6.70%
15 to 19 years535,8336.55%, see rank7.05%7.14%
20 to 24 years642,5857.86%, see rank7.28%6.99%
25 to 34 years1,392,44517.03%, see rank13.72%13.30%
35 to 44 years1,154,68714.12%, see rank13.47%13.30%
45 to 54 years1,107,37613.55%, see rank14.86%14.58%
55 to 64 years890,01210.89%, see rank11.89%11.82%
65 to 74 years531,4616.50%, see rank7.02%7.03%
75 to 84 320,2913.92%, see rank4.47%4.23%
85 years and over141,4061.73%, see rank2.02%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 New York, NY%New YorkU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population5,568,127100%13,101,982204,336,017
Less Than High School1,148,94320.63%, see rank15.13%14.28%
High School Graduate1,369,23024.59%, see rank27.31%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree1,157,65320.79%, see rank24.77%28.99%
Bachelor Degree1,117,96220.08%, see rank18.64%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree774,33913.91%, see rank14.14%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.37, see rank-13.6313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 New York, NY New YorkU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten230,31564.62%35.38%65.27%34.73%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)755,22581.58%, see rank18.42%, see rank86.41%13.59%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)429,94182.88%, see rank17.12%, see rank87.20%12.80%90.52%9.48%
College502,87262.81%, see rank37.19%, see rank63.93%36.07%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School164,01434.43%, see rank65.57%, see rank38.53%61.47%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 New York, NY%New YorkU.S.
Total Households3,109,784100%7,317,755116,716,292
Average Household Size2.57, see rank-2.572.58
1 Person Households995,75532.02%, see rank29.12%26.74%
2 or More Person Households2,114,02967.98%, see rank70.88%73.26%
Family Households (Families)1,850,22159.50%, see rank63.54%66.43%
Average Family Size3.32, see rank-3.203.14
Married-Couple Family1,097,87035.30%, see rank43.63%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,259,56340.50%, see rank36.46%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 New York, NY%New YorkU.S.
15 Years and Over Total6,730,165see rank15,868,671248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over3,147,505100%, see rank7,587,524120,789,875
Never Married1,453,35246.17%, see rank40.11%35.08%
Married1,425,37945.29%, see rank50.21%52.93%
Widowed71,7412.28%, see rank2.58%2.53%
Divorced197,0336.26%, see rank7.09%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,582,660100%, see rank8,281,147127,252,362
Never Married1,474,06241.14%, see rank34.41%28.74%
Married1,445,63340.35%, see rank46.13%49.95%
Widowed320,9208.96%, see rank9.64%9.34%
Divorced342,0459.55%, see rank9.82%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 New York, NY%New YorkU.S.
Native5,175,35663.12%, see rank78.00%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence3,992,20448.69%, see rank63.79%58.71%
Born in Different State868,28910.59%, see rank11.77%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
314,8633.84%, see rank2.44%1.38%
Foreign Born3,023,86536.88%, see rank22.00%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,568,33219.13%, see rank11.49%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,455,53317.75%, see rank10.51%7.16%
Born In Europe474,0105.78%, see rank3.95%1.56%
Born In Asia830,49310.13%, see rank5.96%3.67%
Born In Africa122,3941.49%, see rank0.84%0.51%
Born In Oceania8,3450.10%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,567,04919.11%, see rank10.90%6.79%
Born In Northern America21,5620.26%, see rank0.29%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 New York, NY%New YorkU.S.
English1,574,20351.39%, see rank69.65%79.64%
Spanish730,33523.84%, see rank14.23%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages440,05514.36%, see rank10.07%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages244,7617.99%, see rank4.55%3.24%
Other74,0392.42%, see rank1.51%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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