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New York Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of New York is 8,467,513. 22.77% is under 18, while 16.25% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.92% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.77% were 18 years or younger and 28.62% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.97% female and 48.03% male.

New York Housing

According to the US Census, New York has 3,641,931 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in New York was 89.62%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $685,700

New York Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 56.16% of New York's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 16.97% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 15.73% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 0.98%

White Alone34.09%
Black Or African American Alone22.08%
Some Other Race Alone16.97%
Asian Alone15.73%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.98%
White Black Or African American0.71%

How Educated is New York

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 23.5% of New York residents had a bachelor's degree, while 17.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 40.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in New York CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher75.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree40.1%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher30.8%
Bachelors Degree23.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency22.8%
Graduate Or Professional Degree17.4%

Average Income in New York

The median household income in New York is $67,997. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $67,997.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $77,219 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $102,365.

A closer examination of the income groups of New York households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (14.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (12.8%). 9.1% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$102,365
Nonfamily households$50,765