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Thinking of Living in New York? (Infographic)

Are you thinking of living in New York? New York has a population of approximately 20,201,249. The median income in New York is $68,486. Below are demographics and household data that you will find useful if you are thinking of moving to New York. The information presented in this article is based on data from the US Census American Community Survey.

What is the Population of New York?

The population of New York is approximately 20,201,249.

Are New York Residents Well Educated?

37% of New York residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Compare this to overall United States where 32% of residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.

Is New York Diverse?

70% of New York residents are White, 9% of New York residents are Asians, 19% of New York residents are Hispanic and 18% of New York residents are African Americans.

Are There a Lot of Children Living in New York?

21% of New York residents are children under 18 years old and 6% of New York residents are children under 5 years old. Compare this to overall United States where 22% of United States residents are children under 18 years old.

Is there a Large Senior Citizen Population in New York? 

17% of New York residents are seniors aged 65 years old and older. Compare this to overall United States where 17% of residents are seniors aged 65 years old and older.

Is New York Affluent?

New York has a median household income of $68,486. Compare this to overall United States where the median household income is $62,843.

Are There a Lot of Rentals in New York?

In New York, 46% of housing units are rentals while 54% of housing units in New York are owner occupied.

How Much Is Rent in New York? 

The median gross rent in New York is $1,280. Compare this to the overall United States where the median gross rent is $1,062.

What is the Median Home Value in New York?

The Median Home Value of owner-occupied homes in New York is $313,700.

How Long is the Average Commute to Work for New York Residents?

The mean travel time to work for New York residents is 34 minutes. Compare this to overall United States where the average time to work is 27 minutes.

How Big is New York?

New York is 47,126 square miles.

What Counties are in New York City’s Suburbs?

New York City has a lot of surrounding suburbs in which residents live in and commute into New York City for work. In New York State, Westchester County, Suffolk County and Nassau County are counties in New York that are considered part of the New York City suburbs. Suffolk County and Nassau County are considered part of Long Island.

In Connecticut, Fairfield County is considered part of New York City’s suburbs. And in New Jersey, Bergen County, Hudson County, Union County, and Essex County are part of New York City’s suburbs. See below for infographics of the counties that are part of the New York City suburbs. To see the infographics in greater detail, click on the link to the county profile page.

New York City Suburbs County InfographicsList of New York City Suburbs by County
Nassau County NY InfographNassau County, NY
Suffolk County InfographSuffolk County, NY
Westchester County InfographWestchester County, NY
Fairfield County, CT InfographFairfield County, CT
bergen county nj inforgraphBergen County, NJ
Union County NJ InfographUnion County, NJ
essex county nj infographEssex County, NJ
living in hudson county njHudson County, NJ
County List of New York Suburbs

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Data Source: US Census American Community Survey