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 People

Percent of State Population
43.2%
was 42.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in NY
Population Density
28,062.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.9%
was 44.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
37.6%
was 37.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in NY
Percent Under 18
21.1%
was 21.2%
Ranked 7th Highest in NY
Percent 65 and Over
13.2%
was 12.8%
Ranked 6th Highest in NY

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 5.7
Ranked 6th Lowest in NY
Percent Living in Poverty
20.0%
was 20.9%
Ranked 7th Lowest in NY
Median Household Income
$55,752
was $52,223
Ranked 5th Highest in NY
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.1
54.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.1
was 4.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
585.8
was 623.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,518.7
was 1,690.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,447,978
was 3,394,486
Ranked 1st Highest in NY
Median Rent
$1,317
was $1,228
Ranked 3rd Highest in NY
Total Building Permits
17,995
was 10,334
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,129,147
was 3,084,861
 
Homeownership Rate
31.6%
was 32.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in NY
Single Family Building Permits
402
was 280
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
11,437.4
was 11,218.7
Ranked 1st Highest in NY
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.0%
was 12.9%
Ranked 11th Highest in NY
Multifamily Building Permits
17,593
was 10,054
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 6th Highest in NY
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.3
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.1
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 96.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 98.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.9%
was 80.4%
Ranked 8th Highest in NY
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
36.8%
was 35.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in NY

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