New York

19,795,791 Population

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

47,126.5 square miles 419 people per square mile 62 Counties       1,190 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
6.2%
was 6.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Population Density
419
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.3%
was 47.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.9%
was 22.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in US
Percent Under 18
21.3%
was 21.6%
Ranked 41st Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 14.4%
Ranked 29th Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.4
was 5.3
Ranked 15th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
15.4%
was 16.0%
Ranked 34th Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$60,850
was $57,369
Ranked 16th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.4
51
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,705
Ranked 13th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
43
was 45
Ranked 14th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
62,420
was 62,212
Ranked 7th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.1
was 3.3
Ranked 23rd Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
381.8
was 393.7
Ranked 20th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,718.2
was 1,824.8
Ranked 50th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
2
was 3
Ranked 46th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
3
was 3
Ranked 34th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 6
Ranked 48th Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
8,207,161
was 8,126,399
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Median Rent
$1,173
was $1,109
Ranked 6th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
32,593
was 24,878
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,233,694
was 7,219,356
 
Homeownership Rate
53.1%
was 53.7%
Ranked 50th Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
10,090
was 9,286
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
174.2
was 172.4
Ranked 8th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.3%
was 21.3%
Ranked 47th Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
22,503
was 15,592
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
Ranked 14th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.0
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.7
was 1.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.5%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.0%
was 85.6%
Ranked 42nd Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.0%
was 34.1%
Ranked 10th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.5%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
114,805
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
20,187
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
18,681
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
371
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
543
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
21,955
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
3,703
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
14,802
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
5.2%
was 5.9%
Ranked 39th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
54.0%
was 59.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
10.7%
was 10.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in US

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