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New York City Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
8,443,713
Unemployment Rate
4.4%
Poverty Rate
18.9%
Non-Citizens
16.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Busy
    53%
  • Progressive
    25%
  • Family oriented
    14%
  • 24/7
    6%
  • Nosy
    3%

New York City Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    32%
  • Hispanic
    29%
  • African American
    22%
  • Asian
    14%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%

Income

Median Household Income
$60,762
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    24%
  • $25-$44k
    16%
  • $45-$74k
    18%
  • $75-$149k
    25%
  • $150k+
    17%
Median Individual Income
$31,248
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    28%
  • $15-$34k
    25%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    25%

Community

Poll
68%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.76 responses
Poll
62%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.76 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 76 responses
Report
  • Don't bring a car
    38%
  • budget your money well, living here is expensive
    24%
  • It is tough but rewarding!
    14%
  • Get a job Downtown, but live here!
    13%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%
  • There is a lot of construction still going on.
    4%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%
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