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New York City Residents

New York City Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
8,419,316
Unemployment Rate
4%
Poverty Rate
17.9%
Non-Citizens
15.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 54 responses
  • Busy
    46%
  • Progressive
    20%
  • Family oriented
    13%
  • Diverse
    7%
  • 24/7
    6%
  • Friendly
    6%
  • Nosy
    2%

New York City Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%
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
    15%

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Income

Median Household Income
$63,998
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    23%
  • $25-$44k
    15%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    25%
  • $150k+
    19%
Median Individual Income
$32,320
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    27%
  • $15-$34k
    25%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    26%

Community

Poll
72%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 94 responses
Poll
62%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 94 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 94 responses
  • Don't bring a car
    35%
  • budget your money well, living here is expensive
    30%
  • Get a job Downtown, but live here!
    13%
  • It is tough but rewarding!
    12%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    3%
  • There is a lot of construction still going on.
    3%

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