Nationwide Claims to Fame

New York is 2nd out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

New York is 2nd out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

New York is 3rd out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

New York is 3rd out of 51 other states in Households

New York is 3rd out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

New York is 3rd out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

New York is 4th out of 51 other states in Housing units

New York is 4th out of 51 other states in Race - Asian

New York is 4th out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

New York is 4th out of 51 other states in Retail sales

New York Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New York Rank US
Current population (2012) 19,570,261 3rd 313,914,040
Size in square miles 47,126.4 30th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 411.2 8th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New York Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.0% 38th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.8% 41st 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.1% 28th 13.7%
Education Demographics
New York Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.6% 36th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.5% 10th 28.2%
Race Demographics
New York Rank US
Race - White 71.2% 41st 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 17.5% 11th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 22nd 1.2%
Race - Asian 8.0% 4th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 20th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 21st 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 18.2% 9th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.6% 41st 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New York Rank US
Female residents 51.5% 5th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 21.8% 2nd 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New York Rank US
Housing units 8,119,364 4th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 50.5% 2nd 25.9%
Households 7,215,687 3rd 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 54.8% 50th 66.1%
Home median value $301,000 7th $186,200
People per household 2.6 17th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 24,872 7th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New York Rank US
Income per capita $31,796 9th $27,915
Income per household $56,951 16th $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.5% 21st 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New York Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 521,537 3rd 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 7,369,731 3rd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,956,733 4th 27,092,908
Retail sales $230,718,065 4th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,879 44th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $39,813,499 4th $613,795,732

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