Canarsie demographics profile

StatisticCanarsieNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)16,94428,173359
Median age39.035.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

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  • The population density in Canarsie is 40% lower than New York.
  • The median age in Canarsie is 9% higher than New York.
  • In Canarsie 19.53% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Canarsie 71.78% of the population is African American.
  • In Canarsie 3.62% of the population is Asian.

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Canarsie population breakdown by race

RaceCanarsieNew YorkNew York
African American71.78%24.40%15.60%
American Indian0.41%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race1.24%3.28%2.93%
Other race3.42%15.09%8.62%
In Canarsie, 29.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Canarsie age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Canarsie, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).