Upper East Side demographics profile

StatisticUpper East SideNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)116,79028,173359
Median age42.735.938.2
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 Upper East Side is 315% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Upper East Side is 19% higher than New York.
  • In Upper East Side 83.90% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Upper East Side 2.72% of the population is African American.
  • In Upper East Side 8.67% of the population is Asian.

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Upper East Side population breakdown by race

RaceUpper East SideNew YorkNew York
African American2.72%24.40%15.60%
American Indian0.19%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race2.84%3.28%2.93%
Other race1.56%15.09%8.62%
In Upper East Side, 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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Upper East Side age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

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