StatisticBedford-StuyvesantNew YorkNew York
Population234,4578,461,96119,453,561
Population density (sq mi)49,03628,173413
Median age33.735.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bedford-Stuyvesant is 74% higher than New York
  • The median age in Bedford-Stuyvesant is 6% lower than New York
  • In Bedford-Stuyvesant 16.18% of the population is White
  • In Bedford-Stuyvesant 69.63% of the population is Black
  • In Bedford-Stuyvesant 3.05% of the population is Asian

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      Bedford-Stuyvesant population breakdown by race

      RaceBedford-StuyvesantNew YorkNew York
      White16.18%43.07%64.31%
      Black69.63%24.40%15.60%
      Asian3.05%13.71%8.12%
      American Indian0.44%0.39%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.05%0.04%
      Mixed race2.94%3.28%2.93%
      Other race7.76%15.09%8.62%
      In Bedford-Stuyvesant, 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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      Bedford-Stuyvesant age breakdown

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