StatisticCanarsieNew YorkNew York
Population147,1578,461,96119,453,561
Population density (sq mi)16,94428,173413
Median age39.035.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

Key findings

  • 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 White
  • In Canarsie 71.78% of the population is Black
  • In Canarsie 3.62% of the population is Asian

Compare New York, NY Demographics

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      Canarsie population breakdown by race

      RaceCanarsieNew YorkNew York
      White19.53%43.07%64.31%
      Black71.78%24.40%15.60%
      Asian3.62%13.71%8.12%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      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).