Chinatown demographics profile

StatisticChinatownNew YorkNew York
Population10,7428,461,96119,697,457
Population density (sq mi)36,86328,173359
Median age40.935.938.2
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1829%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%
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  • The population density in Chinatown is 31% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Chinatown is 14% higher than New York.
  • In Chinatown 16.02% of the population is White.
  • In Chinatown 5.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chinatown 72.60% of the population is Asian.

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Chinatown population breakdown by race

RaceChinatownNew YorkNew York
White16.02%43.07%64.31%
Black or African American5.43%24.40%15.60%
Asian72.60%13.71%8.12%
American Indian0.13%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race3.64%3.28%2.93%
Other race2.19%15.09%8.62%
In Chinatown, 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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Source: The Chinatown, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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