Statistic New York New York National
Population 8,379,552 19,453,561 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 27,889 413 91
Median age 36.9 38.2 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 0.9:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 47% 52% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 41% 43% 43%
Speak English 52% 70% 79%
Speak Spanish 24% 15% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in New York is 6653% higher than New York
  • The median age in New York is 3% lower than New York
  • In New York 41.33% of the population is White
  • In New York 23.82% of the population is Black
  • In New York 14.29% of the population is Asian

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      New York population breakdown by race

      Race New York New York National
      White 41.33% 64.31% 73.35%
      Black 23.82% 15.60% 12.63%
      Asian 14.29% 8.12% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.44% 0.38% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.06% 0.04% 0.18%
      Mixed race 5.63% 2.93% 3.06%
      Other race 14.43% 8.62% 4.75%
      In New York, 28.9% 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 New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).