StatisticNew YorkNew YorkNational
Population8,461,96119,453,561328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)28,17341391
Median age35.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%43%43%
Speak English51%70%79%
Speak Spanish24%15%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in New York is 6721% higher than New York
  • The median age in New York is 6% lower than New York
  • In New York 43.07% of the population is White
  • In New York 24.40% of the population is Black
  • In New York 13.71% of the population is Asian

Compare New York, NY Demographics

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      New York population breakdown by race

      RaceNew YorkNew YorkNational
      White43.07%64.31%73.35%
      Black24.40%15.60%12.63%
      Asian13.71%8.12%5.22%
      American Indian0.39%0.38%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.28%2.93%3.06%
      Other race15.09%8.62%4.75%
      In New York, 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

      New York age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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