StatisticGravesend-Sheepshead BayNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)28,53228,173413
Median age40.635.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
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 Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is 1% higher than New York
  • The median age in Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is 13% higher than New York
  • In Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay 66.71% of the population is White
  • In Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay 4.06% of the population is Black
  • In Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay 22.13% of the population is Asian

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      Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay population breakdown by race

      RaceGravesend-Sheepshead BayNew YorkNew York
      American Indian0.25%0.39%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.12%0.05%0.04%
      Mixed race1.93%3.28%2.93%
      Other race4.80%15.09%8.62%
      In Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay, 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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      Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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