Jackson Heights demographics profile

StatisticJackson HeightsNew YorkNew York
Population130,5658,461,96119,697,457
Population density (sq mi)45,36328,173359
Median age38.935.938.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%
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  • The population density in Jackson Heights is 61% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Jackson Heights is 8% higher than New York.
  • In Jackson Heights 45.32% of the population is White.
  • In Jackson Heights 6.40% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jackson Heights 21.19% of the population is Asian.

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Jackson Heights population breakdown by race

RaceJackson HeightsNew YorkNew York
White45.32%43.07%64.31%
Black or African American6.40%24.40%15.60%
Asian21.19%13.71%8.12%
American Indian0.35%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race2.89%3.28%2.93%
Other race23.75%15.09%8.62%
In Jackson Heights, 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 Jackson Heights, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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