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New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

U.S. Metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2016). American Community Survey (ACS) 1‑year estimates unless noted otherwise.

Demographics

20,153,634 Population
8,294.58 Square Miles
2,429.74 People Per Square Mile

Age

Median Age
38.2 years
Population By Age
Under 18 Years
21.8%
18 to 34
23.73%
35 to 64
39.76%
65 and Over
14.72%
Population By Age (Detailed)

Sex, Race & Ethnicity

Sex
Male
48.39%
Female
51.61%
Race & Ethnicity
*Hispanic includes respondents of any race. Other categories are non-Hispanic

Foreign Born and Place of Birth

Nativity
Foreign
29.26%
Native
70.74%
Place of Birth for Foreign Born Population
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Year of Entry for Foreign Born Population
2010 or Later
17.7%
2000 to 2009
25.71%
1990 to 1999
23.8%
Before 1990
32.78%
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population

Education

Education Attainment

Less Than High School
13.92%
High School Grad or Higher
86.08%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
39%
School Dropout Rate
In School
96.87%
Dropped Out
3.13%
*Universe Civilian Population 16 to 19 Years
Education Attainment for Population 25 and Over
*Universe: Population 25 Years and Over

Language

Population 5 Years and Over Who Speak Only English at Home
60.59%
Languages Other Than English Spoken At Home
*Universe: Population 5 Years and Over

Economics

Income

Per Capita Income
$38,894
Median Household Income
$71,897
Gini Index
0.51
Unemployment Rate
Employed
94%
Unemployed
6%
*Universe: Civilian Population In Labor Force 16+
Household Income
*Universe: Households

Poverty

Persons Below Poverty Level
13.5%
Population Under 18
Poverty
18.72%
Non-poverty
81.28%
Population 65 and Over
Poverty
11.9%
Non-poverty
88.1%

Transportation to Work

Average Commute to Work
36 minutes
Means of Transportation to Work
*Universe: Workers 16 Years and Over

Health Insurance

No Health Insurance Coverage
7.47%
With Health Insurance Coverage
92.53%
Public vs Private Health Coverage
*Universe: Noninstitutionalized Population

Households

Households

Average Household Size
2.77
Number of Households
7,118,024
Population by Household Type
*Universe: Population in Households

Marital Status

Single
52.15%
Married
47.84%
Marital Status Male
Never Married
41.05%
Now Married
50.25%
Widowed
2.43%
Divorced
6.27%
*Universe: Male Population 15 and Over
Marital Status Female
Never Married
36.2%
Now Married
45.64%
Widowed
8.76%
Divorced
9.4%
*Universe: Female Population 15 and Over

Fertility

Women 15-50 Who Had a Birth During Past Year
4.6%
Women Who Had a Birth During Past Year by Age
*Universe: Women 15-50 Years

Housing

Units & Occupancy

Number of Housing Units
7,919,292
Occupancy Status
Occupied
89.88%
Vacant
10.12%
*Universe: Housing Units
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied
51.05%
Renter Occupied
48.95%
*Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
For Rent
18.04%
For Sale
8.34%
Other
73.62%
*Universe: Vacant housing units

Housing Unit Structure

Median Year Structure Built
1958
Types of Structures
Single Unit
43.22%
Multi Unit
56.29%
Mobile Home
0.45%
Boat, RV, Van, etc.
0.04%
*Universe: Housing Units
Mortgage Status
With Mortgage
64.64%
Without Mortgage
35.36%
*Universe: Owner Occupied Housing Units
Year Householder Moved Into Unit
*Universe: Population in Occupied Housing Units

House Value

Median Value
$426,300
Median Gross Rent
$1,346
Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units
*Universe: Owner-occupied Housing Units

Geographical Mobility

Moved Since Previous Year
9.44%
Residence 1 Year Ago
*Universe: Population 1 Year and Over

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