Flushing Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Flushing Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
7,880

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.8%
5 - 17:
17.4%
18 - 24:
7.7%
25 - 34:
9.7%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
15.1%
Over 65 Years:
20.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
4.3%
4.3%
High School Graduates
94.4%
94.4%
College Graduated
27.8%
27.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Flushing
$29,439
$29,439
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Flushing
$59,720
$59,720
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.0%

Employment Industries in Flushing

 
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Healthcare
16.0%
16.0%
Manufacturing
15.2%
15.2%
Retail
13.8%
13.8%
Education
10.1%
10.1%
Construction
6.0%
6.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.9%
5.9%
Accommodation
5.2%
5.2%
Other
5.0%
5.0%
Finance
4.5%
4.5%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Administration
3.1%
3.1%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
85.4%
85.4%
Black Or African American
6.5%
6.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.6%
2.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.9%
4.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.0%
21.0%
English
12.8%
12.8%
Irish
11.9%
11.9%
Polish
8.5%
8.5%
French
4.8%
4.8%
Italian
3.7%
3.7%
Scottish
2.4%
2.4%
French Canadian
2.1%
2.1%
European
2.0%
2.0%
Swedish
1.6%
1.6%
Hungarian
1.5%
1.5%
Dutch
1.3%
1.3%
Other Arab
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Lebanese
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Ukrainian
0.6%
0.6%
Belgian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
93.8%
93.8%
Polish
7.2%
7.2%
Arabic
2.5%
2.5%
Spanish
1.6%
1.6%
Italian
1.2%
1.2%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Armenian
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Flushing Residents:
3.5%