Queens 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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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

Queens Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
2,253,858

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
14.0%
18 - 24:
7.9%
25 - 34:
16.2%
35 - 54:
27.5%
55 - 64:
13.0%
Over 65 Years:
15.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.6%
5.6%
High School Graduates
82.0%
82.0%
College Graduated
32.2%
32.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Queens
$31,930
$31,930
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Queens
$68,666
$68,666
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.2%

Employment Industries in Queens

 
Healthcare
16.6%
16.6%
Retail
9.7%
9.7%
Accommodation
9.5%
9.5%
Transportation
8.2%
8.2%
Education
8.0%
8.0%
Construction
7.4%
7.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.1%
7.1%
Other
6.3%
6.3%
Finance
5.0%
5.0%
Public Service
4.3%
4.3%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Manufacturing
3.6%
3.6%
Real estate
2.7%
2.7%
Information Technology
2.6%
2.6%
Wholesale
2.2%
2.2%
Arts
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
28.0%
28.0%
Asian
25.3%
25.3%
White
25.0%
25.0%
Black or African American
17.2%
17.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.1%
4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
5.4%
5.4%
Irish
3.7%
3.7%
Guyanese
2.9%
2.9%
Jamaican
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
2.4%
2.4%
German
2.4%
2.4%
Russian
1.7%
1.7%
Haitian
1.5%
1.5%
Greek
1.3%
1.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
1.0%
1.0%
English
0.8%
0.8%
Romanian
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
European
0.4%
0.4%
Ukrainian
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
Nigerian
0.3%
0.3%
Eastern European
0.3%
0.3%
Albanian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
44.3%
44.3%
Spanish
23.5%
23.5%
Chinese
9.6%
9.6%
Langs. of India
2.8%
2.8%
Korean
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.7%
1.7%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Tagalog
1.5%
1.5%
French Creole
1.3%
1.3%
Slavic languages
1.0%
1.0%
African languages
0.8%
0.8%
Other Indo-European
0.8%
0.8%
Other Asian languages
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
Italian
0.8%
0.8%
Urdu
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.7%
0.7%
Serbo-Croatian
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Queens Residents:
47.2%