Queens, NY
Demographic Data



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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:   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

Queens Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
2,253,858

Age

PEOPLE OF New York DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.30
5 To 17 13.95
18 To 24 8.13
25 To 34 16.22
35 To 54 27.78
55 To 64 12.79
65 Years And Over 14.82

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 81.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 31.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Queens 30289 25906.48471629727 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Queens 64987 30058.68559633664 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.0%

Employment Industries in Queens

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.4
Retail 9.8
Accommodation 9.6
Transportation 8.2
Education 7.9
Construction 7.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.9
Other 6.5
Finance 5.1
Public Service 4.2
Administration 4.2
Manufacturing 3.7
Real estate 2.8
Information Technology 2.6
Wholesale 2.3
Arts 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 25.3
Black Or African American 17.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 25.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 4.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 28.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 5.5
Irish 3.7
Guyanese 2.9
Jamaican 2.9
Polish 2.4
German 2.4
Russian 1.7
Haitian 1.4
Greek 1.3
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 1.0
English 0.7
Romanian 0.5
African 0.4
French 0.4
Ukrainian 0.4
European 0.3
Hungarian 0.3
Albanian 0.3
Nigerian 0.3
Egyptian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 44.2
Spanish 23.6
Chinese 9.5
Langs. of India 2.8
Korean 2.1
French 1.7
Polish 1.6
Tagalog 1.4
French Creole 1.3
Slavic languages 1.0
African languages 0.8
Other Indo-European 0.8
Other Asian languages 0.8
Russian 0.8
Italian 0.8
Urdu 0.7
Greek 0.7
Arabic 0.7
Serbo-Croatian 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.4

Foreign Born Queens Residents:
47.3%