New York City, NY Population

By | June 24, 2019

Population: 8,008,278. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,143,197 (+1.7% change)
Males: 3,794,204 (47.4%), Females: 4,214,074 (52.6%)

The city of New York is located in Bronx County, New York. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in New York, including top 10 cities by population and area of New York.

Zip codes: 10001, 10002, 10003, 10004, 10005, 10006, 10007, 10009, 10010, 10011, 10012, 10013, 10014, 10016, 10017, 10018, 10019, 10020, 10021, 10022, 10023, 10024, 10025, 10026, 10027, 10028, 10029, 10030, 10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10035, 10036, 10037, 10038, 10039, 10040, 10041, 10044, 10048, 10069, 10103, 10111, 10112, 10115, 10119, 10128, 10152, 10153, 10154, 10162, 10165, 10167, 10169, 10170, 10171, 10172, 10173, 10177, 10271, 10278, 10279, 10280, 10282.

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $38,293
Median house value: $211,900

Races in New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic (35.0%)
  • Hispanic (27.0%)
  • Black (26.6%)
  • Other race (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • Chinese (4.5%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (8.7%), West Indian (6.9%), Irish (5.3%), German (3.2%), Russian (3.0%), United States (3.0%).

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 303.3 square miles

Map of New York City, NY

Population

For population 25 years and over in New York

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New York city

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

35.9% Foreign born (18.9% Latin America, 8.6% Asia, 7.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +686,123 (+9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in New York:

  • BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER (1ST AVE & 27TH ST)
  • BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER (FIRST AVENUE & 16TH STREET)
  • CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER (227 E 19TH ST)
  • GOLDWATER MEMORIAL HOSP (ROOSEVELT ISLAND)
  • GRACIE SQUARE HOSP (420 EAST 76 ST)
  • HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER (506 LENOX AVE)
  • HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY (535 E 70TH ST)
  • KIRBY FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (WARD ISLAND)
  • LENOX HILL HOSPITAL (100 E 77TH ST)
  • MANHATTAN EYE EAR THROAT HOSPITAL (210 E 64TH ST)
  • MANHATTAN PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (WARD’S ISLAND)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER AND ALLIE (1275 YORK AVE)
  • METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER (1901 1ST AVE)
  • MT SINAI HOSPITAL (ONE GUSTAVE L LEVY PLACE)
  • NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY (310 E 14TH ST)
  • NEW YORK HOSPITAL (525 E 68TH ST)
  • NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (722 W 168TH ST)
  • NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL (1879 MADISON AVE)
  • NYU DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL (170 WILLIAM ST)
  • NYU MED CENTER-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (550 FIRST AVE)
  • ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE (301 E 17TH ST)
  • ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (1230 YORK AVE)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (415 W 51ST ST)
  • ST LUKES – ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL (1111 AMSTERDAM AVENUET)
  • ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (153 W 11TH STREET)
  • TERRENCE CARDINAL COOKE HLTH CARE CTR (1249 FIFTH AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New York:

  • LA GUARDIA (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: JRB)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 12 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: JFK)

Other public-use airports nearest to New York:

  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: 6N4)
  • NEW YORK SKYPORTS INC (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: 6N7)
  • EAST 34TH STREET (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: 6N5)
Amtrak station:
NEW YORK (PENN STA) (7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in New York:

  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 30,699; Location: 70 WASHINGTON SQ SOUTH; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nyu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (Full-time enrollment: 18,009; Location: 116 ST AND BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.columbia.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CUNY HUNTER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 14,121; Location: 695 PARK AVE; Public; Website: www.hunter.cuny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CUNY BERNARD M BARUCH COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 11,938; Location: 17 LEXINGTON AVE; Public; Website: www.baruch.cuny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CUNY BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 11,848; Location: 199 CHAMBERS ST; Public; Website: www.bmcc.cuny.edu)
  • CUNY JOHN JAY COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE (Full-time enrollment: 8,338; Location: 899 TENTH AVE; Public; Website: www.jjay.cuny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 8,092; Location: 227 W 27TH ST; Public; Website: www.Fitnyc.suny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,635; Location: 160 CONVENT AVE; Public; Website: www.ccny.cuny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,431; Location: 56TH AVE SPRINGFIELD BLVD; Public; Website: www.Qcc.cuny.edu)
  • TOURO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,056; Location: 27-33 W 23RD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.touro.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 6,366; Location: 66 W 12 ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.newschool.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (Full-time enrollment: 6,194; Location: 1 PACE PLAZA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pace.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,413; Location: 500 W 185TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS (Full-time enrollment: 3,896; Location: 209 E 23RD ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.schoolofvisualarts.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • TECHNICAL CAREER INSTITUTES (Full-time enrollment: 3,830; Location: 320 W 31ST ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tciedu.com)
  • TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,371; Location: 525 W 120TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tc.columbia.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 3,266; Location: 365 FIFTH AVE; Public; Website: www.gc.cuny.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • KATHARINE GIBBS SCHOOL-NEW YORK CITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,394; Location: 50 WEST 40 STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • BARNARD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,253; Location: 3009 BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.barnard.edu)
  • MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,984; Location: 221 E 71ST ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: marymount.mmm.edu)

Biggest public high schools in New York:

  • WASHINGTON IRVING HS (Students: 3,233; Location: 40 IRVING PL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUYVESANT HS (Students: 3,056; Location: 345 CHAMBERS ST; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • MURRY BERGTRAUM HS (Students: 2,901; Location: 411 PEARL ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORMAN THOMAS HS (Students: 2,748; Location: 111 E 33RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LOUIS D. BRANDEIS HS (Students: 2,568; Location: 145 W 84TH ST; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • FIORELLO H. LA GUARDIA HS (Students: 2,405; Location: 100 AMSTERDAM AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HS – HUMANITIES (Students: 2,151; Location: 351 W 18TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GRAPHIC COMMUNIC ARTS HS (Students: 2,051; Location: 439 W 49TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FASHION INDUSTRIES HS (Students: 1,750; Location: 225 W 24TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MANHATTAN CTR FOR SCI & MATH (Students: 1,698; Location: 260 PLEASANT AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in New York:

  • HUNTER COLLEGE CAMPUS SCHOOLS (Students: 1,536; Location: 71 E 94TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • DALTON SCHOOL (Students: 1,289; Location: 108 EAST 89TH STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 139 WEST 91ST STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 983; Location: 350 EAST 56TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • LYCEE FRANCAIS DE NEW YORK (Students: 960; Location: 3 EAST 95TH STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 905; Location: 30 WEST 16TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • COLUMBIA GRAMMAR-PREP SCHOOL (Students: 758; Location: 5 WEST 93RD STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE TREVOR DAY SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 11 EAST 89TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BREARLEY SCHOOL (Students: 659; Location: 610 EAST 83RD STREET; Grades: KG – 12; Girls only)
  • FRIENDS SEMINARY (Students: 615; Location: 222 EAST SIXTEENTH ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in New York:

  • JHS 52 INWOOD JHS (Students: 1,825; Location: 650 ACADEMY ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JHS 143 E. ROOSEVELT JHS (Students: 1,770; Location: 511 W 182ND ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • IS 218 SALOME UKENA (Students: 1,568; Location: 4600 BROADWAY; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PS 153 ADAM CLAYTON POWELL SCHOOL (Students: 1,535; Location: 1750 AMSTERDAM AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • IS 90 MIRABEL SISTERS SCHOOL (Students: 1,524; Location: 21 JUMEL PL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PS 192 JACOB H. SCHIFF SCHOOL (Students: 1,437; Location: 500 W 138TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PS 189 (Students: 1,378; Location: 2580 AMSTERDAM AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PS 152 DYCKMAN VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 1,327; Location: 93 NAGLE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JHS 167 R. F. WAGNER SCHOOL (Students: 1,299; Location: 220 E 76TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PS 28 WRIGHT BROTHERS SCHOOL (Students: 1,242; Location: 475 W 155TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in New York:

  • ST LUCY’S ACADEMY (Students: 690; Location: 340 EAST 104TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY NAME OF JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 651; Location: 202 WEST 97TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • INCARNATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 570 WEST 175TH STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF ANGELS (Students: 576; Location: 232 EAST 113TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 535; Location: 620 ISHAM STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • RODEPH SHOLOM SCHOOL (Students: 528; Location: 10 WEST 84TH STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 233 MOTT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 612 WEST 187TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF MARTYRS (Students: 492; Location: 71 ARDEN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 214 WEST 142ND STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in New York:

  • NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $224,068,038; Location: 455 FIFTH AVENUE; 19,080,814 books; 1,600,088 audio materials; 205,074 video materials; 85,124 serial subscriptions)