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New York City (NYC)
Quick Facts

 
   

Data Source

 
 

Geography

   
  Community Districts
59
Images 2.II.A
 
  Number of NYC Neighborhoods
329
Table 2.II.C
 
  Land Area (Square Miles)
304.8
NYC Dept. of City Planning
 
  Park Acreage
29,838
 
  Miles of Shoreline
520
 
  Miles of Street
6,000+
 
  Number of Bridges
2,027
 
     
 

Demography

   
  Total Population
8,405,837
U.S. Census Bureau - ACS (Table DP05)
 
  White Nonhispanic
2,739,146
 
  Black Nonhispanic
1,882,528
 
  Asian Nonhispanic
1,123,779
 
  Hispanic
2,428,756
 
  Other and Multiple Races
231,628
 
     
  Foreign Born
3,106,661
U.S. Census Bureau - ACS (Table S0501)
 
   -Percent of Total Population
37.0%
 
  Language Spoken
200+
 
  Total Housing Units
3,394,486
 
  College Educated Residents
3,247,453
 
     
 

Economy

   
  Nonfarm Employment
4,102,200
Table 20.III
 
  Gross Domestic Product
$1,471 Billion
Table 20.V
 
  Total Personal Income
$481.6 Billion
Table 17.I.A
 
  Total Wages
$308.9 Billion
Table 20.I
 
     
  Per Capita Income:    
  New York City
$54,462
Table 17.I.B
 
  Bronx
$32,852
 
  Brooklyn
$42,306
 
  Manhattan
$121,632
 
  Queens
$44,966
 
  Staten Island
$51,328
 
     
  Number of International and Domestic Visitors
$56.4 Million
Table 22.I
 
  Visitor Spending
$41 Billion
Table 22.II
 
     
 

Culture

   
  Number of Museums
168
Tables 6.II.A-E
 
  Broadway Theaters
40
Table 6.III.C
 
  Off-Broadway Theaters
87
Table 6.III.F
 
  Opera Companies
26
Table 6.IV.A
 
  Dance Companies
65
Table 6.V.A
 
  Orchestras
39
Table 6.VII.A
 
  Professional Sports Teams
11
Tables 7.I-V
 
     
 

Education

   
  Colleges and Universities
99
Table 5.II.A
 
  Population 3 Years & Over - Enrolled in Public Schools
1,524,197
Table 5.IV.C
 
  Population 3 Years & Over - Enrolled in Private Schools
556,944
 
     
 

Public Safety

   
  NY Police Department (NYPD)  
  Uniformed Personnel
34,440
Table 9.III.B
 
  Civilian Employees
16,125
 
  NYC Dept. of Correction  
  Uniformed Personnel
8,922
Table 9.IV.B
 
  Civilian Employees
1,397
 
  NY Fire Department (NYFD)  
  Uniformed Personnel
10,318
Table 9.V.B
 
  Civilian Employees
5,247
 
  NYC Dept. of Sanitation  
  Uniformed Personnel
7,185
Table 9.VI.B
 
  Civilian Employees
1,997
 
     
  Note:
*Latest Information Available
 
     
 

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