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Population and Geography

   
     
 

New York City (NYC)
Foreign-Born Population - By Country of Birth
2015 Estimates*

 
     
  Country of Birth
Total
NYC
Bronx
Brooklyn
(Kings)
Manhattan
(New York)
Queens
Staten
Island
(Richmond)
 
 
Total
Foreign-Born Population
3,212,466
514,360
992,255
479,736
1,120,061
106,054
 
  Europe
474,312
30,645
190,755
91,195
123,647
38,070
 
  Northern Europe
52,372
4,134
15,139
21,894
9,840
1,365
 
  -United Kingdom (inc. Crown Dependencies)
33,824
1,966
11,549
15,374
4,170
765
 
  -Ireland
12,669
2,086
1,756
3,241
5,228
358
 
  -Other Northern Europe
5,879
82
1,834
3,279
442
242
 
  Western Europe
53,443
1,903
15,013
26,922
8,442
1,163
 
  -France
19,354
653
4,737
12,148
1,816
0
 
  -Germany
18,502
761
5,380
6,818
4,721
822
 
  -Other Western Europe
15,587
489
4,896
7,956
1,905
341
 
  Southern Europe
81,889
6,682
20,360
14,719
31,523
8,605
 
  -Greece
20,409
754
3,745
2,150
13,013
N/A
 
  -Italy
47,124
5,236
13,198
6,298
14,826
7,566
 
  -Other Southern Europe
14,356
692
3,417
6,271
3,684
1,039
 
  Eastern Europe
285,759
17,787
140,081
27,520
73,506
26,865
 
  -Poland
50,272
1,004
18,392
3,479
22,099
5,298
 
  -Russia
59,668
2,002
36,193
5,020
12,310
4,143
 
  -Ukraine
66,798
763
48,479
4,276
5,839
N/A
 
  -Other Eastern Europe
109,021
14,018
37,017
14,745
33,258
17,424
 
  Europe n.e.c.
849
139
162
140
336
72
 
  Asia
944,962
39,635
285,459
151,825
435,068
32,975
 
  Eastern Asia
473,725
7,254
152,805
94,187
208,380
11,099
 
  -China**
388,783
5,073
143,517
72,789
158,953
8,451
 
  -Japan
19,378
296
4,510
9,109
5,353
110
 
  -Korea
65,528
1,885
4,778
12,289
44,038
2,538
 
  -Other Eastern Asia
36
0
0
0
36
0
 
  South Central Asia
280,556
18,723
70,120
24,767
155,436
11,510
 
  -Bangladesh
82,351
12,616
17,101
2,214
49,988
N/A
 
  -India
87,796
1,955
10,190
16,603
53,697
5,351
 
  -Pakistan
47,111
2,720
19,474
1,883
19,927
N/A
 
  -Uzbekistan
32,947
184
17,648
525
14,201
N/A
 
  -Other South Central Asia
30,351
1,248
5,707
3,542
17,623
6,159
 
  South Eastern Asia
107,397
7,674
20,613
16,422
56,061
6,627
 
  -Philippines
60,266
4,140
6,740
8,825
35,154
5,407
 
  -Vietnam
15,052
2,364
5,192
919
6,130
447
 
  -Other South Eastern Asia
32,079
1,170
8,681
6,678
14,777
773
 
  Western Asia
80,817
5,945
40,985
15,897
14,566
3,424
 
  -Israel
25,325
963
11,775
7,670
4,026
891
 
  -Yemen
12,821
3,675
4,911
2,162
1,274
N/A
 
  -Other Western Asia
42,671
1,307
24,299
6,065
9,266
2,533
 
  Asia, n.e.c.
2,467
39
936
552
625
315
 
  Africa
146,652
55,088
32,240
21,816
28,589
8,919
 
  Eastern Africa
8,045
1,259
1,559
3,408
1,652
167
 
  Northern Africa
30,799
986
11,023
3,679
11,240
3,871
 
  Western Africa
89,397
43,723
16,894
11,324
13,382
4,074
 
  Middle and Southern Africa
6,004
1,241
1,060
2,699
942
62
 
  Africa n.e.c.
12,407
7,879
1,704
706
1,373
745
 
 

Oceania

10,259
613
2,829
5,652
1,165
0
 
  Australia & New Zealand Subregion
9,687
311
2,559
5,652
1,165
0
 
  Ocenia, n.e.c.
572
302
270
0
0
0
 
 

Americas

1,636,281
388,379
480,972
209,248
531,592
26,090
 
  Latin America
1,611,888
387,255
474,442
196,768
527,693
25,730
 
  Caribbean
888,594
280,668
298,746
128,815
171,261
9,104
 
  -Dominican Republic
433,473
205,925
59,229
109,560
54,983
N/A
 
  -Haiti
89,368
3,389
64,689
2,114
18,875
N/A
 
  -Jamaica
170,211
48,996
67,854
5,375
46,757
1,229
 
  -Trinidad and Tobago
86,439
6,036
45,016
2,790
30,472
N/A
 
  -Other Caribbean
109,103
16,322
61,958
8,976
20,174
7,875
 
  Central America
301,343
63,805
92,790
29,186
106,284
9,278
 
  -Mexico
180,329
39,689
53,602
20,113
60,427
6,498
 
  -El Salvador
28,269
3,490
4,104
1,802
18,448
425
 
  -Other Central America
92,745
20,626
35,084
7,271
27,409
2,355
 
  South America
421,951
42,782
82,906
38,767
250,148
7,348
 
  -Colombia
71,135
3,161
7,193
6,476
52,946
1,359
 
  -Ecuador
129,108
21,171
17,471
13,022
74,460
N/A
 
  -Guyana
144,909
11,851
45,675
3,070
83,201
N/A
 
  -Other South America
76,799
6,599
12,567
16,199
39,541
5,989
 
  Northern America
24,393
1,124
6,530
12,480
3,899
360
 
  -Canada
23,848
761
6,480
12,480
3,767
360
 
  -Other Northern America
545
363
50
0
132
0
 
     
 

*Latest annual estimates available

**China includes Hong Kong and Taiwan

 
     
 

View Additional Population Data for NYC:
NYC Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Population Estimates
Population Demography
Native & Foreign Born Population
Immigration
Population Characteristics: Births, Marriages, Deaths & Infant Mortality

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Source:
U.S. Census - American Community Survey (Table B05006/C05006)
 
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