In 2018, New York, NY had a population of 8.4M people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $63,799. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of New York, NY declined from 8.62M to 8.4M, a -2.6% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,879 to $63,799, a 4.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in New York, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (31.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), Other (Hispanic) (14%), and White (Hispanic) (10.4%). 48.6% of the households in New York, NY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 84.3% of the residents in New York, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New York, NY are New York University (17,946 degrees awarded in 2019), Columbia University in the City of New York (12,920 degrees), and CUNY Hunter College (5,832 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in New York, NY was $645,100, and the homeownership rate was 32.8%. Most people in New York, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 40.1 minutes. The average car ownership in New York, NY was 0 cars per household.