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0.15% decline
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5.57% growth
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0.54% growth
Median Property Value
5.83% growth


The economy of New York, NY employs 4.11M people. The economy of New York, NY is specialized in Information; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 1.51; 1.45; and 1.31 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in New York, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (718,449), Retail trade (396,433), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (390,141), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($77,931), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,745), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($64,244).

Median household income in New York, NY is $58,856. Males in New York, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,738. The income inequality of New York, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.503 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for New York, NY. In Queens County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 66 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,660. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of New York, NY is from the county of Queens County, NY.

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New York, NY is home to a population of 8.54M people, from which 83.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of New York, NY is composed of 2.72M White residents (31.8%), 2.49M Hispanic residents (29.2%), 1.88M Black residents (22%), 1.2M Asian residents (14%), and 168,403 Two+ residents (1.97%). The most common foreign languages in New York, NY are Spanish (1.93M speakers), Chinese (465,908 speakers), and Russian (195,619 speakers), but compared to other places, New York, NY has a relative high number of Yiddish (87,743 speakers), Russian (195,619 speakers), and Hebrew (46,543 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in New York, NY awarded 147,005 degrees. The student population of New York, NY is skewed towards females, with 55,184 male students and 91,821 female students. Most students in New York, NY are White (49,847 and 33.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (26,989 and 18.4%), Black or African American (23,482 and 16%), and Asian (17,428 and 11.9%). The largest universities in New York, NY by number of graduates are New York University (16,286 and 11.1%), Columbia University in the City of New York (12,510 and 8.51%), and CUNY Hunter College (5,184 and 3.53%). The most popular majors in New York, NY are General Psychology (4,489 and 3.05%), General Business Administration & Management (2,658 and 1.81%), and Accounting (2,544 and 1.73%). The median tuition costs in New York, NY are $44,555 for private four year colleges, and $6,330 and $13,440 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in New York, NY is $569,700, which is 2.78 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $538,300 to $569,700, a 5.83% increase. The homeownership rate of New York, NY is 32%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in New York, NY have an average commute time of 39.6 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in New York, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.


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