San Francisco vs. New York

San FranciscoNew York
Population, 2014 estimate852,4698,491,079
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20145.9%3.9%
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base805,1958,174,959
Population, 2010805,2358,175,133
Resident population under 5 years, percent, 20104.4%6.3%
Resident population under 18 years, percent, 201013.4%21.6%
Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 201013.6%12.1%
Resident population: White alone, percent, 201048.5%44.0%
Resident population: total females, percent, 201049.3%52.5%
Resident population: Black alone, percent, 20106.1%25.5%
Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20100.5%0.7%
Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 201033.3%12.7%
Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20100.4%0.1%
Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 20104.7%4.0%
Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 201015.1%28.6%
Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 201041.9%33.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201384.1%88.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201335.6%37.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201345.0%48.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201386.3%79.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201352.4%34.5%
Veterans, 2009-201329,478202,711
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201330.539.2
Housing unit, 2010376,9423,371,062
Homeownership rate, 2009-201336.6%32.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201367.7%83.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$744,600$492,800
Households, 2009-2013345,3443,070,298
Persons per household, 2009-20132.312.64
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$48,486$32,010
Median household income, 2009-2013$75,604$52,259
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201313.5%20.3%
Total number of firms, 2007105,030944,129
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.7%16.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 200724.0%16.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.6%15.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.1%32.3%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)2,077,45720,411,572
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)10,562,176147,227,987
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)12,399,96078,206,482
Retail sales per capita, 2007$15,516$9,411
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)5,039,17122,095,094
Land area in square miles, 201046.87302.64
Population per square mile, 201017,179.127,012.5

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between San Francisco and New York using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.