Bronx County vs. Kings County

Bronx County (NY)Kings County (NY)
Population, 2014 estimate1,438,1592,621,793
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20143.8%4.7%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20133.0%3.9%
Population, 20101,385,1082,504,700
Population, 2013 estimate1,427,3172,602,373
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base1,385,1082,504,709
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20137.6%7.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201325.8%23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201311.1%12.0%
Female persons, percent, 201352.8%52.6%
White alone, percent, 201345.8%49.5%
Black or African American alone, percent, 201343.3%35.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20133.0%1.0%
Asian alone, percent, 20134.2%11.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.4%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20133.3%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201354.6%19.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201310.5%36.0%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201387.8%90.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201333.7%37.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201357.1%46.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201369.9%78.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201318.1%30.6%
Veterans, 2009-201334,49850,234
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201342.441.1
Housing units, 2013516,4241,005,994
Homeownership rate, 2009-201319.4%29.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201389.7%85.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$374,500$557,100
Households, 2009-2013474,842916,025
Persons per household, 2009-20132.852.73
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$18,171$25,289
Median household income, 2009-2013$34,388$46,085
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201329.8%23.2%
Private nonfarm establishments, 201317,09053,226
Private nonfarm employment, 2013240,666544,525
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-20133.4%2.8%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012111,884245,568
Total number of firms, 2007111,028253,129
Black-owned firms, percent, 200734.9%20.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.8%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20077.5%14.5%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200737.6%10.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200740.5%33.6%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)04,555,642
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)8,039,81013,802,231
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)5,539,82715,431,858
Retail sales per capita, 2007$4,000$6,077
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)743,2211,544,409
Building permits, 20132,6386,140
Land area in square miles, 201042.1070.82
Population per square mile, 201032,903.635,369.1

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Bronx county (NY) and Kings county (NY) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.