San Francisco vs. New York

San FranciscoNew York
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)883,3058,398,748
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)9.7%2.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)805,1848,174,988
Population, Census, April 1, 2010805,2358,175,133
Persons under 5 years, percent4.5%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent13.4%20.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.1%14.1%
Female persons, percent49.0%52.3%
White alone, percent46.7%42.7%
Black or African American alone, percent5.2%24.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.3%0.4%
Asian alone, percent34.2%13.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent5.4%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent15.2%29.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent40.6%32.1%
Veterans, 2014-201824,038156,514
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201834.4%37.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201837.6%32.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$1,009,500$570,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,473$2,665
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$671$871
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,805$1,396
Households, 2014-2018359,6733,154,103
Persons per household, 2014-20182.362.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.8%90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201843.1%48.7%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201891.9%87.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201886.0%79.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.5%81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201857.1%37.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.9%6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent5.0%9.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201870.7%63.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.7%58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,142,74527,452,861
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)10,175,81376,165,547
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)11,121,715173,797,846
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)14,632,65292,265,000
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$17,718$11,067
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201833.341.2
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$104,552$60,762
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$64,157$37,693
Persons in poverty, percent10.9%18.9%
All firms, 2012116,8031,050,911
Men-owned firms, 201263,864571,852
Women-owned firms, 201240,135413,899
Minority-owned firms, 201246,128539,447
Nonminority-owned firms, 201264,708483,136
Veteran-owned firms, 20126,37857,216
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012104,957966,167
Population per square mile, 201017,179.127,012.5
Land area in square miles, 201046.87302.64

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.