List of New York Counties by Population
County
Population
Yates
24,621
Wyoming 43,424
Westchester 923,459
Wayne 93,765
Washington 61,042
Warren 63,303
Ulster 177,749
Tompkins 96,501
Tioga 51,784
Sullivan 73,966
Suffolk 1,419,369
Steuben 98,726
Seneca 33,342
Schuyler 19,224
Schoharie 31,582
Schenactady 146,555
Saratoga 200,635
St. Lawrence 111,931
Rockland 286,753
Richmond 443,728
Rensselaer 152,538
Queens 2,229,379
Putnam 95,745
Otsego 61,676
Oswego 122,377
Orleans 44,171
Orange 341,376
Ontario 100,224
Onondaga 458,336
Oneida 235,469
Niagara 219,486
New York 1,537,195
Nassau 1,334,544
Montgomery 49,708
Monroe 735,453
Madison 69,441
Livingston 64,328
Lewis 26,944
Kings 2,465,326
Jefferson 111,738
Herkimer 64,427
Hamilton 5,379
Greene 48,195
Genesee 60,370
Fulton 55,073
Franklin 51,134
Essex 38,851
Erie 950,265
Dutchess 280,150
Delaware 48,055
Cortland 48,599
Columbia 63,094
Clinton 79,894
Chenango 51,401
Chemung 91,070
Chautauqua 139,750
Cayuga 81,963
Cattaraugus 83,955
Broome 200,536
Bronx 1,332,650
Allegany 49,927
Albany 294,565
People QuickFacts New York USA
Population, 2006 estimate 19,306,183 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 1.7% 6.4%
Population, 2000 18,976,457 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 23.4% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 13.1% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 51.5% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 73.7% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 17.4% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.5% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 6.9% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.5% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 16.3% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 60.5% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 61.8% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 20.4% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 28.0% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.1% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 27.4% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 3,606,147 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 31.7 25.5
Housing units, 2006 7,907,420 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 53.0% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 50.6% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $148,700 $119,600
Households, 2000 7,056,860 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.61 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $45,343 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $23,389 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 14.5% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts New York USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 514,2651 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 7,417,4631 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 0.9%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 1,443,483 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 1,707,168 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 7.6% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 8.5% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.2% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 9.6% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.6% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 147,317,463 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 343,663,041 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 178,067,530 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,298 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 27,835,952 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 54,382 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 143,902,5761 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts New York USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 47,213.79 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 401.9 79.6
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