New York - Introduction to the data

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Income

New York - Median individual income - 2012

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State

$29001

New York's median individual income is $29001.

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Nation

$26564

The United States of America's median individual income is $26564.

#14

When comparing median individual incomes, New York ranks #14 in the United States of America.

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Work

New York - % of Unemployed People - 2012

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State

6.00%

6.00% of people in New York are unemployed.

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Nation

6.00%

6.00% of people in the United States of America are unemployed.

#25

When comparing % of unemployed people, New York ranks #25 in the United States of America.

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Education

New York - % of population > 18 years of age with at least a HS diploma or GED - 2012

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State

84.93%

84.93% of people living in New York > the age of 18 have at least a HS diploma or GED.

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Nation

85.47%

85.47% of people living in the United States of America's > the age of 18 have at least a HS diploma or GED.

#36

New York ranks #36 in the United States of America's for the % of people > the age of 18 with at least a HS diploma or GED.

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Transportation

New York - Median age by means of transportation to work - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of New York's median age by means of transportation to work.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's median age by means of transportation to work.

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Housing

New York - Monthly housing cost by ownership type - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of New York's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

own w/ mortgage$2040
own w/out mortgage$700
renting home$934

Table of the state of New York's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

own w/ mortgage$1559
own w/out mortgage$449
renting home$733

Table of the United States of America's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

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Race

New York - Race - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of New York's racial distribution.

White12808268
Pacific Islander6477
Black3037255
other race(s)1557020
Native American69500
two race(s)474066
Asian1445539
Hispanic or Latino3425845

Table of the state of New York's racial distribution.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's racial distribution.

White229298906
Pacific Islander514402
Black38825848
other race(s)14814369
Native American2529100
two race(s)8296291
Asian14859795
Hispanic or Latino50545275

Table of the United States of America's racial distribution.

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Family

New York - % of households that are single parent households - 2012

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State

19.66%

19.66% of households in New York state are single parent households.

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Nation

17.50%

17.50 of households in the United States of America are single parent households.

#6

When comparing % of households who are single parent households, New York ranks #6 in the United States of America.

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Language

New York - Language - 2012

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State

Pie chart of the state of New York's language.

Bar chart of the state of New York's language.

English12808501
Spanish2675712
other European1618736
Asian and Pacific Island869581
other265832

Table of the state of New York's language.

Nation

Pie chart of the United States of America's language.

Bar chart of the United States of America's language.

English229616064
Spanish36836280
other European10686130
Asian and Pacific Island9348644
other2513709

Table of the United States of America's language.

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Population

New York - Individual population - 2012

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State

19398125

The total number of residents in New York is 19398125.

Nation

#3

When comparing total number of residents, New York ranks #3 in the United States of America.

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Sex

New York - Gender - 2012

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State

Pie chart of the state of New York's gender distribution.

Bar chart of the state of New York's gender distribution.

male9391875
female10006250

Table of the state of New York's gender distribution.

Nation

Pie chart of the United States of America's gender distribution.

Bar chart of the United States of America's gender distribution.

male152018799
female157119912

Table of the United States of America's gender distribution.

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Age

New York - Median age - 2012

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State

38

The median age in New York is 38.

Nation

37.2

The median age in the United States of America is 37.2.

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