Housing and demographics overview


THE MAJORITY OF AREAS IN AND AROUND NEW YORK CITY SAW a net decrease in total population compared to 2017. Queens had the greatest decrease at 2.58 percent, while Fairfield County saw the greatest increase with 0.6 percent. Despite a 1.98 percent decline in population, Brooklyn saw the greatest growth of housing units year-over-year and the borough remains the most populous area in the New York metropolitan region with nearly 2.6 million inhabitants.

New York City

 POPULATION % CHANGE SINCE 2017NO. OF HOUSING UNITS% CHANGE SINCE 2017
Manhattan1,628,701-1.98%886,2491.56%
Brooklyn2,582,830-1.98%1,053,7672.47%
Queens2,278,906-2.58%865,8781.82%
Bronx1,432,132-1.63%532,4871.53%
Staten Island476,1790.05%181,1991.13%

Upstate

 POPULATION % CHANGE SINCE 2017NO. OF HOUSING UNITS% CHANGE SINCE 2017
Westchester967,612-0.79%375,8520.70%

Long Island

 POPULATION % CHANGE SINCE 2017NO. OF HOUSING UNITS% CHANGE SINCE 2017
Nassau1,358,343-0.35%473,4960.52%
Suffolk1,481,093-1.10%576,8730.44%

Northern Ne Jersey

 POPULATION % CHANGE SINCE 2017NO. OF HOUSING UNITS% CHANGE SINCE 2017
Bergen936,692-0.13%3592,911.03%
Essex799,767-0.08%318,8131.15%
Hudson676,061-0.54%284,1422.30%
Morris494,228-0.93%194,2821.38%
Union558,0670.13%202,6880.62%

Connecticut

 POPULATION % CHANGE SINCE 2017NO. OF HOUSING UNITS% CHANGE SINCE 2017
Fairfield943,823-0.37%374,4811.47%

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