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Kings County, New York

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Population:

  • Total Population: 2,465,326
  • Males: 1,153,327
  • Females: 1,311,999

Ethnicity:

  • White: 854,653
  • Black/African American: 844,568
  • Hispanic: 488,163
  • Native American/Eskimo: 4,230
  • Asian: 184,498
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 898
  • Other: 16,067
  • 2 or more: 72,249

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (1,217,120)
  2. Spanish (411,340)
  3. Russian (135,980)
  4. Chinese (89,610)
  5. Yiddish (70,860)

Top 31 Countries of Origin for Immigrants (pop. > 5000)

Total Reported: 931,769

  1. Jamaica (73,580)
  2. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (72,673)
  3. Haiti (61,267)
  4. Dominican Republic (59,362)
  5. Ukraine (55,573)
  6. Trinidad and Tobago (52,256)
  7. Russia (51,781)
  8. Guyana (46,425)
  9. Other Caribbean (42,498)
  10. Mexico (39,605)
  11. Poland (35,382)
  12. Italy (24,719)
  13. Ecuador (20,256)
  14. Barbados (19,249)
  15. Pakistan (16,872)
  16. Panama (15,055)
  17. Hong Kong (11,809)
  18. Israel (9,866)
  19. Bangladesh (9,756)
  20. Belarus (9,406)
  21. Honduras (9,117)
  22. Colombia (7,597)
  23. United Kingdom (7,314)
  24. India (6,838)
  25. Philippines (6,769)
  26. Egypt (5,942)
  27. Korea (5,560)
  28. Nigeria (5,492)
  29. El Salvador (5,308)
  30. Guatemala (5,153)
  31. Vietnam (5,094)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (912,509)
  2. Jewish Estimate (379,000)
  3. Muslim Estimate (57,897)
  4. American Baptist Churches in the USA (57,755)
  5. Seventh-day Adventist Church (22,273)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 1,088,538
    • Sensory: 67,849
    • Physical: 198,137
    • Mental: 128,207
    • Self-care: 88,069
    • Go outside home: 306,787
    • Employment: 289,870

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 29,285

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 880,727
    • Utility gas: 531,682
    • Bottled or LP gas: 31,026
    • Electricity: 45,733
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 248,020
    • Coal or Coke: 443
    • Wood: 175
    • Solar Energy: 812
    • Other fuel: 11,740
    • No fuel used: 11,096

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 1,381,734
    • No vehicle: 774,041
    • 1 or more vehicle: 607,693

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 53,344
    • No High School: 149,846
    • Some High School: 281,116
    • High School: 414,868
    • Some College: 225,716
    • Associate's Degree: 88,730
    • College Degree: 202,103
    • Master's Degree: 92,986
    • Professional Degree: 32,842
    • Doctoral Degree: 11,319

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 880,727
    • Owners with phone: 236,260
    • Owners without phone: 2,030
    • Renters with phone: 617,685
    • Renters without phone: 24,752

    10 closest counties:

    1. New York County, New York
    2. Queens County, New York
    3. Hudson County, New Jersey
    4. Richmond County, New York
    5. Bronx County, New York
    6. Essex County, New Jersey
    7. Bergen County, New Jersey
    8. Union County, New Jersey
    9. Nassau County, New York
    10. Passaic County, New Jersey

    FBOs

    • The Center for Professional Education: 1150 Carroll St., New York - 718-270-6908 fax: 718-270-5177 |
      Islamic Community
    • Community Coalition for Diabetes Prevention/ Sunset Park Family Health Center, Latinos en Control: 195 Montague St. 4th Fl, Brooklyn - 718-491-7583 fax: |
      Audience targeted: African Americans and Hispanics
    • Interfaith Medical Center/Bedford Stuyvesant/2000--2004: 1545 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn - 718-613-6590 fax: 718-613-6693 |
      Service all populations 11, 450 total
    • The Miralce Makers, Inc/Central Brooklyn Faith Network/2000-04: 510 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn - 718-484-3094 fax: 718-399-2518 |
      Service African Americans 5,000 & Hispanics--500
    • Unity Fellowship Breaking/Banjee Boys are Down/1999-03: 2578 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn - 718-385-2406 fax: 718-399-3149 |
      Service African Americans and Hispanics--7,455 Total

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    11201, 11202, 11203, 11204, 11205, 11206, 11207, 11208, 11209, 11210, 11211, 11212, 11213, 11214, 11215, 11216, 11217, 11218, 11219, 11220, 11221, 11222, 11223, 11224, 11225, 11226, 11228, 11229, 11230, 11231, 11232, 11233, 11234, 11235, 11236, 11237, 11238, 11239, 11240, 11241, 11242, 11243, 11244, 11245, 11247, 11248, 11249, 11251, 11252, 11254, 11255, 11256

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WNYE-TV (536 TV) BROOKLYN, NY
    • WYGG (88.1 FM) BROOKLYN, NY
    • WKRB (90.3 FM) BROOKLYN, NY
    • WNYE (91.5 FM) BROOKLYN, NY
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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