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New York City Data and Statistics

This guide provides access to resources and tools that provide access to New York City census and survey data.

Demographic Data Sources

Explore Census Data
Browse, search, and map data from Census Bureau sources, including the Census, the Economic Census, and the annual American Community Survey (ACS)

County and City Data Books (GEOSTAT)
Online access to County and City Data Books from 1944 to 2000. Find population, income, health, and employment statistics for U.S. cities, counties, and states. Users can create customized data sets and printouts.

Find population, health, and socio-economic data for New York City neighborhoods. View the demographic profile of a specific area or create comparison charts for two or more areas.

NYC Open Data
Provides access to public data produced by City agencies and other City organizations. The data sets are now available as APIs and in a variety of machine-readable formats, making it easier than ever to consume City data and better serve New York City?s residents, visitors, developer community and all!


Population 2020 Census (NYC Dept of City Planning)
Data from the 2010 and 2000 Census for boroughs, 55 PUMAs, Neighborhood Tabulation Areas (NTAs), and census tracts in PDF or Excel format

Social Explorer (CSI library database)
Historical U.S. census data from 1790 to 2007. Use interactive maps to analyze changing demographic characteristics in U.S. states, counties, or tracts and generate statistical reports.

State and County Quick Facts
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, State and County Quick Facts offers easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

U.S. Census- New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey
Provided by the U.S. Census, The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYCHVS) provides statistics on rental housing in New York City. The survey is administered every 3 years.

U.S. County Statistics
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, this web site offers quick data at the County level on various data types such as age, crime, agriculture, employment, race, ethnicity, population, income, poverty, and banking from various censuses (1977 to the most recent census). Web site is updated every 3 months.

U.S. Population Finder- focusing on NYC
Gives access to demographic data for states, counties, large cities, and ZIP codes. Data is provided from the American Community Survey and the Decennial Census.