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Area Code 917 Detailed Profile

Area Code 917 Summary
Area code 917 is assigned to New York
Latitude: 40.744268
Longitude: -73.973185
Population: 2,459,156
Area: 64.42 sq. miles
Land: 63.90 sq. miles
Water: 0.52 sq. miles
Population Density: 38,484.08 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 58.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 917 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 1 Million
Bronx (1,327,690)
Brooklyn (2,465,326)
New York (1,529,375)
 
Cities with population over 100,000
Flushing (214,473)
Staten Island (443,728)
  

Area Code 917 Demographics

Area Code 917 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Male1,160,98247.21 %48.20 %49.04 %
Female1,298,17452.79 %51.80 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.89-0.930.96
Total Population2,459,156100.00 %--
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Area Code 917 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years141,6075.76 %6.53 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years143,3795.83 %7.12 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years137,6145.60 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years141,4215.75 %6.78 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years186,8797.60 %6.56 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years473,40319.25 %14.53 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years400,63416.29 %16.20 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years327,55613.32 %13.45 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years120,5114.90 %4.91 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years99,0924.03 %3.98 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years152,9516.22 %6.72 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years96,5573.93 %4.54 %4.38 %
85 years and over37,5521.53 %1.64 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)29.4-37.537.7
18 years and over1,956,90179.58 %75.28 %74.27 %
Male
905,19136.81 %35.54 %35.85 %
Female
1,051,71042.77 %39.75 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,861,90675.71 %71.17 %69.92 %
62 years and over343,38413.96 %15.20 %14.65 %
65 years and over287,06011.67 %12.90 %12.42 %
Male
111,3084.53 %5.14 %5.12 %
Female
175,7527.15 %7.76 %7.30 %
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Area Code 917 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
One race2,357,80295.88 %96.89 %97.55 %
White
1,214,62149.39 %67.94 %75.21 %
Black or African American
606,94924.68 %15.89 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
10,6930.43 %0.43 %0.87 %
Asian
226,7439.22 %5.51 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
29,8151.21 %1.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
129,0915.25 %2.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
13,1160.53 %0.43 %0.65 %
Japanese
15,2280.62 %0.20 %0.28 %
Korean
21,6840.88 %0.63 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,7250.11 %0.13 %0.39 %
Other Asian
15,0840.61 %0.56 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,5500.06 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
3300.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
2300.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
2860.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
7040.03 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
297,24612.09 %7.07 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)588,91923.95 %15.11 %13.70 %
Mexican
44,1681.80 %1.37 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
202,0788.22 %5.53 %2.46 %
Cuban
14,8520.60 %0.33 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
327,82113.33 %7.87 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,870,23776.05 %84.89 %86.30 %
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Area Code 917 Social Profile

Area Code 917 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school634,191100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
37,5545.92 %6.35 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
29,9704.73 %5.22 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
230,16636.29 %42.33 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
126,54019.95 %21.15 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
209,96133.11 %24.95 %22.81 %
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Area Code 917 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,712,373100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
179,64010.49 %8.02 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
222,74313.01 %12.92 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
320,13818.70 %27.75 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,309,99076.50 %79.06 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
234,48713.69 %16.77 %21.05 %
Associate degree
75,6894.42 %7.17 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
369,38621.57 %15.58 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
679,67639.69 %27.37 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
310,29018.12 %11.79 %8.86 %
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Area Code 917 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,413,651100.00 %--
Arab16,6990.69 %0.60 %0.42 %
Czech7,6580.32 %0.38 %0.59 %
Danish4,0510.17 %0.19 %0.50 %
Dutch10,9280.45 %1.34 %1.58 %
English74,7103.10 %5.59 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)29,8811.24 %2.35 %2.90 %
French Canadian5,4190.22 %0.75 %0.85 %
German110,9544.60 %10.41 %14.93 %
Greek16,8010.70 %0.78 %0.40 %
Hungarian21,3590.88 %0.67 %0.49 %
Irish148,6486.16 %12.04 %10.65 %
Italian181,4897.52 %13.43 %5.47 %
Lithuanian6,1460.25 %0.24 %0.23 %
Norwegian9,7540.40 %0.44 %1.56 %
Polish88,0823.65 %4.84 %3.12 %
Portuguese4,0310.17 %0.22 %0.41 %
Russian99,3104.11 %2.26 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish11,8350.49 %0.68 %1.50 %
Scottish19,0620.79 %1.04 %1.70 %
Slovak2,6030.11 %0.19 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African37,1231.54 %0.82 %0.62 %
Swedish12,0980.50 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss5,0840.21 %0.19 %0.32 %
Ukrainian17,4040.72 %0.73 %0.31 %
United States or American77,2463.20 %3.52 %7.18 %
Welsh5,9100.24 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)155,1306.43 %3.37 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,234,23651.14 %31.86 %31.89 %
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Area Code 917 Economy

Area Code 917 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over2,012,867100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
929,00546.15 %47.25 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
1,083,86253.85 %52.75 %51.68 %
In labor force
1,250,53862.13 %61.10 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
636,42850.89 %52.40 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
614,11049.11 %47.60 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
1,250,26462.11 %60.94 %63.10 %
Employed
1,140,57656.66 %56.62 %59.39 %
Unemployed
109,6885.45 %4.32 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-8.77 %7.08 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
2740.01 %0.16 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
762,32937.87 %38.90 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers900,84278.98 %76.75 %78.40 %
Government workers151,43013.28 %17.02 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business85,5177.50 %5.98 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,7870.24 %0.25 %0.31 %
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Area Code 917 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations546,35147.90 %36.74 %33.60 %
Service occupations172,26215.10 %16.57 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations287,55225.21 %27.11 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3410.03 %0.29 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations45,8644.02 %7.55 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations88,2067.73 %11.73 %14.63 %
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Area Code 917 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6040.05 %0.65 %1.87 %
Construction31,6822.78 %5.17 %6.80 %
Manufacturing62,7645.50 %10.01 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade31,5222.76 %3.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade89,4507.84 %10.47 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities49,4754.34 %5.49 %5.19 %
Information87,4687.67 %4.06 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing153,12013.42 %8.79 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services176,26215.45 %10.13 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services252,11322.10 %24.33 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services105,5169.25 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)57,2455.02 %5.05 %4.88 %
Public administration43,3553.80 %5.17 %4.83 %
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Area Code 917 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Households1,065,377100.00 %7,060,105106,788,273
Less than $10,000
158,80814.91 %11.47 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
68,2336.40 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
112,25210.54 %11.65 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
110,94910.41 %11.43 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
139,94313.14 %14.83 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
169,03915.87 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
97,8699.19 %10.57 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
95,6678.98 %9.06 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
39,6753.72 %2.87 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
72,9426.85 %3.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$39,832.89-$45,836.75$39,349.33
Average household size1.84-2.562.58
Average income per member of household$21,633.03-$17,915.48$15,252.86
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Area Code 917 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over1,113,208100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
165,15314.84 %56.26 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
60,8435.47 %9.22 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
631,59356.74 %24.43 %4.73 %
Walked
188,91916.97 %6.23 %2.94 %
Other means
15,9501.43 %0.84 %1.20 %
Worked at home
50,7504.56 %3.02 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.7259 minutes-28.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 917 Housing

Area Code 917 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,141,307100.00 %7,678,244117,282,697
Occupied housing units
1,065,03793.32 %91.90 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
259,48522.74 %48.69 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
805,55270.58 %43.21 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
76,2706.68 %8.10 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
20,2341.77 %3.05 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.99 %-2.22 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate4.12 %-7.29 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit1.81-2.642.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.80-2.322.45
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Area Code 917 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,141,377100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
39,2673.44 %41.64 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
44,7593.92 %4.95 %5.68 %
2 units
66,5225.83 %10.90 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
57,2015.01 %7.29 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
75,4636.61 %5.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
116,18410.18 %4.27 %3.99 %
20 or more units
741,16964.94 %22.87 %8.59 %
Mobile home
3960.03 %2.70 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
4160.04 %0.08 %0.22 %
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Area Code 917 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,141,377100.00 %--
1 room
140,80612.34 %4.20 %2.21 %
2 rooms
182,10715.96 %6.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
290,01425.41 %14.77 %10.06 %
4 rooms
251,07822.00 %16.86 %15.95 %
5 rooms
135,84611.90 %16.00 %20.92 %
6 rooms
68,7566.02 %15.17 %18.39 %
7 rooms
30,0502.63 %10.56 %11.98 %
8 rooms
17,5081.53 %7.67 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
25,2122.21 %7.93 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)2.8-5.55.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units1,065,115100.00 %--
1.00 or less
937,50788.02 %84.76 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
57,2135.37 %3.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
70,3956.61 %3.48 %2.54 %
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Area Code 917 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas487,53742.71 %47.56 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas24,5072.15 %3.10 %5.96 %
Electricity120,00010.51 %8.02 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.386,47333.86 %30.43 %8.06 %
Coal or coke1,0580.09 %0.12 %0.12 %
Wood1740.02 %1.08 %1.51 %
Solar energy4480.04 %0.03 %0.05 %
Other fuel27,7852.43 %0.96 %0.35 %
No fuel used17,1331.50 %0.60 %1.25 %
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Area Code 917 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units60,889100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
9981.64 %5.62 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1,3182.16 %26.57 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
5,5329.09 %18.26 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
18,58030.51 %17.41 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
22,04436.20 %18.66 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
8,17613.43 %9.37 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
2,4404.01 %3.27 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
1,8012.96 %0.83 %0.56 %
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Area Code 917 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage43,30571.12 %67.85 %69.56 %
Less than $300
250.04 %0.09 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
4050.67 %1.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1,4982.46 %4.74 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
4,5687.50 %12.92 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
13,47922.14 %20.26 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
13,39922.01 %14.52 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
9,93116.31 %14.02 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged17,58428.88 %32.15 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent18,21029.91 %31.49 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent8,64314.19 %17.14 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent7,24311.90 %14.25 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent5,5989.19 %10.04 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent4,4587.32 %6.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more15,76425.89 %19.65 %15.91 %
Not computed9731.60 %0.72 %0.85 %
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Area Code 917 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units805,704100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
49,5796.15 %5.46 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
41,0185.09 %4.79 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
99,72612.38 %15.68 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
211,02526.19 %32.50 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
146,46118.18 %21.19 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
126,99215.76 %11.82 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
116,40614.45 %5.47 %2.89 %
No cash rent
14,4971.80 %3.08 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)45,3585.63 %30.43 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent184,38822.89 %19.14 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent101,84212.64 %12.83 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent89,68911.13 %11.39 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent77,1129.57 %9.78 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent57,0867.09 %7.13 %7.32 %
35 percent or more253,00731.40 %33.41 %29.47 %
Not computed42,5805.28 %6.32 %7.77 %

Area Code 917 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
None732,52564.18 %27.26 %9.57 %
1262,51923.00 %30.34 %31.22 %
255,0054.82 %25.10 %34.76 %
3 or more15,0661.32 %9.21 %15.45 %
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