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  The population of Kings county is estimated at 2,650,859 where 1,263,975 speak English exclusively and 70,897 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 40,752 births and 17,398 deaths in Kings county. Kings county has 172,250 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 81,991 that are owned free and clear and 662,615 that are renter occupied.


  The gracious residents of Kings County filed 1,224,210 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 12.8% of all New York filings and 0.821% of the entire nation. Kings had an astronomical combined total federal tax liability of $13,094,269,000 on earned income of $71,634,987,000. Other notable statistics from Kings County were 33,490 unemployment claims which collected a total of $170,436,000 and 279,390 charitable contributions valued at $1,786,890,000. 153,730 filings from Kings County paid a combined total of $759,358,000 in property taxes and 133,760 filings paid $1,453,861,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Kings county had 1,426 religious congregations with an estimated 1,291,850 members.

35.2% of the Kings population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 19.3% have less than a highschool diploma level education.


Approximately 28% of Kings County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 128,260 votes.

At $56,548 the median income is 87.3% of the New York average. An estimated 57,829 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Kings, the equivalant of around 4.6% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 5.3%.


Top 15 Industries in Kings County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
184,851Health care and social assistance
78,832Ambulatory health care services
65,979Retail trade
46,834Home health care services
43,561Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
42,458Social assistance
41,999Administrative and support services
41,447General medical and surgical hospitals
34,099Accommodation and food services
32,717Food services and drinking places
28,957Restaurants and other eating places
28,586Wholesale trade
26,579Individual and family services
24,020Employment services
23,567Finance and insurance


In 2018 the average price reduction was 2.76% in Kings County (averaging across 8 zip codes a sample of which are; 11229, 11209, 11235, 11234 and 11236).

In 2018 13.20% of listings in Kings County (averaging across 24 zip codes a sample of which are; 11226, 11234, 11209, 11221 and 11229) dropped their price.


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