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New York
Counties of
New York
  The population of New York county is estimated at 1,662,164 where 909,662 speak English exclusively and 26,930 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 17,724 births and 11,380 deaths in New York county. New York county has 104,334 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 69,627 that are owned free and clear and 589,885 that are renter occupied.

  The upstanding residents of New York County filed 878,470 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 9.2% of all New York filings and 0.589% of the entire nation. New York had an astronomical combined total federal tax liability of $46,399,124,000 on earned income of $172,184,506,000. Other notable statistics from New York County were 23,020 unemployment claims which collected a total of $128,798,000 and 309,690 charitable contributions valued at $7,618,170,000. 164,780 filings from New York County paid a combined total of $2,518,938,000 in property taxes and 144,360 filings paid $1,806,765,000 on mortgage interest costs.

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60.7% of the New York population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 13.2% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 36% of New York County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 95,075 votes.

At $84,133 the median income is 129.9% of the New York average. An estimated 37,956 people claimed to be unemployed last year in New York, the equivalant of around 4.0% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 4.5%.

Top 15 Industries in New York County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
293,087Finance and insurance
289,103Professional, scientific, and technical services
251,513Health care and social assistance
206,517Accommodation and food services
199,782Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
199,566Administrative and support services
168,048Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities
162,690Food services and drinking places
148,493Retail trade
139,342Restaurants and other eating places
102,302Employment services
101,106Full-service restaurants
94,464Securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage

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