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  The population of Queens county is estimated at 2,356,044 where 921,093 speak English exclusively and 36,900 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 29,706 births and 15,638 deaths in Queens county. Queens county has 220,023 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 115,431 that are owned free and clear and 444,663 that are renter occupied.


  The upstanding residents of Queens County filed 1,156,710 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 12.1% of all New York filings and 0.776% of the entire nation. Queens had an astronomical combined total federal tax liability of $8,867,296,000 on earned income of $58,242,360,000. Other notable statistics from Queens County were 27,610 unemployment claims which collected a total of $144,854,000 and 285,580 charitable contributions valued at $950,533,000. 200,760 filings from Queens County paid a combined total of $990,766,000 in property taxes and 171,550 filings paid $1,537,752,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Queens county had 1,306 religious congregations with an estimated 1,102,518 members.

30.8% of the Queens population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 18.9% have less than a highschool diploma level education.


Approximately 27% of Queens County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 119,299 votes.

At $64,046 the median income is 98.9% of the New York average. An estimated 47,267 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Queens, 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 Queens County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
122,646Health care and social assistance
61,395Transportation and warehousing
59,829Retail trade
49,008Ambulatory health care services
40,510Accommodation and food services
37,555Food services and drinking places
29,855Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
28,871Restaurants and other eating places
27,233Air transportation
26,782Administrative and support services
24,929Home health care services
24,171Wholesale trade
22,240Manufacturing
21,105Nursing and residential care facilities
19,466Finance and insurance


In 2018 the average price reduction was 3.14% in Queens County (averaging across 18 zip codes a sample of which are; 11362, 11375, 11354, 11374 and 11413).

In 2018 11.07% of listings in Queens County (averaging across 44 zip codes a sample of which are; 11369, 11354, 11422, 11415 and 11368) dropped their price.


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