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Queens, NY

Borough
Population 2000: 2,229,379
Square miles: 109.24
Metro area: New York


2000 CENSUS DATA
QUEENS NY US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 2,229,379
Square miles (land) 109.24
Population per square mile 20,408.98 401.93 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 1,073,568 48.2 48.2 49.1
Female 1,155,811 51.8 51.8 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 426,705 19.1 20.7 21.4
16-24 296,317 13.3 13.3 13.9
25-44 738,639 33.1 30.7 30.2
45-64 484,676 21.7 22.3 22.0
65+ 283,042 12.7 12.9 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 36.92 36.80 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 982,725 44.1 67.9 75.1
Black or African American 446,189 20.0 15.9 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 11,077 0.5 0.4 0.9
Asian 391,500 17.6 5.5 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 1,331 0.1 0.0 0.1
Some other race 260,387 11.7 7.1 5.5
Two or more races 136,170 6.1 3.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 556,605 25.0 15.1 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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