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Brooklyn, NY

Borough
Population 2000: 2,465,326
Square miles: 70.61
Metro area: New York


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2000 CENSUS DATA
BROOKLYN NY US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 2,465,326
Square miles (land) 70.61
Population per square mile 34,916.64 401.93 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 1,156,446 46.9 48.2 49.1
Female 1,308,880 53.1 51.8 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 555,142 22.5 20.7 21.4
16-24 360,498 14.6 13.3 13.9
25-44 758,314 30.8 30.7 30.2
45-64 508,714 20.6 22.3 22.0
65+ 282,658 11.5 12.9 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 35.01 36.80 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 1,015,728 41.2 67.9 75.1
Black or African American 898,350 36.4 15.9 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 10,117 0.4 0.4 0.9
Asian 185,818 7.5 5.5 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 1,465 0.1 0.0 0.1
Some other race 248,557 10.1 7.1 5.5
Two or more races 105,291 4.3 3.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 487,878 19.8 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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