Community District Profiles, NYC Department of City Planning
NYC community district profiles offering statistics, maps and more that describing New York City’s 59 community districts, each represented by a community board. Choose community districts by map or search for a district, neighborhood, or address.
Detailed population and housing profiles for user defined areas within New York City: New York City, Boroughs, Community Districts and City neighborhoods. Data from decennial censuses and the American Community Survey and cover population statistics with detailed social, economic, and housing information.
A wealth of information pointing to data sets and graphs from a variety of sources. Use this library guide to access demographic data for New York City, borough, zip codes and neighborhoods. Library guide created by Frank Donnelly, Geospatial Data Librarian, Newman Library, Baruch College, CUNY.
Then as Now: New York's Shifting Ethnic Mosaic (2011), New York Times
Map of NYC's ethnic enclaves with changes from 2000.
United States Census data:
The Census Bureau collects ancestry data from their American Community Survey by asking, "What is your ancestry or ethnic origin?" Some data set publications examples:
Based on self-identification, racial categories found in the American Community Survey questionnaire reflect a "social definition of race" recognized in the United States rather than a biologically, anthropologically, or genetically based definition. Publication examples include:
Population, race, ethnicity, income, occupation, ancestry, family structure, language, and more from as recent as the 2011 census. Profile an area (borough, zip code or neighborhood), compare areas, and/or produce your own table.
Input a city, county or zip code to access demographic profiles.