All five boroughs were created in 1898 during consolidation, when the city’s current boundaries were established. Background.
|New York City’s five boroughs v t e||Jurisdiction||Staten Island|
|Gross Domestic Product||14.514|
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New York City’s most suburban borough, Staten Island , is also its richest, with a median household income of $70,295, while the suburban counties surrounding New York are all richer than any of the boroughs.
The Hispanic population predominates in northern Manhattan, the Bronx, Elmhurst/Corona area, north and east Brooklyn, and parts of Staten Island. White New Yorkers predominate in Lower and Upper Manhattan, Riverdale, Staten Island, much of southern Brooklyn, and parts of west Brooklyn.
|Persons 65 years and over, percent|| 14.5%|
|Female persons, percent|| 52.3%|
|Race and Hispanic Origin|
|White alone, percent|| 42.7%|
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|3||Port Ivory||Staten Island|
It’s the only borough with an article in its name—the Bronx . “They looked right smack in the middle of a map and there is the Bronx River, so they named it after the river, the borough of the Bronx , and that’s why it’s always called The Bronx and not just plain Bronx ,” Ultan says. The borough is named after the river.
NYC has about 8.6 million residents distributed over 302 square miles which makes it the nation’s most densely populated major city with more than twice the population of the second largest city, Los Angeles. As well, 38 of the nation’s 50 states each have less population than NYC .
percent of New York City residents are white, 26 percent are Hispanic, 26 percent are black, and 13 percent are Asian. 1 Figure A reports the city’s racial/ethnic makeup in each of the past three decennial censuses, and Table 1 compares the trends in the city to those of the nation’s four other largest cities.
The Chinese American population of the New York City metropolitan area was an estimated 893,697 as of 2017. New York City itself contains by far the highest ethnic Chinese population of any individual city outside Asia, estimated at 628,763 as of 2017.
Billionaires ‘ Row, a set of eight ultra-luxury skyscrapers along the southern end of Manhattan’s Central Park, has seen some of New York City’s richest home sales ever. It includes Central Park South, New York City’s most expensive street in 2019, where the median sale price is currently US$9.8 million.
10 of the Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Manhattan SoHo. Tribeca. Flatiron District. Midtown Manhattan . Hudson Square. West Village. Garment District. Central Park South.