Businesses in Borough of Queens

Area of Borough of Queens, New York110 sq mi
Population2.2 million
Male Population1,065,914 (48.5%)
Female Population1,133,643 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +5.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -1.4%
Median Age37.2
Male Median Age35.7
Female Median Age38.7
Local TimeThursday 9:48 PM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Lat & Lng40.68149° / -73.83652°
Zip Codes1110411352113541135511358More

Borough of Queens, New York - Map

Borough of Queens, New York Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population2,090,0622,286,7052,231,5362,199,562
Population Density19,003 / mi²20,791 / mi²20,290 / mi²19,999 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Borough of Queens Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 1.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Borough of Queens, New York+5.2%-3.8%-1.4%
New York+16.9%+3.3%+1.6%
New York State+15.2%+7.1%+1.6%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Borough of Queens, New York Median Age

Median Age: 37.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Borough of Queens, New York37.2 years38.7 years35.7 years
New York35.5 years36.8 years34.1 years
New York State38.1 years39.6 years36.6 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Borough of Queens, New York Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 567,01063,653130,663
5-962,69659,709122,406
10-1462,27259,727121,999
15-1971,00466,405137,409
20-2481,07678,049159,126
25-2990,76591,843182,608
30-3487,21787,631174,848
35-3981,23680,849162,086
40-4479,03580,636159,671
45-4978,85982,701161,561
50-5475,21881,540156,759
55-5963,50671,831135,337
60-6452,52862,142114,670
65-6936,50846,12782,636
70-7428,21837,31365,532
75-7920,49129,72950,221
80-8415,27625,82141,097
85 Plus12,99927,93740,937
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Borough of Queens, New York Population Density

Population Density: 19,999 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Borough of Queens, New York2.2 million110 sq mi19,999 / mi²
New York8.1 million302.8 sq mi26,812 / mi²
New York State19.4 million54,555.3 sq mi355.2 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Borough of Queens, New York Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Borough of Queens, New York CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Borough of Queens, New York30,009,732 t13.6 t272,860 t/mi²
New York104,210,564 t12.8 t344,120 t/mi²
New York State334,299,374 t17.3 t6,127 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Borough of Queens, New York CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)30,009,732 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.6 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
FloodMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
1/9/9212:50 AM3.155.5 km7,900 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
10/19/853:07 AM3.633.2 km6,000 mNew Yorkusgs.gov
3/9/798:49 PM3.156.6 km3,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
1/30/798:30 AM3.554 km5,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
4/13/767:39 AM3.121 kmNoneGreater New York area, New Jerseyusgs.gov
6/7/7412:45 PM3.399.2 km2,000 mNew Yorkusgs.gov
3/23/5711:02 AM3.882 km10,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
9/1/953:09 AM4.156.6 kmNoneNew Jerseyusgs.gov
8/10/8411:07 AM5.516.5 kmNoneNew Yorkusgs.gov
11/29/837:57 PM5.366.2 kmNoneNew Jerseyusgs.gov

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