New York

New York

State in United States


New York has a land area of 47,111.3 square miles and a water area of 7,429.0 square miles. It is the 30th largest state by area. New York is bordered by Vermont, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    19,835,913
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    39.8 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    3,477,337
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    3.9%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $114,465
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    21.4%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    16,182,349
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    5.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    7,652,666
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $1,409
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    49.7%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    50.3%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $368,800
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    3,413,629
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    4,239,037
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    12.0%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of New York is located in New York Regional Office. Within New York there are . Throughout New York there are 162 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: NEW YORK

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact the HUD office nearest you. In New York, offices are located in New York CityAlbany, and Buffalo.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our local Public and Indian Housing Information Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: NEW YORK

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: NEW YORK

TANF OFFICE HUD: NEW YORK

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: NEW YORK

LIHWAP OFFICE HUD: NEW YORK

Public Housing Authority in New York

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RENTAL HELP: NEW YORK

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you. There are also several subsidized rental programs administered by New York State and New York City listed below. Click each link for additional information.

Please note that although many New York City subsidized housing lotteries are available via the www.nyc.gov/housingconnect website, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, and the New York State Housing Finance Agency all have developments that require separate applications. It is necessary to check all listing sites above to access all available affordable housing opportunities.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: NEW YORK

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in New York

Age and Sex

39.8 +/- 0.1

Median Age in New York

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Age and Sex

39.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in New York
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in New York

Older Population

17.50 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in New York

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Older Population

17.50 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in New York
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in New York

Veterans

3.90 +/- 0.1

Veterans in New York

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Veterans

3.90 +/- 0.1
Veterans in New York
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in New York

Median Household Income

$74,314 +/- $613

Median Household Income in New York

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Median Household Income

$74,314 +/- $613
Median Household Income in New York
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in New York

Poverty

13.90 +/- 0.2

Poverty in New York

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Poverty

13.90 +/- 0.2
Poverty in New York
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in New York

Educational Attainment

39.90 +/- 0.3

Educational Attainment in New York

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Educational Attainment

39.90 +/- 0.3
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in New York
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in New York

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in New York

Employment rate

56.90% +/- 0.2%

Employment rate in New York

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Employment rate

56.90% +/- 0.2%
Employment rate in New York
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: NEW YORK

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Faith-Based and Community Updates for New York State NY regional website asking visitors to register for email announcements on funding and non-profit updates.

Region II Newsletter Stakeholder List The Listserv will function as Region II’s stakeholder list for a quarterly newsletter to communicate with all our stakeholders.

For more information, search U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Last Updated: August 23, 2023