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Demographics

Census 2010: Changes in the Elderly Population of New York City 2000 to 2010

Census 2010 provides detailed data on the size, age and sex of the elderly population from the 2010 Census for New York City, with a comparison to the 2000 Census. It is the first in a series of reports that will present 2010 US Census data on the City’s elderly population and the changes that have occurred since 2000. It was prepared by the New York City Department for the Aging.

Download Census 2010: Changes in the Elderly Population of New York City 2000 to 2010 (in PDF)

Profile of Older New Yorkers 

The Profile of Older New Yorkers created by the New York City Department for the Aging is a comprehensive resource for those interested in this fastest-growing segment of the City’s Population. The Profile provides demographic data by borough and community district. A summary of the data precedes each borough table and highlights borough demographics “at a glance.” Column headings indicate types of demographics and rows present the demographic data for each Community District in the borough. Borough-wide and City-wide data is also presented for comparison.

Among key demographic data, the Profile includes:

  • Information about mobility and self-care impairment, including the total number of persons 60 years of age or older in each CD who are mobility and/or self-care impaired;
  • Poverty among older New Yorkers based on New York Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) data and Federal Poverty Level data;
  • The number of CD residents 60 years of age or older who have received Food Stamps in the past 12 months;
  • Educational attainment of older CD residents; and
  • Race/ethnicity and immigrant composition of CD residents
Read Profile Introduction (in PDF)
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