STATISTICAL BRIEF Updated 5/5/11
Population: Elmhurst Hospital Center serves an area of approximately one million people. Elmhurst, Queens is, perhaps, the most ethnically diverse community in the world with 20,000 recent immigrants from 112 different countries. Our patient population is primarily from South & Central America, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.
Communities: Astoria, Sunnyside, Woodside, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Corona, East Elmhurst, Rego Park, Forest Hills, Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village and Long Island City.
Future Growth: The Queens Market Study projected the Jackson Heights/Elmhurst neighborhood to grow at 4.6 percent, nearly twice the rate of the borough and significantly higher than that of New York City. As the fastest growing segment of the population, the Queens elder population is expected to grow, with particularly higher growth rates in Jackson Heights/Elmhurst.
REGIONAL REFERRAL SERVICES
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Designated Stroke Center
Level 1 Trauma Center
Obstetrics & Neonatal Intensive Care
Total number of employees 4,102
STATISTICS in 2011
Beds in Service: 576
Outpatient Visits: 540,969
Emergency Room (ER) Visits: 143,466