Queens County White Pages

Queens County is the 10th most populated county in the United States and the 2nd most populated county in New York behind, interestingly, Kings County. Queens County is coterminous with the New York City borough of Queens. Queens is known as Queens County for tax and other official purposes. Queens borders the counties of Kings (coterminous with Brooklyn), New York (coterminous with New York City), Bronx (coterminous with the borough of the Bronx), Nassau, Richmond, and Monmouth in New Jersey.

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Queens County Population

The average population size for a county in America is 10,000 people, putting Queens’ population of 2.36 million well above average. The next most populated county in the state is New York County (New York City), which has an estimated population of over 1.6 million.

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As of 2017, the median age of residents in Queens was 38.7. The number in 2016 was 38, so people are getting older. The median age for those who were born in the United States and living in Queens is 27, while the number for those born outside the country is 48, which is a significant difference. 51% of the population is female (49% male), which is about the same rate as the state of New York and the same rate as the United States as a whole. The percentage of those who are married vs. those who are single is evenly split (each at 50%), and on average, there are 2.9 persons per household. If you’re searching for someone by name alone, consider they may have had a name change due to nuptials.

In 2017, 47.1% of Queens’ population (1.11 million people) was born outside of the United States, which is the same number as 2016. This is higher than the national average of 13.6%. There were 1.08 times more Hispanic/Latino residents in Queens than any other race or ethnicity. The second and third most common ethnic groups were Asian Alone (612,000 people) and White Alone (581,000 people). The three most popular non-English languages spoken were Spanish (23.5% or 520,216 speakers), Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese, 10% or 221,263 speakers), and Bengali (3.62% or 80,049 speakers). The median property value in Queens in 2017 was $545,800, which is 2.51 times larger than the national average of $217,600. This is an increase from 2016, when it was $508,000. Given the high property values and number of people per household, only 44.3% of the county owns a home, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. Luckily, the median household income is increasing (it grew from $62,207 in 2016 to $64,509 in 2017).

The three largest job industries in Queens are Health Care and Social Assistance, Retail Trade, and Accommodations and Food Services, and the highest paying industries are Finance and Insurance, Utilities, and Public Administration.

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Map of New York highlighting Queens County

According to census data from 2010, Queens is made up of 108.53 square miles, which equates to around 2.2 million people per square mile. It’s the largest borough and is adjacent to Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island. If New York City’s boroughs were an independent city, Queens would be the nation’s 4th most populous after Los Angeles, Chicago, and Brooklyn. It’s the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world and has the most diversified economy of the five New York City boroughs. It’s also home to both John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport, which are among the busiest airports in the world. Some of its most popular landmarks are Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Citi Field (home to the New York Mets baseball team), and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, where the US Open tennis tournament takes place.

The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartments in the urban areas in the western and central areas, to more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part. The Queens Night Market in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park attracts over 10,000 people a night to sample food from over 85 countries.

Fortunately, Queens is lower than the national average for property crimes. On a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime), it ranks at 18.0, which is lower than the national average of 35.4. Property crime includes theft, burglary, arson, larceny, and motor vehicle theft. It’s worth noting however that property crime means there is no physical violence against the victim, i.e. these crimes are based on the owner being absent or asleep. In regards to violent crimes, Queens is the same as the national average of 22.7. If you have specific concerns about someone, run a background check to find out if they have a criminal record.

Queens County Facts

Official Name: Queens County or Queens

Name Meaning: Queens was presumably named for the English queen Catherine of Braganza, who lived from 1638 to 1705.

Year Formed: Queens was established in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties of New York. From 1683 to 1899, it included what is now Nassau County, but it became a borough during the consolidation of New York City in 1898.

Total Sq Miles: 108.53

Population: 2.36 million

Fast Facts:

  • Queens was the site of New York’s World’s Fair in 1939 and 1964.
  • Queens was the center of the punk rock movement, with the Ramones originating out of the neighborhood of Forest Hills. Other notable celebrities that call Queens home are Tony Bennett, Francis Ford Coppola, and Paul Simon.
  • The travel magazine “Lonely Planet” named Queens the top destination in the country in 2015 for its cultural and culinary diversity.
  • Queens has the 2nd largest economy of New York City’s five boroughs, following Manhattan. Several large companies have their headquarters there, including Glaceau who make Vitamin Water, JetBlue Airways, the watchmaker Bulova, and the renowned piano manufacturer Steinway and Sons.

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