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Research Guide: Online Sources for New York City Neighborhood Demographics

Related guides: Finding and Using Census data | New York City Neighborhoods


American Fact Finder, U. S. Census Bureau:
Use for community profiles and Statistics for health, housing and socio-economics

Enter: City, County, State, Town or Zip Code
Click: Go

Click here for help (including a video) using American Fact Finder


Infoshare Online
Community Studies of New York, Inc.
Use for New York City Demographics, including Census data, immigration data, statistics for health and socio-economics, NYC neighborhoods and district profiles. Library subscription database.

Click: Area Profile
Click: NYC Neighborhood
Select: Borough
Select: Neighborhood
Select: Demographics
Select: Census Year or Immigration
Select: Race or Country

Click here for help (including a video) using InfoShare


New York City Department of City Planning
Use for statistics for community districts by borough. Also includes Census data and maps for districts.


New York City Police Department
Statistics for precincts, city and borough

Click: Crime Statistics
Select: Precinct, City Wide or Borough


My Neighborhood Statistics
The City of New York
Use for statistics on health, education & human services, administrative & community services, public safety and legal affairs; and business & cultural affairs.

Select: Borough
Select: Neighborhood
Click: Go


Neighborhood Link
Neighborhood Link, Inc.
Information on neighborhoods across the United States, including community boards, neighborhood and tenant associations and neighborhood schools

Type: Zip Code or Neighborhood Name
Click: Search


Queens Chamber of Commerce
Provides a brief history of the neighborhoods and information about historic places and demographics.

Click: Chamber Partners
Click: Community
Select: Neighborhood Chamber of Commerce


Social Explorer
Use for quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Users may create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.


Prepared by Prof. Clementine Lewis - 4/3/04
Updated 9/26/13