Long Island population by ethnicity, age

Long Island's population is aging, but as seen in the map below it is not as old as other parts of the state (or as young as some parts of New York City).

The Census Bureau has released its 2013 population estimate. The table below shows how the population breaks down in New York State by ethnicity, and it includes a column listing the percentage of the total population that is 65 years old or older.

The "white" category includes those who reported themselves as both Hispanic and white.

Percent of population age 65 or older

10 to 14 14 to 17 17 to 20 20 to 26
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County or Region Year Total population White Black American Indian/ Alaskan Native Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islanders 2 or more races Non Hispanic white Hispanic % 65 and over
Nassau 2013 1352146 1037618 167173 6401 117713 1233 22008 856075 212005 16.1
Nassau 2012 1348283 1041522 164197 6288 113757 1164 21355 864180 206726 15.8
Nassau % change 0.29 -0.37 1.81 1.80 3.48 5.93 3.06 -0.94 2.55 2.05
Suffolk 2013 1499738 1283353 123375 8596 57302 1246 25866 1050804 265513 14.9
Suffolk 2012 1497958 1285597 121807 8414 55580 1220 25340 1058186 259190 14.5
Suffolk % change 0.12 -0.17 1.29 2.16 3.10 2.13 2.08 -0.70 2.44 3.04
Long Island 2013 2851884 2320971 290548 14997 175015 2479 47874 1906879 477518 15.49
Long Island 2012 2846241 2327119 286004 14702 169337 2384 46695 1922366 465916 15.1
Long Island % change 0.20 -0.26 1.59 2.01 3.35 3.98 2.52 -0.81 2.49 2.58
New York 2013 1626159 1057779 298581 19311 197135 2787 50566 773229 419399 14.2
New York 2012 1621323 1056996 297829 19239 194766 2770 49723 774267 416179 13.9
New York % change 0.30 0.07 0.25 0.37 1.22 0.61 1.70 -0.13 0.77 2.24
Bronx 2013 1418733 649075 614929 41871 60072 5894 46892 149627 774779 11.1
Bronx 2012 1407939 644619 611177 41483 59010 5888 45762 151191 764854 10.9
Bronx % change 0.77 0.69 0.61 0.94 1.80 0.10 2.47 -1.03 1.30 1.80
Kings 2013 2592149 1283027 918249 25918 302348 3353 59254 932429 507881 12.0
Kings 2012 2568435 1272621 916610 25873 292913 3387 57031 924176 505181 11.7
Kings % change 0.92 0.82 0.18 0.17 3.22 -1.00 3.90 0.89 0.53 2.06
Queens 2013 2296175 1140093 478866 30196 579245 4997 62778 613884 642259 13.4
Queens 2012 2275889 1137331 475312 30119 567180 4855 61092 617326 633697 13.2
Queens % change 0.89 0.24 0.75 0.26 2.13 2.92 2.76 -0.56 1.35 1.70
Richmond 2013 472621 366768 55558 2939 37853 476 9027 298662 84441 14.1
Richmond 2012 470811 366422 54932 2941 37345 462 8709 299357 82877 13.7
Richmond % change 0.38 0.09 1.14 -0.07 1.36 3.03 3.65 -0.23 1.89 3.26
Westchester 2013 968802 725169 154048 8004 58758 1152 21671 539683 225423 15.4
Westchester 2012 961106 722331 151789 7865 57056 1107 20958 541367 219465 15.2
Westchester % change 0.80 0.39 1.49 1.77 2.98 4.07 3.40 -0.31 2.71 1.65
Albany 2013 306945 239967 41518 922 16803 178 7557 228717 16982 14.9
Albany 2012 306012 240304 41120 927 16165 167 7329 229519 16382 14.6
Albany % change 0.30 -0.14 0.97 -0.54 3.95 6.59 3.11 -0.35 3.66 2.71
Allegany 2013 48109 46278 627 141 475 13 575 45718 744 16.5
Allegany 2012 48243 46461 617 139 455 13 558 45911 720 16.0
Allegany % change -0.28 -0.39 1.62 1.44 4.40 0.00 3.05 -0.42 3.33 3.16
Broome 2013 197534 173637 10775 442 7612 115 4953 168346 7468 17.3
Broome 2012 198359 174969 10496 436 7482 116 4860 169859 7203 17.0
Broome % change -0.42 -0.76 2.66 1.38 1.74 -0.86 1.91 -0.89 3.68 1.90
Cattaraugus 2013 78892 73059 1139 2599 608 16 1471 71960 1520 16.6
Cattaraugus 2012 79278 73611 1112 2525 590 16 1424 72505 1522 16.1
Cattaraugus % change -0.49 -0.75 2.43 2.93 3.05 0.00 3.30 -0.75 -0.13 2.96
Cayuga 2013 79477 73714 3470 322 490 46 1435 72253 2032 16.6
Cayuga 2012 79587 73951 3389 317 460 43 1427 72534 1978 16.2
Cayuga % change -0.14 -0.32 2.39 1.58 6.52 6.98 0.56 -0.39 2.73 2.71
Chautauqua 2013 133080 125198 3581 852 827 66 2556 117698 9004 17.7
Chautauqua 2012 133403 125690 3555 841 802 64 2451 118445 8685 17.3
Chautauqua % change -0.24 -0.39 0.73 1.31 3.12 3.13 4.28 -0.63 3.67 2.09
Chemung 2013 88506 78595 6008 282 1144 33 2444 76861 2502 16.7
Chemung 2012 89147 79243 6045 275 1127 29 2428 77487 2510 16.1
Chemung % change -0.72 -0.82 -0.61 2.55 1.51 13.79 0.66 -0.81 -0.32 3.51
Chenango 2013 49503 47947 437 196 247 9 667 47041 1018 18.4
Chenango 2012 49904 48419 415 188 224 8 650 47539 988 17.8
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