× My
Notebook
×
Saving to notebook...

Median rent by census tract, New York City

Median gross rent by census tract in 2012-2016, New York City

Source: American Community Survey (accessed via American Fact Finder)

Interpretation of NYC example

There was tremendous variation in median gross rent by neighborhood. Neighborhoods closer to Manhattan were more expensive – most having median rents higher than $1,750, over a third more than the citywide median rent of $1,294. Neighborhoods in the Bronx and southern Brooklyn had median rents of less than $1,250. Median gross rent captures all households, including those living in subsidized or public housingA federal program dedicated to providing decent and safe rental housing for low-income families, older adults, and persons with disabilities. There are around 1.2 million houesholds residing in public housing units, managed by over 3,000 housing authorities. Programs differ in types and sizes..

How to construct

This data is downloaded from American Fact Finder. Specifically, data is obtained for New York City from TABLE B25064 MEDIAN GROSS RENT (DOLLARS) for the five-year ACS estimates for 2012-2016. Census tracts are the unit of analysis (and are only available for five-year estimates). The map shows the median gross rent (contract rent plus utilities) per census tract. The census tract data are then mapped in ESRI ArcGIS.

Figure notes

This data is downloaded from American Fact Finder for TABLE B25064 MEDIAN GROSS RENT (DOLLARS) for the five-year ACS estimates for 2012-2016. Census tracts are the unit of analysis (and are only available for five-year estimates. The map shows the median gross rent (contract rent plus utilities) per census tract. The census tract data are then mapped in ESRI ArcGIS.

 

 

See more:
Growth in median rent by census tract, New York City
Poverty rate in 2012-2016 by neighborhood, New York City
Population by race and ethnicity, New York City

Send feedback about this page.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Stay Informed

Stay up to date on the latest research, events, and news from the LocalHousingSolutions.org team:

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Sign up for both our newsletter and a free personal notebook which allows you to save LHS pages and assessment tool results: