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Senior housing, New York City

Number of studio and one-bedroom housing units, New York City

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

Interpretation of NYC example

In 2016, there were more than 1.3 million studio or one-bedroom housing units in New York City, an increase of only 4.4 percent since 2006 (about 56,000 additional units), with all of the increase coming from studios as the number of one-bedroom units actually falling slightly.

How to construct

This data is downloaded from American Fact Finder. Specifically, data is obtained for New York City from TABLE B25041 BEDROOMS for the one-year ACS estimates for 2006 and 2016. “No bedroom” housing units are considered studios.

Figure notes

Data are shown for one specific area (New York City in this case). These data are displayed as a column chart with each columns representing the share of studios and one bedroom housing units in 2006 and 2016.

See also:
Poverty rate by age, New York City
Rent burdened households by age, New York City
Households by senior status, New York City

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