Puerto Ricans in New York State, 2019

In 2019, New York had the 2nd largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 1,096,823 with the majority of Puerto Ricans residing in Bronx county per 10,000. Puerto Ricans accounted for 5.6 percent of the state’s overall population in 2019. Between 2010 and 2019, New York’s Puerto Rican population increased by 1 percent from 1,085,307 to 1,096,823. This infographic contains selected socioeconomic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in New York, such as age distribution, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance coverage and more.