IDC 3001H: The Peopling of New York City

US Census Research Guide

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Identify Neighborhoods

Map of neighborhoods in New York City


Neighborhoods are informally defined areas within a borough, and different sources will use different definitions to delineate them. The following areas are often used for approximating neighbohoods:

Guide to Finding NYC Neighborhood Census Data

This handout summarizes the different geographies, census datasets, and sources for finding neighborhood profiles and data tables.

NYC Neighborhood Profiles

Find New York City neighborhood census data from the 2011-2013 American Community Survey using Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs).

NYC ZIP Code Profiles

Find New York City ZIP Code data from the 2010 Census and the 2009-2013 ACS using Zip Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs).

Geospatial Data Librarian

NYC 2013 ACS Profiles

New York City

Bronx (Bronx Co)

Brooklyn (Kings Co)

Manhattan (New York Co)

Queens (Queens Co)

Staten Island (Richmond Co)