This resource from the Department of City Planning offers resources on a variety of topics related to land use, community planning and budget processes and demographic trends for all of New York City’s 59 community boards.
This is a great source for empirical research and data on subsidized housing, land use, real estate development and and other useful New York City neighborhood and housing data. From NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Planning.
This resource from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene allows you to create reports, tables, charts and maps on a variety of topics including environmental sustainability, health behavior & outcomes, food & drink, built environment, air & water quality, pests, and more.
Provides statistics for geographies that are unique to New York City from 1980 to the present. You can access information by assembly district, census tract, city council district, community district, congressional district, health area, health district, mental health region, NYC neighborhood, police precinct, public use microdata area (PUMA), school district, state senate, sub-borough area, United Hospital Fund (UHF) neighorhood, and zip code, back to 1980 for some geographices. Includes population statistics, housing data, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, and more.
An ongoing series of data reports on immigration and the foreign-born population in New York City. It features analysis of demographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, as well as other federal and city administrative data. There is an interactive online map showing the largest immigrant groups in each of the City’s neighborhoods as well as where the City’s top ten largest immigrant populations live.
This survey is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the city of New York to comply with New York state and New York City’s rent regulation laws. The rental vacancy rate is the primary focus of the survey. Other important survey data on housing include rent regulatory and homeownership status, structural conditions, unit maintenance and neighborhood conditions; crowding, rents, utility costs, type of heating fuel, rent/income ratios; owner purchase price and estimated value, mortgage status and interest rate; number of stories and units in building, cooperative/condominium status, wheelchair accessibility, and much more about housing and households in New York City.
NYC Open Data makes the wealth of public data generated by various New York City agencies and other City organizations available for public use. As part of an initiative to improve the accessibility, transparency, and accountability of City government, this catalog offers access to a repository of 1,500+ government-produced, machine-readable data sets. The data sets are available in a variety of machine-readable formats and are refreshed when new data becomes available. Data is presented by category, by City agency, or by other City organization.
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New York City Data Resources provides an annotated list of particularly valuable data and statistics for New York City. Most resources are publicly available websites; in those few cases where we refer to licensed resources, access instructions are provided.