ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
QUEENS COUNTY PROFILE
New York > All counties > Queens County
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Queens County, New York, NY

Send us your Queens County photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Queens County
Blog about Queens County
Queens County, NY
The county was named for Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II

Sponsored Ads

Queens County is one of 62 counties in New York.

Queens County is better known as Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City.The estimated population in 2004 was 2,237,216. This was an increase of  .35% from the 2000 census.

INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$42,439
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Queens County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Queens County was $28,877. This was an increase of 16.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 93% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



Census 2000 highlights: Ninth largest county in the nation (by population); ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s

Listed places in Queens County:
Census & demographics

Queens County, New York locator map

Queens County Web sites
Ancestry & family history

4% of Queens County residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Queens County ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Get Great Tickets on StubHub.com!

Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Queens County include Acacia Cemetery, Ahawith Chesed Cemetery, Bayside Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Flushing Cemetery, Holy Trinity Cemetery, Hungarian Cemetery, Knollwood Park Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Queens County include Arverne, Astoria, Auburndale, Bayside, Beechhurst, Bellaire, Belle Harbor, Bellerose, Blissville, Breezy Point ... View communities

Companies
Courts
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy
Education

Colleges in Queens County include Bramson Ort College, CUNY - Queens College, CUNY - York College, CUNY LaGuardia Community College, Saint John's University ... View colleges

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

Environment
Events
Government
Health
Historical societies
History
Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Queens County include Arverne, Astoria, Auburndale, Baisley Park, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Briarwood, Broad Channel, Broadway, Cambria Heights ... View libraries

Maps
Media

Newspapers in Queens County include Forest Hills-Rego Park Times, Long Island City-Astoria-Jackson Heights Journal, Northeast Queens Times Ledger, Queens Chronicle, Queens Courier, Queens Examiner, Queens Gazette, Queens Ledger, Queens Tribune, Southeast Queens Times Ledger ... View newspapers

Obituaries
Organizations
People
Politics

Queens County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Queens County political report.

Religion

Travel

Airports in Queens County include John F Kennedy International, La Guardia

Hotels in Queens County include Adria Hotel & Conference Center, Airway Inn, Anchor Motor Inn, Best Western, Best Western City View Inn, Best Western Kennedy Airport, Comfort Inn & Suites Airport, Comfort Inn Flushing, Comfort Inn Jamaica, Comfort Inn Jfk Airport ... More hotels

Browse list of New York community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Queens County:

COMMUNITY GUIDES

Search for a local report:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!