This month’s Economic Snapshot looks at commuting trends in New York City. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, around half of NYC residents commute to a job outside their borough of residence.
This month’s Economic Snapshot looks at patents and innovation in New York City. Patents, issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, are an important indicator of innovation. The number of patents issued to NYC-area residents has varied over the last decade, but has shown strong growth in recent years.
This month’s Economic Snapshot looks at young people and families in New York City. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, a quarter of the city's 2012 population was between ages 20 and 34, an increase of 3 percentage points from 2005.
This month’s Economic Snapshot looks at the occupations of New York City residents. Since 2010, more NYC residents have been working in management and occupations related to arts, design, and entertainment, but computer and mathematical occupations have also shown strong growth.