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Elmhurst/Corona QN04

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DEMOGRAPHICS

In 2019, there were an estimated 156,074 people in Elmhurst/Corona, of which 35.3% of the population identified as Asian, 3.7% identified as Black, 53.5% identified as Hispanic, and 5.3% identified as white.

Graph showing the racial and ethnic composition of Elmhurst/Corona in both 2000 and 2015-2019.
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In 2019, the household income group with the largest share (25.2%) of households is $60,001 - $100,000. In 2000, the same household income group had the largest share as well, with a slightly lower share of 23.6%.

Graph showing the distribution of household income in Elmhurst/Corona in both 2000 and 2015-2019.
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Median household income in 2019 was $68,290, about 3% less than citywide median household income ($70,590). The poverty rate in Elmhurst/Corona was 10.2% in 2019 compared to 16.0% citywide.

The poverty rate in Elmhurst/Corona was 10.2% in 2019 compared to 16.0% citywide.
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HOUSING

Renters

Real median gross rent in Elmhurst/Corona increased from $1,390 in 2006 to $1,660 in 2019. In 2019, 33.3% of renter households in Elmhurst/Corona were severely rent burdened (spent more than 50% of household income on rent). 61.1% of the rental units are affordable at the 80% Area Median Income, 4 percentage points higher than the share in 2010. None of the rental units are public housing rental units in 2020. The overall rental vacancy rate in Elmhurst/Corona was 1.3%.

Real median gross rent in Elmhurst/Corona increased from $1,400 in 2007 to $1,660 in 2019.
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None of the rental units in Elmhurst/Corona are public housing rental units in 2020.
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Homeowners

In 2019, the homeownership rate in Elmhurst/Corona was 23.6%, lower than the citywide share of 31.9%. The homeownership rate in the neighborhood has decreased by 4.0 percentage points since 2010. In 2019, the home purchase loan rate was 12.4 per 1,000 properties (owner-occupied 1-4 family buildings, condominiums, or cooperative apartments) and the refinance loan rate was 8.5 per 1,000 properties in the neighborhood. Out of all the first-time home purchase loans and refinance loans in Elmhurst/Corona, 2.6% and 4.5% were high cost loans, respectively. 26 properties had a filing of mortgage foreclosure in Elmhurst/Corona in 2020. There were 1.7 mortgage foreclosure actions initiated per 1,000 1-4 family properties and condominium units.

There were 1.7 mortgage foreclosure notices per 1,000 1-4 family properties and condominium units in Elmhurst/Corona in 2020
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Development

Department of Buildings issued new certificates of occupancy to 228 residential units in new buildings in Elmhurst/Corona last year, 116 less than the number of units certified in 2019.

Department of Buildings issued new certificates of occupancy to 179 residential units in new buildings in Elmhurst/Corona last year, 165 less than the number of units certified in 2019.
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NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES AND CONDITIONS

The serious crime rate was 7.7 serious crimes per 1,000 residents in 2020, compared to 11.6 serious crimes per 1,000 residents citywide.

The serious crime rate was 7.7 serious crimes per 1,000 residents in 2020, compared to 11.6 serious crimes per 1,000 residents citywide.
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Neighborhood Indicators: QN04 Elmhurst/Corona

Demographics

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 Rank (2000) Rank (19/20)
Population
Born in New York State 30.0% 30.1% 30.9% 55
Disabled population 5.7% 5.4% 42
Foreign-born population 66.8% 66.3% 63.9% 65.1% 1 1
Population 142,022 138,593 136,517 156,074
Population aged 65+ 8.6% 9.8% 11.0% 12.1% 46 43
Households
Households with children under 18 years old 41.8% 40.2% 36.4% 39.5% 19 5
Single-person households 22.4% 24.6% 19.1% 51
Race and Ethnicity
Percent Asian 28.2% 31.7% 35.3% 35.3% 4 5
Percent Black 8.2% 5.8% 6.5% 3.7% 36 45
Percent Hispanic 49.2% 51.8% 47.5% 53.5% 11 10
Percent white 11.1% 9.4% 8.1% 5.3% 38 46
Racial diversity index 0.66 0.62 0.64 0.58 15 32
Income and Poverty
Income diversity ratio 4.4 3.8 3.6 53
Median household income (2020$) $57,540 $53,100 $48,500 $68,290 29 28
Median household income, homeowners (2020$) $74,630 $70,760 $85,570 44
Median household income, renters (2020$) $47,470 $42,780 $63,170 19
Poverty rate 19.2% 18.8% 19.2% 10.2% 30 41
Poverty rate, population aged 65+ 22.7% 13.4% 15.2% 34
Poverty rate, population under 18 years old 25.7% 26.3% 14.6% 34
Labor Market
Labor force participation rate 64.4% 64.0% 69.1% 12
Population aged 25+ without a high school diploma 31.5% 30.0% 24.7% 11
Unemployment rate 9.26% 5.26% 8.46% 3.55% 28 45

Housing Market and Conditions

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 Rank (2000) Rank (19/20)
Housing Stock
Homeownership rate 21.8% 25.9% 27.6% 23.6% 35 36
Housing units 48,387 47,382 48,372 45
Rental vacancy rate 2.7% 1.3% 55
Serious housing code violations (per 1,000 privately owned rental units) 19.5 19.7 36.8 31.7 39
Severe crowding rate (% of renter households) 9.8% 11.3% 1
Total housing code violations (per 1,000 privately owned rental units) 130.4 112.2 128.1 91.1 41
Finance - Distress
Notices of foreclosure rate (per 1,000 1-4 family and condo properties) 4.3 6.2 16.1 2.8 1.7 39 40
Notices of foreclosure, all residential properties 48 74 193 35 26 36 34
Notices of foreclosure, initial, 1-4 family and condo properties 33 65 147 13 8 33 36
Notices of foreclosure, repeat, 1-4 family and condo properties 11 4 37 20 12 30 34
Pre-foreclosure notice rate (per 1,000 1-4 family and condo properties) 26.3 19.0 32
Pre-foreclosure notices, 1-4 family and condo properties 311 228 28
Properties entering REO, 1-4 family 7 4 9 20
Finance - Lending
FHA/VA-backed home purchase loans (% of home purchase loans) 0.2% 9.3% 0.5% 37
Higher-cost home purchase loans (% of home purchase loans) 22.5% 1.9% 2.6% 33
Higher-cost refinance loans (% of refinance loans) 31.3% 1.5% 4.5% 12
Home purchase loan rate (per 1,000 properties) 54.8 17.7 12.4 52
Home purchase loans in LMI tracts (% of home purchase loans) 69.1% 27.1% 74.4% 7
Home purchase loans to LMI borrowers (% of home purchase loans) 9.8% 63.0% 13.6% 10
Refinance loan rate (per 1,000 properties) 36.1 8.6 8.5 52
Sales - Volume
Sales volume, 1 family building 114 136 41 39 21 26 33
Sales volume, 2-4 family building 393 449 164 142 72 14 30
Sales volume, 5+ family building 30 40 12 14 7 12 29
Sales volume, all property types 596 771 334 265 182 18 44
Sales volume, condominium 59 146 117 70 82 21 26
Sales - Median Prices
Median sales price per unit, 1 family building (2020$) $364,310 $715,310 $616,670 $834,020 $880,000 27 23
Median sales price per unit, 2-4 family building (2020$) $197,660 $390,990 $306,870 $442,440 $453,330 26 29
Median sales price per unit, 5+ family building (2020$) $115,870 $180,490 $163,070 $252,260 $260,000 8 17
Median sales price per unit, condominium (2020$) $201,100 $349,320 $341,240 $487,490 $538,400 35 33
Sales - Housing Price Index
Index of housing price appreciation, 1 family building 100.0 257.2 178.7 306.4 381.1 14
Index of housing price appreciation, 2-4 family building 100.0 242.2 174.0 261.6 247.9 34
Index of housing price appreciation, 5+ family building 100.0 238.4 195.7 172.6 310.8 44
Index of housing price appreciation, all property types 100.0 249.1 185.8 280.1 305.5 25
Index of housing price appreciation, condominium 100.0 262.3 225.6 352.7 391.5 13
Subsidized Housing
Total number of subsidized properties (properties) 11 49
HUD Financing or Insurance (properties) 0 46
HUD Financing or Insurance (units) 0 42
HUD Project-based Rental Assistance Program (properties) 4 36
HUD Project-based Rental Assistance Program (units) 507 35
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (properties) 0 52
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (units) 0 50
Public Housing (properties) 0 42
Public Housing (units) 0 42
Mitchell-Lama (properties) 0 44
Mitchell-Lama (units) 0 43
421-a Tax Exemption (properties) 164 5
421-a Tax Exemption (units) 2,558 21
420-c Tax Exemption (properties) 1 44
420-c Tax Exemption (units) 68 45
NYC Housing Production Programs and Zoning Incentives or Requirements (properties) 6 43
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2020 and 2025 (properties) 0 47
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2020 and 2025 (units) 0 46
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2026 and 2035 (properties) 1 44
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2026 and 2035 (units) 151 46
Eligible to expire from housing programs in 2036 and later (properties) 3 43
Eligible to expire from housing programs in 2036 and later (units) 356 42

Land Use and Development

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 Rank (2000) Rank (19/20)
Density
Population density (1,000 persons per square mile) 38.4 37.8 43.3 23
Development
Units authorized by new residential building permits 210 473 231 174 218 25 30
Units issued new certificates of occupancy 138 416 282 344 228 23 34

Neighborhood Services and Conditions

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 Rank (2000) Rank (19/20)
Commute
Car-free commute (% of commuters) 70.7% 75.4% 74.7% 79.9% 25 23
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 41.7 43.3 42.0 44.1 27 27
Crime and Incarceration
Serious crime rate (per 1,000 residents) 11.5 9.0 7.5 7.7 48
Serious crime rate, property (per 1,000 residents) 8.0 5.6 4.3 4.4 52
Serious crime rate, violent (per 1,000 residents) 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.4 31
Schools
Students performing at grade level in English language arts, 4th grade 44.3% 37
Students performing at grade level in math, 4th grade 46.3% 33

Renters

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 Rank (2000) Rank (19/20)
Median Rent
Median rent, 2- and 3-bedrooms (2020$) $1,570 $1,710 13
Median rent, all (2020$) $1,180 $1,390 $1,460 $1,660 18 19
Median rent, recent movers (2020$) $1,540 $1,700 30
Median rent, studios and 1-bedrooms (2020$) $1,270 $1,310 21
Median rent, asking $1,150
Affordability
Rental units affordable at 30% AMI (% of recently available units) 2.2% 3.2% 36
Rental units affordable at 80% AMI (% of recently available units) 56.6% 61.1% 23
Rental units affordable at 120% AMI (% of recently available units) 98.4% 99.3% 12
Rent Burden
Moderately rent-burdened households 29.2% 24.3% 26.1% 16
Moderately rent-burdened households, low income 36.4% 34.6% 5
Moderately rent-burdened households, moderate income 10.1% 10.5% 32
Severely rent-burdened households 22.8% 33.2% 33.3% 32 11
Severely rent-burdened households, low income 47.3% 43.4% 29
Severely rent-burdened households, moderate income 0.3% 0.2% 29
Rental Subsidy
Housing choice vouchers (% of occupied, privately owned rental units) 2.1% 1.6% 41
Public housing (% of rental units) 0.0% 43

Data Notes: See CoreData User Guide for more information about indicator definitions and methods.

Indicators: The rental vacancy rate, severe crowding rate, and the severely rent-burdened households indicators use five-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates. Data under the 2010 heading comes from the 2006 – 2010 ACS and data under the 2019 heading comes from the 2015 – 2019 ACS.

Rankings: We report rankings out of all neighborhoods for which the indicator can be calculated. Rankings are listed for community districts, though some indicators are reported at the sub-borough area level.