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Woodside/Sunnyside QN02

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Neighborhood Indicators

Demographics

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 2021
Population
Born in New York State 32.5% 36.2% 34.0%
Disabled population 5.5% 4.2%
Foreign-born population 61.0% 60.7% 54.7% 52.3%
Population 130,166 128,673 125,229 136,058
Population aged 65+ 11.0% 10.5% 9.7% 13.3%
Households
Households with children under 18 years old 29.9% 28.1% 26.0% 24.3%
Single-person households 31.7% 32.2% 30.0%
Race and Ethnicity
Percent Asian 29.9% 33.0% 34.8% 37.1%
Percent Black 1.9% 2.2% 1.5% 1.7%
Percent Hispanic 34.5% 34.6% 34.1% 29.3%
Percent white 29.5% 28.8% 27.4% 28.2%
Racial diversity index 0.70 0.69 0.69 0.70
Income and Poverty
Income diversity ratio 3.5 3.7 4.8
Median household income (2021$) $66,060 $59,210 $63,340 $85,030
Median household income, homeowners (2021$) $74,280 $97,810 $97,930
Median household income, renters (2021$) $54,460 $58,030 $79,880
Poverty rate 16.4% 18.1% 12.2% 9.2%
Poverty rate, population aged 65+ 13.5% 12.9% 13.5%
Poverty rate, population under 18 years old 25.2% 18.5% 7.6%
Labor Market
Labor force participation rate 65.3% 68.7% 69.8%
Population aged 25+ without a high school diploma 21.8% 19.8% 14.7%
Unemployment rate 7.40% 8.68% 7.41% 3.92%

Housing Market and Conditions

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 2021
Housing Stock
Homeownership rate 25.2% 29.5% 24.2% 26.7%
Housing units 51,933 52,558 64,250
Rental vacancy rate 2.3% 3.5%
Serious housing code violations (per 1,000 privately owned rental units) 28.2 15.9 23.4 17.5 28.5
Severe crowding rate (% of renter households) 6.5% 5.5%
Total housing code violations (per 1,000 privately owned rental units) 173.9 108.2 83.1 51.7 130.9
Finance - Distress
Notices of foreclosure rate (per 1,000 1-4 family and condo properties) 2.2 5.1 11.4 3.8 1.1 3.6
Notices of foreclosure, all residential properties 17 41 115 39 15 47
Notices of foreclosure, initial, 1-4 family and condo properties 13 32 85 18 4 32
Notices of foreclosure, repeat, 1-4 family and condo properties 2 5 18 20 9 11
Pre-foreclosure notice rate (per 1,000 1-4 family and condo properties) 18.6 12.0 9.7
Pre-foreclosure notices, 1-4 family and condo properties 188 142 116
Properties entering REO, 1-4 family 2 2 4
Finance - Lending
FHA/VA-backed home purchase loans (% of home purchase loans) 0.0% 11.5% 0.2% 0.0%
Higher-cost home purchase loans (% of home purchase loans) 10.9% 0.4% 1.4% 0.9%
Higher-cost refinance loans (% of refinance loans) 17.5% 1.3% 5.3% 0.2%
Home purchase loan rate (per 1,000 properties) 45.5 25.9 23.5 23.8
Home purchase loans in LMI tracts (% of home purchase loans) 35.9% 11.9% 17.2% 10.7%
Home purchase loans to LMI borrowers (% of home purchase loans) 9.0% 26.4% 6.0% 4.6%
Refinance loan rate (per 1,000 properties) 25.1 14.6 10.4 24.7
Sales - Volume
Sales volume, 1 family building 76 103 46 39 41 55
Sales volume, 2-4 family building 154 244 77 66 54 83
Sales volume, 5+ family building 23 51 18 22 14 39
Sales volume, condominium 16 50 304 128 289 808
Sales volume, all property types 269 448 445 255 398 985
Sales - Median Prices
Median sales price per unit, 1 family building (2021$) $768,170 $605,260 $877,440 $919,520 $870,000
Median sales price per unit, 2-4 family building (2021$) $456,930 $330,700 $518,760 $521,300 $500,000
Median sales price per unit, 5+ family building (2021$) $165,550 $155,110 $315,250 $207,660 $191,670
Median sales price per unit, condominium (2021$) $475,470 $690,970 $941,810 $914,350 $1,010,570
Sales - Housing Price Index
Index of housing price appreciation, 1 family building 100.0 235.2 210.6 375.6 386.1 415.6
Index of housing price appreciation, 2-4 family building 100.0 232.5 167.5 328.8 356.0 325.3
Index of housing price appreciation, 5+ family building 100.0 213.7 242.8 495.1 357.8 416.9
Index of housing price appreciation, condominium 100.0 265.4 204.3 383.8 353.8 367.3
Index of housing price appreciation, all property types 100.0 235.0 190.4 361.3 341.8 352.0
Subsidized Housing
Total number of subsidized properties (properties) 28
HUD Financing or Insurance (properties) 1
HUD Financing or Insurance (units) 78
HUD Project-based Rental Assistance Program (properties) 1
HUD Project-based Rental Assistance Program (units) 78
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (properties) 6
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (units) 2,091
Public Housing (properties) 0
Public Housing (units) 0
Mitchell-Lama (properties) 2
Mitchell-Lama (units) 988
421-a Tax Exemption (properties) 49
421-a Tax Exemption (units) 6,218
420-c Tax Exemption (properties) 0
420-c Tax Exemption (units) 0
NYC Housing Production Programs and Zoning Incentives or Requirements (properties) 18
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2022 and 2027 (properties) 0
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2022 and 2027 (units) 0
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2028 and 2037 (properties) 0
Eligible to expire from housing programs between 2028 and 2037 (units) 0
Eligible to expire from housing programs in 2038 and later (properties) 8
Eligible to expire from housing programs in 2038 and later (units) 3,122

Land Use and Development

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 2021
Density
Population density (1,000 persons per square mile) 21.5 20.9 22.7
Development
Units authorized by new residential building permits 116 0 747 1,823 1,372
Units issued new certificates of occupancy 66 754 200 859 341

Neighborhood Services and Conditions

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 2021
Commute
Car-free commute (% of commuters) 73.8% 74.1% 76.6% 78.9%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 37.2 38.2 35.6 37.3
Crime and Incarceration
Serious crime rate (per 1,000 residents) 14.1 11.1 8.7 9.4 10.3
Serious crime rate, property (per 1,000 residents) 11.1 8.1 6.4 7.0 7.3
Serious crime rate, violent (per 1,000 residents) 3.0 3.0 2.3 2.4 2.9
Schools
Students performing at grade level in English language arts, 4th grade 61.5%
Students performing at grade level in math, 4th grade 63.0%

Renters

Indicator 2000 2006 2010 2019 2020 2021
Median Rent
Median rent, 2- and 3-bedrooms (2021$) $1,710 $1,880
Median rent, all (2021$) $1,250 $1,410 $1,570 $1,910
Median rent, recent movers (2021$) $1,710 $2,100
Median rent, studios and 1-bedrooms (2021$) $1,350 $1,600
Change in collected rent (2019-2020) -2.3%
Affordability
Rental units affordable at 30% AMI (% of recently available units) 0.9% 1.5%
Rental units affordable at 80% AMI (% of recently available units) 43.0% 28.8%
Rental units affordable at 120% AMI (% of recently available units) 91.4% 72.9%
Rent Burden
Moderately rent-burdened households 20.1% 32.3% 24.7%
Moderately rent-burdened households, low income 36.0% 41.6%
Moderately rent-burdened households, moderate income 17.4% 23.4%
Severely rent-burdened households 21.1% 24.0% 22.2%
Severely rent-burdened households, low income 45.7% 39.5%
Severely rent-burdened households, moderate income 0.9% 1.3%
Rental Subsidy
Housing choice vouchers (% of occupied, privately owned rental units) 0.9% 0.6% 0.5%
Public housing (% of rental units) 0.0%
DEMOGRAPHICS

In 2019, there were an estimated 136,058 people in Woodside/Sunnyside, of which 37.1% of the population identified as Asian, 1.7% identified as Black, 29.3% identified as Hispanic, and 28.2% identified as white.

Graph showing the racial and ethnic composition of Woodside/Sunnyside in both 2000 and 2015-2019.
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In 2019, the household income group with the largest share (29.4%) of households was $100,001 - $250,000. In 2000, the household income group with the largest share (26.4%) of households was $60,001 - $100,000.

Graph showing the distribution of household income in Woodside/Sunnyside in both 2000 and 2015-2019.
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Median household income in 2019 was $85,030, about 17% more than citywide median household income ($72,930). The poverty rate in Woodside/Sunnyside was 9.2% in 2019 compared to 16.0% citywide.

The poverty rate in Woodside/Sunnyside was 9.2% in 2019 compared to 16.0% citywide.
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The rent distribution shows the share of apartments by their size (according to the number of bedrooms), and then for each apartment size in the community district, the share of apartments according to their monthly gross rent. This distribution compares 5-year ACS figures from 2010 to 5-year ACS figures from 2019. This is a new figure made for the 2021 State of the City report.

Graph showing the distribution of rents in Woodside/Sunnyside in both 2010 and 2015-2019.
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HOUSING

Renters

Real median gross rent in Woodside/Sunnyside increased from $1,410 in 2006 to $1,910 in 2019. In 2019, 22.2% of renter households in Woodside/Sunnyside were severely rent burdened (spent more than 50% of household income on rent). 28.8% of the rental units were affordable at 80% Area Median Income, 14 percentage points lower than the share in 2010. None of rental units were public housing rental units, as of 2021. The overall rental vacancy rate in Woodside/Sunnyside was 3.5% in 2019.

Real median gross rent in Woodside/Sunnyside increased from $1,490 in 2007 to $1,910 in 2019.
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None of the rental units in Woodside/Sunnyside are public housing rental units in 2021.
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Homeowners

In 2019, the homeownership rate in Woodside/Sunnyside was 26.7%, lower than the citywide share of 31.9%. The homeownership rate in the neighborhood has increased by 2.5 percentage points since 2010. In 2020, the home purchase loan rate was 23.8 per 1,000 properties (owner-occupied 1-4 family buildings, condominiums, or cooperative apartments) and the refinance loan rate was 24.7 per 1,000 properties in the neighborhood. Out of all the first-time home purchase loans and refinance loans in Woodside/Sunnyside, 0.9% and 0.2% were high cost loans, respectively. 47 properties had a filing of mortgage foreclosure in Woodside/Sunnyside in 2021. There were 3.6 mortgage foreclosure actions initiated per 1,000 1-4 family properties and condominium units.

There were 3.6 mortgage foreclosure notices per 1,000 1-4 family properties and condominium units in Woodside/Sunnyside in 2021
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Development

Department of Buildings issued new certificates of occupancy to 341 residential units in new buildings in Woodside/Sunnyside in 2020, 518 less than the number of units certified in 2019.

Department of Buildings issued new certificates of occupancy to 341 residential units in new buildings in Woodside/Sunnyside last year, 518 less than the number of units certified in 2019.
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Over the last decade, 12,874 units in 4+ unit buildings were built in Woodside/Sunnyside. 88% were market rate, compared to 11% low-income. We use data from a variety of sources to count the number of income-restricted units targeted to households earning between 80% and 165% of AMI. However, due to restricted availability of granular data our calculations of income-restricted units should be read as conservative estimates. Read more about our methdology in the technical appendix of the 2021 Focus Report.

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NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES AND CONDITIONS

The serious crime rate was 10.3 serious crimes per 1,000 residents in 2021, compared to 12.2 serious crimes per 1,000 residents citywide.

The serious crime rate was 10.3 serious crimes per 1,000 residents in 2021, compared to 12.2 serious crimes per 1,000 residents citywide.
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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.