The total amount of properties with foreclosure filings in the state of New York is currently about 50,369 properties, averaging out to one filing for every 158 households, lower than the United States average of 45. This is a little more than one half of one percent of the state's housing units.
New York is the 3rd largest U.S. state by population, with 19,490,297 people. Its 54,555 square miles make it the 27th largest state by area, and the 7th most dense state in population. The state's per capita personal income is $46,364, 6th in the US, and a median household income of $56,033. New York has the third highest total Gross State Product in the nation with $1.16 trillion.
New York is widely referred to as the worlds' financial capital. A tremendous number of major equity market transactions pass through New York City and all of the world's leading financial firms maintain operations there. New York City is America's most populous city with over 8.1 million people, the world's 5th leading tourist destination, and within it, Times Square is the biggest tourist destination in the United States. Beyond the city, manufacturing, government and health services and agriculture are big. In agriculture, more than one-forth of the state's area is devoted to farming. New York is renowned for its apples, but also produces of a wide variety of other foods in substantial amounts.