Madison County, NY

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Population

71,760

0.456% decline

Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$58,365

4.49% growth

Poverty Rate

11.1%


Number of Employees

33,640

1.05% growth

Median Property Value

$132,800

3.75% growth

About

In 2017, Madison County, NY had a population of 71.8k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $58,365. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison County, NY declined from 72,089 to 71,760, a -0.456% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,858 to $58,365, a 4.49% increase.

The population of Madison County, NY is 93.4% White Alone, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.8% Black or African American Alone. 3.65% of the people in Madison County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, NY are Colgate University (840 degrees awarded in 2016), Morrisville State College (644 degrees), and Cazenovia College (247 degrees).

The median property value in Madison County, NY is $132,800, and the homeownership rate is 76%. Most people in Madison County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, NY employs 33.6k people. The largest industries in Madison County, NY are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($56,217), Public Administration ($51,740), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,583).

Median household income in Madison County, NY is $58,365. Males in Madison County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Madison County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,365

2017 value

± $1,967

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 4.25%

Households in Madison County, NY have a median annual income of $58,365, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,858 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in Madison County, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Madison County, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison County, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 305.02

  2. Census Tract 309

  3. Census Tract 304.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, NY was Census Tract 305.02 with a value of $80,473, followed by Census Tract 309 and Census Tract 304.02, with respective values of $71,364 and $70,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Madison County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, NY (7.4k out of 66.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    7,070 ± 568

  2. Two Or More

    156 ± 149

  3. Hispanic

    129 ± 141

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

33.6k

2017 Value

± 1,087

1.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, NY grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 33.3k employees to 33.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,534 people), Management Occupations (3,130 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,976 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,534 people), Management Occupations (3,130 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,976 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.34 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.33 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,946), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,897), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,639).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

33.6k

2017 Value

± 1,087

1.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, NY grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 33.3k employees to 33.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, NY, are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Madison County, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.14 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.67 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($56,217), Public Administration ($51,740), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $45.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.1% of the population of Madison County, NY has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Madison County, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see 1671 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (1683 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2972 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 631 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,671 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see an average of 1,671 patients per year. This represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (1,683 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, NY in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.95%

Uninsured

54.1%

Employer Coverage

16%

Medicaid

12.6%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, NY declined by 7.43% from 5.35% to 4.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison County, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Madison County, NY is home to a population of 71.8k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.43% of Madison County, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison County, NY is composed of 67k White Alone residents (93.4%), 1.51k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.11%), 1.29k Black or African American Alone residents (1.8%), 845 Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 596 Asian Alone residents (0.831%), 425 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.592%), 47 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0655%), and 38 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.053%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madison County, NY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (766 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (186 speakers), and Other West Germanic Languages (174 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison County, NY was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Madison County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madison County, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.43%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.43% of Madison County, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison County, NY was 2.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Madison County, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Madison County, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Madison County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, NY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    67k ± 57

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.51k ± 225

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.29k ± 159

In 2017, there were 44.3 times more White Alone residents (67k people) in Madison County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k Hispanic or Latino and 1.29k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Madison County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    766 speakers (1.11%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    186 speakers (0.269%)

  3. Other West Germanic Languages

    174 speakers (0.252%)

3.65% of Madison County, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Madison County, NY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.11% of the overall population of Madison County, NY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.269% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.252% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,717 ± 249

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    695 ± 174

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    654 ± 154

Madison County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Madison County, NY awarded 1,731 degrees. The student population of Madison County, NY is skewed towards women, with 3,155 male students and 3,780 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, NY are White (1,256 and 75.9%), followed by Black or African American (135 and 8.16%), Hispanic or Latino (103 and 6.22%), and Unknown (80 and 4.83%).

The largest universities in Madison County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Colgate University (840 and 48.5%), Morrisville State College (644 and 37.2%), and Cazenovia College (247 and 14.3%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (94 and 5.43%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (93 and 5.37%), and General Economics (83 and 4.79%).

The median tuition costs in Madison County, NY are $41,870 for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $16,320 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, NY was General Economics with 83 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Madison County, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 840 degrees awarded

  2. 644 degrees awarded

  3. 247 degrees awarded

$6,470

Median In-State Public

$41,870

Median Private

In 2016, the Madison County, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colgate University with 840 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

718

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,013

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 718 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, NY, which is 0.709 times less than the 1,013 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,256 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    135 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    103 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Madison County, NY were to White students. These 1,256 degrees mean that there were 9.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 135 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, NY was $132,800 in 2017, which is 0.61 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $128,000 to $132,800, a 3.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, NY is 76%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison County, NY have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,365

Median Household Income

± $1,967

26.3k

Number of Households

± 930

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.3k households in Madison County, NY grew to $58,365 from the previous year's value of $55,858.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$132,800

2017 Median

± $4,961

$128,000

2016 Median

± $4,294

In 2017, the median property value in Madison County, NY grew to to $132,800 from the previous year's value of $128,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison County, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Madison County, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76% of the housing units in Madison County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madison County, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison County, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, NY have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Madison County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    6.37%

  3. Walked

    5.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison County, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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