Copiague, NY

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Population

22,926

1.72% decline

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$72,517

5.91% growth

Poverty Rate

6.74%


Number of Employees

11,676

0.79% decline

Median Property Value

$298,600

3.18% decline

About

In 2017, Copiague, NY had a population of 22.9k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $72,517. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Copiague, NY declined from 23,327 to 22,926, a -1.72% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,468 to $72,517, a 5.91% increase.

The population of Copiague, NY is 50.5% White Alone, 37% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.62% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Copiague, NY speak a non-English language, and 84.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Copiague, NY are Electrical Training Center (221 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Copiague, NY is $298,600, and the homeownership rate is 79.7%. Most people in Copiague, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Copiague, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Copiague, NY employs 11.7k people. The largest industries in Copiague, NY are Retail Trade (1,727 people), Manufacturing (1,349 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,181 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,167), Information ($70,852), and Public Administration ($56,477).

Median household income in Copiague, NY is $72,517. Males in Copiague, 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 Copiague, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,517

2017 value

± $6,932

5.91%

1 Year Growth

± 11.6%

Households in Copiague, NY have a median annual income of $72,517, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,468 in 2016, which represents a 5.91% 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 New York 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 New York 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 Copiague, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1237.02

  2. Census Tract 1238.02

  3. Census Tract 1238.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Copiague, NY was Census Tract 1237.02 with a value of $78,466, followed by Census Tract 1238.02 and Census Tract 1238.01, with respective values of $78,382 and $75,265.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Copiague, NY (1.54k out of 22.8k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    1,078 ± 267

  2. Black

    336 ± 136

  3. Hispanic

    279 ± 153

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Copiague, NY is White, followed by Black 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

11.7k

2017 Value

± 849

-0.79%

1 Year decline

± 10.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Copiague, NY declined at a rate of -0.79%, from 11.8k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Copiague, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,484 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,416 people), and Production Occupations (1,143 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Copiague, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Copiague, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,484 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,416 people), and Production Occupations (1,143 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Copiague, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.75 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.69 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Copiague, NY, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($88,655), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($87,574), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,132).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.7k

2017 Value

± 849

-0.79%

1 Year decline

± 10.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Copiague, NY declined at a rate of -0.79%, from 11.8k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Copiague, NY, are Retail Trade (1,727 people), Manufacturing (1,349 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,181 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Copiague, NY, though some of these residents may live in Copiague, 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 Copiague, NY, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,727 people), Manufacturing (1,349 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,181 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Copiague, NY has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.61 times higher than expected), Construction (1.57 times), and Retail Trade (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Copiague, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($74,167), Information ($70,852), and Public Administration ($56,477).

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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 ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($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

90.8% of the population of Copiague, NY has health coverage, with 46.4% on employee plans, 20.3% on Medicaid, 9.16% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 0.362% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Copiague, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 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

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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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

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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%).

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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

9.16%

Uninsured

46.4%

Employer Coverage

20.3%

Medicaid

9.16%

Medicare

14.6%

Non-Group

0.362%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Copiague, NY declined by 26% from 12.4% to 9.16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Copiague, 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%.

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Diversity

Copiague, NY is home to a population of 22.9k people, from which 84.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Copiague, NY residents were born outside of the country (6.64k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Copiague, NY is composed of 11.6k White Alone residents (50.5%), 8.48k Hispanic or Latino residents (37%), 1.75k Black or African American Alone residents (7.62%), 452 Two or More Races residents (1.97%), 423 Asian Alone residents (1.85%), 193 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.842%), 68 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.297%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Copiague, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Copiague, NY was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Copiague, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Copiague, NY residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    6.64k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Copiague, NY residents (6.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Copiague, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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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 New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

84.7%

2017 Citizenship

81%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.7% of Copiague, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Copiague, NY was 81%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.6k ± 867

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8.48k ± 1.43k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.75k ± 413

In 2017, there were 1.36 times more White Alone residents (11.6k people) in Copiague, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.48k Hispanic or Latino and 1.75k 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 Copiague, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Copiague, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Copiague, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Copiague, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    251 ± 87

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    73 ± 75

  3. World War II

    66 ± 59

Copiague, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Copiague, NY awarded 221 degrees. The student population of Copiague, NY is skewed towards men, with 179 male students and 1 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Copiague, NY are White (119 and 53.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (61 and 27.6%), Black or African American (28 and 12.7%), and Unknown (9 and 4.07%).

The largest universities in Copiague, NY by number of degrees awarded are Electrical Training Center (221 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Copiague, NY are Electrical & Electronics Engineering (161 and 72.9%) and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (60 and 27.1%).

The median tuition costs in Copiague, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 161 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Copiague, NY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Copiague, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

221 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Copiague, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Electrical Training Center with 221 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

221

Degrees Awarded to Men

0

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 221 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Copiague, NY, which is N/A times more than the 0 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

    119 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Copiague, NY were to White students. These 119 degrees mean that there were 1.95 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 61 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Copiague, NY was $298,600 in 2017, which is 1.37 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $308,400 to $298,600, a 3.18% decrease. The homeownership rate in Copiague, NY is 79.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Copiague, NY have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Copiague, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$72,517

Median Household Income

± $6,932

7.11k

Number of Households

± 609

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.11k households in Copiague, NY grew to $72,517 from the previous year's value of $68,468.

The following chart displays the households in Copiague, 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

$298,600

2017 Median

± $11,692

$308,400

2016 Median

± $10,896

In 2017, the median property value in Copiague, NY declined from to $298,600 from the previous year's value of $308,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Copiague, 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 Copiague, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.7%

2017 Homeownership

74.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.7% of the housing units in Copiague, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Copiague, 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 Copiague, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Copiague, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Copiague, NY have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.92% of the workforce in Copiague, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.63%

  3. Public Transit

    8.52%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Copiague, NY was Drove Alone (74.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.63%) and those who Public Transit (8.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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