Long Beach, NY

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Population

33,657

0.0386% decline

Poverty Rate

7.67%


Median Age

44.3


Median Household Income

$85,619

1.62% growth

Number of Employees

18,464

0.362% decline

Median Property Value

$463,200

1.62% growth

About

In 2017, Long Beach, NY had a population of 33.7k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $85,619. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Long Beach, NY declined from 33,670 to 33,657, a -0.0386% decrease and its median household income grew from $84,256 to $85,619, a 1.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Long Beach, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.5%), White (Hispanic) (7.43%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.18%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.92%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%). N/A% of the people in Long Beach, NY speak a non-English language, and 93.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Long Beach, NY are Rabbinical College of Long Island (69 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Long Beach, NY is $463,200, and the homeownership rate is 57.7%. Most people in Long Beach, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 39.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Long Beach, NY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Long Beach, NY employs 18.5k people. The largest industries in Long Beach, NY are Educational Services (2,880 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,531 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,861 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,750), Finance & Insurance ($94,028), and Public Administration ($83,656).

Median household income in Long Beach, NY is $85,619. Males in Long Beach, 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 Long Beach, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,619

2017 value

± $4,275

1.62%

1 Year Growth

± 7.26%

Households in Long Beach, NY have a median annual income of $85,619, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $84,256 in 2016, which represents a 1.62% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Long Beach, 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 4168.01

  2. Census Tract 4164.02

  3. Census Tract 4164.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Long Beach, NY was Census Tract 4168.01 with a value of $104,716, followed by Census Tract 4164.02 and Census Tract 4164.01, with respective values of $100,650 and $100,583.

The following map shows all of the places in Long Beach, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.67% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Long Beach, NY (2.51k out of 32.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, 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

    1,225 ± 274

  2. Black

    678 ± 249

  3. Hispanic

    524 ± 223

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Long Beach, 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

18.5k

2017 Value

± 1,064

-0.362%

1 Year decline

± 8.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Long Beach, NY declined at a rate of -0.362%, from 18.5k employees to 18.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Long Beach, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,632 people), Management Occupations (2,457 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,301 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Long Beach, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Long Beach, NY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,632 people), Management Occupations (2,457 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Long Beach, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.58 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.82 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Long Beach, NY, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($103,635), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($85,000), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,884).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.5k

2017 Value

± 1,064

-0.362%

1 Year decline

± 8.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Long Beach, NY declined at a rate of -0.362%, from 18.5k employees to 18.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Long Beach, NY, are Educational Services (2,880 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,531 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,861 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Long Beach, NY, though some of these residents may live in Long Beach, 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 Long Beach, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (2,880 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,531 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,861 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Long Beach, NY has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.97 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.75 times), and Educational Services (1.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Long Beach, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($103,750), Finance & Insurance ($94,028), and Public Administration ($83,656).

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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. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

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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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% 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. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

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

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Health

92.7% of the population of Long Beach, NY has health coverage, with 56.5% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.324% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Long Beach, NY see 700 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.19% increase from the previous year (685 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 836 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 365 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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700 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see an average of 700 patients per year. This represents a 2.19% increase from the previous year (685 patients).

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

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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

7.32%

Uninsured

56.5%

Employer Coverage

10.9%

Medicaid

12.9%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

0.324%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Long Beach, NY declined by 21.9% from 9.38% to 7.32%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Long Beach, 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

Long Beach, NY is home to a population of 33.7k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.6% of Long Beach, NY residents were born outside of the country (4.91k people).

In 2017, there were 9.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.7k people) in Long Beach, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.5k White (Hispanic) and 2.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Long Beach, NY was 44.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Long Beach, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Long Beach, NY residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.91k people

16.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.43k people

As of 2017, 14.6% of Long Beach, NY residents (4.91k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Long Beach, NY was 16.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

93.8%

2017 Citizenship

92.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.8% of Long Beach, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Long Beach, NY was 92.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Long Beach, NY

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    24.7k ± 959

  2. White (Hispanic)

    2.5k ± 473

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    2.08k ± 616

In 2017, there were 9.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.7k people) in Long Beach, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.5k White (Hispanic) and 2.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Long Beach, NY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    506 ± 160

  2. Korea

    263 ± 90

  3. World War II

    179 ± 68

Long Beach, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Long Beach, NY awarded 69 degrees. The student population of Long Beach, NY is skewed towards men, with 143 male students and 0 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Long Beach, NY are White (69 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Long Beach, NY by number of degrees awarded are Rabbinical College of Long Island (69 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Long Beach, NY are Talmudic Studies (69 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Long Beach, NY are $8,450 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. 64 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Long Beach, NY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Long Beach, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

69 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$8,450

Median Private

In 2017, the Long Beach, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rabbinical College of Long Island with 69 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

69

Degrees Awarded to Men

0

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 69 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Long Beach, 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

    69 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Long Beach, NY were to White students. These 69 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Long Beach, NY was $463,200 in 2017, which is 2.02 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $455,800 to $463,200, a 1.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Long Beach, NY is 57.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Long Beach, NY have an average commute time of 39.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Long Beach, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$463,200

2017 Median

± $13,645

$455,800

2016 Median

± $14,363

In 2017, the median property value in Long Beach, NY grew to to $463,200 from the previous year's value of $455,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Long Beach, 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 Long Beach, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$85,619

Median Household Income

± $4,275

14.5k

Number of Households

± 794

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.5k households in Long Beach, NY grew to $85,619 from the previous year's value of $84,256.

The following chart displays the households in Long Beach, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

57.7%

2017 Homeownership

56.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.7% of the housing units in Long Beach, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

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

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Commute Time

39.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Long Beach, NY have a longer commute time (39.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 11% of the workforce in Long Beach, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    64.6%

  2. Public Transit

    19.1%

  3. Carpooled

    6.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Long Beach, NY was Drove Alone (64.6%), followed by those who Public Transit (19.1%) and those who Carpooled (6.7%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Long Beach, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Long Beach, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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