Uniondale, NY

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Population

31,597

0.498% decline

Poverty Rate

12%


Median Age

32.9


Median Household Income

$76,157

3.58% growth

Number of Employees

14,480

0.864% growth

Median Property Value

$337,900

3.91% growth

About

In 2017, Uniondale, NY had a population of 31.6k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $76,157. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Uniondale, NY declined from 31,755 to 31,597, a -0.498% decrease and its median household income grew from $73,526 to $76,157, a 3.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.2%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (11.6%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (9.2%). N/A% of the people in Uniondale, NY speak a non-English language, and 81.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY are Nassau Community College (3,582 degrees awarded in 2017) and Hofstra University (3,143 degrees).

The median property value in Uniondale, NY is $337,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.1%. Most people in Uniondale, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Uniondale, 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 Uniondale, NY employs 14.5k people. The largest industries in Uniondale, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,809 people), Educational Services (1,909 people), and Retail Trade (1,722 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,644), Public Administration ($67,039), and Information ($51,827).

Median household income in Uniondale, NY is $76,157. Males in Uniondale, 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 Uniondale, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,157

2017 value

± $7,349

3.58%

1 Year Growth

± 12.7%

Households in Uniondale, NY have a median annual income of $76,157, 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 $73,526 in 2016, which represents a 3.58% 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 Uniondale, 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 4073.01

  2. Census Tract 4075.02

  3. Census Tract 4073.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Uniondale, NY was Census Tract 4073.01 with a value of $103,309, followed by Census Tract 4075.02 and Census Tract 4073.02, with respective values of $75,979 and $73,571.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Uniondale, NY (3.24k out of 27k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 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. Hispanic

    1,691 ± 316

  2. White

    985 ± 265

  3. Black

    787 ± 299

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

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

14.5k

2017 Value

± 820

0.864%

1 Year growth

± 7.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 0.864%, from 14.4k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Uniondale, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,942 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,505 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,034 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Uniondale, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Uniondale, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,942 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,505 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,034 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Uniondale, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.69 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Uniondale, NY, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($75,357), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,618), and Legal Occupations ($72,841).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.5k

2017 Value

± 820

0.864%

1 Year growth

± 7.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 0.864%, from 14.4k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Uniondale, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,809 people), Educational Services (1,909 people), and Retail Trade (1,722 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Uniondale, NY, though some of these residents may live in Uniondale, 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 Uniondale, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,809 people), Educational Services (1,909 people), and Retail Trade (1,722 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Uniondale, NY has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.42 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.42 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Uniondale, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,644), Public Administration ($67,039), and Information ($51,827).

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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

86.7% of the population of Uniondale, NY has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 9.93% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Uniondale, 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%).

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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

13.3%

Uninsured

45.5%

Employer Coverage

14.1%

Medicaid

9.93%

Medicare

15.8%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Uniondale, NY declined by 13% from 15.2% to 13.3%.

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

Uniondale, NY is home to a population of 31.6k people, from which 81.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 34.5% of Uniondale, NY residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2017, there were 1.78 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.61k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Uniondale, NY was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Uniondale, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Uniondale, NY residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

34.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.9k people

35.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

11.4k people

As of 2017, 34.5% of Uniondale, NY residents (10.9k 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 Uniondale, NY was 35.8%, 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

81.7%

2017 Citizenship

80.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 81.7% of Uniondale, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Uniondale, NY was 80.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY

  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    11.8k ± 967

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    6.61k ± 506

  3. White (Hispanic)

    4.17k ± 907

In 2017, there were 1.78 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.61k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    275 ± 103

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    180 ± 80

  3. Korea

    72 ± 34

Uniondale, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Uniondale, NY awarded 6,725 degrees. The student population of Uniondale, NY is skewed towards women, with 14,118 male students and 16,072 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Uniondale, NY are White (3,383 and 53.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,204 and 19%), Black or African American (902 and 14.3%), and Asian (448 and 7.09%).

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY by number of degrees awarded are Nassau Community College (3,582 and 53.3%) and Hofstra University (3,143 and 46.7%).

The most popular majors in Uniondale, NY are Humanistic Studies (1,642 and 24.4%), General Business Administration & Management (407 and 6.05%), and Law (234 and 3.48%).

The median tuition costs in Uniondale, NY are $42,900 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Uniondale, NY was Humanistic Studies with 1,642 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,582 degrees awarded

  2. 3,143 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$42,900

Median Private

In 2017, the Uniondale, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nassau Community College with 3,582 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,853

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,872

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,853 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Uniondale, NY, which is 0.737 times less than the 3,872 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Uniondale, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,383 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,204 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    902 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Uniondale, NY were to White students. These 3,383 degrees mean that there were 2.81 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,204 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Uniondale, NY was $337,900 in 2017, which is 1.47 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $325,200 to $337,900, a 3.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Uniondale, NY is 70.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Uniondale, NY have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Uniondale, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$337,900

2017 Median

± $7,780

$325,200

2016 Median

± $11,215

In 2017, the median property value in Uniondale, NY grew to to $337,900 from the previous year's value of $325,200.

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

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Household Income

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$76,157

Median Household Income

± $7,349

7.85k

Number of Households

± 534

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.85k households in Uniondale, NY grew to $76,157 from the previous year's value of $73,526.

The following chart displays the households in Uniondale, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.1%

2017 Homeownership

70.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.1% of the housing units in Uniondale, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Uniondale, NY have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.95% of the workforce in Uniondale, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.5%

  2. Public Transit

    10.9%

  3. Carpooled

    10.2%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Uniondale, NY was Drove Alone (68.5%), followed by those who Public Transit (10.9%) and those who Carpooled (10.2%).

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

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