Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY

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Population

112,827

1.39% growth

Median Age

40.7


Median Household Income

$102,533

6.86% growth

Number of Employees

56,004

4.51% growth

Median Property Value

$399,300

2.67% growth

About

In 2017, Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY had a population of 113k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $102,533. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY grew from 111,283 to 112,827, a 1.39% increase and its median household income grew from $95,949 to $102,533, a 6.86% increase.

The population of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is 42.8% White Alone, 23.1% Black or African American Alone, and 20% Hispanic or Latino. 31.1% of the people in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 93.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is $399,300, and the homeownership rate is 83.6%. Most people in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 38.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY employs 56k people. The largest industries in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (5,151 people), Hospitals (4,842 people), and Construction (3,383 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($170,318), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($162,607), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($142,466).

Median household income in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is $102,533. Males in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.16 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,368. The income inequality in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$102,533

2017 value

± $3,470

6.86%

1 Year Growth

± 4.55%

Households in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $102,533, 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 $95,949 in 2016, which represents a 6.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,885

Average Male Salary

± $12,188

$66,368

Average Female Salary

± $8,823

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY made 1.16 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $71,864 ± $26,555

  2. White

    $68,489 ± $10,897

  3. Black

    $53,691 ± $7,929

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.443

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.199% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $144,878, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $137,183 and $135,118.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56k

2017 Value

4.51%

1 Year growth

± 4.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 4.51%, from 53.6k employees to 56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,728 people), Registered nurses (2,245 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,856 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,728 people), Registered nurses (2,245 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,856 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers (8.11 times higher than expected), Refuse & recyclable material collectors (7.7 times), and Occupational therapists (4.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($203,142), Software developers, applications & systems software ($202,533), and Management analysts ($187,269).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56k

2017 Value

4.51%

1 Year growth

± 4.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 4.51%, from 53.6k employees to 56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,151 people), Hospitals (4,842 people), and Construction (3,383 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,151 people), Hospitals (4,842 people), and Construction (3,383 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Other general government & support (4.59 times higher than expected), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (4.44 times), and Bus service & urban transit (4.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($170,318), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($162,607), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($142,466).

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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.

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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

N/A% of the population of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, 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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

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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

Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 113k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is composed of 48.3k White Alone residents (42.8%), 26.1k Black or African American Alone residents (23.1%), 22.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (20%), 11k Asian Alone residents (9.78%), 3.54k Two or More Races residents (3.14%), 1.28k Some Other Race Alone residents (1.13%), 48 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0425%), and 13 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0115%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (16,126 speakers), French Creole (2,835 speakers), and Urdu (1,858 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

27.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Jamaica

    3,595 ± 1,448 people

  2. Haiti

    2,310 ± 1,168 people

  3. Guyana

    2,256 ± 1,154 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was Jamaica, the natal country of 3,595 Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Haiti with 2,310 and Guyana with 2,256.

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Citizenship

93.1%

2017 Citizenship

92.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.1% of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was 92.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    48.3k ± 1.52k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    26.1k ± 1.47k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22.6k ± 1.94k

In 2017, there were 1.85 times more White Alone residents (48.3k people) in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.1k Black or African American Alone and 22.6k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    16,126 speakers (15.4%)

  2. French Creole

    2,835 speakers (2.71%)

  3. Urdu

    1,858 speakers (1.78%)

31.1% of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 15.4% of the overall population of Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.71% speak French Creole and 1.78% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was $399,300 in 2017, which is 1.84 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $388,900 to $399,300, a 2.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is 83.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 38.4 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$102,533

Median Household Income

± $3,470

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY grew to $102,533 from the previous year's value of $95,949.

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Housing

Property Value

$399,300

2017 Median

± $4,879

$388,900

2016 Median

± $4,451

In 2017, the median property value in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY grew to to $399,300 from the previous year's value of $388,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

83.6%

2017 Homeownership

82.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 83.6% of the housing units in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

38.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (38.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.89% of the workforce in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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