Allegany County, NY

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2022 Population
47,222
1.22% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.765% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.1%
4.74% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,725
8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$93,200
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
19,595
2.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Allegany County, NY had a population of 47.2k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $58,725. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Allegany County, NY grew from 46,654 to 47,222, a 1.22% increase and its median household income grew from $54,375 to $58,725, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allegany County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.93%), and White (Hispanic) (0.805%).

None of the households in Allegany County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Allegany County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allegany County, NY are SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (1,134 degrees awarded in 2022), Alfred University (661 degrees), and Houghton University (301 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Allegany County, NY was $93,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.8%.

Most people in Allegany County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Allegany County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Allegany County, NY borders .

Population & Diversity

Allegany County, NY is home to a population of 47.2k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.73% of Allegany County, NY residents were born outside of the country (819 people).

In 2022, there were 51.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.2k people) in Allegany County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 865 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 722 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Allegany County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Allegany County, NY was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allegany County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.2k ± 59
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    865 ± 192
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    722 ± 82
1.88%
Hispanic Population
886 people

In 2022, there were 51.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.2k people) in Allegany County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 865 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 722 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.88% of the people in Allegany County, NY are hispanic (886 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.73%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
819 people
1.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
813 people

As of 2022, 1.73% of Allegany County, NY residents (819 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allegany County, NY was 1.74%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,278 ± 132
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    483 ± 106
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    424 ± 84

Allegany County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Allegany County, NY employs 19.6k people. The largest industries in Allegany County, NY are Educational Services (4,059 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,633 people), and Manufacturing (2,359 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,583), Utilities ($66,250), and Public Administration ($61,550).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

19.6k
2022 Value
± 665
2.4%
1 Year growth
± 4.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allegany County, NY grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 19.1k employees to 19.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allegany County, NY, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,213 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,956 people), and Management Occupations (1,796 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allegany County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.6k
2022 Value
± 665
2.4%
1 Year growth
± 4.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allegany County, NY grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 19.1k employees to 19.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allegany County, NY, are Educational Services (4,059 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,633 people), and Manufacturing (2,359 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allegany County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Allegany County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,417
Median earning men ± $2,331
$28,247
Median earning women ± $1,191

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,096), Public Administration ($67,941), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,008).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,371), Manufacturing ($40,521), and Construction ($39,712).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 266
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 175
    Manufacturing
  3. 164
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Allegany County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 67.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.9%), followed by Other (1.79%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Allegany County, NY awarded 2,096 degrees. The student population of Allegany County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 3,243 male students and 2,751 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allegany County, NY are White (1,420 and 70%), followed by Black or African American (181 and 8.92%), Unknown (166 and 8.18%), and Hispanic or Latino (160 and 7.89%).

The largest universities in Allegany County, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (1,134 and 54.1%), Alfred University (661 and 31.5%), and Houghton University (301 and 14.4%).

The most popular majors in Allegany County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (174 and 8.3%), Mental Health Counseling (114 and 5.44%), and Registered Nursing (96 and 4.58%).

The median tuition costs in Allegany County, NY are $26,172 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $14,150 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Allegany County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,994 (54.1% men and 45.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,994 students enrolled in Allegany County, NY, 54.1% men and 45.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,903 records, of which 44.5% were women and 55.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 69 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Allegany County, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 104 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,134 degrees awarded
  2. 661 degrees awarded
  3. 301 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY College of Technology at Alfred with 1,134 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,062 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allegany County, NY, which is 1.03 times more than the 1,034 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,420 degrees mean that there were 7.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 181 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,172) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,792) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allegany County, NY was $93,200 in 2022, which is 0.331 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $80,900 to $93,200, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Allegany County, NY is 80.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Allegany County, NY have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allegany County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Allegany County, NY is $58,725. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Allegany County, NY was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $74,028, followed by Census Tract 9510 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $65,144 and $63,750.

In 2023, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allegany County, NY. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 1.11%.

Property

$93,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,555
$13,584
Median Property Taxes
±$510

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Rent vs Own

80.8%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.8% of the housing units in Allegany County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503
  2. Census Tract 9510
  3. Census Tract 9508

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allegany County, NY was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $74,028, followed by Census Tract 9510 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $65,144 and $63,750.

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

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Household Income

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$58,725
Median Household Income
± $1,965
16.8k
Number of Households
± 591

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.8k households in Allegany County, NY grew to $58,725 from the previous year's value of $54,375.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Allegany County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Carpooled (8.64%)
  3. Walked (7.58%)

In 2022, 76% of workers in Allegany County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.64%) and those who walked to work (7.58%).

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allegany County, NY have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Allegany County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2023, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allegany County, NY. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 1.11%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allegany County, NY (7.24k out of 42.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2023, 20.3% of the children was living in poverty in Allegany County, NY. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 6.7%.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Allegany County, NY has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, NY see 2399 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.29% increase from the previous year (2195 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 397 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegany County, NY

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, NY see an average of 2,399 patients per year. This represents a 9.29% increase from the previous year (2,195 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.33%
Uninsured
43.2%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allegany County, NY declined by 12.3% from 6.08% to 5.33%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 37.4 in Allegany County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.9% in Allegany County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.22% in Allegany County, NY.

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