Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY

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Population

173,656

0.689% growth

Median Age

34.9


Median Household Income

$59,954

6.68% growth

Number of Employees

92,084

0.207% growth

Median Property Value

$660,000

6.74% growth

About

In 2017, Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY had a population of 174k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $59,954. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew from 172,468 to 173,656, a 0.689% increase and its median household income grew from $56,201 to $59,954, a 6.68% increase.

The population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is 47.3% White Alone, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 16.3% Asian Alone. 55.2% of the people in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 82.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Empire Beauty School-Queens (77 degrees awarded in 2016) and Miami Ad School-New York (55 degrees).

The median property value in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is $660,000, and the homeownership rate is 18.2%. Most people in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 37.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY employs 92.1k people. The largest industries in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Restaurants & Food Services (8,776 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,035 people), and Construction (4,750 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($114,678), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($112,241), and Business support services ($111,961).

Median household income in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is $59,954. Males in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.14 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,536. The income inequality in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.421, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,954

2017 value

± $1,239

6.68%

1 Year Growth

± 3.17%

Households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $59,954, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,201 in 2016, which represents a 6.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$63,352

Average Male Salary

± $7,134

$55,536

Average Female Salary

± $5,502

In 2017, full-time male employees in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY made 1.14 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $56,413 ± $5,116

  2. Asian

    $54,650 ± $11,797

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,492 ± $19,927

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.421

2017 Wage GINI

0.424

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.874% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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 Astoria & Long Island City 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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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

92.1k

2017 Value

0.207%

1 Year growth

± 0.207%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 91.9k employees to 92.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, are Miscellaneous managers (3,085 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,757 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,493 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,085 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,757 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,493 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Actors (19.3 times higher than expected), Editors (8.98 times), and Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges (8.01 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Pharmacists ($141,290), Physicians & surgeons ($135,442), and Computer network architects ($121,685).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

92.1k

2017 Value

0.207%

1 Year growth

± 0.207%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 91.9k employees to 92.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, are Restaurants & Food Services (8,776 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,035 people), and Construction (4,750 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (8,776 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,035 people), and Construction (4,750 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Taxi & limousine service (9.51 times higher than expected), Sound recording industries (7.24 times), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (7.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($114,678), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($112,241), and Business support services ($111,961).

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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

N/A% of the population of Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Astoria & Long Island City 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%).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New York.

$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

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is home to a population of 174k people, from which 82.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is composed of 82.1k White Alone residents (47.3%), 46.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (26.8%), 28.3k Asian Alone residents (16.3%), 11.7k Black or African American Alone residents (6.71%), 3.59k Two or More Races residents (2.07%), 1.05k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.605%), 232 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.134%), and 111 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0639%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Spanish (35,929 speakers), Greek (10,562 speakers), and Bengali (7,538 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 34.9. 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

40.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

69.7k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents (N/A people) 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 40.4%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Greece

    5,709 ± 1,824 people

  2. Ecuador

    5,316 ± 1,762 people

  3. Bangladesh

    5,289 ± 1,758 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was Greece, the natal country of 5,709 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents, followed by Ecuador with 5,316 and Bangladesh with 5,289.

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Citizenship

82.4%

2017 Citizenship

81.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 82.4% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 81.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    82.1k ± 2.13k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    46.6k ± 2.46k

  3. Asian Alone

    28.3k ± 1.71k

In 2017, there were 1.76 times more White Alone residents (82.1k people) in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.6k Hispanic or Latino and 28.3k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    35,929 speakers (21.8%)

  2. Greek

    10,562 speakers (6.4%)

  3. Bengali

    7,538 speakers (4.57%)

55.2% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was Spanish. 21.8% of the overall population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 6.4% speak Greek and 4.57% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY awarded 132 degrees. The student population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 57 male students and 158 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are White (32 and 27.4%), followed by Black or African American (31 and 26.5%), Hispanic or Latino (29 and 24.8%), and Unknown (15 and 12.8%).

The largest universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Queens (77 and 58.3%) and Miami Ad School-New York (55 and 41.7%).

The most popular majors in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (77 and 58.3%) and Advertising (55 and 41.7%).

The median tuition costs in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, 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. 77 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 77 degrees awarded

  2. 55 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Queens with 77 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

39

Degrees Awarded to Men

93

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 39 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, which is 0.419 times less than the 93 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

    32 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY were to White students. These 32 degrees mean that there were 1.03 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 31 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was $660,000 in 2017, which is 3.03 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $618,300 to $660,000, a 6.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is 18.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 37.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$59,954

Median Household Income

± $1,239

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew to $59,954 from the previous year's value of $56,201.

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Housing

Property Value

$660,000

2017 Median

± $20,137

$618,300

2016 Median

± $16,511

In 2017, the median property value in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew to to $660,000 from the previous year's value of $618,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City 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

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

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Rent vs Own

18.2%

2017 Homeownership

17.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 18.2% of the housing units in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 17.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

37.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (37.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.26% of the workforce in Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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