Binghamton, NY

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2022 Population
47,617
0.441% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.4
1.94% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
31.7%
0.925% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$42,031
7.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$117,400
23.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Binghamton, NY had a population of 47.6k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $42,031. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Binghamton, NY declined from 47,828 to 47,617, a −0.441% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,012 to $42,031, a 7.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Binghamton, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.88%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.35%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.1%).

None of the households in Binghamton, 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.

93.9% of the residents in Binghamton, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Anousheh School of Hair (13 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Binghamton, NY was $117,400, and the homeownership rate was 43.6%.

Most people in Binghamton, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Binghamton, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Binghamton, NY is home to a population of 47.6k people, from which 93.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.7% of Binghamton, NY residents were born outside of the country (5.55k people).

In 2022, there were 5.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.5k people) in Binghamton, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.13k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.9%
2022 Citizenship
94.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.9% of Binghamton, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Binghamton, NY was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Binghamton, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.5k ± 1.02k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.13k ± 854
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.8k ± 596
9.22%
Hispanic Population
4.39k people

In 2022, there were 5.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.5k people) in Binghamton, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.13k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.22% of the people in Binghamton, NY are hispanic (4.39k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.55k people
11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.26k people

As of 2022, 11.7% of Binghamton, NY residents (5.55k 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 Binghamton, NY was 11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    615 ± 137
  2. Korea
    223 ± 149
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    198 ± 93

Binghamton, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Binghamton, NY employs 20.8k people. The largest industries in Binghamton, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,088 people), Educational Services (3,554 people), and Retail Trade (2,384 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,042), Finance & Insurance ($62,792), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,141).

Occupations

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,192
3.24%
1 Year growth
± 7.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Binghamton, NY grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 20.1k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Binghamton, NY, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,440 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,944 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,894 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Binghamton, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,192
3.24%
1 Year growth
± 7.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Binghamton, NY grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 20.1k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Binghamton, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,088 people), Educational Services (3,554 people), and Retail Trade (2,384 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Binghamton, NY, though some of these residents may live in Binghamton, 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

$36,984
Median earning men ± $5,121
$28,322
Median earning women ± $4,556

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,813), Construction ($52,887), and Manufacturing ($52,574).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,403), Public Administration ($54,500), and Information ($38,547).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

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.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in Binghamton, NY awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Binghamton, NY in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 18 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Binghamton, NY are White (10 and 76.9%), followed by Black or African American (2 and 15.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 7.69%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Binghamton, NY by number of degrees awarded are Anousheh School of Hair (13 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Binghamton, NY was $117,400 in 2022, which is 0.416 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $95,200 to $117,400, a 23.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Binghamton, NY is 43.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Binghamton, NY have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Binghamton, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Binghamton, NY is $42,031. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Binghamton, NY was Census Tract 15 with a value of $79,479, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $78,636 and $61,202.

Property

$117,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,524
$9,125
Median Property Taxes
±$699

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Rent vs Own

43.6%
Homeownership
2022
59.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43.6% of the housing units in Binghamton, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 42.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 15
  2. Census Tract 16
  3. Census Tract 3

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Binghamton, NY was Census Tract 15 with a value of $79,479, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $78,636 and $61,202.

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

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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.
$42,031
Median Household Income
± $3,059
20.9k
Number of Households
± 1,148

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.9k households in Binghamton, NY grew to $42,031 from the previous year's value of $39,012.

The following chart displays the households in Binghamton, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Binghamton, 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 (66.7%)
  2. Public Transit (8.68%)
  3. Carpooled (7.91%)

In 2022, 66.7% of workers in Binghamton, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (8.68%) and those who carpooled to work (7.91%).

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Binghamton, NY have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.47% of the workforce in Binghamton, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

31.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Binghamton, NY (14.7k out of 46.5k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Binghamton, 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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Health

95.3% of the population of Binghamton, NY has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 32.4% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Broome County, NY see 1169 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.63% decrease from the previous year (1213 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1414 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 425 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,169 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Broome County, NY

Primary care physicians in Broome County, NY see an average of 1,169 patients per year. This represents a 3.63% decrease from the previous year (1,213 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.9% under 18 years, 32.3% between 18 and 34 years, 33.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.72%
Uninsured
35.6%
Employer Coverage
32.4%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Binghamton, NY grew by 4.47% from 4.52% to 4.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Binghamton, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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