Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
154,554
0.285% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38.9
0.777% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
26.5%
1.19% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$45,119
3.24% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$703,300
1.78% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
69,680
0.769% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY had a population of 155k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $45,119. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY declined from 154,995 to 154,554, a −0.285% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,705 to $45,119, a 3.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (33.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (30.8%), Other (Hispanic) (10.9%), White (Hispanic) (9.72%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.6%). 49.5% of the households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 86.3% of the residents in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America (9 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was $703,300, and the homeownership rate was 11.6%. Most people in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was 0 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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−5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a −5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is home to a population of 155k people, from which 86.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 50.6% of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (78.2k people).

In 2019, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.7k people) in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (37,839 speakers), Spanish (25,236 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,560 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    51.7k ± 1.52k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    47.7k ± 2.06k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    16.8k ± 1.57k
24.1%
Hispanic Population
37.3k people

In 2019, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.7k people) in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.1% of the people in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are hispanic (37.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    37,839 speakers (25.2%)
  2. Spanish
    25,236 speakers (16.8%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,560 speakers (1.04%)

49.5% of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 25.2% of the overall population of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 16.8% speak Spanish and 1.04% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

50.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
78.2k people
34.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
53.5k people

As of 2019, 50.6% of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY residents (78.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was 34.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    28,719 ± 3,754 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    3,376 ± 1,411 people
  3. Hong Kong
    1,796 ± 1,034 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was China, the natal country of 28,719 Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 3,376 and Hong Kong with 1,796.

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Citizenship

86.3%
2019 Citizenship
85.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 86.3% of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was 85.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    672 ± 183
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    468 ± 201
  3. Korea
    445 ± 162

Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is $45,119. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

Males in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,103. The income inequality in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY employs 69.7k people. The largest industries in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are Restaurants & Food Services (5,901 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,177 people), and Advertising, public relations & related services (2,768 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($210,161), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($181,726), and Insurance carriers ($150,894).

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,119
2019 value
± $2,605
3.24%
1 Year Growth
± 8.59%

Households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $45,119, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,705 in 2018, which represents a 3.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$93,577
Average Male Salary in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY
± $14,578
$73,103
Average Female Salary in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY
± $10,706

In 2019, full-time male employees in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY
  1. White
    $91,460 ± $12,094
  2. Two or More Races
    $50,953 ± $23,434
  3. American Indian
    $49,878 ± $34,306

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.79 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY.

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Wage Distribution

0.498
2019 Wage GINI in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY
0.494
2018 Wage GINI in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY

In 2019, the income inequality in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.704% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY (39k out of 147k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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. Asian
    13,401 ± 1,011
  2. Hispanic
    12,590 ± 1,000
  3. White
    11,209 ± 1,003

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is Asian, followed by Hispanic and White.

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

69.7k
2019 Value
0.769%
1 Year growth
± 0.769%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.769%, from 69.1k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,308 people), Retail salespersons (1,587 people), and Food preparation workers (1,427 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,308 people), Retail salespersons (1,587 people), and Food preparation workers (1,427 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Advertising & promotions managers (16.9 times higher than expected), Producers & directors (10.9 times), and Financial analysts (7.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Archivists, curators, & museum technicians ($267,718), Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($226,808), and Financial analysts ($212,334).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.7k
2019 Value
0.769%
1 Year growth
± 0.769%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.769%, from 69.1k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,901 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,177 people), and Advertising, public relations & related services (2,768 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Chinatown & Lower East Side 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 Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,901 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,177 people), and Advertising, public relations & related services (2,768 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Sound recording industries (15.6 times higher than expected), Advertising, public relations & related services (11.6 times), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (10 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($210,161), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($181,726), and Insurance carriers ($150,894).

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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. $125B
  2. $81.4B
  3. $68B

In 2018, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $125B, followed by Mixed freight ($81.4B) and Electronics ($68B).

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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$785B
2018 Value in New York
$1.85T
Projected 2045 Value in New York
135% growth

In 2018, total outbound New York trade was $785B. This is expected to increase 135% to $1.85T 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. $54B
  2. $46.7B
  3. $28.6B

In 2018, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $54B, followed by Pennsylvania with $46.7B and California and $28.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.26%). The most partisan county was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New York
58.4% for the Democratic, Women's Equality, and Working Families Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 88.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 86.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 79.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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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.

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 27 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 2019, universities in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY awarded 9 degrees. The student population of NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is skewed towards men, with 63 male students and 0 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are White (9 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America (9 and 100%).

The most popular majors in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are Rabbinical Studies (4 and 44.4%), Talmudic Studies (3 and 33.3%), and Theological Studies (2 and 22.2%).

The median tuition costs in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY are $11,750 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. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was Talmudic Studies with 2 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
9 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$11,750
Median Private

In 2019, the NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America with 9 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

9
Degrees Awarded to Men
0
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 9 men were awarded degrees from institutions in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in NYC-Manhattan Community District 3--Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was White students. These 9 degrees mean that there were NaNy times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY was $703,300 in 2019, which is 2.92 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $691,000 to $703,300, a 1.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is 11.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$703,300
2019 Median
± $32,065
$691,000
2018 Median
± $28,473

In 2019, the median property value in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY grew to to $703,300 from the previous year's value of $691,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chinatown & Lower East Side 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 Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$45,119
Median Household Income
± $2,605
72k
Number of Households
± 2,297

In 2019, the median household income of the 72k households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY grew to $45,119 from the previous year's value of $43,705.

The following chart displays the households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

11.6%
2019 Homeownership
11.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 11.6% of the housing units in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 11.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.07% of the workforce in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (54.9%)
  2. Walked (24.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.61%)

In 2019, 54.9% of workers in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who walked to work (24.3%) and those who worked at home (5.61%).

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

0 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY have 0 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 34.9% on Medicaid, 6.97% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 0.4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New York see 1194 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1174 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.7%). Additionally, Chenango County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,194 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,194 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York 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%).

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

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$9,778
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New York
$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

5.39%
Uninsured
37.8%
Employer Coverage
34.9%
Medicaid
6.97%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
0.4%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY declined by 8.9% from 5.92% to 5.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chinatown & Lower East Side 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. 15.7% prevalence
  2. 14.3% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 15.7%.

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

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