Elmont, NY

Add Comparison

Population

36,636

1.14% decline

Median Age

39.1


Median Household Income

$94,353

2.67% growth

Poverty Rate

7.71%


Number of Employees

19,554

0.0971% decline

Median Property Value

$374,900

2.54% growth

About

In 2017, Elmont, NY had a population of 36.6k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $94,353. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Elmont, NY declined from 37,057 to 36,636, a -1.14% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,902 to $94,353, a 2.67% increase.

The population of Elmont, NY is 45.5% Black or African American Alone, 21.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.8% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Elmont, NY speak a non-English language, and 84.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Elmont, NY is $374,900, and the homeownership rate is 79.1%. Most people in Elmont, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 39.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Elmont, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Elmont, NY employs 19.6k people. The largest industries in Elmont, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,034 people), Retail Trade (2,105 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,864 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($65,192), Public Administration ($61,607), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,250).

Median household income in Elmont, NY is $94,353. Males in Elmont, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Elmont, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$94,353

2017 value

± $7,549

2.67%

1 Year Growth

± 9.25%

Households in Elmont, NY have a median annual income of $94,353, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,902 in 2016, which represents a 2.67% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Elmont, NY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New York.

$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New York.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Elmont, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4049.01

  2. Census Tract 4051

  3. Census Tract 4052

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Elmont, NY was Census Tract 4049.01 with a value of $112,130, followed by Census Tract 4051 and Census Tract 4052, with respective values of $94,844 and $84,622.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Elmont, NY (2.82k out of 36.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,261 ± 294

  2. Hispanic

    762 ± 210

  3. Other

    571 ± 202

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Elmont, NY is Black, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

19.6k

2017 Value

± 1,036

-0.0971%

1 Year decline

± 7.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Elmont, NY declined at a rate of -0.0971%, from 19.6k employees to 19.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Elmont, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,855 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,104 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1,419 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Elmont, NY.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Elmont, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,855 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,104 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1,419 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Elmont, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (3.03 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.86 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.71 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Elmont, NY, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($82,014), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,278), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($73,076).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

19.6k

2017 Value

± 1,036

-0.0971%

1 Year decline

± 7.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Elmont, NY declined at a rate of -0.0971%, from 19.6k employees to 19.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Elmont, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,034 people), Retail Trade (2,105 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,864 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Elmont, NY, though some of these residents may live in Elmont, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Elmont, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,034 people), Retail Trade (2,105 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,864 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Elmont, NY has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.24 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.86 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.48 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Elmont, NY, by median earnings, are Information ($65,192), Public Administration ($61,607), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,250).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for New York state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

92.5% of the population of Elmont, NY has health coverage, with 58.5% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 9.4% on Medicare, 6.89% on non-group plans, and 0.207% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Elmont, 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

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

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).

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 neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

7.45%

Uninsured

58.5%

Employer Coverage

17.6%

Medicaid

9.4%

Medicare

6.89%

Non-Group

0.207%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Elmont, NY declined by 24.7% from 9.89% to 7.45%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Elmont, NY is home to a population of 36.6k people, from which 84.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 45.1% of Elmont, NY residents were born outside of the country (16.5k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Elmont, NY is composed of 16.7k Black or African American Alone residents (45.5%), 7.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (21.4%), 5.41k White Alone residents (14.8%), 5.06k Asian Alone residents (13.8%), 1.08k Two or More Races residents (2.95%), 522 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.42%), 46 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.126%), and 13 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0355%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Elmont, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Elmont, NY was 39.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Elmont, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Elmont, NY residents was 38.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

45.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.5k people

44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

16.3k people

As of 2017, 45.1% of Elmont, NY residents (16.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Elmont, NY was 44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Elmont, NY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New York.

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

84.3%

2017 Citizenship

84.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.3% of Elmont, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Elmont, NY was 84.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Elmont, NY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    16.7k ± 1.17k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7.85k ± 1.21k

  3. White Alone

    5.41k ± 635

In 2017, there were 2.12 times more Black or African American Alone residents (16.7k people) in Elmont, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.85k Hispanic or Latino and 5.41k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Elmont, NY as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Elmont, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Elmont, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Elmont, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    202 ± 80

  2. Korea

    79 ± 61

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    61 ± 61

Elmont, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.56 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Elmont, NY was $374,900 in 2017, which is 1.72 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $365,600 to $374,900, a 2.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Elmont, NY is 79.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Elmont, NY have an average commute time of 39.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Elmont, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$94,353

Median Household Income

± $7,549

9.8k

Number of Households

± 695

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.8k households in Elmont, NY grew to $94,353 from the previous year's value of $91,902.

The following chart displays the households in Elmont, 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 $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$374,900

2017 Median

± $6,376

$365,600

2016 Median

± $6,269

In 2017, the median property value in Elmont, NY grew to to $374,900 from the previous year's value of $365,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Elmont, 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 Elmont, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

79.1%

2017 Homeownership

79%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.1% of the housing units in Elmont, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Elmont, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Elmont, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Elmont, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

39.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Elmont, NY have a longer commute time (39.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.72% of the workforce in Elmont, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Elmont, NY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.4%

  2. Public Transit

    22.1%

  3. Carpooled

    7.55%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Elmont, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart