Erie County (South) PUMA, NY

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Population

168,789

0.208% growth

Median Age

45.1


Median Household Income

$66,800

1.43% growth

Poverty Rate

7.15%


Number of Employees

81,737

0.754% growth

Median Property Value

$162,500

2.52% growth

About

In 2017, Erie County (South) PUMA, NY had a population of 169k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $66,800. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY grew from 168,438 to 168,789, a 0.208% increase and its median household income grew from $65,857 to $66,800, a 1.43% increase.

The population of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is 93.4% White Alone, 2.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.29% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 3.53% of the people in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are Bryant & Stratton College-Online (445 degrees awarded in 2016), Hilbert College (265 degrees), and Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns (156 degrees).

The median property value in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is $162,500, and the homeownership rate is 78.3%. Most people in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY employs 81.7k people. The largest industries in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (5,716 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,517 people), and Construction (4,657 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($116,602), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($107,118), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($105,751).

Median household income in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is $66,800. Males in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,296. The income inequality in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,800

2017 value

± $1,436

1.43%

1 Year Growth

± 3.13%

Households in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $66,800, 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 $65,857 in 2016, which represents a 1.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$67,326

Average Male Salary

± $8,292

$50,296

Average Female Salary

± $4,851

In 2017, full-time male employees in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $82,343 ± $68,454

  2. White

    $51,084 ± $4,580

  3. American Indian

    $35,324 ± $31,015

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.61 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.424

2017 Wage GINI

0.428

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.929% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY (11.7k out of 164k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

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. White

    10,193 ± 727

  2. Hispanic

    487 ± 163

  3. Black

    281 ± 131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

81.7k

2017 Value

0.754%

1 Year growth

± 0.754%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.754%, from 81.1k employees to 81.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,713 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,362 people), and Miscellaneous managers (2,131 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,713 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,362 people), and Miscellaneous managers (2,131 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Erie County (South) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Physician assistants (6.61 times higher than expected), Firstline supervisors of correctional officers (4.54 times), and Bailiffs, correctional officers, & jailers (3.96 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($187,283), Chief executives & legislators ($150,563), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($119,112).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

81.7k

2017 Value

0.754%

1 Year growth

± 0.754%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.754%, from 81.1k employees to 81.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,716 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,517 people), and Construction (4,657 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,716 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,517 people), and Construction (4,657 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Erie County (South) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Apparel accessories & other apparel manufacturing (31.5 times higher than expected), Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (11.3 times), and Sporting & athletic goods, & doll, toy & game manufacturing (5.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($116,602), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($107,118), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($105,751).

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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 Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Erie County (South) 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%).

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 

$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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Erie County (South) 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

Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 169k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is composed of 158k White Alone residents (93.4%), 3.71k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.2%), 2.18k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.29%), 2.09k Black or African American Alone residents (1.24%), 1.73k Two or More Races residents (1.02%), 1.26k Asian Alone residents (0.748%), 123 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0729%), and 26 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0154%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are Spanish (1,947 speakers), Polish (663 speakers), and German (512 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was 45.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Erie County (South) PUMA, NY residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

2.92%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.91k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was 2.92%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    598 ± 599 people

  2. Poland

    344 ± 455 people

  3. Germany

    326 ± 443 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was Canada, the natal country of 598 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Poland with 344 and Germany with 326.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    158k ± 718

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.71k ± 510

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.18k ± 263

In 2017, there were 42.5 times more White Alone residents (158k people) in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.71k Hispanic or Latino and 2.18k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,947 speakers (1.21%)

  2. Polish

    663 speakers (0.413%)

  3. German

    512 speakers (0.319%)

3.53% of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 1.21% of the overall population of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 0.413% speak Polish and 0.319% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,539 ± 399

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,177 ± 209

  3. Korea

    1,057 ± 180

Erie County (South) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY awarded 973 degrees. The student population of Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 945 male students and 4,021 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are White (666 and 68.8%), followed by Black or African American (182 and 18.8%), Hispanic or Latino (58 and 5.99%), and Two or More Races (24 and 2.48%).

The largest universities in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Bryant & Stratton College-Online (445 and 45.7%), Hilbert College (265 and 27.2%), and Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns (156 and 16%).

The most popular majors in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (117 and 12%), Medical Administrative Assistant (100 and 10.3%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (95 and 9.76%).

The median tuition costs in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY are $20,650 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. 117 degrees awarded

  2. 100 degrees awarded

  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was Medical Insurance Coding Specialist with 117 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 445 degrees awarded

  2. 265 degrees awarded

  3. 156 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$20,650

Median Private

In 2016, the Erie County (South) PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bryant & Stratton College-Online with 445 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

207

Degrees Awarded to Men

766

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 207 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY, which is 0.27 times less than the 766 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

    666 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    182 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    58 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY were to White students. These 666 degrees mean that there were 3.66 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 182 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was $162,500 in 2017, which is 0.747 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $158,500 to $162,500, a 2.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is 78.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,800

Median Household Income

± $1,436

67.9k

Number of Households

± 1,591

In 2017, the median household income of the 67.9k households in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY grew to $66,800 from the previous year's value of $65,857.

The following chart displays the households in Erie County (South) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$162,500

2017 Median

± $2,192

$158,500

2016 Median

± $2,360

In 2017, the median property value in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY grew to to $162,500 from the previous year's value of $158,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Erie County (South) 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 Erie County (South) PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.3%

2017 Homeownership

78.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.3% of the housing units in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.8%

  2. Carpooled

    6.26%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Erie County (South) PUMA, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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