Freeport, NY

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Population

43,380

0.377% growth

Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$71,184

3.22% growth

Poverty Rate

12.6%


Number of Employees

21,190

1.1% growth

Median Property Value

$317,400

2.03% growth

About

In 2017, Freeport, NY had a population of 43.4k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $71,184. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Freeport, NY grew from 43,217 to 43,380, a 0.377% increase and its median household income grew from $68,963 to $71,184, a 3.22% increase.

The population of Freeport, NY is 42.9% Hispanic or Latino, 29.6% Black or African American Alone, and 24% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Freeport, NY speak a non-English language, and 84.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Freeport, NY is $317,400, and the homeownership rate is 67.6%. Most people in Freeport, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Freeport, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Freeport, NY employs 21.2k people. The largest industries in Freeport, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,911 people), Retail Trade (2,487 people), and Educational Services (2,107 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($82,879), Utilities ($79,013), and Public Administration ($62,895).

Median household income in Freeport, NY is $71,184. Males in Freeport, 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 Freeport, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,184

2017 value

± $5,515

3.22%

1 Year Growth

± 9.61%

Households in Freeport, NY have a median annual income of $71,184, 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 $68,963 in 2016, which represents a 3.22% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$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.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Freeport, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4145.01

  2. Census Tract 4145.02

  3. Census Tract 4141

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Freeport, NY was Census Tract 4145.01 with a value of $101,806, followed by Census Tract 4145.02 and Census Tract 4141, with respective values of $92,569 and $90,591.

The following map shows all of the places in Freeport, 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

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Freeport, NY (5.4k out of 42.9k 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 Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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. Hispanic

    3,399 ± 499

  2. White

    2,355 ± 410

  3. Two Or More

    1,440 ± 333

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Freeport, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

21.2k

2017 Value

± 1,069

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 6.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Freeport, NY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 21k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Freeport, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,762 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,260 people), and Management Occupations (1,617 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Freeport, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Freeport, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,762 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,260 people), and Management Occupations (1,617 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Freeport, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.89 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.77 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Freeport, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($84,643), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($84,239), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($78,716).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.2k

2017 Value

± 1,069

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 6.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Freeport, NY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 21k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Freeport, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,911 people), Retail Trade (2,487 people), and Educational Services (2,107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Freeport, NY, though some of these residents may live in Freeport, 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 Freeport, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,911 people), Retail Trade (2,487 people), and Educational Services (2,107 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Freeport, NY has an unusually high number of Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.77 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.33 times), and Information (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Freeport, NY, by median earnings, are Information ($82,879), Utilities ($79,013), and Public Administration ($62,895).

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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

87.9% of the population of Freeport, NY has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 0.291% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Freeport, 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

12.1%

Uninsured

47%

Employer Coverage

17.2%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

13%

Non-Group

0.291%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Freeport, NY declined by 19.5% from 15% to 12.1%.

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

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Health Risks

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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

Freeport, NY is home to a population of 43.4k people, from which 84.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Freeport, NY residents were born outside of the country (12.6k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Freeport, NY is composed of 18.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (42.9%), 12.8k Black or African American Alone residents (29.6%), 10.4k White Alone residents (24%), 925 Two or More Races residents (2.13%), 453 Asian Alone residents (1.04%), 102 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.235%), 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0184%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Freeport, NY was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Freeport, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Freeport, NY residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    12.6k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Freeport, NY residents (12.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Freeport, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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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.

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Citizenship

84.2%

2017 Citizenship

83.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.2% of Freeport, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Freeport, NY was 83.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    18.6k ± 1.96k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    12.8k ± 890

  3. White Alone

    10.4k ± 630

In 2017, there were 1.45 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (18.6k people) in Freeport, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.8k Black or African American Alone and 10.4k 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 Freeport, NY as a share of the total population.

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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 Freeport, 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 Freeport, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Freeport, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    479 ± 141

  2. Korea

    136 ± 69

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    109 ± 63

Freeport, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Freeport, NY was $317,400 in 2017, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $311,100 to $317,400, a 2.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Freeport, NY is 67.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Freeport, NY have an average commute time of 31.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Freeport, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$71,184

Median Household Income

± $5,515

13.7k

Number of Households

± 745

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.7k households in Freeport, NY grew to $71,184 from the previous year's value of $68,963.

The following chart displays the households in Freeport, 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

$317,400

2017 Median

± $8,357

$311,100

2016 Median

± $9,551

In 2017, the median property value in Freeport, NY grew to to $317,400 from the previous year's value of $311,100.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

67.6%

2017 Homeownership

67.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.6% of the housing units in Freeport, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Freeport, 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 Freeport, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Freeport, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

31.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Freeport, NY have a longer commute time (31.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.95% of the workforce in Freeport, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.4%

  2. Public Transit

    13.2%

  3. Carpooled

    11.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Freeport, NY was Drove Alone (65.4%), followed by those who Public Transit (13.2%) and those who Carpooled (11.8%).

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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