Genesee County, NY

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2020 Population
57,554
0.439% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43
0.232% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
10.8%
0.882% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,635
0.183% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$125,200
4.51% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
29,157
1.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Genesee County, NY had a population of 57.6k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $60,635. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Genesee County, NY declined from 57,808 to 57,554, a −0.439% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,524 to $60,635, a 0.183% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Genesee County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), Other (Hispanic) (1.32%), and White (Hispanic) (1.24%).

None of the households in Genesee County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Genesee County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Genesee County, NY are Genesee Community College (616 degrees awarded in 2020) and Genesee Valley BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (84 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Genesee County, NY was $125,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%.

Most people in Genesee County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Genesee County, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Genesee County, NY is home to a population of 57.6k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 2% of Genesee County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.17k people).

In 2020, there were 35.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.9k people) in Genesee County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.8% of Genesee County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Genesee County, NY was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Genesee County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    51.9k ± 44
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.46k ± 202
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 173
3.4%
Hispanic Population
1.96k people

In 2020, there were 35.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.9k people) in Genesee County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.4% of the people in Genesee County, NY are hispanic (1.96k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    495,720 ± 17,065 people
  2. China
    408,272 ± 15,522 people
  3. Jamaica
    227,326 ± 11,637 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 495,720 New York residents, followed by China with 408,272 and Jamaica with 227,326.

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Foreign-Born Population

2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.17k people
1.87%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people

As of 2018, 2% of Genesee County, NY residents (1.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Genesee County, NY was 1.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,205 ± 221
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    536 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    380 ± 106

Genesee County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Genesee County, NY employs 29.2k people. The largest industries in Genesee County, NY are Manufacturing (4,469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,612 people), and Educational Services (3,247 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,411), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($86,107), and Public Administration ($61,642).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,479. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

29.2k
2020 Value
± 1,070
−1.4%
1 Year decline
± 5.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Genesee County, NY declined at a rate of −1.4%, from 29.6k employees to 29.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Genesee County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,693 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,708 people), and Production Occupations (2,612 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Genesee County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.2k
2020 Value
± 1,070
−1.4%
1 Year decline
± 5.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Genesee County, NY declined at a rate of −1.4%, from 29.6k employees to 29.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Genesee County, NY, are Manufacturing (4,469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,612 people), and Educational Services (3,247 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Genesee County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Genesee County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,098
Median earning men ± $1,960
$29,760
Median earning women ± $1,757

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($71,181), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,797), and Information ($59,643).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,714), Information ($45,625), and Public Administration ($41,208).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 443
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 370
    Manufacturing
  3. 259
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $585k
    Manufacturing
  2. $175k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $112k
    Wholesale Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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. $140B
  2. $74.5B
  3. $67.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $140B, followed by Electronics ($74.5B) and Mixed freight ($67.4B).

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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$818B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
98% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $818B. This is expected to increase 98% to $1.62T by 2050.

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. $67.2B
  2. $49.9B
  3. $31.3B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $67.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.9B and California and $31.3B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Genesee County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 64.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.7%), followed by Other (1.61%).

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.

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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In 2020, universities in Genesee County, NY awarded 700 degrees. The student population of Genesee County, NY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,655 male students and 3,191 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Genesee County, NY are White (526 and 80.4%), followed by Black or African American (55 and 8.41%), Hispanic or Latino (32 and 4.89%), and Two or More Races (22 and 3.36%).

The largest universities in Genesee County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Genesee Community College (616 and 88%) and Genesee Valley BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (84 and 12%).

The most popular majors in Genesee County, NY are General Studies (148 and 21.1%), Registered Nursing (109 and 15.6%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (84 and 12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 4,846 students enrolled in Genesee County, NY, 34.2% men and 65.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,438 records, of which 66.7% were women and 33.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 148 degree-majors awarded
  2. 109 degree-majors awarded
  3. 58 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Genesee County, NY was General Studies with 148 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Genesee County, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 616 degrees awarded
  2. 84 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Genesee Community College with 616 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 203 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Genesee County, NY, which is 0.408 times less than the 497 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 526 degrees mean that there were 9.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 55 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($490) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,390) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.5% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.01M), Bachelors Degree (3.13M), and Some college (2.8M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Genesee County, NY was $125,200 in 2020, which is 0.545 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $119,800 to $125,200, a 4.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Genesee County, NY is 72.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Genesee County, NY have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Genesee County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Genesee County, NY is $60,635. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Genesee County, NY was Census Tract 9514 with a value of $73,148, followed by Census Tract 9511 and Census Tract 9513, with respective values of $72,034 and $68,750.

In 2021, 11.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.15%.

Property

$125,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,557
$17,501
Median Property Taxes
±$810

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Genesee County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Genesee County, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.4%
Homeownership
2020
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.4% of the housing units in Genesee County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9514
  2. Census Tract 9511
  3. Census Tract 9513

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Genesee County, NY was Census Tract 9514 with a value of $73,148, followed by Census Tract 9511 and Census Tract 9513, with respective values of $72,034 and $68,750.

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

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Household Income

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$60,635
Median Household Income
± $2,599
24.2k
Number of Households
± 1,012

In 2020, the median household income of the 24.2k households in Genesee County, NY grew to $60,635 from the previous year's value of $60,524.

The following chart displays the households in Genesee County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Genesee County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2020 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York

In 2020, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.645% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.49%)
  3. Walked (4.41%)

In 2020, 82.3% of workers in Genesee County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.49%) and those who walked to work (4.41%).

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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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Genesee County, NY have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.935% of the workforce in Genesee County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 11.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.15%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Genesee County, NY (6.11k out of 56.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 13.6% of the children was living in poverty in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 220 in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 45.2 per 100,000 population.

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96.8% of the population of Genesee County, NY has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.45% 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 Genesee County, NY see 3383 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.06% increase from the previous year (3220 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2864 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 629 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,383 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Genesee County, NY

Primary care physicians in Genesee County, NY see an average of 3,383 patients per year. This represents a 5.06% increase from the previous year (3,220 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.17%
Uninsured
50.2%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Genesee County, NY declined by 8.6% from 3.46% to 3.17%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 42.4 in Genesee County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.1% in Genesee County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.53% in Genesee County, NY.

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