Hamilton County, NY

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Population

4,646

1.09% decline

Median Age

53.7


Median Household Income

$55,587

5.46% growth

Poverty Rate

9.68%


Number of Employees

1,991

5.4% growth

Median Property Value

$164,000

0.906% decline

About

In 2017, Hamilton County, NY had a population of 4.65k people with a median age of 53.7 and a median household income of $55,587. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hamilton County, NY declined from 4,697 to 4,646, a -1.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,708 to $55,587, a 5.46% increase.

The population of Hamilton County, NY is 95.5% White Alone, 2.15% Two or More Races, and 1.49% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Hamilton County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hamilton County, NY is $164,000, and the homeownership rate is 84.7%. Most people in Hamilton County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hamilton County, NY employs 1.99k people. The largest industries in Hamilton County, NY are Construction (368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (258 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (198 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,875), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,786), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,429).

Median household income in Hamilton County, NY is $55,587. Males in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,587

2017 value

± $3,147

5.46%

1 Year Growth

± 12.3%

Households in Hamilton County, NY have a median annual income of $55,587, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,708 in 2016, which represents a 5.46% 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 Hamilton County, 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 9505

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton County, NY was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $56,696, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $49,167 and $46,364.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.68% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton County, NY (446 out of 4.61k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    413 ± 89

  2. Hispanic

    16 ± 54

  3. Two Or More

    14 ± 57

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic 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

1.99k

2017 Value

± 240

5.4%

1 Year growth

± 15.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton County, NY grew at a rate of 5.4%, from 1.89k employees to 1.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton County, NY, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (386 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (234 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (181 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (386 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (234 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (181 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.9 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.49 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($103,036), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($83,750), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($76,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.99k

2017 Value

± 240

5.4%

1 Year growth

± 15.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton County, NY grew at a rate of 5.4%, from 1.89k employees to 1.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton County, NY, are Construction (368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (258 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (198 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY, by number of employees, are Construction (368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (258 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (198 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, NY has an unusually high number of Construction (2.95 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.33 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,875), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,786), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,429).

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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

88.4% of the population of Hamilton County, NY has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 18.9% on Medicaid, 18.8% on Medicare, 8.95% on non-group plans, and 0.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, NY see 4712 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0636% decrease from the previous year (4715 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2271 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

4,712 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, NY see an average of 4,712 patients per year. This represents a 0.0636% decrease from the previous year (4,715 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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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

11.6%

Uninsured

41.3%

Employer Coverage

18.9%

Medicaid

18.8%

Medicare

8.95%

Non-Group

0.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton County, NY grew by 21.4% from 9.57% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton County, 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

Hamilton County, NY is home to a population of 4.65k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.84% of Hamilton County, NY residents were born outside of the country (132 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hamilton County, NY is composed of 4.44k White Alone residents (95.5%), 100 Two or More Races residents (2.15%), 69 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.49%), 36 Black or African American Alone residents (0.775%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.0215%), 1 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0215%), 1 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0215%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

54

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hamilton County, NY was 53.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Hamilton County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hamilton County, NY residents was 54.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.84%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

132 people

2.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

127 people

As of 2017, 2.84% of Hamilton County, NY residents (132 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton County, NY was 2.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Hamilton County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton County, NY was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.44k ± 11

  2. Two or More Races

    100 ± 31

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    69 ± 34

In 2017, there were 44.4 times more White Alone residents (4.44k people) in Hamilton County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 100 Two or More Races and 69 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hamilton County, 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

    131 ± 51

  2. Korea

    30 ± 16

  3. World War II

    18 ± 11

Hamilton County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton County, NY was $164,000 in 2017, which is 0.754 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $165,500 to $164,000, a 0.906% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hamilton County, NY is 84.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hamilton County, NY have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hamilton County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,587

Median Household Income

± $3,147

1.1k

Number of Households

± 100

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.1k households in Hamilton County, NY grew to $55,587 from the previous year's value of $52,708.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$164,000

2017 Median

± $11,073

$165,500

2016 Median

± $10,292

In 2017, the median property value in Hamilton County, NY declined from to $164,000 from the previous year's value of $165,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

84.7%

2017 Homeownership

85.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.7% of the housing units in Hamilton County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.1%.

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

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton County, NY have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.65% of the workforce in Hamilton County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.59%

  3. Other

    4.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hamilton County, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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