Livingston County, NY

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2022 Population
61,980
0.439% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
1.59% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,443
9.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$159,900
12.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
28,923
0.469% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Livingston County, NY had a population of 62k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $70,443. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Livingston County, NY declined from 62,253 to 61,980, a −0.439% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,467 to $70,443, a 9.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Livingston County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.13%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), White (Hispanic) (1.61%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.19%).

None of the households in Livingston 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.

98.6% of the residents in Livingston County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Livingston County, NY are SUNY College at Geneseo (1,173 degrees awarded in 2022) and Elim Bible Institute and College (33 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Livingston County, NY was $159,900, and the homeownership rate was 77%.

Most people in Livingston County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Livingston County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Livingston County, NY is home to a population of 62k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.01% of Livingston County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.87k people).

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.6k people) in Livingston County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Livingston County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Livingston County, NY was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Livingston County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55.6k ± 342
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 367
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 104
3.9%
Hispanic Population
2.42k people

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.6k people) in Livingston County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.9% of the people in Livingston County, NY are hispanic (2.42k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.01%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.87k people
3.71%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.31k people

As of 2022, 3.01% of Livingston County, NY residents (1.87k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Livingston County, NY was 3.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,272 ± 201
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    655 ± 168
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    451 ± 147

Livingston County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Livingston County, NY employs 28.9k people. The largest industries in Livingston County, NY are Educational Services (4,535 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,074 people), and Manufacturing (3,231 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,577), Public Administration ($69,896), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,705).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,105
0.469%
1 Year growth
± 5.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Livingston County, NY grew at a rate of 0.469%, from 28.8k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Livingston County, NY, are Management Occupations (3,136 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,024 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,438 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Livingston County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,105
0.469%
1 Year growth
± 5.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Livingston County, NY grew at a rate of 0.469%, from 28.8k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Livingston County, NY, are Educational Services (4,535 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,074 people), and Manufacturing (3,231 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Livingston County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Livingston 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

$50,920
Median earning men ± $1,598
$36,146
Median earning women ± $1,950

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($75,114), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,227), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,029).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,375), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,931), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,264).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 435
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 257
    Retail Trade
  3. 235
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Livingston County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 57.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.4%), followed by Other (1.7%).

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 26 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.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Livingston County, NY awarded 1,206 degrees. The student population of Livingston County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,548 male students and 2,750 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Livingston County, NY are White (946 and 79.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (110 and 9.26%), Asian (54 and 4.55%), and Black or African American (34 and 2.86%).

The largest universities in Livingston County, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY College at Geneseo (1,173 and 97.3%) and Elim Bible Institute and College (33 and 2.74%).

The most popular majors in Livingston County, NY are General Psychology (167 and 13.8%), General Business Administration & Management (124 and 10.3%), and General Biological Sciences (117 and 9.7%).

The median tuition costs in Livingston County, NY are $10,105 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $16,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Livingston County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,298 (36% men and 64% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,298 students enrolled in Livingston County, NY, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,444 records, of which 64.3% were women and 35.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 167 degrees awarded
  2. 124 degrees awarded
  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Livingston County, NY was General Psychology with 167 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,173 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY College at Geneseo with 1,173 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 448 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Livingston County, NY, which is 0.591 times less than the 758 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 946 degrees mean that there were 8.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 110 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($10,105) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,896) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Livingston County, NY was $159,900 in 2022, which is 0.567 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,000 to $159,900, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Livingston County, NY is 77%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Livingston County, NY have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Livingston County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Livingston County, NY is $70,443. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Livingston County, NY was Census Tract 306 with a value of $80,682, followed by Census Tract 308 and Census Tract 301, with respective values of $76,421 and $73,333.

In 2022, 15.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Livingston County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.38%.

Property

$159,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,477
$18,546
Median Property Taxes
±$715

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Rent vs Own

77%
Homeownership
2022
59.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77% of the housing units in Livingston County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 306
  2. Census Tract 308
  3. Census Tract 301

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Livingston County, NY was Census Tract 306 with a value of $80,682, followed by Census Tract 308 and Census Tract 301, with respective values of $76,421 and $73,333.

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Household Income

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$70,443
Median Household Income
± $2,811
24.1k
Number of Households
± 964

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.1k households in Livingston County, NY grew to $70,443 from the previous year's value of $64,467.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Livingston County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.22%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.24%)

In 2022, 76.4% of workers in Livingston County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.22%) and those who worked at home (7.24%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Livingston County, NY have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Livingston County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Livingston County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.38%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Livingston County, NY (6.67k out of 56.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.3% of the children was living in poverty in Livingston County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 123 in Livingston County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 37.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

96.6% of the population of Livingston County, NY has health coverage, with 49.5% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 0.876% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Livingston County, NY see 2517 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.5% increase from the previous year (2432 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2013 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 761 patients per year.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,517 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Livingston County, NY

Primary care physicians in Livingston County, NY see an average of 2,517 patients per year. This represents a 3.5% increase from the previous year (2,432 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 22.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

3.4%
Uninsured
49.5%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
0.876%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Livingston County, NY grew by 9.14% from 3.12% to 3.4%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 40.5 in Livingston County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 32.1% in Livingston County, NY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.58% in Livingston County, NY.

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