Madison County, NY

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Population

71,760

0.456% decline

Poverty Rate

11.1%


Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$58,365

4.49% growth

Number of Employees

33,640

1.05% growth

Median Property Value

$132,800

3.75% growth

About

In 2017, Madison County, NY had a population of 71.8k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $58,365. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison County, NY declined from 72,089 to 71,760, a -0.456% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,858 to $58,365, a 4.49% increase.

The population of Madison County, NY is 93.4% White Alone, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.8% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Madison County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, NY are Colgate University (884 degrees awarded in 2017), Morrisville State College (665 degrees), and Cazenovia College (317 degrees).

The median property value in Madison County, NY is $132,800, and the homeownership rate is 76%. Most people in Madison County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, NY is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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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Economy

The economy of Madison County, NY employs 33.6k people. The largest industries in Madison County, NY are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($56,217), Public Administration ($51,740), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,583).

Median household income in Madison County, NY is $58,365. Males in Madison 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 Madison County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,365

2017 value

± $1,967

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 4.25%

Households in Madison County, NY have a median annual income of $58,365, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,858 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time 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 Madison 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 305.02

  2. Census Tract 304.02

  3. Census Tract 309

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, NY was Census Tract 305.02 with a value of $93,264, followed by Census Tract 304.02 and Census Tract 309, with respective values of $75,509 and $74,196.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, NY (7.4k out of 66.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    7,070 ± 568

  2. Two Or More

    156 ± 149

  3. Hispanic

    129 ± 141

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

33.6k

2017 Value

± 1,087

1.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, NY grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 33.3k employees to 33.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,534 people), Management Occupations (3,130 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,976 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,534 people), Management Occupations (3,130 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,976 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.34 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.33 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison County, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,946), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,897), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,639).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

33.6k

2017 Value

± 1,087

1.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, NY grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 33.3k employees to 33.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, NY, are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Madison 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 Madison County, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (5,195 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,556 people), and Manufacturing (3,564 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.14 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.67 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($56,217), Public Administration ($51,740), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,583).

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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. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

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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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% 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. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

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

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Health

95.1% of the population of Madison County, NY has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see 1671 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (1683 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2972 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 631 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

1,671 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see an average of 1,671 patients per year. This represents a 0.713% decrease from the previous year (1,683 patients).

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

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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

4.95%

Uninsured

54.1%

Employer Coverage

16%

Medicaid

12.6%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, NY declined by 7.43% from 5.35% to 4.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison 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

Madison County, NY is home to a population of 71.8k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.43% of Madison County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.74k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison County, NY is composed of 67k White Alone residents (93.4%), 1.51k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.11%), 1.29k Black or African American Alone residents (1.8%), 845 Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 596 Asian Alone residents (0.831%), 425 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.592%), 47 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0655%), and 38 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.053%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison County, NY was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Madison County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madison County, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.43%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.74k people

2.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.81k people

As of 2017, 2.43% of Madison County, NY residents (1.74k 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 Madison County, NY was 2.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Madison County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, NY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    67k ± 57

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.51k ± 225

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.29k ± 159

In 2017, there were 44.3 times more White Alone residents (67k people) in Madison County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k Hispanic or Latino and 1.29k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Madison County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,717 ± 249

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    695 ± 174

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    654 ± 154

Madison County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Madison County, NY awarded 1,866 degrees. The student population of Madison County, NY is skewed towards women, with 3,101 male students and 3,736 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, NY are White (1,346 and 76.5%), followed by Black or African American (120 and 6.82%), Hispanic or Latino (115 and 6.54%), and Unknown (88 and 5%).

The largest universities in Madison County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Colgate University (884 and 47.4%), Morrisville State College (665 and 35.6%), and Cazenovia College (317 and 17%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, NY are General Economics (90 and 4.82%), Registered Nursing (77 and 4.13%), and General Political Science & Government (72 and 3.86%).

The median tuition costs in Madison County, NY are $43,359 for private four year colleges, and $6,670 and $16,320 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 90 degrees awarded

  2. 72 degrees awarded

  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, NY was General Economics with 90 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 884 degrees awarded

  2. 665 degrees awarded

  3. 317 degrees awarded

$6,670

Median In-State Public

$43,359

Median Private

In 2017, the Madison County, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colgate University with 884 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

762

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,104

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 762 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, NY, which is 0.69 times less than the 1,104 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Madison County, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,346 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    120 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    115 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Madison County, NY were to White students. These 1,346 degrees mean that there were 11.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 120 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, NY was $132,800 in 2017, which is 0.578 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $128,000 to $132,800, a 3.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, NY is 76%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison County, NY have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$132,800

2017 Median

± $4,961

$128,000

2016 Median

± $4,294

In 2017, the median property value in Madison County, NY grew to to $132,800 from the previous year's value of $128,000.

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

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Household Income

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$58,365

Median Household Income

± $1,967

26.3k

Number of Households

± 930

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.3k households in Madison County, NY grew to $58,365 from the previous year's value of $55,858.

The following chart displays the households in Madison 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76% of the housing units in Madison County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

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

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, NY have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Madison County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    6.37%

  3. Walked

    5.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison County, NY was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.37%) and those who Walked (5.37%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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