Menands, NY

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Population

3,977

0.525% decline

Median Age

34.2


Median Household Income

$65,297

0.0245% decline

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Number of Employees

2,018

5.88% decline

Median Property Value

$204,100

3.5% decline

About

In 2017, Menands, NY had a population of 3.98k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $65,297. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Menands, NY declined from 3,998 to 3,977, a -0.525% decrease and its median household income declined from $65,313 to $65,297, a -0.0245% decrease.

The population of Menands, NY is 56.1% White Alone, 17.2% Asian Alone, and 15.2% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Menands, NY speak a non-English language, and 86.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Menands, NY is $204,100, and the homeownership rate is 37.3%. Most people in Menands, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Menands, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Menands, NY employs 2.02k people. The largest industries in Menands, NY are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (342 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (326 people), and Retail Trade (243 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($93,636), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,430), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,430).

Median household income in Menands, NY is $65,297. Males in Menands, 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 Menands, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,297

2017 value

± $7,651

-0.0245%

1 Year Growth

± 13.5%

Households in Menands, NY have a median annual income of $65,297, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,313 in 2016, which represents a -0.0245% 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 Menands, 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 136.01

  2. Census Tract 136.02

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Menands, NY was Census Tract 136.01 with a value of $70,280, followed by Census Tract 136.02 and N/A, with respective values of $62,309 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Menands, NY (581 out of 3.98k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 16 - 17.

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. Two Or More

    270 ± 177

  2. Hispanic

    225 ± 170

  3. White

    173 ± 118

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

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

2.02k

2017 Value

± 299

-5.88%

1 Year decline

± 22.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Menands, NY declined at a rate of -5.88%, from 2.14k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Menands, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (319 people), Sales & Related Occupations (287 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (255 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Menands, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Menands, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (319 people), Sales & Related Occupations (287 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (255 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Menands, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (4.34 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.6 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Menands, NY, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,303), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,691), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($80,577).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.02k

2017 Value

± 299

-5.88%

1 Year decline

± 22.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Menands, NY declined at a rate of -5.88%, from 2.14k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Menands, NY, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (342 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (326 people), and Retail Trade (243 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Menands, NY, though some of these residents may live in Menands, 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 Menands, NY, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (342 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (326 people), and Retail Trade (243 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Menands, NY has an unusually high number of Information (2.8 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.48 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Menands, NY, by median earnings, are Construction ($93,636), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,430), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,430).

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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

98.6% of the population of Menands, NY has health coverage, with 62.2% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 7.64% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Menands, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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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

1.38%

Uninsured

62.2%

Employer Coverage

12.6%

Medicaid

7.64%

Medicare

14.8%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Menands, NY declined by 48.3% from 2.68% to 1.38%.

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

Menands, NY is home to a population of 3.98k people, from which 86.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 22.2% of Menands, NY residents were born outside of the country (882 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Menands, NY is composed of 2.23k White Alone residents (56.1%), 684 Asian Alone residents (17.2%), 606 Black or African American Alone residents (15.2%), 351 Hispanic or Latino residents (8.83%), 104 Two or More Races residents (2.62%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.8

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Menands, NY was 34.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Menands, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Menands, NY residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

882 people

20%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

799 people

As of 2017, 22.2% of Menands, NY residents (882 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Menands, NY was 20%, 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

86.5%

2017 Citizenship

90.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.5% of Menands, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Menands, NY was 90.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.23k ± 310

  2. Asian Alone

    684 ± 277

  3. Black or African American Alone

    606 ± 330

In 2017, there were 3.26 times more White Alone residents (2.23k people) in Menands, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 684 Asian Alone and 606 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Menands, 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 Menands, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Menands, 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

    59 ± 50

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    36 ± 36

  3. Korea

    12 ± 23

Menands, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Menands, NY was $204,100 in 2017, which is 0.938 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $211,500 to $204,100, a 3.5% decrease. The homeownership rate in Menands, NY is 37.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Menands, NY have an average commute time of 15.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Menands, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$65,297

Median Household Income

± $7,651

1.68k

Number of Households

± 273

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.68k households in Menands, NY declined from $65,297 from the previous year's value of $65,313.

The following chart displays the households in Menands, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$204,100

2017 Median

± $68,492

$211,500

2016 Median

± $70,729

In 2017, the median property value in Menands, NY declined from to $204,100 from the previous year's value of $211,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Menands, 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 Menands, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

37.3%

2017 Homeownership

34.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 37.3% of the housing units in Menands, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 34.9%.

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

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Commute Time

15.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Menands, NY have a shorter commute time (15.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.54% of the workforce in Menands, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.2%

  2. Carpooled

    6.02%

  3. Walked

    5.72%

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

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