New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
20M
1.68% 1-year decline
Median Age
38.8

Poverty Rate
13.4%

Median Household Income
$78,478
4.13% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$457,100
3.67% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
9.93M
1.07% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA had a population of 20M people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $78,478. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA declined from 20.3M to 20M, a -1.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,368 to $78,478, a 4.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), White (Hispanic) (11.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (9.77%). 39% of the households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 88% of the residents in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are New York University (17,946 degrees awarded in 2019), Rutgers University-New Brunswick (13,397 degrees), and Columbia University in the City of New York (12,920 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was $457,100, and the homeownership rate was 51.8%. Most people in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.8 minutes. The average car ownership in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.22%). The most partisan county was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Bob Casey Jr., and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania is currently represented by 57 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
54.1% for the Democratic, Women's Equality, and Working Families Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
  1. 88.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 86.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania

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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.
Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.
Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Bob Casey Jr., and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania

New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania is currently represented by 57 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, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is home to a population of 20M people, from which 88% are citizens. As of 2018, 28.8% of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA residents were born outside of the country (5.76M people).

In 2018, there were 2.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.21M people) in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.11M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.32M White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are Spanish (3,718,362 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (648,104 speakers), and Russian (247,880 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.21M ± 6.73k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.11M ± 11.4k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.32M ± 40.8k
24.6%
Hispanic Population
4.92M people

In 2018, there were 2.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.21M people) in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.11M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.32M White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.6% of the people in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are hispanic (4.92M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,718,362 speakers (19.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    648,104 speakers (3.45%)
  3. Russian
    247,880 speakers (1.32%)

39% of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was Spanish. 19.8% of the overall population of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are native Spanish speakers. 3.45% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.32% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

28.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.76M people
28.7%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
5.83M people

As of 2018, 28.8% of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA residents (5.76M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was 28.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    747,848 ± 34,140 people
  2. China
    567,343 ± 29,023 people
  3. India
    519,938 ± 29,721 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 747,848 New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 567,343 and India with 519,938.

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Citizenship

88%
2018 Citizenship
87.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 88% of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was 87.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    181,224 ± 7,179
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    79,268 ± 5,199
  3. Korea
    57,681 ± 3,371

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is $78,478. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was Somerset County, NJ with a value of $121,378, followed by Nassau County, NY and Morris County, NJ, with respective values of $116,304 and $112,288.

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,637. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.496, which is higher than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,114. The income inequality in New Jersey is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA employs 9.93M people. The largest industries in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,554,701 people), Educational Services (1,029,333 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (966,317 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($100,069), Utilities ($86,620), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,796).

Wages

Median Household Income

$78,478
2018 value
± $729
4.13%
1 Year Growth
± 1.13%

Households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA have a median annual income of $78,478, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,368 in 2017, which represents a 4.13% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$85,908
Average Male Salary in New York
± $1,276
$67,637
Average Female Salary in New York
± $947
$92,951
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,794
$67,114
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,255
$71,051
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,079
$54,144
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $847

In 2019, full-time male employees in New York made 1.27 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

Full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania 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 in New Jersey
  1. Asian
    $92,859 ± $3,652
  2. White
    $74,222 ± $1,284
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $70,602 ± $36,181
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New York
  1. Asian
    $74,300 ± $2,732
  2. White
    $72,836 ± $938
  3. Two or More Races
    $53,831 ± $3,271
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $72,189 ± $38,209
  2. Asian
    $65,415 ± $3,847
  3. White
    $56,158 ± $698

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Jersey.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New York.

The highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
0.496
2019 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2018 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2018 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2019, the income inequality in New York was 0.496 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.739% growth from 2018 to 2019, 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.

In the same year, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 and income inequality had a 0.0449% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

The income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 and income inequality had a 0.746% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was Somerset County, NJ with a value of $121,378, followed by Nassau County, NY and Morris County, NJ, with respective values of $116,304 and $112,288.

The following map shows all of the counties in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (2.63M out of 19.6M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    1,088,992 ± 7,598
  2. Hispanic
    1,023,509 ± 7,550
  3. Black
    639,286 ± 5,984

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

9.93M
2018 Value
± 53,181
-1.07%
1 Year decline
± 0.77%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA declined at a rate of -1.07%, from 10M employees to 9.93M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,111,630 people), Management Occupations (1,077,414 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (977,925 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,111,630 people), Management Occupations (1,077,414 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (977,925 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.63 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.62 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($102,192), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,777), and Management Occupations ($90,588).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.93M
2018 Value
± 53,181
-1.07%
1 Year decline
± 0.77%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA declined at a rate of -1.07%, from 10M employees to 9.93M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,554,701 people), Educational Services (1,029,333 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (966,317 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, though some of these residents may live in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 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 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,554,701 people), Educational Services (1,029,333 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (966,317 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA has an unusually high number of Information (1.58 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.38 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($100,069), Utilities ($86,620), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,796).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $204B
  2. $182B
  3. $162B

In 2018, the top outbound New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $204B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($182B) and Electronics ($162B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$660B
2018 Value in New Jersey
$1.36T
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
105% growth
$785B
2018 Value in New York
$1.85T
Projected 2045 Value in New York
135% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Jersey trade was $660B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.36T by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound New York trade was $785B. This is expected to increase 135% to $1.85T by 2045.

Total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.1B
  2. $65.9B
  3. $56.6B

In 2018, the top outbound New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $70.1B, followed by California with $65.9B and Texas and $56.6B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA awarded 282,778 degrees. The student population of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is skewed towards women, with 465,193 male students and 620,441 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are White (104,011 and 41.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (56,698 and 22.7%), Black or African American (38,066 and 15.2%), and Asian (31,197 and 12.5%).

The largest universities in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA by number of degrees awarded are New York University (17,946 and 6.35%), Rutgers University-New Brunswick (13,397 and 4.74%), and Columbia University in the City of New York (12,920 and 4.57%).

The most popular majors in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are General Business Administration & Management (18,686 and 6.61%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (14,010 and 4.95%), and Registered Nursing (9,688 and 3.43%).

The median tuition costs in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA are $15,013 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.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 8,462 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7,183 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5,523 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was General Psychology with 8,462 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 17,946 degrees awarded
  2. 13,397 degrees awarded
  3. 12,920 degrees awarded
$7,070
Median In-State Public
$15,013
Median Private

In 2019, the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was New York University with 17,946 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

112,090
Degrees Awarded to Men
170,688
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 112,090 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, which is 0.657 times less than the 170,688 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    104,011 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    56,698 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    38,066 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was White students. These 104,011 degrees mean that there were 1.83 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 56,698 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA was $457,100 in 2018, which is 1.99 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $440,900 to $457,100, a 3.67% increase. The homeownership rate in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is 51.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA have an average commute time of 35.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$457,100
2018 Median
± $2,058
$440,900
2017 Median
± $1,808

In 2018, the median property value in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA grew to to $457,100 from the previous year's value of $440,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 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 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,478
Median Household Income
± $729
7.28M
Number of Households
± 46,342

In 2018, the median household income of the 7.28M households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA grew to $78,478 from the previous year's value of $75,368.

The following chart displays the households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

51.8%
2018 Homeownership
51.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 51.8% of the housing units in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA have a longer commute time (35.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.46% of the workforce in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (50.3%)
  2. Public Transit (30.9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.28%)

In 2018, 50.3% of workers in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (30.9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.28%).

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 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93% of the population of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.419% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New York see 1194 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1174 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
1,194 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York
1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey
1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,194 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
$9,778
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New York
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

Personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

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

6.98%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
0.419%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA declined by 6.62% from 7.47% to 6.98%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 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. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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