Old Westbury, NY

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2022 Population
4,410
3.44% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
4.24%
9.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$250,001
2022 Median Property Value
$2M
1.83% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,027
6.8% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Old Westbury, NY had a population of 4.41k people with a median age of 27.4 and a median household income of $250,001. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Old Westbury, NY declined from 4,567 to 4,410, a −3.44% decrease and its median household income stayed from $250,001 to $250,001, a 0% change.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Old Westbury, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.1%), and White (Hispanic) (3.61%).

None of the households in Old Westbury, 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.

95.5% of the residents in Old Westbury, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Old Westbury, NY are SUNY College at Old Westbury (1,186 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Old Westbury, NY was $2M, and the homeownership rate was 93.1%.

Most people in Old Westbury, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Old Westbury, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Old Westbury, NY is home to a population of 4.41k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 24.6% of Old Westbury, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.09k people).

In 2022, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.82k people) in Old Westbury, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 672 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 320 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.5%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.5% of Old Westbury, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Old Westbury, NY was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Old Westbury, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.82k ± 289
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    672 ± 142
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    320 ± 112
6.51%
Hispanic Population
287 people

In 2022, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.82k people) in Old Westbury, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 672 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 320 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.51% of the people in Old Westbury, NY are hispanic (287 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

24.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people
24.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people

As of 2022, 24.6% of Old Westbury, NY residents (1.09k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Old Westbury, NY was 24.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    34 ± 30
  2. Korea
    26 ± 32
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    7 ± 21

Old Westbury, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Old Westbury, NY employs 2.03k people. The largest industries in Old Westbury, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (475 people), Educational Services (292 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (173 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), Transportation & Warehousing ($250,001), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001).

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

2.03k
2022 Value
± 255
−6.8%
1 Year decline
± 18.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Old Westbury, NY declined at a rate of −6.8%, from 2.18k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Old Westbury, NY, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (329 people), Management Occupations (300 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (189 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Old Westbury, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.03k
2022 Value
± 255
−6.8%
1 Year decline
± 18.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Old Westbury, NY declined at a rate of −6.8%, from 2.18k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Old Westbury, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (475 people), Educational Services (292 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (173 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Old Westbury, NY, though some of these residents may live in Old Westbury, 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

$114,625
Median earning men ± $32,795
$23,594
Median earning women ± $23,793

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), and Wholesale Trade ($250,001).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($121,154), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,000), and Public Administration ($72,188).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

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.

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

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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 Old Westbury, NY awarded 1,186 degrees. The student population of Old Westbury, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,758 male students and 2,512 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Old Westbury, NY are White (425 and 36.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (318 and 27.3%), Black or African American (250 and 21.5%), and Asian (128 and 11%).

The largest universities in Old Westbury, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY College at Old Westbury (1,186 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Old Westbury, NY are General Psychology (117 and 9.87%), Accounting (113 and 9.53%), and General Biological Sciences (84 and 7.08%).

The median tuition cost in Old Westbury, NY for a public four year colleges is $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Old Westbury, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,270 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,270 students enrolled in Old Westbury, NY, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 1,268 records, of which 64% were women and 36% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 83 degrees awarded
  2. 117 degrees awarded
  3. 84 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Old Westbury, NY was Accounting with 83 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,186 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY College at Old Westbury with 1,186 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 425 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Old Westbury, NY, which is 0.558 times less than the 761 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 425 degrees mean that there were 1.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 318 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,298) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,500) 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 Old Westbury, NY was $2M in 2022, which is 7.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.96M to $2M, a 1.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Old Westbury, NY is 93.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Old Westbury, NY have an average commute time of 36.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Old Westbury, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Old Westbury, NY is $250,001. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Old Westbury, NY was Census Tract 3025.02 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 5177.05 and Census Tract 5185.01, with respective values of $250,001 and $167,596.

Property

$2M
Median Property Value 2022
±$N/A
$979
Median Property Taxes
±$153

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Old Westbury, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

93.1%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 93.1% of the housing units in Old Westbury, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 91.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3025.02
  2. Census Tract 5177.05
  3. Census Tract 5185.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Old Westbury, NY was Census Tract 3025.02 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 5177.05 and Census Tract 5185.01, with respective values of $250,001 and $167,596.

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Household Income

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$250,001
Median Household Income
± N/A
1.05k
Number of Households
± 171

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.05k households in Old Westbury, NY stayed at $250,001 from the previous year's value of $250,001.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Old Westbury, 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 (54.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.5%)
  3. Public Transit (10.3%)

In 2022, 54.3% of workers in Old Westbury, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.5%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.3%).

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Commute Time

36.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Old Westbury, NY have a longer commute time (36.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 11.4% of the workforce in Old Westbury, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

4.24% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Old Westbury, NY (138 out of 3.26k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Old Westbury, NY is White, followed by Asian 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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Health

96.1% of the population of Old Westbury, NY has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 5.46% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 23.1% on non-group plans, and 0.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see 696 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.571% decrease from the previous year (700 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 298 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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696 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nassau County, NY

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see an average of 696 patients per year. This represents a 0.571% decrease from the previous year (700 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 34.3% between 18 and 34 years, 29.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.9%
Uninsured
53.8%
Employer Coverage
5.46%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
23.1%
Non-Group
0.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Old Westbury, NY grew by 29.1% from 3.02% to 3.9%.

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