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Onondaga County, NY&

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Population
466,194
0.48% decline
Median Age
38.7
Median Household Income
$56,991
0.65% decline
Poverty Rate
14.8%
Number of Employees
225,489
0.66% growth
Median Property Value
$139,800
0.22% growth

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Economy

The economy of Onondaga County, NY employs 225,489 people. The economy of Onondaga County, NY is specialized in Educational Services; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Utilities, which employ respectively 1.34; 1.3; and 1.29 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Onondaga County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (40,561), Retail trade (28,457), and Educational Services (27,683), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,609), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,644), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($50,467).

Median household income in Onondaga County, NY is $56,991. Males in Onondaga County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,738. The income inequality of Onondaga County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.503 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Onondaga County, NY. In Onondaga County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 95 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,233. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.

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Diversity

Onondaga County, NY is home to a population of 466,194 people, from which 96.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Onondaga County, NY is composed of 358,921 White residents (77%), 50,261 Black residents (10.8%), 22,308 Hispanic residents (4.79%), 17,368 Asian residents (3.73%), and 14,611 Two+ residents (3.13%). The most common foreign languages in Onondaga County, NY are Spanish (13,741 speakers), Chinese (3,890 speakers), and Italian (2,867 speakers), but compared to other places, Onondaga County, NY has a relative high number of Other Slavic (2,013 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (1,256 speakers), and Italian (2,867 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Onondaga County, NY awarded 12,004 degrees. The student population of Onondaga County, NY is skewed towards females, with 5,424 male students and 6,580 female students. Most students in Onondaga County, NY are White (7,501 and 62.5%), followed by Black or African American (937 and 7.81%), Hispanic or Latino (723 and 6.02%), and Asian (616 and 5.13%). The largest universities in Onondaga County, NY by number of graduates are Syracuse University (6,926 and 57.7%), Onondaga Community College (1,264 and 10.5%), and Le Moyne College (912 and 7.6%). The most popular majors in Onondaga County, NY are General Psychology (315 and 2.62%), General Biological Sciences (233 and 1.94%), and General Finance (229 and 1.91%). The median tuition costs in Onondaga County, NY are $43,440 for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $16,320 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Onondaga County, NY is $139,800, which is 0.68 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $139,500 to $139,800, a 0.22% increase. The homeownership rate of Onondaga County, NY is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Onondaga County, NY have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Onondaga County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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