Pelham, NY

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Population

7,016

0.286% growth

Poverty Rate

3.01%


Median Age

40.1


Median Household Income

$127,470

6.54% decline

Number of Employees

3,545

1.26% growth

Median Property Value

$647,000

2.94% growth

About

In 2017, Pelham, NY had a population of 7.02k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $127,470. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pelham, NY grew from 6,996 to 7,016, a 0.286% increase and its median household income declined from $136,389 to $127,470, a -6.54% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pelham, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.9%), White (Hispanic) (9.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.48%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%). N/A% of the people in Pelham, NY speak a non-English language, and 91.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pelham, NY is $647,000, and the homeownership rate is 67.5%. Most people in Pelham, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Pelham, 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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Economy

The economy of Pelham, NY employs 3.55k people. The largest industries in Pelham, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), Educational Services (480 people), and Finance & Insurance (429 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($154,414), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($129,861), and Manufacturing ($128,393).

Median household income in Pelham, NY is $127,470. Males in Pelham, 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 Pelham, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$127,470

2017 value

± $24,044

-6.54%

1 Year Growth

± 28.6%

Households in Pelham, NY have a median annual income of $127,470, 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 $136,389 in 2016, which represents a -6.54% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pelham, 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 54

  2. Census Tract 55

  3. Census Tract 53

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pelham, NY was Census Tract 54 with a value of $248,438, followed by Census Tract 55 and Census Tract 53, with respective values of $158,417 and $111,615.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 16 - 17

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.01% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pelham, NY (211 out of 7.02k 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 16 - 17, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Hispanic

    128 ± 107

  2. White

    117 ± 97

  3. Other

    65 ± 92

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pelham, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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

3.55k

2017 Value

± 327

1.26%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pelham, NY grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 3.5k employees to 3.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pelham, NY, are Management Occupations (687 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (365 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (328 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pelham, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pelham, NY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (687 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (365 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (328 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pelham, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.95 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.18 times), and Management Occupations (1.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pelham, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($188,438), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($122,656), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($110,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.55k

2017 Value

± 327

1.26%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pelham, NY grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 3.5k employees to 3.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pelham, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), Educational Services (480 people), and Finance & Insurance (429 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pelham, NY, though some of these residents may live in Pelham, 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 Pelham, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), Educational Services (480 people), and Finance & Insurance (429 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pelham, NY has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.59 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.63 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pelham, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($154,414), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($129,861), and Manufacturing ($128,393).

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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

94.9% of the population of Pelham, NY has health coverage, with 71.2% on employee plans, 5.05% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 7.35% on non-group plans, and 0.371% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pelham, NY see 728 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.39% increase from the previous year (718 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 920 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 286 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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728 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Westchester County, NY see an average of 728 patients per year. This represents a 1.39% increase from the previous year (718 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Westchester 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

5.06%

Uninsured

71.2%

Employer Coverage

5.05%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

7.35%

Non-Group

0.371%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pelham, NY declined by 9.7% from 5.6% to 5.06%.

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

Pelham, NY is home to a population of 7.02k people, from which 91.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.8% of Pelham, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.32k people).

In 2017, there were 5.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.39k people) in Pelham, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 834 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 640 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.5

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pelham, NY was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Pelham, NY are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Pelham, NY residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.32k people

21.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.48k people

As of 2017, 18.8% of Pelham, NY residents (1.32k 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 Pelham, NY was 21.2%, 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

91.4%

2017 Citizenship

89.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.4% of Pelham, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pelham, NY was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Pelham, NY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pelham, NY

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    4.39k ± 329

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    834 ± 305

  3. White (Hispanic)

    640 ± 244

In 2017, there were 5.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.39k people) in Pelham, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 834 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 640 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Pelham, NY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    141 ± 74

  2. Korea

    63 ± 48

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    30 ± 31

Pelham, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pelham, NY was $647,000 in 2017, which is 2.82 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $628,500 to $647,000, a 2.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Pelham, NY is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pelham, NY have an average commute time of 32.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pelham, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$647,000

2017 Median

± $38,728

$628,500

2016 Median

± $45,345

In 2017, the median property value in Pelham, NY grew to to $647,000 from the previous year's value of $628,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pelham, 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 Pelham, NY 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.

$127,470

Median Household Income

± $24,044

2.27k

Number of Households

± 237

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.27k households in Pelham, NY declined from $127,470 from the previous year's value of $136,389.

The following chart displays the households in Pelham, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

67.5%

2017 Homeownership

68.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.5% of the housing units in Pelham, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

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

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Commute Time

32.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pelham, NY have a longer commute time (32.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.06% of the workforce in Pelham, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    46.4%

  2. Public Transit

    34.8%

  3. Carpooled

    8.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pelham, NY was Drove Alone (46.4%), followed by those who Public Transit (34.8%) and those who Carpooled (8.42%).

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 Pelham, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pelham, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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