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0.23% growth
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1.69% decline

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The economy of Pelham, NY employs 3,501 people. The economy of Pelham, NY is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.15; 1.95; and 1.74 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Pelham, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (578), Educational Services (509), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (434), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($133,000), Finance & Insurance ($87,188), and Educational Services ($58,333).

Median household income in Pelham, NY is $136,389. Males in Pelham, NY have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $71,491. The income inequality of Pelham, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.534 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Pelham, NY. In Westchester 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 139 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,315. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Pelham, NY is from the county of Westchester County, NY.

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Pelham, NY is home to a population of 6,996 people, from which 89.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Pelham, NY is composed of 4,057 White residents (58%), 1,044 Hispanic residents (14.9%), 845 Black residents (12.1%), 800 Asian residents (11.4%), and 250 Two+ residents (3.57%). The most common foreign languages in Pelham, NY are Spanish (912 speakers), Hindi (127 speakers), and African Languages (119 speakers), but compared to other places, Pelham, NY has a relative high number of Hindi (127 speakers), Other Indo-European (58 speakers), and African Languages (119 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY awarded 2,401 degrees. The student population of New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY is skewed towards females, with 721 male students and 1,680 female students. Most students in New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY are White (928 and 38.7%), followed by Black or African American (569 and 23.7%), Unknown (388 and 16.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (361 and 15%). The largest universities in New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY by number of graduates are Iona College (1,229 and 51.2%), The College of New Rochelle (885 and 36.9%), and Concordia College-New York (218 and 9.1%). The most popular majors in New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (455 and 19%), Registered Nursing (193 and 8.04%), and Mass Communication & Media Studies (118 and 4.91%). The median tuition costs in New Rochelle & Mount Vernon Cities PUMA, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $33,748 and $33,748 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Pelham, NY is $628,500, which is 3.07 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $639,300 to $628,500, a 1.69% increase. The homeownership rate of Pelham, NY is 68.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Pelham, NY have an average commute time of 32.1 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.


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