Putnam County PUMA, NY

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Population

102,412

0.0948% growth

Median Age

44


Median Household Income

$99,528

1.8% growth

Poverty Rate

4.74%


Number of Employees

51,125

0.537% growth

Median Property Value

$359,900

0.728% growth

About

In 2017, Putnam County PUMA, NY had a population of 102k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $99,528. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Putnam County PUMA, NY grew from 102,315 to 102,412, a 0.0948% increase and its median household income grew from $97,768 to $99,528, a 1.8% increase.

The population of Putnam County PUMA, NY is 80.4% White Alone, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.27% Asian Alone. 19% of the people in Putnam County PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Putnam County PUMA, NY is $359,900, and the homeownership rate is 82%. Most people in Putnam County PUMA, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 37.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam County PUMA, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Putnam County PUMA, NY employs 51.1k people. The largest industries in Putnam County PUMA, NY are Construction (4,939 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,595 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,440 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($186,733), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers ($153,647), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($151,945).

Median household income in Putnam County PUMA, NY is $99,528. Males in Putnam County PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,801. The income inequality in Putnam County PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,528

2017 value

± $2,529

1.8%

1 Year Growth

± 3.6%

Households in Putnam County PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $99,528, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $97,768 in 2016, which represents a 1.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$85,870

Average Male Salary

± $13,921

$66,801

Average Female Salary

± $10,472

In 2017, full-time male employees in Putnam County PUMA, NY made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $74,713 ± $62,378

  2. White

    $66,701 ± $8,318

  3. Two or More Races

    $64,810 ± $66,122

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Putnam County PUMA, NY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.472

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.69% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Putnam County PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Putnam County PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Putnam County PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $144,878, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $137,183 and $135,118.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Putnam County PUMA, NY (4.79k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    3,684 ± 438

  2. Hispanic

    1,594 ± 302

  3. Black

    243 ± 154

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Putnam County PUMA, NY 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

51.1k

2017 Value

0.537%

1 Year growth

± 0.537%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Putnam County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.537%, from 50.9k employees to 51.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Putnam County PUMA, NY, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,412 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,959 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,872 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,412 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,959 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,872 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Putnam County PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Special education teachers (4.62 times higher than expected), Respiratory therapists (3.43 times), and Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (3.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($304,070), Financial analysts ($223,586), and Computer & information systems managers ($199,169).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.1k

2017 Value

0.537%

1 Year growth

± 0.537%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Putnam County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.537%, from 50.9k employees to 51.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Putnam County PUMA, NY, are Construction (4,939 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,595 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,440 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Putnam County PUMA, 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 Putnam County PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Construction (4,939 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,595 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,440 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Putnam County PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Periodical, book, & directory publishers (5.35 times higher than expected), Specialty food stores (4.56 times), and Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (2.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Putnam County PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($186,733), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers ($153,647), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($151,945).

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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. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

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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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% 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. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

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Health

93.6% of the population of Putnam County PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 63.4% on employee plans, 7.2% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.311% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Putnam County PUMA, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 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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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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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

6.43%

Uninsured

63.4%

Employer Coverage

7.2%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

10.8%

Non-Group

0.311%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.43%.

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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

Putnam County PUMA, NY is home to a population of 102k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Putnam County PUMA, NY is composed of 82.4k White Alone residents (80.4%), 13.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.6%), 2.32k Asian Alone residents (2.27%), 2.2k Black or African American Alone residents (2.15%), 1.39k Two or More Races residents (1.36%), 134 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.131%), 82 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0801%), and 23 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0225%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Putnam County PUMA, NY are Spanish (8,776 speakers), Other Indo-European Languages (2,023 speakers), and Italian (1,944 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 44. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Putnam County PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Putnam County PUMA, NY residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

12.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 12.6%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Guatemala

    2,499 ± 1,212 people

  2. Italy

    1,058 ± 794 people

  3. Albania

    998 ± 772 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY was Guatemala, the natal country of 2,499 Putnam County PUMA, NY residents, followed by Italy with 1,058 and Albania with 998.

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Citizenship

94.9%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.9% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    82.4k ± 279

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    13.9k ± 1k

  3. Asian Alone

    2.32k ± 194

In 2017, there were 5.93 times more White Alone residents (82.4k people) in Putnam County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k Hispanic or Latino and 2.32k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Putnam County PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    8,776 speakers (8.97%)

  2. Other Indo-European Languages

    2,023 speakers (2.07%)

  3. Italian

    1,944 speakers (1.99%)

19% of Putnam County PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Putnam County PUMA, NY was Spanish. 8.97% of the overall population of Putnam County PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 2.07% speak Other Indo-European Languages and 1.99% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,728 ± 212

  2. Korea

    528 ± 153

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    475 ± 154

Putnam County PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Putnam County PUMA, NY was $359,900 in 2017, which is 1.65 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $357,300 to $359,900, a 0.728% increase. The homeownership rate in Putnam County PUMA, NY is 82%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Putnam County PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 37.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Putnam County PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$99,528

Median Household Income

± $2,529

35.5k

Number of Households

± 1,201

In 2017, the median household income of the 35.5k households in Putnam County PUMA, NY grew to $99,528 from the previous year's value of $97,768.

The following chart displays the households in Putnam County PUMA, 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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Housing

Property Value

$359,900

2017 Median

± $4,842

$357,300

2016 Median

± $5,412

In 2017, the median property value in Putnam County PUMA, NY grew to to $359,900 from the previous year's value of $357,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Putnam County PUMA, 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 Putnam County PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82%

2017 Homeownership

82.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82% of the housing units in Putnam County PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Putnam County PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Putnam County PUMA, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

37.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Putnam County PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (37.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 9.65% of the workforce in Putnam County PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    8.93%

  3. Public Transit

    8.45%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Putnam County PUMA, NY was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.93%) and those who Public Transit (8.45%).

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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