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Population

2.36M

1.09% growth

Median Age

38.7


Median Household Income

$64,509

3.7% growth

Poverty Rate

13.7%


Number of Employees

1.18M

1.95% growth

Median Property Value

$545,800

7.44% growth

About

In 2017, N/A had a population of 2.36M people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $64,509. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of N/A grew from 2.33M to 2.36M, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $62,207 to $64,509, a 3.7% increase.

The population of N/A is 28% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Asian Alone, and 24.6% White Alone. 56.6% of the people in N/A speak a non-English language, and 79.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are CUNY Queens College (4,480 degrees awarded in 2016), St John's University-New York (4,044 degrees), and CUNY LaGuardia Community College (2,872 degrees).

The median property value in N/A is $545,800, and the homeownership rate is 44.3%. Most people in N/A commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 43.1 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A is 1 car per household.

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Economy

Median household income in N/A is $64,509. Males in N/A have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,672. The income inequality in N/A (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,509

2017 value

± $1,327

3.7%

1 Year Growth

± 2.67%

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$78,550

Average Male Salary

± $1,168

$60,672

Average Female Salary

± $854

In 2017, full-time male employees in N/A 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. White

    $67,169 ± $870

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $62,618 ± $15,800

  3. Asian

    $62,444 ± $2,225

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was White. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.497

2017 Wage GINI

0.499

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in N/A was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.375% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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Income by Location

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    108,126 ± 2,447

  2. White

    104,908 ± 2,425

  3. Asian

    95,006 ± 2,104

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is Hispanic, followed by White and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.18M

2017 Value

± 18,191

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 2.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 1.15M employees to 1.18M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (58,807 people), Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (57,903 people), and Nursing, Psychiatric, & Home Health Aides (39,246 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of N/A, by number of employees, are Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (58,807 people), Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (57,903 people), and Nursing, Psychiatric, & Home Health Aides (39,246 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of N/A, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($81,594), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,056), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($77,042).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.18M

2017 Value

± 18,191

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 2.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 1.15M employees to 1.18M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Health Care & Social Assistance (194,507 people), Retail Trade (115,786 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (112,149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A 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 N/A, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (194,507 people), Retail Trade (115,786 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (112,149 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in N/A, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($69,125), Utilities ($64,354), and Public Administration ($64,219).

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Health

91% of the population of N/A has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 26.3% on Medicaid, 9.57% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.348% on military or VA plans.

Behavioral Health Conditions

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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Coverage

9.04%

Uninsured

43.3%

Employer Coverage

26.3%

Medicaid

9.57%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

0.348%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 10.6% from 10.1% to 9.04%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

N/A

Most at risk N/A

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in N/A, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in N/A by N/A over multiple years.

Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 2.36M people, from which 79.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 47.1% of N/A residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of N/A is composed of 661k Hispanic or Latino residents (28%), 612k Asian Alone residents (25.9%), 581k White Alone residents (24.6%), 404k Black or African American Alone residents (17.1%), 48.2k Some Other Race Alone residents (2.04%), 47.6k Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 4.9k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.208%), and 828 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0351%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in N/A are Spanish or Spanish Creole (524,568 speakers), Chinese (198,392 speakers), and Other Indic Languages (95,425 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in N/A was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in N/A are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all N/A residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

47.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

47.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    527,485 ± 17,593 people

  2. China

    441,157 ± 16,125 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,203 ± 11,935 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of N/A was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 527,485 N/A residents, followed by China with 441,157 and Jamaica with 239,203.

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Citizenship

79.7%

2017 Citizenship

79.1%

2016 Citizenship

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    661k ± 22.8k

  2. Asian Alone

    612k ± 5.99k

  3. White Alone

    581k ± 2.5k

In 2017, there were 1.08 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (661k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 612k Asian Alone and 581k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    524,568 speakers (23.9%)

  2. Chinese

    198,392 speakers (9.06%)

  3. Other Indic Languages

    95,425 speakers (4.36%)

56.6% of N/A citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in N/A was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 23.9% of the overall population of N/A are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 9.06% speak Chinese and 4.36% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    11,713 ± 1,498

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    6,808 ± 1,366

  3. Korea

    4,814 ± 1,051

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in N/A awarded 19,911 degrees. The student population of N/A is skewed towards women, with 40,393 male students and 52,849 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in N/A are Hispanic or Latino (5,166 and 27.4%), followed by White (5,000 and 26.5%), Asian (3,989 and 21.1%), and Black or African American (3,492 and 18.5%).

The largest universities in N/A by number of degrees awarded are CUNY Queens College (4,480 and 22.5%), St John's University-New York (4,044 and 20.3%), and CUNY LaGuardia Community College (2,872 and 14.4%).

The most popular majors in N/A are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,445 and 7.26%), General Business Administration & Management (1,284 and 6.45%), and General Psychology (1,071 and 5.38%).

The median tuition costs in N/A are $13,000 for private four year colleges, and $6,330 and $13,440 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 881 degrees awarded

  2. 613 degrees awarded

  3. 299 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in N/A was General Psychology with 881 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in N/A according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 4,480 degrees awarded

  2. 4,044 degrees awarded

  3. 2,872 degrees awarded

$6,330

Median In-State Public

$13,000

Median Private

In 2016, the N/A institution with the largest number of graduating students was CUNY Queens College with 4,480 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8,148

Degrees Awarded to Men

11,763

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 8,148 men were awarded degrees from institutions in N/A, which is 0.693 times less than the 11,763 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in N/A by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    5,166 degrees awarded

  2. White

    5,000 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    3,989 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in N/A were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 5,166 degrees mean that there were 1.03 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 5,000 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $545,800 in 2017, which is 2.51 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $508,000 to $545,800, a 7.44% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 44.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in N/A have an average commute time of 43.1 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in N/A is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$64,509

Median Household Income

± $1,327

769k

Number of Households

± 13,651

In 2017, the median household income of the 769k households in N/A grew to $64,509 from the previous year's value of $62,207.

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Housing

Property Value

$545,800

2017 Median

± $8,094

$508,000

2016 Median

± $9,433

In 2017, the median property value in N/A grew to to $545,800 from the previous year's value of $508,000.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

44.3%

2017 Homeownership

44.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.3% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in N/A compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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Commute Time

43.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Public Transit

    50.8%

  2. Drove Alone

    31.9%

  3. Walked

    6.49%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in N/A was Public Transit, followed by those who Drove Alone and those who Walked.

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