Scarsdale, NY

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Population

17,856

0.973% growth

Median Age

43


Median Household Income

$250,001

0% growth

Poverty Rate

2.48%


Number of Employees

7,947

0.671% growth

Median Property Value

$1.34M

1.46% growth

About

In 2017, Scarsdale, NY had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $250,001. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Scarsdale, NY grew from 17,684 to 17,856, a 0.973% increase and its median household income stayed from $250,001 to $250,001, a 0% change.

The population of Scarsdale, NY is 76.4% White Alone, 15.1% Asian Alone, and 4.45% Hispanic or Latino. 23.9% of the people in Scarsdale, NY speak a non-English language, and 89.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Scarsdale, NY is $1.34M, and the homeownership rate is 90.8%. Most people in Scarsdale, NY commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 39.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Scarsdale, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Scarsdale, NY employs 7.95k people. The largest industries in Scarsdale, NY are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,806 people), Finance & Insurance (1,722 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,092 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($223,021), and Manufacturing ($208,500).

Median household income in Scarsdale, NY is $250,001. Males in Scarsdale, 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 Scarsdale, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$250,001

2017 value

± N/A

0%

1 Year Growth

± 0%

Households in Scarsdale, NY have a median annual income of $250,001, 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 $250,001 in 2016, which represents a 0% 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 Scarsdale, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Scarsdale, NY by number of full-time 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 Scarsdale, NY 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 Scarsdale, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scarsdale, 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 100

  2. Census Tract 99

  3. Census Tract 98

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scarsdale, NY was Census Tract 100 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 99 and Census Tract 98, with respective values of $250,001 and $247,868.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scarsdale, NY (442 out of 17.8k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    243 ± 93

  2. Asian

    142 ± 98

  3. Hispanic

    58 ± 93

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

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

7.95k

2017 Value

± 461

0.671%

1 Year growth

± 8.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Scarsdale, NY grew at a rate of 0.671%, from 7.89k employees to 7.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scarsdale, NY, are Management Occupations (1,812 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,112 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (988 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scarsdale, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Scarsdale, NY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,812 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,112 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (988 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Scarsdale, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (10.6 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.75 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Scarsdale, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Management Occupations ($207,784), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($191,146).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.95k

2017 Value

± 461

0.671%

1 Year growth

± 8.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Scarsdale, NY grew at a rate of 0.671%, from 7.89k employees to 7.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scarsdale, NY, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,806 people), Finance & Insurance (1,722 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,092 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scarsdale, NY, though some of these residents may live in Scarsdale, 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 Scarsdale, NY, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,806 people), Finance & Insurance (1,722 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,092 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Scarsdale, NY has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (4.63 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.25 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Scarsdale, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($223,021), and Manufacturing ($208,500).

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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 with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $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.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

99.1% of the population of Scarsdale, NY has health coverage, with 76.1% on employee plans, 2.28% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.224% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Scarsdale, 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

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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

0.918%

Uninsured

76.1%

Employer Coverage

2.28%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

10%

Non-Group

0.224%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scarsdale, NY declined by 29.7% from 1.31% to 0.918%.

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

Scarsdale, NY is home to a population of 17.9k people, from which 89.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 22.8% of Scarsdale, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Scarsdale, NY is composed of 13.7k White Alone residents (76.4%), 2.69k Asian Alone residents (15.1%), 794 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.45%), 541 Two or More Races residents (3.03%), 132 Black or African American Alone residents (0.739%), 38 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.213%), 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0672%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Scarsdale, NY are Chinese (829 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (727 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (374 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.7

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Scarsdale, NY was 43. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Scarsdale, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Scarsdale, NY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 22.8% of Scarsdale, NY residents 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 Scarsdale, NY was 23%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Scarsdale, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Scarsdale, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

89.6%

2017 Citizenship

89%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.6% of Scarsdale, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Scarsdale, NY was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.7k ± 450

  2. Asian Alone

    2.69k ± 271

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    794 ± 257

In 2017, there were 5.08 times more White Alone residents (13.7k people) in Scarsdale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.69k Asian Alone and 794 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Chinese

    829 speakers (4.96%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    727 speakers (4.35%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    374 speakers (2.24%)

23.9% of Scarsdale, NY 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 Scarsdale, NY was Chinese. 4.96% of the overall population of Scarsdale, NY are native Chinese speakers. 4.35% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 2.24% speak Chinese, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    128 ± 62

  2. World War II

    66 ± 36

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    58 ± 49

Scarsdale, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Scarsdale, NY was $1.34M in 2017, which is 6.15 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.32M to $1.34M, a 1.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Scarsdale, NY is 90.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Scarsdale, NY have an average commute time of 39.4 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in Scarsdale, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$250,001

Median Household Income

± N/A

5.56k

Number of Households

± 310

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.56k households in Scarsdale, NY stayed at $250,001 from the previous year's value of $250,001.

The following chart displays the households in Scarsdale, 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

$1.34M

2017 Median

± $68,356

$1.32M

2016 Median

± $86,139

In 2017, the median property value in Scarsdale, NY grew to to $1.34M from the previous year's value of $1.32M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Scarsdale, 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 Scarsdale, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

90.8%

2017 Homeownership

89.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 90.8% of the housing units in Scarsdale, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Scarsdale, 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 Scarsdale, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scarsdale, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

39.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scarsdale, NY have a longer commute time (39.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.86% of the workforce in Scarsdale, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Public Transit

    43.5%

  2. Drove Alone

    40.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Scarsdale, NY was Public Transit, followed by those who Drove Alone and those who Worked At Home.

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