Schuyler County, NY

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Population

18,112

1.22% decline

Median Age

45.7


Median Household Income

$47,810

1.23% growth

Poverty Rate

15.3%


Number of Employees

8,224

0.23% decline

Median Property Value

$114,700

3.05% growth

About

In 2017, Schuyler County, NY had a population of 18.1k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $47,810. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Schuyler County, NY declined from 18,336 to 18,112, a -1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,229 to $47,810, a 1.23% increase.

The population of Schuyler County, NY is 95.3% White Alone, 1.76% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.26% Two or More Races. 2.9% of the people in Schuyler County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Schuyler County, NY is $114,700, and the homeownership rate is 76.4%. Most people in Schuyler County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Schuyler County, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Schuyler County, NY employs 8.22k people. The largest industries in Schuyler County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,246 people), Manufacturing (1,151 people), and Educational Services (998 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,355), and Public Administration ($54,306).

Median household income in Schuyler County, NY is $47,810. Males in Schuyler County, 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 Schuyler County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,810

2017 value

± $3,060

1.23%

1 Year Growth

± 9.27%

Households in Schuyler County, NY have a median annual income of $47,810, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,229 in 2016, which represents a 1.23% 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 Schuyler County, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Schuyler County, 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 Schuyler County, 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Schuyler County, 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 9502

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Schuyler County, NY was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $60,350, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $56,203 and $46,157.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Schuyler County, NY (2.71k out of 17.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 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

    2,578 ± 284

  2. Hispanic

    137 ± 93

  3. Black

    41 ± 84

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Schuyler County, 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

8.22k

2017 Value

± 467

-0.23%

1 Year decline

± 8.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Schuyler County, NY declined at a rate of -0.23%, from 8.24k employees to 8.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Schuyler County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,081 people), Management Occupations (829 people), and Production Occupations (616 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Schuyler County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Schuyler County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,081 people), Management Occupations (829 people), and Production Occupations (616 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Schuyler County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.45 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.09 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Schuyler County, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($84,327), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($71,744), and Protective Service Occupations ($70,698).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.22k

2017 Value

± 467

-0.23%

1 Year decline

± 8.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Schuyler County, NY declined at a rate of -0.23%, from 8.24k employees to 8.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Schuyler County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,246 people), Manufacturing (1,151 people), and Educational Services (998 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Schuyler County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Schuyler County, 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 Schuyler County, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,246 people), Manufacturing (1,151 people), and Educational Services (998 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Schuyler County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.91 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.38 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Schuyler County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,355), and Public Administration ($54,306).

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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

93.1% of the population of Schuyler County, NY has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Schuyler County, NY see 1212 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.62% decrease from the previous year (1232 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4525 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 624 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

1,212 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Schuyler County, NY see an average of 1,212 patients per year. This represents a 1.62% decrease from the previous year (1,232 patients).

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

6.88%

Uninsured

45.3%

Employer Coverage

21.6%

Medicaid

13.1%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.57%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Schuyler County, NY declined by 19.5% from 8.54% to 6.88%.

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

Schuyler County, NY is home to a population of 18.1k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.68% of Schuyler County, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Schuyler County, NY is composed of 17.3k White Alone residents (95.3%), 319 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.76%), 228 Two or More Races residents (1.26%), 190 Black or African American Alone residents (1.05%), 91 Asian Alone residents (0.502%), 21 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.116%), 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0607%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Schuyler County, NY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (188 speakers), Other West Germanic Languages (83 speakers), and German (58 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Schuyler County, NY was 45.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Schuyler County, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Schuyler County, NY residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.96%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.68% of Schuyler County, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Schuyler County, NY was 1.96%, 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 Schuyler County, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Schuyler County, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Schuyler County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Schuyler County, NY was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.3k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    319 ± 103

  3. Two or More Races

    228 ± 49.8

In 2017, there were 54.1 times more White Alone residents (17.3k people) in Schuyler County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 319 Hispanic or Latino and 228 Two or More Races 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

    188 speakers (1.07%)

  2. Other West Germanic Languages

    83 speakers (0.474%)

  3. German

    58 speakers (0.331%)

2.9% of Schuyler County, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Schuyler County, NY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.07% of the overall population of Schuyler County, NY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.474% speak Other West Germanic Languages and 0.331% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    534 ± 101

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    223 ± 83

  3. Korea

    141 ± 53

Schuyler County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Schuyler County, NY was $114,700 in 2017, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $111,300 to $114,700, a 3.05% increase. The homeownership rate in Schuyler County, NY is 76.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Schuyler County, NY have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Schuyler County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,810

Median Household Income

± $3,060

7.44k

Number of Households

± 446

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.44k households in Schuyler County, NY grew to $47,810 from the previous year's value of $47,229.

The following chart displays the households in Schuyler County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$114,700

2017 Median

± $5,547

$111,300

2016 Median

± $6,020

In 2017, the median property value in Schuyler County, NY grew to to $114,700 from the previous year's value of $111,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Schuyler County, 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 Schuyler County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.4%

2017 Homeownership

78.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.4% of the housing units in Schuyler County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Schuyler County, NY have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.04% of the workforce in Schuyler County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.1%

  2. Carpooled

    12.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.39%

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

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