Seneca County, NY

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Population

34,843

0.551% decline

Median Age

42.2


Median Household Income

$51,601

3.05% growth

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Number of Employees

15,488

0.343% growth

Median Property Value

$98,400

0.204% growth

About

In 2017, Seneca County, NY had a population of 34.8k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $51,601. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Seneca County, NY declined from 35,036 to 34,843, a -0.551% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,073 to $51,601, a 3.05% increase.

The population of Seneca County, NY is 89.3% White Alone, 4.64% Black or African American Alone, and 3.27% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Seneca County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seneca County, NY are New York Chiropractic College (317 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Seneca County, NY is $98,400, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Seneca County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Seneca County, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Seneca County, NY employs 15.5k people. The largest industries in Seneca County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,548 people), Manufacturing (2,122 people), and Retail Trade (2,104 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,000), Manufacturing ($49,949), and Public Administration ($49,661).

Median household income in Seneca County, NY is $51,601. Males in Seneca 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 Seneca County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,601

2017 value

± $1,402

3.05%

1 Year Growth

± 4.42%

Households in Seneca County, NY have a median annual income of $51,601, 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 $50,073 in 2016, which represents a 3.05% 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 New York made 1.3 times more than female 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 New York 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 Seneca 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 9507

  2. Census Tract 9508

  3. Census Tract 9510

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seneca County, NY was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $63,137, followed by Census Tract 9508 and Census Tract 9510, with respective values of $58,445 and $58,393.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Seneca 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

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seneca County, NY (3.75k out of 31.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    3,409 ± 322

  2. Hispanic

    219 ± 115

  3. Two Or More

    216 ± 152

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seneca County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

15.5k

2017 Value

± 639

0.343%

1 Year growth

± 5.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seneca County, NY grew at a rate of 0.343%, from 15.4k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seneca County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,096 people), Management Occupations (1,692 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,609 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seneca County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Seneca County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,096 people), Management Occupations (1,692 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,609 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Seneca County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.94 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.72 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Seneca County, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($60,588), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($57,143), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($56,775).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.5k

2017 Value

± 639

0.343%

1 Year growth

± 5.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seneca County, NY grew at a rate of 0.343%, from 15.4k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seneca County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,548 people), Manufacturing (2,122 people), and Retail Trade (2,104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seneca County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Seneca 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 Seneca County, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,548 people), Manufacturing (2,122 people), and Retail Trade (2,104 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Seneca County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.98 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.35 times), and Public Administration (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Seneca County, NY, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,000), Manufacturing ($49,949), and Public Administration ($49,661).

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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.

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

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Health

90.3% of the population of Seneca County, NY has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Seneca County, NY see 4354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.138% decrease from the previous year (4360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4347 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 600 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

4,354 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Seneca County, NY see an average of 4,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.138% decrease from the previous year (4,360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Seneca 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%).

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

9.68%

Uninsured

46.5%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

14%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seneca County, NY declined by 0.00729% from 9.68% to 9.68%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Seneca 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

Seneca County, NY is home to a population of 34.8k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.23% of Seneca County, NY residents were born outside of the country (778 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Seneca County, NY is composed of 31.1k White Alone residents (89.3%), 1.62k Black or African American Alone residents (4.64%), 1.14k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.27%), 586 Two or More Races residents (1.68%), 251 Asian Alone residents (0.72%), 109 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.313%), 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.023%), and 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00861%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Seneca County, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Seneca County, NY was 42.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Seneca County, NY are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Seneca County, NY residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.23%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

778 people

2.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

870 people

As of 2017, 2.23% of Seneca County, NY residents (778 people) 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 Seneca County, NY was 2.48%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Seneca County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Seneca County, NY was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.1k ± 7

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.62k ± 125

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.14k ± 133

In 2017, there were 19.3 times more White Alone residents (31.1k people) in Seneca County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.62k Black or African American Alone and 1.14k 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 Seneca County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Seneca County, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Seneca County, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Seneca County, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    928 ± 138

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    309 ± 98

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    292 ± 112

Seneca County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Seneca County, NY awarded 317 degrees. The student population of Seneca County, NY is skewed towards women, with 447 male students and 493 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seneca County, NY are White (202 and 70.9%), followed by Unknown (30 and 10.5%), Asian (22 and 7.72%), and Hispanic or Latino (13 and 4.56%).

The largest universities in Seneca County, NY by number of degrees awarded are New York Chiropractic College (317 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Seneca County, NY are Chiropractic (178 and 56.2%), Clinical Nutritionist (64 and 20.2%), and Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (43 and 13.6%).

The median tuition costs in Seneca County, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 178 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Professional Doctorate recipients in Seneca County, NY was Chiropractic with 178 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Professional Doctorate from schools in Seneca County, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

317 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Seneca County, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was New York Chiropractic College with 317 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

129

Degrees Awarded to Men

188

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 129 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seneca County, NY, which is 0.686 times less than the 188 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    202 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Seneca County, NY were to White students. These 202 degrees mean that there were 6.73 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 30 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seneca County, NY was $98,400 in 2017, which is 0.452 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $98,200 to $98,400, a 0.204% increase. The homeownership rate in Seneca County, NY is 73.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Seneca County, NY have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Seneca 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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$51,601

Median Household Income

± $1,402

13.5k

Number of Households

± 574

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.5k households in Seneca County, NY grew to $51,601 from the previous year's value of $50,073.

The following chart displays the households in Seneca 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

$98,400

2017 Median

± $3,190

$98,200

2016 Median

± $2,688

In 2017, the median property value in Seneca County, NY grew to to $98,400 from the previous year's value of $98,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Seneca 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 Seneca 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 Seneca County, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seneca County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%

2017 Homeownership

72.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.2% of the housing units in Seneca County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seneca County, NY have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.83% of the workforce in Seneca County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.04%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Seneca County, NY was Drove Alone (79.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.2%) and those who Worked At Home (4.04%).

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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