Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY

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Population

138,741

0.186% growth

Median Age

48.4


Median Household Income

$79,472

1.68% growth

Number of Employees

59,340

1.64% growth

Median Property Value

$548,100

0.532% growth

About

In 2017, Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY had a population of 139k people with a median age of 48.4 and a median household income of $79,472. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew from 138,483 to 138,741, a 0.186% increase and its median household income grew from $78,156 to $79,472, a 1.68% increase.

The population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is 75.4% White Alone, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.29% Black or African American Alone. 20.7% of the people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 90.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are LIU Riverhead (68 degrees awarded in 2016) and Eastern Suffolk BOCES (486877) (11 degrees).

The median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is $548,100, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY employs 59.3k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Construction (7,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,421 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,083 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($211,641), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($210,446), and Air transportation ($161,182).

Median household income in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is $79,472. Males in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,053. The income inequality in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.495, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,472

2017 value

± $2,401

1.68%

1 Year Growth

± 4.43%

Households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $79,472, 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 $78,156 in 2016, which represents a 1.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$87,022

Average Male Salary

± $14,936

$64,053

Average Female Salary

± $11,192

In 2017, full-time male employees in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY made 1.36 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

    $69,746 ± $62,670

  2. White

    $69,570 ± $9,154

  3. Two or More Races

    $63,046 ± $110,659

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.495

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 0.495 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.431% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Suffolk County (East) 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 Suffolk County (East) 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

59.3k

2017 Value

1.64%

1 Year growth

± 1.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 58.4k employees to 59.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Retail salespersons (2,101 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,968 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,887 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,101 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,968 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,887 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing & hunting workers (12.2 times higher than expected), Ship & boat captains & operators (8.22 times), and Carpenters (4.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Management analysts ($255,475), Physicians & surgeons ($236,306), and Computer & information systems managers ($210,488).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

59.3k

2017 Value

1.64%

1 Year growth

± 1.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 58.4k employees to 59.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Construction (7,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,421 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,083 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Suffolk County (East) 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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Construction (7,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,421 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,083 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (9.72 times higher than expected), Retail florists (6.85 times), and Water transportation (5.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($211,641), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($210,446), and Air transportation ($161,182).

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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

88.9% of the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 9.66% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 0.752% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Suffolk County (East) 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%).

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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

11.1%

Uninsured

45.6%

Employer Coverage

9.66%

Medicaid

18.5%

Medicare

14.4%

Non-Group

0.752%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 11.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, 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

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 139k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is composed of 105k White Alone residents (75.4%), 22.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (16.4%), 7.34k Black or African American Alone residents (5.29%), 2.38k Asian Alone residents (1.71%), 1.27k Two or More Races residents (0.914%), 176 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.127%), 152 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.11%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Spanish (17,901 speakers), Polish (1,569 speakers), and Italian (890 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 48.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

16.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

22.4k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Suffolk County (East) 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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 16.2%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Ecuador

    3,222 ± 1,377 people

  2. Guatemala

    3,189 ± 1,370 people

  3. Colombia

    2,388 ± 1,189 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Ecuador, the natal country of 3,222 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Guatemala with 3,189 and Colombia with 2,388.

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Citizenship

90.9%

2017 Citizenship

90.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.9% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    105k ± 1.87k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22.8k ± 2.05k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    7.34k ± 993

In 2017, there were 4.6 times more White Alone residents (105k people) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.8k Hispanic or Latino and 7.34k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    17,901 speakers (13.5%)

  2. Polish

    1,569 speakers (1.18%)

  3. Italian

    890 speakers (0.67%)

20.7% of Suffolk County (East) 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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 13.5% of the overall population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 1.18% speak Polish and 0.67% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,279 ± 342

  2. Korea

    1,332 ± 223

  3. World War II

    842 ± 188

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY awarded 79 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 40 male students and 102 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are White (62 and 78.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7 and 8.86%), Unknown (7 and 8.86%), and Black or African American (2 and 2.53%).

The largest universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are LIU Riverhead (68 and 86.1%) and Eastern Suffolk BOCES (486877) (11 and 13.9%).

The most popular majors in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Elementary Education & Teaching (29 and 36.7%), Homeland Security (23 and 29.1%), and General Cosmetology (11 and 13.9%).

The median tuition costs in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are $34,352 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. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Elementary Education & Teaching with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 11 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$34,352

Median Private

In 2016, the Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was LIU Riverhead with 68 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

22

Degrees Awarded to Men

57

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 22 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, which is 0.386 times less than the 57 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

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    7 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY were to White students. These 62 degrees mean that there were 8.86 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 7 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was $548,100 in 2017, which is 2.52 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $545,200 to $548,100, a 0.532% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is 80.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$79,472

Median Household Income

± $2,401

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew to $79,472 from the previous year's value of $78,156.

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (East) 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

$548,100

2017 Median

± $13,777

$545,200

2016 Median

± $16,293

In 2017, the median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew to to $548,100 from the previous year's value of $545,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Suffolk County (East) 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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.4%

2017 Homeownership

79.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.4% of the housing units in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.67% of the workforce in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.5%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.19%

  3. Carpooled

    6.84%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Drove Alone (76.5%), followed by those who Worked At Home (7.19%) and those who Carpooled (6.84%).

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