Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
130,818
3.09% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.1
1.12% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.48%
1.09% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$107,198
9.34% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$399,500
16.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY had a population of 131k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $107,198. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined from 134,985 to 130,818, a −3.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $98,041 to $107,198, a 9.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Other (Hispanic) (25.6%), White (Hispanic) (21.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14.1%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.7%).

61.8% of the households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

80.8% of the residents in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (123 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $399,500, and the homeownership rate was 78.8%.

Most people in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 131k people, from which 80.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 37.9% of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (49.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.17 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (33.4k people) in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.7k White (Hispanic) and 21.7k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Spanish (67,756 households), Haitian (2,224 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,205 households).

Citizenship

80.8%
2022 Citizenship
81.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 80.8% of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 81.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    33.4k ± 3.29k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    28.7k ± 2.79k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 1.98k
64.5%
Hispanic Population
84.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.17 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (33.4k people) in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.7k White (Hispanic) and 21.7k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

64.5% of the people in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are hispanic (84.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

37.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
49.5k people
36.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
49.2k people

As of 2022, 37.9% of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents (49.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 36.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    67,756 households (55.2%)
  2. Haitian
    2,224 households (1.81%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,205 households (0.981%)

61.8% of the households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 55.2% of the households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    978 ± 239
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    653 ± 263
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    521 ± 198

Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY employs 65.7k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Construction (4,743 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,246 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,781 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of other health practitioners ($165,320), Not specified wholesale trade ($153,063), and Advertising, public relations & related services ($149,259).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,200
Women
47.2%
34,966
Men
52.8%

The workforce of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 66,166 people, with 47.2% woman, and 52.8% men.

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Occupations

65.7k
2022 Value
−3.62%
1 Year decline
± −3.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −3.62%, from 68.1k employees to 65.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,989 people), Cashiers (1,770 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,754 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.7k
2022 Value
−3.62%
1 Year decline
± −3.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −3.62%, from 68.1k employees to 65.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Construction (4,743 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,246 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,781 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,723
Median earning men ± $2,016
$39,963
Median earning women ± $2,282

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($91,346), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,338), and Information ($73,194).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,383), Public Administration ($60,938), and Information ($55,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY awarded 123 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 32 male students and 225 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (50 and 40.7%), followed by Black or African American (33 and 26.8%), Hispanic or Latino (23 and 18.7%), and Unknown (7 and 5.69%).

The largest universities in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (123 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (123 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 6.13% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 6.73% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31.7k), Some college (19.9k), and Secondary Education (17k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $399,500 in 2022, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $342,500 to $399,500, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY is 78.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Median household income in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY is $107,198. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

Property

$399,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,819
$25,365
Median Property Taxes
±$1,182

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.8% of the housing units in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$107,198
Median Household Income
± $4,865
32.2k
Number of Households
± 1,498

In 2022, the median household income of the 32.2k households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew to $107,198 from the previous year's value of $98,041.

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) 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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Wage Distribution

0.404
2022 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY
0.407
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.838% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.6%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Public Transit (4.22%)

In 2022, 74.6% of workers in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (4.22%).

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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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.34% of the workforce in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) 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 (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY (10.9k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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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Health

90% of the population of Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 43.6% on employee plans, 23.6% on Medicaid, 7.83% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 0.408% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New York see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1192 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,194 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10%
Uninsured
43.6%
Employer Coverage
23.6%
Medicaid
7.83%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
0.408%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (Central)--Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew by 8.24% from 9.28% to 10%.

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