Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY

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2021 Population
158,231
14% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
48.2
1.43% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
8.74%
5.02% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$101,300
9.8% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$654,800
7.24% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY had a population of 158k people with a median age of 48.2 and a median household income of $101,300. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew from 138,757 to 158,231, a 14% increase and its median household income grew from $92,261 to $101,300, a 9.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.49%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.15%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.97%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.79%).

21.2% of the households in Suffolk County (East) 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.

91.5% of the residents in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (486877) (8 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was $654,800, and the homeownership rate was 81%.

Most people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 158k people, from which 91.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 16.4% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (25.9k people).

In 2021, there were 8.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k White (Hispanic) and 8.15k Two+ (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 (East) PUMA, NY are Spanish (22,062 households), Polish (1,115 households), and Italian (913 households).

Citizenship

91.5%
2021 Citizenship
91.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 91.5% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 2.76k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.4k ± 1.85k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    8.15k ± 2.03k
17.7%
Hispanic Population
28k people

In 2021, there were 8.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k White (Hispanic) and 8.15k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.7% of the people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are hispanic (28k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.9k people
16.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
22.3k people

As of 2021, 16.4% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents (25.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 16.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,062 households (14.7%)
  2. Polish
    1,115 households (0.741%)
  3. Italian
    913 households (0.607%)

21.2% of the households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 14.7% of the households in Suffolk County (East) 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
    3,411 ± 525
  2. Korea
    963 ± 311
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    676 ± 248

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY employs 69.6k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Construction (8,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,487 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,302 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($293,984), Legal services ($264,190), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($257,014).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
26,380
Women
44%
33,594
Men
56%

The workforce of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 59,974 people, with 44% woman, and 56% men.

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Occupations

69.6k
2021 Value
16%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 16%, from 60k employees to 69.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,552 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,040 people), and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (1,756 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

69.6k
2021 Value
16%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 16%, from 60k employees to 69.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Construction (8,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,487 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,302 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,193
Median earning men ± $3,995
$45,712
Median earning women ± $2,682

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($134,423), Information ($119,079), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($85,285).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($76,853), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,798), and Manufacturing ($65,205).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $158B
  2. $72.3B
  3. $71.2B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $158B, followed by Mixed freight ($72.3B) and Electronics ($71.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$810B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
100% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $810B. This is expected to increase 100% to $1.62T by 2050.

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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. $65.9B
  2. $49.6B
  3. $30.8B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $65.9B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.6B and California and $30.8B.

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

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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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In 2021, universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY awarded 8 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 16 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are White (5 and 62.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 25%), Black or African American (1 and 12.5%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (486877) (8 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (8 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.17% 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 (East) PUMA, NY in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (33k), Bachelors Degree (28.9k), and Graduate Degree (23.3k).

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The median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was $654,800 in 2021, which is 2.67 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $610,600 to $654,800, a 7.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is 81%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is $101,300. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

Property

$654,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$18,384
$50,024
Median Property Taxes
±$1,781

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 (East) 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 (East) PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

81%
Homeownership
2021
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 81% 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 80.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, 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 $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

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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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$101,300
Median Household Income
± $4,455
61.8k
Number of Households
± 2,257

In 2021, the median household income of the 61.8k households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew to $101,300 from the previous year's value of $92,261.

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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Wage Distribution

0.521
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY
0.515
2020 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY

In 2021, the income inequality in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 0.521 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.23% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (69.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.85%)

In 2021, 69.8% of workers in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.85%).

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 5.87% of the workforce in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
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 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY (13.5k out of 155k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, 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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92.4% of the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 19.3% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 0.523% on military or VA plans.

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

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).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.6% under 18 years, 15% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.58%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
19.3%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
0.523%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew by 3.19% from 7.34% to 7.58%.

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