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Suffolk County, NY&

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Population
1.49M
0.6% decline
Median Age
41.2
Median Household Income
$92,933
5.2% growth
Poverty Rate
7.25%
Number of Employees
746,250
0.21% growth
Median Property Value
$386,400
1.23% growth

Economy

The economy of Suffolk County, NY employs 746,250 people. The economy of Suffolk County, NY is specialized in Wholesale trade; Educational Services; and Information, which employ respectively 1.44; 1.22; and 1.21 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Suffolk County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (115,538), Retail trade (88,958), and Educational Services (83,299), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,866), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($82,560), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($76,600).

Median household income in Suffolk County, NY is $92,933. Males in Suffolk County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,738. The income inequality of Suffolk County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.503 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Suffolk County, NY. In Suffolk County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,443. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.

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Diversity

Suffolk County, NY is home to a population of 1.49M people, from which 92.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Suffolk County, NY is composed of 1.02M White residents (68%), 283,932 Hispanic residents (19%), 107,613 Black residents (7.21%), 58,095 Asian residents (3.89%), and 19,941 Two+ residents (1.34%). The most common foreign languages in Suffolk County, NY are Spanish (191,822 speakers), Italian (15,240 speakers), and Chinese (11,772 speakers), but compared to other places, Suffolk County, NY has a relative high number of Italian (15,240 speakers), Greek (4,729 speakers), and Urdu (6,657 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Suffolk County, NY awarded 15,352 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County, NY is skewed towards females, with 6,753 male students and 8,599 female students. Most students in Suffolk County, NY are White (7,787 and 50.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,877 and 12.2%), Asian (1,561 and 10.2%), and Unknown (1,410 and 9.2%). The largest universities in Suffolk County, NY by number of graduates are Stony Brook University (7,173 and 46.7%), Suffolk County Community College (3,701 and 24.1%), and Farmingdale State College (1,719 and 11.2%). The most popular majors in Suffolk County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (750 and 4.89%), General Psychology (511 and 3.33%), and General Health Services (503 and 3.28%). The median tuition costs in Suffolk County, NY are $34,352 for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $23,710 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County, NY is $386,400, which is 1.88 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $381,700 to $386,400, a 1.23% increase. The homeownership rate of Suffolk County, NY is 79%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Suffolk County, NY have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Suffolk County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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