Uniondale, NY

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2022 Population
33,192
1.22% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
9.35%
19.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$107,885
12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$467,500
13.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
15,403
0.11% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Uniondale, NY had a population of 33.2k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $107,885. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Uniondale, NY grew from 32,791 to 33,192, a 1.22% increase and its median household income grew from $96,359 to $107,885, a 12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (18.2%), White (Hispanic) (15.7%), Other (Hispanic) (12.2%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (10.8%).

None of the households in Uniondale, 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.

84.4% of the residents in Uniondale, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY are Hofstra University (3,124 degrees awarded in 2022) and Nassau Community College (2,334 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Uniondale, NY was $467,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Uniondale, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Uniondale, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Uniondale, NY is home to a population of 33.2k people, from which 84.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 35.7% of Uniondale, NY residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2022, there were 1.98 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.03k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.21k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.4%
2022 Citizenship
82.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.4% of Uniondale, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Uniondale, NY was 82.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 1.5k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.03k ± 540
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.21k ± 1.26k
40.3%
Hispanic Population
13.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.98 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.03k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.21k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.3% of the people in Uniondale, NY are hispanic (13.4k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

35.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
36.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12k people

As of 2022, 35.7% of Uniondale, NY residents (11.9k 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 Uniondale, NY was 36.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    205 ± 80
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    110 ± 84
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    82 ± 94

Uniondale, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Uniondale, NY employs 15.4k people. The largest industries in Uniondale, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,563 people), Educational Services (1,803 people), and Retail Trade (1,499 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,904), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,381), and Finance & Insurance ($88,077).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

15.4k
2022 Value
± 1,183
0.11%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 0.11%, from 15.4k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Uniondale, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,395 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,347 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,305 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Uniondale, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.4k
2022 Value
± 1,183
0.11%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 0.11%, from 15.4k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Uniondale, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,563 people), Educational Services (1,803 people), and Retail Trade (1,499 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Uniondale, NY, though some of these residents may live in Uniondale, 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

$51,987
Median earning men ± $4,618
$31,197
Median earning women ± $4,676

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($102,984), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,845), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($67,636).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,377), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,167), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($44,327).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Uniondale, NY awarded 5,458 degrees. The student population of Uniondale, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 9,872 male students and 12,362 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Uniondale, NY are White (2,636 and 49.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,067 and 20.2%), Black or African American (683 and 12.9%), and Asian (536 and 10.1%).

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY by number of degrees awarded are Hofstra University (3,124 and 57.2%) and Nassau Community College (2,334 and 42.8%).

The most popular majors in Uniondale, NY are Humanistic Studies (896 and 16.4%), Law (258 and 4.73%), and General Business Administration & Management (227 and 4.16%).

The median tuition cost in Uniondale, NY for private four year colleges is $52,215.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Uniondale, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 22,234 (44.4% men and 55.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 22,234 students enrolled in Uniondale, NY, 44.4% men and 55.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,842 records, of which 54.7% were women and 45.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 896 degrees awarded
  2. 175 degrees awarded
  3. 167 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Uniondale, NY was Humanistic Studies with 896 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,124 degrees awarded
  2. 2,334 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hofstra University with 3,124 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,264 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Uniondale, NY, which is 0.709 times less than the 3,194 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,636 degrees mean that there were 2.47 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,067 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($52,215) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,115) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,950) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Uniondale, NY was $467,500 in 2022, which is 1.66 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $412,500 to $467,500, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Uniondale, NY is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Uniondale, NY have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Uniondale, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Uniondale, NY is $107,885. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Uniondale, NY was Census Tract 4073.01 with a value of $124,875, followed by Census Tract 4074.01 and Census Tract 4074.02, with respective values of $119,683 and $101,570.

Property

$467,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,608
$6,272
Median Property Taxes
±$626

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Uniondale, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4073.01
  2. Census Tract 4074.01
  3. Census Tract 4074.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Uniondale, NY was Census Tract 4073.01 with a value of $124,875, followed by Census Tract 4074.01 and Census Tract 4074.02, with respective values of $119,683 and $101,570.

The following map shows all of the places in Uniondale, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$107,885
Median Household Income
± $11,441
8.7k
Number of Households
± 819

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.7k households in Uniondale, NY grew to $107,885 from the previous year's value of $96,359.

The following chart displays the households in Uniondale, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Uniondale, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (59.9%)
  2. Carpooled (16.6%)
  3. Public Transit (10.3%)

In 2022, 59.9% of workers in Uniondale, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.6%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.3%).

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Commute Time

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Uniondale, NY have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.75% of the workforce in Uniondale, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

9.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Uniondale, NY (2.69k out of 28.8k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Uniondale, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

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

93.4% of the population of Uniondale, NY has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 8.7% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 0.215% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see 696 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.571% decrease from the previous year (700 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 298 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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696 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nassau County, NY

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see an average of 696 patients per year. This represents a 0.571% decrease from the previous year (700 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 27.7% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.56%
Uninsured
48%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
8.7%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
0.215%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Uniondale, NY declined by 12.2% from 7.46% to 6.56%.

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