Wyoming County, NY

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Population

40,886

0.856% decline

Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$55,459

3.45% growth

Poverty Rate

11.4%


Number of Employees

18,372

0.638% decline

Median Property Value

$108,500

4.13% growth

About

In 2017, Wyoming County, NY had a population of 40.9k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $55,459. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wyoming County, NY declined from 41,239 to 40,886, a -0.856% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,612 to $55,459, a 3.45% increase.

The population of Wyoming County, NY is 89.9% White Alone, 4.81% Black or African American Alone, and 3.27% Hispanic or Latino. 4.3% of the people in Wyoming County, NY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Wyoming County, NY is $108,500, and the homeownership rate is 75.8%. Most people in Wyoming County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Wyoming County, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Wyoming County, NY employs 18.4k people. The largest industries in Wyoming County, NY are Manufacturing (2,668 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,354 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,438), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,000), and Public Administration ($54,180).

Median household income in Wyoming County, NY is $55,459. Males in Wyoming County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Wyoming County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,459

2017 value

± $2,144

3.45%

1 Year Growth

± 5.47%

Households in Wyoming County, NY have a median annual income of $55,459, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,612 in 2016, which represents a 3.45% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wyoming County, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wyoming County, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Wyoming County, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wyoming County, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9703

  2. Census Tract 9701

  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wyoming County, NY was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $64,363, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $59,737 and $59,533.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wyoming County, NY (4.27k out of 37.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,022 ± 313

  2. Hispanic

    221 ± 117

  3. Black

    112 ± 147

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wyoming County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.4k

2017 Value

± 660

-0.638%

1 Year decline

± 5.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wyoming County, NY declined at a rate of -0.638%, from 18.5k employees to 18.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wyoming County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,689 people), Production Occupations (1,602 people), and Management Occupations (1,557 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wyoming County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wyoming County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,689 people), Production Occupations (1,602 people), and Management Occupations (1,557 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wyoming County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.73 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.77 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wyoming County, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($69,669), Protective Service Occupations ($66,500), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,685).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.4k

2017 Value

± 660

-0.638%

1 Year decline

± 5.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wyoming County, NY declined at a rate of -0.638%, from 18.5k employees to 18.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wyoming County, NY, are Manufacturing (2,668 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,354 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wyoming County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Wyoming County, 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 Wyoming County, NY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,668 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,354 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wyoming County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.37 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.46 times), and Manufacturing (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wyoming County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,438), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,000), and Public Administration ($54,180).

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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 with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $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

95.1% of the population of Wyoming County, NY has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Wyoming County, NY see 2278 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.437% decrease from the previous year (2288 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2266 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 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

2278 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Wyoming County, NY see an average of 2278 patients per year. This represents a 0.437% decrease from the previous year (2288 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wyoming County, NY in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

4.9%

Uninsured

52.8%

Employer Coverage

14.7%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

1.44%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wyoming County, NY declined by 16.3% from 5.85% to 4.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wyoming County, 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

Wyoming County, NY is home to a population of 40.9k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.78% of Wyoming County, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Wyoming County, NY is composed of 36.7k White Alone residents (89.9%), 1.97k Black or African American Alone residents (4.81%), 1.34k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.27%), 530 Two or More Races residents (1.3%), 163 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.399%), 149 Asian Alone residents (0.364%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Wyoming County, NY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,026 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (91 speakers), and German (87 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wyoming County, NY was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Wyoming County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Wyoming County, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.78%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.78% of Wyoming County, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wyoming County, NY was 1.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming County, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Wyoming County, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Wyoming County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wyoming County, NY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    36.7k ± 24

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.97k ± 119

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.34k ± 202

In 2017, there were 18.7 times more White Alone residents (36.7k people) in Wyoming County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.97k Black or African American Alone and 1.34k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Wyoming County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,026 speakers (2.61%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    91 speakers (0.231%)

  3. German

    87 speakers (0.221%)

4.3% of Wyoming County, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Wyoming County, NY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.61% of the overall population of Wyoming County, NY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.231% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.221% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    991 ± 113

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    430 ± 106

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    257 ± 74

Wyoming County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wyoming County, NY was $108,500 in 2017, which is 0.499 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $104,200 to $108,500, a 4.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Wyoming County, NY is 75.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wyoming County, NY have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wyoming County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$55,459

Median Household Income

± $2,144

15.7k

Number of Households

± 577

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.7k households in Wyoming County, NY grew to $55,459 from the previous year's value of $53,612.

The following chart displays the households in Wyoming County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$108,500

2017 Median

± $2,811

$104,200

2016 Median

± $3,472

In 2017, the median property value in Wyoming County, NY grew to to $108,500 from the previous year's value of $104,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wyoming County, 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 Wyoming County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.8%

2017 Homeownership

75.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.8% of the housing units in Wyoming County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.6%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wyoming County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wyoming County, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wyoming County, NY have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in Wyoming County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.96%

  3. Walked

    3.68%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wyoming County, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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