Yates County, NY

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Population

25,083

0.0916% decline

Median Age

41.7


Median Household Income

$51,758

3.3% growth

Poverty Rate

13.1%


Number of Employees

11,331

0.0353% growth

Median Property Value

$128,900

1.58% growth

About

In 2017, Yates County, NY had a population of 25.1k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $51,758. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yates County, NY declined from 25,106 to 25,083, a -0.0916% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,105 to $51,758, a 3.3% increase.

The population of Yates County, NY is 94.9% White Alone, 2.16% Hispanic or Latino, and 1% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Yates County, NY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yates County, NY are Keuka College (623 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Yates County, NY is $128,900, and the homeownership rate is 77.1%. Most people in Yates County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Yates County, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Yates County, NY employs 11.3k people. The largest industries in Yates County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,548 people), Manufacturing (1,457 people), and Educational Services (1,392 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,989), Finance & Insurance ($46,618), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,643).

Median household income in Yates County, NY is $51,758. Males in Yates 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 Yates County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,758

2017 value

± $3,135

3.3%

1 Year Growth

± 8.4%

Households in Yates County, NY have a median annual income of $51,758, 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 $50,105 in 2016, which represents a 3.3% 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 New York 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 New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yates 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 1504

  2. Census Tract 1503

  3. Census Tract 1501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yates County, NY was Census Tract 1504 with a value of $68,452, followed by Census Tract 1503 and Census Tract 1501, with respective values of $52,285 and $48,303.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Yates 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

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yates County, NY (3.12k out of 23.8k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    3,000 ± 286

  2. Hispanic

    113 ± 103

  3. Two Or More

    65 ± 106

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yates County, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

11.3k

2017 Value

± 536

0.0353%

1 Year growth

± 6.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yates County, NY grew at a rate of 0.0353%, from 11.3k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yates County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,276 people), Management Occupations (1,242 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,062 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yates County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Yates County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,276 people), Management Occupations (1,242 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,062 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yates County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.59 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.67 times), and Production Occupations (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Yates County, NY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,739), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($55,917), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.3k

2017 Value

± 536

0.0353%

1 Year growth

± 6.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yates County, NY grew at a rate of 0.0353%, from 11.3k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yates County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,548 people), Manufacturing (1,457 people), and Educational Services (1,392 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yates County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Yates 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 Yates County, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,548 people), Manufacturing (1,457 people), and Educational Services (1,392 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yates County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.66 times higher than expected), Construction (1.37 times), and Educational Services (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yates County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($81,989), Finance & Insurance ($46,618), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,643).

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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 ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($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

80.4% of the population of Yates County, NY has health coverage, with 37.3% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Yates County, NY see 2087 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.666% decrease from the previous year (2101 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2266 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 997 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

2,087 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Yates County, NY see an average of 2,087 patients per year. This represents a 0.666% decrease from the previous year (2,101 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yates 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

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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

19.6%

Uninsured

37.3%

Employer Coverage

15.2%

Medicaid

14.5%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.54%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yates County, NY declined by 7.45% from 21.1% to 19.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yates 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

Yates County, NY is home to a population of 25.1k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.87% of Yates County, NY residents were born outside of the country (468 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Yates County, NY is composed of 23.8k White Alone residents (94.9%), 542 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.16%), 252 Two or More Races residents (1%), 249 Black or African American Alone residents (0.993%), 165 Asian Alone residents (0.658%), 50 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.199%), 18 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0718%), and 2 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00797%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Yates County, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Yates County, NY was 41.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Yates County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Yates County, NY residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.87%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

468 people

2.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

613 people

As of 2017, 1.87% of Yates County, NY residents (468 people) 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 Yates County, NY was 2.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Yates County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Yates County, NY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.8k ± 62

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    542 ± 142

  3. Two or More Races

    252 ± 74.3

In 2017, there were 43.9 times more White Alone residents (23.8k people) in Yates County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 542 Hispanic or Latino and 252 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Yates County, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Yates County, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Yates County, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    706 ± 121

  2. Korea

    227 ± 64

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    149 ± 65

Yates County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Yates County, NY awarded 623 degrees. The student population of Yates County, NY is skewed towards women, with 489 male students and 1,514 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yates County, NY are White (472 and 80.8%), followed by Unknown (40 and 6.85%), Black or African American (37 and 6.34%), and Hispanic or Latino (19 and 3.25%).

The largest universities in Yates County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Keuka College (623 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Yates County, NY are General Business Administration & Management (171 and 27.4%), Registered Nursing (119 and 19.1%), and Social Work (110 and 17.7%).

The median tuition costs in Yates County, NY are $28,501 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 129 degrees awarded

  2. 104 degrees awarded

  3. 97 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Yates County, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 129 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Yates County, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

623 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,501

Median Private

In 2016, the Yates County, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Keuka College with 623 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

146

Degrees Awarded to Men

477

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 146 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yates County, NY, which is 0.306 times less than the 477 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    472 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    37 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Yates County, NY were to White students. These 472 degrees mean that there were 11.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 40 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yates County, NY was $128,900 in 2017, which is 0.592 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,900 to $128,900, a 1.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Yates County, NY is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Yates County, NY have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yates County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,758

Median Household Income

± $3,135

9.34k

Number of Households

± 482

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.34k households in Yates County, NY grew to $51,758 from the previous year's value of $50,105.

The following chart displays the households in Yates 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

$128,900

2017 Median

± $7,072

$126,900

2016 Median

± $6,584

In 2017, the median property value in Yates County, NY grew to to $128,900 from the previous year's value of $126,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Yates 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 Yates 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 Yates County, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yates County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%

2017 Homeownership

77.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.1% of the housing units in Yates County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Yates 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 Yates County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yates County, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yates County, NY have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Yates County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.7%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.96%

  3. Carpooled

    9.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Yates County, NY was Drove Alone (67.7%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.96%) and those who Carpooled (9.78%).

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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