Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
159,787
0.983% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.6
0.83% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.5%
2.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$109,603
8.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$739,300
12.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY had a population of 160k people with a median age of 48.6 and a median household income of $109,603. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew from 158,231 to 159,787, a 0.983% increase and its median household income grew from $101,300 to $109,603, a 8.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), White (Hispanic) (7.24%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.53%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.69%).

22.6% 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.

90.9% 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) (13 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was $739,300, and the homeownership rate was 81.2%.

Most people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 160k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.1% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (28.9k people).

In 2022, there were 9.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k White (Hispanic) and 10.2k 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 (24,521 households), Polish (1,144 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (992 households).

Citizenship

90.9%
2022 Citizenship
91.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.9% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 91.5%, 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)
    113k ± 3.21k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 2.15k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 2.38k
19.8%
Hispanic Population
31.6k people

In 2022, there were 9.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k White (Hispanic) and 10.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.8% of the people in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are hispanic (31.6k 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

18.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
28.9k people
16.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.9k people

As of 2022, 18.1% of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY residents (28.9k 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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 16.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    24,521 households (16.2%)
  2. Polish
    1,144 households (0.754%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    992 households (0.654%)

22.6% of the households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 16.2% 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
    3,204 ± 481
  2. Korea
    958 ± 322
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    795 ± 224

Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY employs 70.1k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are Construction (8,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,193 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,633 people), and the highest paying industries are Promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events, agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures ($452,612), Nondepository credit & related activities ($333,792), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($302,143).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
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

70.1k
2022 Value
0.79%
1 Year growth
± 0.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.79%, from 69.6k employees to 70.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,251 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,032 people), and Retail salespersons (1,784 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

70.1k
2022 Value
0.79%
1 Year growth
± 0.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.79%, from 69.6k employees to 70.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY, are Construction (8,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,193 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,633 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

$63,954
Median earning men ± $3,970
$48,806
Median earning women ± $3,767

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($147,533), Information ($127,378), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($92,015).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($81,814), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,411), and Wholesale Trade ($63,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% 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 17.2%.

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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 Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 10 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are White (6 and 46.2%), followed by Black or African American (3 and 23.1%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 23.1%), and Unknown (1 and 7.69%).

The largest universities in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (486877) (13 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (13 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.51% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.9k), Bachelors Degree (29.5k), and Graduate Degree (24.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was $739,300 in 2022, which is 2.62 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $654,800 to $739,300, a 12.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY is 81.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 28.8 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 $109,603. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

Property

$739,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,537
$50,929
Median Property Taxes
±$1,692

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

81.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.2% 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 81%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

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.
$109,603
Median Household Income
± $4,768
62.7k
Number of Households
± 2,137

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.7k households in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew to $109,603 from the previous year's value of $101,300.

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Wage Distribution

0.531
2022 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY
0.521
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY was 0.531 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.86% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.12%)

In 2022, 69.1% of workers in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.12%).

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.37% 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

8.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY (13.4k out of 157k 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 < 5, followed by Females 35 - 44 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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Health

92.2% of the population of Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 19.2% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 0.483% on military or VA plans.

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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.3% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

7.85%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
19.2%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
0.483%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY grew by 3.55% from 7.58% to 7.85%.

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