Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
101,113
0.987% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
0.713% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.11%
1.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$121,237
9.28% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$459,900
13.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY had a population of 101k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $121,237. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY declined from 102,121 to 101,113, a −0.987% decrease and its median household income grew from $110,943 to $121,237, a 9.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.49%), Other (Hispanic) (6.52%), White (Hispanic) (4.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.53%).

20.2% of the households in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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.

96% of the residents in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was $459,900, and the homeownership rate was 80.5%.

Most people in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 101k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.6% of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (13.8k people).

In 2022, there were 8.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.6k people) in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.59k Other (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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Spanish (9,140 households), Polish (1,764 households), and Italian (1,744 households).

Citizenship

96%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96% of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    71.6k ± 2.39k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.59k ± 1.53k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.59k ± 1.16k
15.7%
Hispanic Population
15.8k people

In 2022, there were 8.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.6k people) in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.59k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.7% of the people in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are hispanic (15.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.8k people
13.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.7k people

As of 2022, 13.6% of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents (13.8k 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 13.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,140 households (9.51%)
  2. Polish
    1,764 households (1.84%)
  3. Italian
    1,744 households (1.82%)

20.2% of the households in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 9.51% of the households in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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
    1,519 ± 223
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    630 ± 209
  3. Korea
    312 ± 127

Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY employs 52.4k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (4,731 people), Construction (4,187 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,467 people), and the highest paying industries are National security & international affairs ($170,631), Motion pictures & video industries ($150,443), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($140,856).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,497
Women
45.9%
27,685
Men
54.1%

The workforce of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 51,182 people, with 45.9% woman, and 54.1% men.

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Occupations

52.4k
2022 Value
−0.786%
1 Year decline
± −0.786%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.786%, from 52.8k employees to 52.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, are Other managers (1,984 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,525 people), and Registered nurses (1,427 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.4k
2022 Value
−0.786%
1 Year decline
± −0.786%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.786%, from 52.8k employees to 52.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,731 people), Construction (4,187 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,467 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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

$68,744
Median earning men ± $2,023
$48,255
Median earning women ± $2,472

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,009), Public Administration ($101,422), and Manufacturing ($87,055).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($85,341), Information ($70,817), and Public Administration ($65,972).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.02% 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (24.3k), Bachelors Degree (16k), and Some college (15.8k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was $459,900 in 2022, which is 1.63 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $405,000 to $459,900, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is 80.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 33.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is $121,237. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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

$459,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,138
$27,029
Median Property Taxes
±$1,133

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Rent vs Own

80.5%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.5% of the housing units in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.1%.

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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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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.
$121,237
Median Household Income
± $3,495
33.6k
Number of Households
± 1,347

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.6k households in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew to $121,237 from the previous year's value of $110,943.

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, 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

0.426
2022 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY
0.426
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 0.426 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.00337% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.41%)
  3. Carpooled (7.48%)

In 2022, 74.5% of workers in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.41%) and those who carpooled to work (7.48%).

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Commute Time

33.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (33.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.78% of the workforce in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) 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 (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY (5.12k out of 100k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, 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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Health

96.6% of the population of Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 59.8% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.457% 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 20.4% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% 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

3.44%
Uninsured
59.8%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.457%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (Southwest)--Babylon Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew by 5.12% from 3.27% to 3.44%.

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