Genesee County, NY

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2022 Population
58,204
0.313% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.7
0.235% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
0.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$68,178
6.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$148,600
14.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
28,893
0.684% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Genesee County, NY had a population of 58.2k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $68,178. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Genesee County, NY declined from 58,387 to 58,204, a −0.313% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,734 to $68,178, a 6.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Genesee County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.4%), and White (Hispanic) (1.23%).

None of the households in Genesee County, 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.

98.8% of the residents in Genesee County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Genesee County, NY are Genesee Community College (191339) (550 degrees awarded in 2022) and Genesee Valley BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (70 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Genesee County, NY was $148,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in Genesee County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Genesee County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Genesee County, NY is home to a population of 58.2k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.61% of Genesee County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.52k people).

In 2022, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.2k people) in Genesee County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.87k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Genesee County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Genesee County, NY was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Genesee County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.2k ± 149
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.87k ± 239
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.17k ± 181
3.52%
Hispanic Population
2.05k people

In 2022, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.2k people) in Genesee County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.87k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.52% of the people in Genesee County, NY are hispanic (2.05k 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

2.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.52k people
2.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.4k people

As of 2022, 2.61% of Genesee County, NY residents (1.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Genesee County, NY was 2.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,196 ± 170
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    535 ± 173
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    470 ± 154

Genesee County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Genesee County, NY employs 28.9k people. The largest industries in Genesee County, NY are Manufacturing (4,378 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,879 people), and Retail Trade (3,247 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,541), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($98,491), and Public Administration ($70,847).

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

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,095
−0.684%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Genesee County, NY declined at a rate of −0.684%, from 29.1k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Genesee County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,397 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,606 people), and Management Occupations (2,532 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Genesee County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,095
−0.684%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Genesee County, NY declined at a rate of −0.684%, from 29.1k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Genesee County, NY, are Manufacturing (4,378 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,879 people), and Retail Trade (3,247 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Genesee County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Genesee County, 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

$54,156
Median earning men ± $2,207
$33,018
Median earning women ± $1,494

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($78,967), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,382), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,659).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,533), Public Administration ($55,139), and Information ($53,702).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 443
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 370
    Manufacturing
  3. 259
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Genesee County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 64.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.7%), followed by Other (1.61%).

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 Genesee County, NY awarded 620 degrees. The student population of Genesee County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,666 male students and 2,751 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Genesee County, NY are White (465 and 78.9%), followed by Black or African American (51 and 8.66%), Hispanic or Latino (28 and 4.75%), and Two or More Races (20 and 3.4%).

The largest universities in Genesee County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Genesee Community College (191339) (550 and 88.7%) and Genesee Valley BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (70 and 11.3%).

The most popular majors in Genesee County, NY are General Studies (117 and 18.9%), Registered Nursing (89 and 14.4%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (70 and 11.3%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,417 students enrolled in Genesee County, NY, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,095 records, of which 63.8% were women and 36.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 117 degrees awarded
  2. 89 degrees awarded
  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Genesee County, NY was General Studies with 117 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 550 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Genesee Community College (191339) with 550 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 178 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Genesee County, NY, which is 0.403 times less than the 442 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 465 degrees mean that there were 9.12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 51 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($490) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,475) 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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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 Genesee County, NY was $148,600 in 2022, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $130,100 to $148,600, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Genesee County, NY is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Genesee County, NY have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Genesee County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Genesee County, NY is $68,178. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Genesee County, NY was Census Tract 9514 with a value of $82,382, followed by Census Tract 9511 and Census Tract 9513, with respective values of $81,944 and $80,663.

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.912%.

Property

$148,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,195
$17,919
Median Property Taxes
±$775

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 Genesee County, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.4% of the housing units in Genesee County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9514
  2. Census Tract 9511
  3. Census Tract 9513

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Genesee County, NY was Census Tract 9514 with a value of $82,382, followed by Census Tract 9511 and Census Tract 9513, with respective values of $81,944 and $80,663.

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

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Household Income

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$68,178
Median Household Income
± $3,117
24.4k
Number of Households
± 1,021

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.4k households in Genesee County, NY grew to $68,178 from the previous year's value of $63,734.

The following chart displays the households in Genesee 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Genesee County, 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 (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.31%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Genesee County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.2%) and those who worked at home (5.31%).

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Genesee County, NY have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.54% of the workforce in Genesee County, 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 Genesee County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Genesee County, NY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.912%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Genesee County, NY (5.97k out of 57.2k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Genesee County, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.6% of the children was living in poverty in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 220 in Genesee County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 45.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

96.9% of the population of Genesee County, NY has health coverage, with 48.9% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Genesee County, NY see 3580 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.82% increase from the previous year (3383 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2850 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 613 patients per year.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,580 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Genesee County, NY

Primary care physicians in Genesee County, NY see an average of 3,580 patients per year. This represents a 5.82% increase from the previous year (3,383 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% 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

3.09%
Uninsured
48.9%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Genesee County, NY declined by 3.95% from 3.22% to 3.09%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 40.7 in Genesee County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.4% in Genesee County, NY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.42% in Genesee County, NY.

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