Ontario County, NY

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2022 Population
112,288
0.203% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.8
0.459% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9%
5.41% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$76,603
8.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$192,800
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
55,310
0.816% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Ontario County, NY had a population of 112k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $76,603. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ontario County, NY grew from 112,060 to 112,288, a 0.203% increase and its median household income grew from $70,694 to $76,603, a 8.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ontario County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), White (Hispanic) (2.17%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.47%).

None of the households in Ontario 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.

98.3% of the residents in Ontario County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ontario County, NY are Hobart William Smith Colleges (632 degrees awarded in 2022), Finger Lakes Community College (594 degrees), and Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences (41 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ontario County, NY was $192,800, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Ontario County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Ontario County, NY was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Ontario County Court House (1857-58; extended 1908),, Canandaigua NY

Population & Diversity

Ontario County, NY is home to a population of 112k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.93% of Ontario County, NY residents were born outside of the country (4.41k people).

In 2022, there were 31.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.1k people) in Ontario County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.43k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Ontario County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ontario County, NY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ontario County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    99.1k ± 382
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.17k ± 374
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.43k ± 322
5.21%
Hispanic Population
5.85k people

In 2022, there were 31.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.1k people) in Ontario County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.43k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.21% of the people in Ontario County, NY are hispanic (5.85k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ontario County, NY as a share of the total population.

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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

3.93%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.41k people
3.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.29k people

As of 2022, 3.93% of Ontario County, NY residents (4.41k 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 Ontario County, NY was 3.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,266 ± 275
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,103 ± 224
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    812 ± 213

Ontario County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ontario County, NY employs 55.3k people. The largest industries in Ontario County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,813 people), Educational Services (7,369 people), and Retail Trade (6,253 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($136,141), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,372), and Utilities ($76,148).

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

55.3k
2022 Value
± 1,645
−0.816%
1 Year decline
± 4.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ontario County, NY declined at a rate of −0.816%, from 55.8k employees to 55.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ontario County, NY, are Management Occupations (6,674 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,536 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,439 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ontario County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.3k
2022 Value
± 1,645
−0.816%
1 Year decline
± 4.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ontario County, NY declined at a rate of −0.816%, from 55.8k employees to 55.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ontario County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,813 people), Educational Services (7,369 people), and Retail Trade (6,253 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ontario County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Ontario 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

$53,757
Median earning men ± $1,527
$39,507
Median earning women ± $2,377

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,768), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($75,114), and Public Administration ($74,646).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,010), Public Administration ($54,479), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,733).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 935
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 719
    Manufacturing
  3. 664
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ontario County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 48.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.3%), followed by Other (1.72%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Ontario County, NY awarded 1,276 degrees. The student population of Ontario County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,092 male students and 3,953 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ontario County, NY are White (954 and 76.6%), followed by Two or More Races (70 and 5.62%), Black or African American (66 and 5.3%), and Unknown (63 and 5.06%).

The largest universities in Ontario County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Hobart William Smith Colleges (632 and 49.5%), Finger Lakes Community College (594 and 46.6%), and Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences (41 and 3.21%).

The most popular majors in Ontario County, NY are Registered Nursing (98 and 7.68%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (92 and 7.21%), and General Economics (70 and 5.49%).

The median tuition cost in Ontario County, NY for private four year colleges is $60,350.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Ontario County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 12.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,045 (43.9% men and 56.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,045 students enrolled in Ontario County, NY, 43.9% men and 56.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,166 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ontario County, NY was General Economics with 70 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 632 degrees awarded
  2. 594 degrees awarded
  3. 41 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hobart William Smith Colleges with 632 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 493 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ontario County, NY, which is 0.63 times less than the 783 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 954 degrees mean that there were 13.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 70 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($60,350) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,635) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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 Ontario County, NY was $192,800 in 2022, which is 0.684 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $169,200 to $192,800, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Ontario County, NY is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ontario County, NY have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ontario County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ontario County, NY is $76,603. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Ontario County, NY was Census Tract 501.01 with a value of $161,071, followed by Census Tract 506.01 and Census Tract 509, with respective values of $106,420 and $93,929.

In 2022, 12.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Ontario County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.31%.

Property

$192,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,129
$34,133
Median Property Taxes
±$1,116

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ontario County, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.5% of the housing units in Ontario County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 501.01
  2. Census Tract 506.01
  3. Census Tract 509

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ontario County, NY was Census Tract 501.01 with a value of $161,071, followed by Census Tract 506.01 and Census Tract 509, with respective values of $106,420 and $93,929.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Ontario County, 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.
$76,603
Median Household Income
± $2,249
47.1k
Number of Households
± 1,496

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.1k households in Ontario County, NY grew to $76,603 from the previous year's value of $70,694.

The following chart displays the households in Ontario 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 Ontario 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 (78.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (10%)
  3. Carpooled (7.41%)

In 2022, 78.3% of workers in Ontario County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10%) and those who carpooled to work (7.41%).

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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Commute Time

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ontario County, NY have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Ontario 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 Ontario County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ontario County, NY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Ontario County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.31%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ontario County, NY (9.8k out of 109k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ontario 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11% of the children was living in poverty in Ontario County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 153 in Ontario County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 23.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Ontario County, NY has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 1.05% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ontario County, NY see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0765% decrease from the previous year (1308 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1747 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 412 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,307 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ontario County, NY

Primary care physicians in Ontario County, NY see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.0765% decrease from the previous year (1,308 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ontario 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 20.9% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.31%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ontario County, NY declined by 1.78% from 3.37% to 3.31%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ontario County, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 29.5 in Ontario County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 31.5% in Ontario County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.08% in Ontario County, NY.

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