Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

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2021 Population
128,940
3.15% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
40.4
0.493% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
10.8%
2.61% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$79,454
6.81% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$262,000
3.52% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
57,698
3.84% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY had a population of 129k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $79,454. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew from 125,001 to 128,940, a 3.15% increase and its median household income grew from $74,390 to $79,454, a 6.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.56%), Other (Hispanic) (6.69%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.27%).

19.6% of the households in Orange County (Northwest) 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.

95% of the residents in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Orange County Community College (816 degrees awarded in 2021) and Orange Ulster BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (36 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $262,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.

Most people in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 129k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2021, 11.7% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (15.1k people).

In 2021, there were 4.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.9k people) in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Spanish (16,042 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,347 households), and Italian (867 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
63,141
Women
48.9%
65,990
Men
51.1%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 129,131 inhabitants, with 51.1% men, and 48.9% women.

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Citizenship

95%
2021 Citizenship
95.3%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    72.9k ± 1.69k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 1.25k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11k ± 1.43k
22.4%
Hispanic Population
28.9k people

In 2021, there were 4.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.9k people) in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.4% of the people in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are hispanic (28.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,529 ± 1,223 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    1,615 ± 980 people
  3. Jamaica
    1,254 ± 865 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Mexico, the natal country of 2,529 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 1,615 and Jamaica with 1,254.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.1k people
11.2%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people

As of 2021, 11.7% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents (15.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 11.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,042 households (13.1%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,347 households (1.1%)
  3. Italian
    867 households (0.711%)

19.6% of the households in Orange County (Northwest) 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 13.1% of the households in Orange County (Northwest) 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
    2,442 ± 373
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,517 ± 376
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    815 ± 231

Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY employs 57.7k people. The largest industries in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (4,948 people), Construction (4,598 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,258 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmacies & drug stores ($167,452), Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($153,672), and Banking & related activities ($144,151).

Males in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,924. The income inequality in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,302
Women
47.3%
29,262
Men
52.7%

The workforce of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 55,564 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

57.7k
2021 Value
3.84%
1 Year growth
± 3.84%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 3.84%, from 55.6k employees to 57.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Registered nurses (1,610 people), Retail salespersons (1,469 people), and Cashiers (1,422 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.7k
2021 Value
3.84%
1 Year growth
± 3.84%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 3.84%, from 55.6k employees to 57.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,948 people), Construction (4,598 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,258 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Orange County (Northwest) 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

$51,945
Median earning men ± $2,450
$39,593
Median earning women ± $2,478

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($91,758), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,079), and Information ($63,630).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($58,821), Manufacturing ($54,617), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,154).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $158B
  2. $72.3B
  3. $71.2B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $158B, followed by Mixed freight ($72.3B) and Electronics ($71.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$810B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
100% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $810B. This is expected to increase 100% to $1.62T by 2050.

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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. $65.9B
  2. $49.6B
  3. $30.8B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $65.9B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.6B and California and $30.8B.

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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.

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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In 2021, universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY awarded 852 degrees. The student population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,993 male students and 3,105 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (440 and 51.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (243 and 28.6%), Black or African American (117 and 13.7%), and Two or More Races (22 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Orange County Community College (816 and 95.8%) and Orange Ulster BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (36 and 4.23%).

The most popular majors in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Humanistic Studies (185 and 21.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (125 and 14.7%), and Registered Nursing (96 and 11.3%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2021 in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 64.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 5,098 (39.1% men and 60.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 5,098 students enrolled in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,358 records, of which 59.5% were women and 40.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 185 degrees awarded
  2. 125 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Humanistic Studies with 185 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 816 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Orange County Community College with 816 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 297 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, which is 0.535 times less than the 555 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 440 degrees mean that there were 1.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 243 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,376) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($718) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.44% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.831% 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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (32.7k), Some college (22.5k), and Bachelors Degree (15.1k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $262,000 in 2021, which is 1.07 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $253,100 to $262,000, a 3.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is 69.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is $79,454. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

Property

$262,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,534
$31,315
Median Property Taxes
±$1,224

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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
Homeownership
2021
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 69.1% of the housing units in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Orange County (Northwest) 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.
$79,454
Median Household Income
± $3,638
45.3k
Number of Households
± 1,698

In 2021, the median household income of the 45.3k households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew to $79,454 from the previous year's value of $74,390.

The following chart displays the households in Orange County (Northwest) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.434
2021 Wage GINI in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

In 2021, the income inequality in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.35% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (76.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.75%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.28%)

In 2021, 76.3% of workers in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.75%) and those who worked at home (7.28%).

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 10.1% of the workforce in Orange County (Northwest) 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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (13.5k out of 124k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Orange County (Northwest) 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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94.3% of the population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 52.4% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 0.713% 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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.74%
Uninsured
52.4%
Employer Coverage
16.7%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
0.713%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew by 6.02% from 5.41% to 5.74%.

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