Oswego County PUMA, NY

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
118,037
0.011% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
0.983% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.1%
4.16% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,054
4.96% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,800
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
52,149
0.805% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Oswego County PUMA, NY had a population of 118k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $65,054. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oswego County PUMA, NY grew from 118,024 to 118,037, a 0.011% increase and its median household income grew from $61,982 to $65,054, a 4.96% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oswego County PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), White (Hispanic) (1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.984%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.956%).

3.82% of the households in Oswego County 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.

99.2% of the residents in Oswego County PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oswego County PUMA, NY are State University of New York at Oswego (2,115 degrees awarded in 2022) and Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (25 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Oswego County PUMA, NY was $131,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Oswego County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Oswego County PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oswego County PUMA, NY is home to a population of 118k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.03% of Oswego County PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.39k people).

In 2022, there were 32.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Oswego County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k 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 Oswego County PUMA, NY are Spanish (1,631 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (322 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (304 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,577
Women
49.6%
59,627
Men
50.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 118,204 inhabitants, with 50.4% men, and 49.6% women.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Oswego County PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oswego County PUMA, NY was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oswego County PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 474
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.33k ± 466
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 262
2.88%
Hispanic Population
3.4k people

In 2022, there were 32.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Oswego County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.88% of the people in Oswego County PUMA, NY are hispanic (3.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    268 ± 401 people
  2. Yemen
    170 ± 320 people
  3. Jamaica
    163 ± 313 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oswego County PUMA, NY was Canada, the natal country of 268 Oswego County PUMA, NY residents, followed by Yemen with 170 and Jamaica with 163.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.03%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.39k people
2.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.38k people

As of 2022, 2.03% of Oswego County PUMA, NY residents (2.39k 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 Oswego County PUMA, NY was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,631 households (1.46%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    322 households (0.288%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    304 households (0.272%)

3.82% of the households in Oswego County 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 Oswego County PUMA, NY was Spanish. 1.46% of the households in Oswego County 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
    2,899 ± 351
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,582 ± 276
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,116 ± 180

Oswego County PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oswego County PUMA, NY employs 52.1k people. The largest industries in Oswego County PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (4,548 people), Construction (4,333 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,908 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($474,603), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($188,020), and Legal services ($119,898).

Males in Oswego County PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,098. The income inequality in Oswego County PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,138
Women
47.5%
27,830
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Oswego County PUMA, NY in 2020 was 52,968 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

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Occupations

52.1k
2022 Value
−0.805%
1 Year decline
± −0.805%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oswego County PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.805%, from 52.6k employees to 52.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oswego County PUMA, NY, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,374 people), Janitors & building cleaners (1,354 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oswego County PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.1k
2022 Value
−0.805%
1 Year decline
± −0.805%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oswego County PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.805%, from 52.6k employees to 52.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oswego County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,548 people), Construction (4,333 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,908 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oswego County PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Oswego County 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

$47,187
Median earning men ± $2,015
$33,743
Median earning women ± $1,174

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,638), Public Administration ($65,406), and Manufacturing ($63,258).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,198), Public Administration ($53,102), and Manufacturing ($46,769).

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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.

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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 Oswego County PUMA, NY awarded 2,140 degrees. The student population of Oswego County PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,215 male students and 3,714 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oswego County PUMA, NY are White (1,560 and 74.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (220 and 10.5%), Black or African American (168 and 8.01%), and Asian (77 and 3.67%).

The largest universities in Oswego County PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are State University of New York at Oswego (2,115 and 98.8%) and Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (25 and 1.17%).

The most popular majors in Oswego County PUMA, NY are General Business Administration & Management (292 and 13.6%), General Psychology (106 and 4.95%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (100 and 4.67%).

The median tuition cost in Oswego County PUMA, NY for a public four year colleges is $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Oswego County PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,929 (46.4% men and 53.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,929 students enrolled in Oswego County PUMA, NY, 46.4% men and 53.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,573 records, of which 53.6% were women and 46.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 188 degrees awarded
  2. 106 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oswego County PUMA, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 188 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,115 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was State University of New York at Oswego with 2,115 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 940 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oswego County PUMA, NY, which is 0.783 times less than the 1,200 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 1,560 degrees mean that there were 7.09 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 220 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,699) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.756% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.64% 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 Oswego County PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (34.6k), Some college (20.5k), and Secondary Education (13.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oswego County PUMA, NY was $131,800 in 2022, which is 0.468 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $115,900 to $131,800, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Oswego County PUMA, NY is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oswego County PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oswego County PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oswego County PUMA, NY is $65,054. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Oswego County 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

$131,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,647
$34,694
Median Property Taxes
±$1,224

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
59.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Oswego County PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oswego County 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.

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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.
$65,054
Median Household Income
± $2,122
47.2k
Number of Households
± 1,431

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.2k households in Oswego County PUMA, NY grew to $65,054 from the previous year's value of $61,982.

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Wage Distribution

0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Oswego County PUMA, NY
0.435
2021 Wage GINI in Oswego County PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Oswego County PUMA, NY was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.528% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oswego County PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oswego County PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.89%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.61%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Oswego County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.89%) and those who worked at home (6.61%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oswego County PUMA, NY have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Oswego County PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oswego County PUMA, NY (19.3k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oswego County PUMA, 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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Health

95.8% of the population of Oswego County PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 45.1% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 2.22% 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 23.3% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.24%
Uninsured
45.1%
Employer Coverage
24.3%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
2.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oswego County PUMA, NY grew by 1.79% from 4.16% to 4.24%.

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