Putnam County PUMA, NY

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2021 Population
100,538
0.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
44.6
0.225% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
5.98%
8.4% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$111,618
4.18% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$379,500
3.1% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Putnam County PUMA, NY had a population of 101k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $111,618. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Putnam County PUMA, NY declined from 101,349 to 100,538, a −0.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $107,142 to $111,618, a 4.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Putnam County PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), White (Hispanic) (6.86%), Other (Hispanic) (6.27%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.24%).

20% of the households in Putnam 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.

95.1% of the residents in Putnam County PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Putnam County PUMA, NY was $379,500, and the homeownership rate was 83.2%.

Most people in Putnam County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 39.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Putnam County PUMA, NY is home to a population of 101k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 13.8% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (13.9k people).

In 2021, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.1k people) in Putnam County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.89k White (Hispanic) and 6.3k 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 Putnam County PUMA, NY are Spanish (10,136 households), Italian (2,614 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (612 households).

Citizenship

95.1%
2021 Citizenship
94.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.1% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Putnam County PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.1k ± 434
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.89k ± 894
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.3k ± 826
16%
Hispanic Population
16.1k people

In 2021, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.1k people) in Putnam County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.89k White (Hispanic) and 6.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16% of the people in Putnam County PUMA, NY are hispanic (16.1k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

13.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people
14%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
14.2k people

As of 2021, 13.8% of Putnam County PUMA, NY residents (13.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,136 households (10.6%)
  2. Italian
    2,614 households (2.72%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    612 households (0.637%)

20% of the households in Putnam County PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 Putnam County PUMA, NY was Spanish. 10.6% of the households in Putnam 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
    1,552 ± 278
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    501 ± 186
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    451 ± 179

Putnam County PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Putnam County PUMA, NY employs 48.6k people. The largest industries in Putnam County PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (5,353 people), Construction (3,786 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,547 people), and the highest paying industries are Specialized design services ($185,273), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($182,406), and Management of companies & enterprises ($168,509).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,629
Women
48.2%
25,426
Men
51.8%

The workforce of Putnam County PUMA, NY in 2020 was 49,055 people, with 48.2% woman, and 51.8% men.

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Occupations

48.6k
2021 Value
−0.962%
1 Year decline
± −0.962%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Putnam County PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.962%, from 49.1k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Putnam County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,191 people), Other managers (1,937 people), and Registered nurses (1,317 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.6k
2021 Value
−0.962%
1 Year decline
± −0.962%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Putnam County PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.962%, from 49.1k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Putnam County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,353 people), Construction (3,786 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,547 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Putnam County PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Putnam 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

$64,022
Median earning men ± $4,897
$46,094
Median earning women ± $2,958

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($101,367), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,430), and Information ($85,280).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($80,313), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,069), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,198).

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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).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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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.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.578% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Putnam County PUMA, NY in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (21.1k), Bachelors Degree (18.4k), and Some college (15.1k).

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The median property value in Putnam County PUMA, NY was $379,500 in 2021, which is 1.55 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $368,100 to $379,500, a 3.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Putnam County PUMA, NY is 83.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Putnam County PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 39.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Putnam County PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Putnam County PUMA, NY is $111,618. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Putnam County 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

$379,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,938
$29,822
Median Property Taxes
±$1,010

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

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Rent vs Own

83.2%
Homeownership
2021
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 83.2% of the housing units in Putnam County PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Putnam County 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 Putnam County 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.
$111,618
Median Household Income
± $4,303
35.9k
Number of Households
± 1,365

In 2021, the median household income of the 35.9k households in Putnam County PUMA, NY grew to $111,618 from the previous year's value of $107,142.

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Wage Distribution

0.47
2021 Wage GINI in Putnam County PUMA, NY
0.475
2020 Wage GINI in Putnam County PUMA, NY

In 2021, the income inequality in Putnam County PUMA, NY was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.984% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Putnam County PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Putnam County PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (73.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.31%)
  3. Carpooled (7.69%)

In 2021, 73.7% of workers in Putnam County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.31%) and those who carpooled to work (7.69%).

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Commute Time

39.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Putnam County PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (39.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 8.72% of the workforce in Putnam County 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 Putnam County PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Putnam County PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.98% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Putnam County PUMA, NY (5.93k out of 99.1k 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 Males 45 - 54 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Putnam County PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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95.9% of the population of Putnam County PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 60.2% on employee plans, 9.53% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.286% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

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 20.9% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 43.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.06%
Uninsured
60.2%
Employer Coverage
9.53%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.286%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Putnam County PUMA, NY declined by 2.04% from 4.14% to 4.06%.

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