Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
179,882
0.065% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.26%
1.57% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$95,534
7.47% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$247,700
14.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
86,485
1.33% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY had a population of 180k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $95,534. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY declined from 179,999 to 179,882, a −0.065% decrease and its median household income grew from $88,891 to $95,534, a 7.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%), and White (Hispanic) (1.87%).

11.6% of the households in Monroe County (South) 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.

96% of the residents in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are Rochester Institute of Technology (3,837 degrees awarded in 2022), Monroe Community College (1,603 degrees), and St. John Fisher University (993 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was $247,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%.

Most people in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 180k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (18.7k people).

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (144k people) in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 8.38k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,348 households), Spanish (3,100 households), and Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (1,552 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
91,403
Women
50.9%
88,289
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 179,692 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

96%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96% of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    144k ± 1.74k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 1.11k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.38k ± 968
4.2%
Hispanic Population
7.55k people

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (144k people) in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 8.38k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.2% of the people in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are hispanic (7.55k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    2,374 ± 1,188 people
  2. India
    2,070 ± 1,111 people
  3. Canada
    1,024 ± 783 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was China, the natal country of 2,374 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY residents, followed by India with 2,070 and Canada with 1,024.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
18.7k people
10.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.3k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY residents (18.7k 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 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was 10.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,348 households (1.95%)
  2. Spanish
    3,100 households (1.8%)
  3. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    1,552 households (0.903%)

11.6% of the households in Monroe County (South) 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 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 1.95% of the households in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) 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
    2,543 ± 346
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,099 ± 295
  3. Korea
    749 ± 196

Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY employs 86.5k people. The largest industries in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (8,635 people), Elementary & secondary schools (7,377 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,158 people), and the highest paying industries are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($476,243), Offices of physicians ($158,205), and Savings institutions, including credit unions ($140,876).

Males in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $79,416. The income inequality in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.492, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
40,214
Women
49.1%
41,730
Men
50.9%

The workforce of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 81,944 people, with 49.1% woman, and 50.9% men.

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Occupations

86.5k
2022 Value
1.33%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 85.4k employees to 86.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,550 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,443 people), and Postsecondary teachers (2,422 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

86.5k
2022 Value
1.33%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 85.4k employees to 86.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (8,635 people), Elementary & secondary schools (7,377 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,158 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Monroe County (South) 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

$68,909
Median earning men ± $2,892
$48,322
Median earning women ± $2,952

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($93,309), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,727), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($88,768).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($76,402), Manufacturing ($67,712), and Wholesale Trade ($66,935).

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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 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY awarded 7,605 degrees. The student population of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 16,446 male students and 14,965 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are White (4,890 and 71.5%), followed by Black or African American (557 and 8.15%), Hispanic or Latino (512 and 7.49%), and Asian (500 and 7.31%).

The largest universities in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Rochester Institute of Technology (3,837 and 50.5%), Monroe Community College (1,603 and 21.1%), and St. John Fisher University (993 and 13.1%).

The most popular majors in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY are Computer Science (372 and 4.89%), Registered Nursing (348 and 4.58%), and General Studies (320 and 4.21%).

The median tuition cost in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY for private four year colleges is $37,330.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 31,411 (52.4% men and 47.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 31,411 students enrolled in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, 52.4% men and 47.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 18,589 records, of which 47.4% were women and 52.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 252 degrees awarded
  2. 186 degrees awarded
  3. 152 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was Registered Nursing with 252 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,837 degrees awarded
  2. 1,603 degrees awarded
  3. 993 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rochester Institute of Technology with 3,837 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,712 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY, which is 0.954 times less than the 3,893 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 4,890 degrees mean that there were 8.78 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 557 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 ($37,330) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.691% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.986% 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 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY in 2022 were Graduate Degree (38k), Bachelors Degree (37.6k), and Some college (26.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was $247,700 in 2022, which is 0.879 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $216,700 to $247,700, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY is 72.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY is $95,534. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Monroe County (South) 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

$247,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,035
$51,599
Median Property Taxes
±$1,360

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Rent vs Own

72.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.4% of the housing units in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monroe County (South) 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

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$95,534
Median Household Income
± $3,370
71.3k
Number of Households
± 2,022

In 2022, the median household income of the 71.3k households in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY grew to $95,534 from the previous year's value of $88,891.

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Wage Distribution

0.492
2022 Wage GINI in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY
0.494
2021 Wage GINI in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was 0.492 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.385% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.97%)

In 2022, 73.6% of workers in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.97%).

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.631% of the workforce in Monroe County (South) 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 Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY (12.3k out of 170k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY is White, followed by Asian 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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Health

97.9% of the population of Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 61.2% on employee plans, 9.33% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.588% 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 21.9% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.13%
Uninsured
61.2%
Employer Coverage
9.33%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.588%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monroe County (South) PUMA, NY declined by 4.2% from 2.22% to 2.13%.

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