Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
131,400
0.0556% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.995% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
1.73% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$106,726
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$379,200
13.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY had a population of 131k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $106,726. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY grew from 131,327 to 131,400, a 0.0556% increase and its median household income grew from $96,754 to $106,726, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.1%), White (Hispanic) (10.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.59%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.51%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.21%).

17.4% of the households in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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.

94.5% of the residents in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was $379,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 131k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (14.7k people).

In 2022, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.5k people) in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k White (Hispanic) and 9.98k 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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY are Spanish (13,978 households), Italian (1,150 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (845 households).

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
94%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.5k ± 3.59k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.9k ± 1.97k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.98k ± 1.08k
19%
Hispanic Population
24.9k people

In 2022, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.5k people) in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k White (Hispanic) and 9.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19% of the people in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY are hispanic (24.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.7k people
11.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.6k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY residents (14.7k 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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was 11.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,978 households (11.3%)
  2. Italian
    1,150 households (0.929%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    845 households (0.682%)

17.4% of the households in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 11.3% of the households in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) 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
    1,981 ± 326
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    714 ± 245
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    499 ± 131

Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY employs 61.8k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY are Construction (5,970 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,282 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,753 people), and the highest paying industries are Advertising, public relations & related services ($269,561), Travel arrangements & reservation services ($234,303), and Public finance activities ($217,672).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,546
Women
47.5%
31,559
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 60,105 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

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Occupations

61.8k
2022 Value
1.01%
1 Year growth
± 1.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 61.2k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,306 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,844 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,683 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.8k
2022 Value
1.01%
1 Year growth
± 1.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 61.2k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY, are Construction (5,970 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,282 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,753 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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

$67,995
Median earning men ± $2,839
$49,053
Median earning women ± $3,759

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($107,768), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($91,571), and Wholesale Trade ($80,591).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($90,192), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,654), and Manufacturing ($62,227).

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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.

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.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.907% 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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (34.8k), Some college (21.3k), and Bachelors Degree (14.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was $379,200 in 2022, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $333,400 to $379,200, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 33.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY is $106,726. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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

$379,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,710
$35,453
Median Property Taxes
±$1,377

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2022
58.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.6% of the housing units in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) 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.
$106,726
Median Household Income
± $4,777
45.1k
Number of Households
± 1,777

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.1k households in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY grew to $106,726 from the previous year's value of $96,754.

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Wage Distribution

0.435
2022 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY
0.445
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.3% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.56%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.52%)

In 2022, 80.9% of workers in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.56%) and those who worked at home (6.52%).

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Commute Time

33.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (33.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.89% of the workforce in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (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 Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY (13.2k out of 130k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) 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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Health

95.9% of the population of Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.514% 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.12%
Uninsured
58.6%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.514%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (South Central)--Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY grew by 4.96% from 3.92% to 4.12%.

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