Amityville, NY

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Population

9,513

0.306% growth

Median Age

44.4


Median Household Income

$98,268

11.5% growth

Poverty Rate

12.4%


Number of Employees

4,728

2.17% decline

Median Property Value

$382,200

0.978% growth

About

In 2017, Amityville, NY had a population of 9.51k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $98,268. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Amityville, NY grew from 9,484 to 9,513, a 0.306% increase and its median household income grew from $88,102 to $98,268, a 11.5% increase.

The population of Amityville, NY is 68% White Alone, 23% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.38% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Amityville, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Amityville, NY are Island Drafting and Technical Institute (58 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Amityville, NY is $382,200, and the homeownership rate is 70.4%. Most people in Amityville, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Amityville, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Amityville, NY employs 4.73k people. The largest industries in Amityville, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (799 people), Educational Services (563 people), and Retail Trade (505 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($120,201), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($95,145), and Construction ($80,179).

Median household income in Amityville, NY is $98,268. Males in Amityville, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Amityville, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$98,268

2017 value

± $11,748

11.5%

1 Year Growth

± 16.4%

Households in Amityville, NY have a median annual income of $98,268, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $88,102 in 2016, which represents a 11.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Amityville, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1236

  2. Census Tract 1235

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Amityville, NY was Census Tract 1236 with a value of $120,000, followed by Census Tract 1235 and N/A, with respective values of $78,750 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Amityville, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Amityville, NY (1.12k out of 9.06k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    821 ± 310

  2. Other

    729 ± 294

  3. White

    272 ± 128

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.73k

2017 Value

± 499

-2.17%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Amityville, NY declined at a rate of -2.17%, from 4.83k employees to 4.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Amityville, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (694 people), Sales & Related Occupations (525 people), and Management Occupations (454 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Amityville, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Amityville, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (694 people), Sales & Related Occupations (525 people), and Management Occupations (454 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Amityville, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.73 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.63 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Amityville, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($205,259), Management Occupations ($84,028), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($83,872).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.73k

2017 Value

± 499

-2.17%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Amityville, NY declined at a rate of -2.17%, from 4.83k employees to 4.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Amityville, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (799 people), Educational Services (563 people), and Retail Trade (505 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Amityville, NY, though some of these residents may live in Amityville, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Amityville, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (799 people), Educational Services (563 people), and Retail Trade (505 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Amityville, NY has an unusually high number of Information (1.95 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.71 times), and Educational Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Amityville, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($120,201), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($95,145), and Construction ($80,179).

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Domestic Trade

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. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

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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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

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

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Health

91.7% of the population of Amityville, NY has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 7.06% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Amityville, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.33%

Uninsured

54.7%

Employer Coverage

17.4%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

7.06%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Amityville, NY declined by 30.7% from 12% to 8.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Amityville, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Amityville, NY is home to a population of 9.51k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Amityville, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.42k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Amityville, NY is composed of 6.47k White Alone residents (68%), 2.19k Hispanic or Latino residents (23%), 607 Black or African American Alone residents (6.38%), 166 Asian Alone residents (1.74%), 66 Two or More Races residents (0.694%), 12 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.126%), 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0631%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Amityville, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.8

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Amityville, NY was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Amityville, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Amityville, NY residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.42k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Amityville, NY residents (1.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Amityville, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

94.2%

2017 Citizenship

93.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.2% of Amityville, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Amityville, NY was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.47k ± 531

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.19k ± 833

  3. Black or African American Alone

    607 ± 377

In 2017, there were 2.96 times more White Alone residents (6.47k people) in Amityville, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.19k Hispanic or Latino and 607 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Amityville, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Amityville, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Amityville, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Amityville, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    313 ± 115

  2. Korea

    74 ± 52

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    56 ± 47

Amityville, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Amityville, NY awarded 58 degrees. The student population of Amityville, NY is skewed towards men, with 96 male students and 10 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Amityville, NY are White (30 and 51.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 25.9%), Black or African American (7 and 12.1%), and Two or More Races (3 and 5.17%).

The largest universities in Amityville, NY by number of degrees awarded are Island Drafting and Technical Institute (58 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Amityville, NY are Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD (38 and 65.5%) and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (20 and 34.5%).

The median tuition costs in Amityville, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Amityville, NY was Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Amityville, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

58 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Amityville, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Island Drafting and Technical Institute with 58 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

52

Degrees Awarded to Men

6

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 52 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Amityville, NY, which is 8.67 times more than the 6 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Amityville, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    30 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Amityville, NY were to White students. These 30 degrees mean that there were 2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Amityville, NY was $382,200 in 2017, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $378,500 to $382,200, a 0.978% increase. The homeownership rate in Amityville, NY is 70.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Amityville, NY have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Amityville, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$98,268

Median Household Income

± $11,748

3.32k

Number of Households

± 399

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.32k households in Amityville, NY grew to $98,268 from the previous year's value of $88,102.

The following chart displays the households in Amityville, 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$382,200

2017 Median

± $13,448

$378,500

2016 Median

± $11,350

In 2017, the median property value in Amityville, NY grew to to $382,200 from the previous year's value of $378,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Amityville, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Amityville, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Amityville, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Amityville, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.4%

2017 Homeownership

65.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.4% of the housing units in Amityville, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Amityville, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Amityville, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Amityville, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

32.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Amityville, NY have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 11.2% of the workforce in Amityville, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.8%

  2. Public Transit

    13.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.52%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Amityville, NY was Drove Alone (71.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (13.9%) and those who Worked At Home (5.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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