Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY

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Population

146,766

0.228% decline

Median Age

34.9


Median Household Income

$67,287

4.44% growth

Poverty Rate

15.3%


Number of Employees

65,457

0.695% growth

Median Property Value

$313,000

1.56% growth

About

In 2017, Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY had a population of 147k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $67,287. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY declined from 147,101 to 146,766, a -0.228% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,426 to $67,287, a 4.44% increase.

The population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is 42.6% Hispanic or Latino, 39.7% Black or African American Alone, and 13.7% White Alone. 45.5% of the people in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 78.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are Nassau Community College (3,510 degrees awarded in 2016), Hofstra University (3,036 degrees), and Access Careers (483708) (419 degrees).

The median property value in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is $313,000, and the homeownership rate is 59.4%. Most people in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY employs 65.5k people. The largest industries in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are Restaurants & Food Services (5,225 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,330 people), and Hospitals (3,564 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($159,879), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($113,359), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($101,964).

Median household income in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is $67,287. Males in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.06 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,543. The income inequality in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,287

2017 value

± $2,421

4.44%

1 Year Growth

± 4.61%

Households in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $67,287, 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 $64,426 in 2016, which represents a 4.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,433

Average Male Salary

± $8,252

$50,543

Average Female Salary

± $6,490

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY made 1.06 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $55,011 ± $64,756

  2. White

    $51,685 ± $13,056

  3. Black

    $48,272 ± $5,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.441

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.37% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $144,878, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $137,183 and $135,118.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY (21.5k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    11,834 ± 819

  2. Black

    7,018 ± 654

  3. White

    5,218 ± 557

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is Hispanic, followed by Black 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

65.5k

2017 Value

0.695%

1 Year growth

± 0.695%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.695%, from 65k employees to 65.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, are Janitors & building cleaners (2,571 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,490 people), and Retail salespersons (1,978 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Janitors & building cleaners (2,571 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,490 people), and Retail salespersons (1,978 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (5.74 times higher than expected), Counter & rental clerks (5.01 times), and Laundry & drycleaning workers (4.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($257,948), Physicians & surgeons ($245,787), and Computer & information systems managers ($135,879).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

65.5k

2017 Value

0.695%

1 Year growth

± 0.695%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.695%, from 65k employees to 65.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,225 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,330 people), and Hospitals (3,564 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,225 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,330 people), and Hospitals (3,564 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Bus service & urban transit (5.16 times higher than expected), Retail florists (4.25 times), and Specialty food stores (4.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($159,879), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($113,359), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($101,964).

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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).

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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

82.6% of the population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 8.35% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.511% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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%).

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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%).

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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

17.4%

Uninsured

41.7%

Employer Coverage

21.1%

Medicaid

8.35%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.511%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 17.4%.

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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

Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is home to a population of 147k people, from which 78.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is composed of 62.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (42.6%), 58.3k Black or African American Alone residents (39.7%), 20.1k White Alone residents (13.7%), 2.73k Two or More Races residents (1.86%), 2.4k Asian Alone residents (1.63%), 393 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.268%), 295 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.201%), and 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00545%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are Spanish (52,220 speakers), Haitian (4,279 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,110 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was 34.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

35.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

52.3k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was 35.5%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    15,032 ± 2,852 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    6,915 ± 1,993 people

  3. Jamaica

    6,697 ± 1,963 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was El Salvador, the natal country of 15,032 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 6,915 and Jamaica with 6,697.

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Citizenship

78.8%

2017 Citizenship

78.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 78.8% of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was 78.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    62.5k ± 3.17k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    58.3k ± 1.72k

  3. White Alone

    20.1k ± 851

In 2017, there were 1.07 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (62.5k people) in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.3k Black or African American Alone and 20.1k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    52,220 speakers (38.4%)

  2. Haitian

    4,279 speakers (3.15%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,110 speakers (0.816%)

45.5% of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was Spanish. 38.4% of the overall population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 3.15% speak Haitian and 0.816% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,210 ± 210

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    527 ± 144

  3. Korea

    305 ± 86

Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY awarded 7,503 degrees. The student population of Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 14,839 male students and 17,176 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are White (3,453 and 48.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,293 and 18.2%), Black or African American (1,274 and 17.9%), and Unknown (498 and 7.01%).

The largest universities in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Nassau Community College (3,510 and 46.8%), Hofstra University (3,036 and 40.5%), and Access Careers (483708) (419 and 5.58%).

The most popular majors in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are Humanistic Studies (1,644 and 21.9%), General Business Administration & Management (355 and 4.73%), and Medical Assistant (347 and 4.62%).

The median tuition costs in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY are $41,100 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 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 245 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,510 degrees awarded

  2. 3,036 degrees awarded

  3. 419 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$41,100

Median Private

In 2016, the Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nassau Community College with 3,510 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,921

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,582

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,921 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY, which is 0.637 times less than the 4,582 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,453 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,293 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,274 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY were to White students. These 3,453 degrees mean that there were 2.67 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,293 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was $313,000 in 2017, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $308,200 to $313,000, a 1.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is 59.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$67,287

Median Household Income

± $2,421

41.4k

Number of Households

± 1,243

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.4k households in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY grew to $67,287 from the previous year's value of $64,426.

The following chart displays the households in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$313,000

2017 Median

± $4,506

$308,200

2016 Median

± $5,759

In 2017, the median property value in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY grew to to $313,000 from the previous year's value of $308,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.4%

2017 Homeownership

58.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.4% of the housing units in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

30.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (30.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.57% of the workforce in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62.5%

  2. Public Transit

    16.8%

  3. Carpooled

    11.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY was Drove Alone (62.5%), followed by those who Public Transit (16.8%) and those who Carpooled (11.9%).

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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