Hamilton County, NY

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Population
4,575
1.53% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
Median Age
54

Poverty Rate
6.94%

Median Household Income
$57,552
3.53% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$164,900
0.549% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
1,946
2.26% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Hamilton County, NY had a population of 4.58k people with a median age of 54 and a median household income of $57,552. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hamilton County, NY declined from 4,646 to 4,575, a -1.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,587 to $57,552, a 3.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), White (Hispanic) (1.25%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.809%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.35%). 0% of the households in Hamilton County, NY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.7% of the residents in Hamilton County, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Hamilton County, NY was $164,900, and the homeownership rate was 85.7%. Most people in Hamilton County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, NY was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Hamilton County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 64% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (29.4%), followed by Other (6.57%). The most partisan county was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hamilton County, NY
64% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 88.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 86.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 79.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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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 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hamilton County, NY is home to a population of 4.58k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.4% of Hamilton County, NY residents were born outside of the country (110 people).

In 2018, there were 50.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.36k people) in Hamilton County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 57 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.36k ± 12
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    86 ± 35.1
  3. White (Hispanic)
    57 ± 16
1.55%
Hispanic Population
71 people

In 2018, there were 50.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.36k people) in Hamilton County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 57 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.55% of the people in Hamilton County, NY are hispanic (71 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
110 people
2.84%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
132 people

As of 2018, 2.4% of Hamilton County, NY residents (110 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton County, NY was 2.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

55
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hamilton County, NY was 54. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 55, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Hamilton County, NY are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hamilton County, NY residents was 54.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    501,381 ± 17,160 people
  2. China
    407,244 ± 15,504 people
  3. Jamaica
    231,289 ± 11,737 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 501,381 New York residents, followed by China with 407,244 and Jamaica with 231,289.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2018 Citizenship
99.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.7% of Hamilton County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton County, NY was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    215 ± 71
  2. Korea
    74 ± 40
  3. World War II
    15 ± 10

Hamilton County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hamilton County, NY is $57,552. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hamilton County, NY was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $68,654, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $58,333 and $55,800.

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,156. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Hamilton County, NY employs 1.95k people. The largest industries in Hamilton County, NY are Construction (378 people), Transportation & Warehousing (211 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (208 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,667), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,643), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,286).

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,552
2018 value
± $2,633
3.53%
1 Year Growth
± 7.03%

Households in Hamilton County, NY have a median annual income of $57,552, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,587 in 2017, which represents a 3.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$82,820
Average Male Salary in New York
± $1,244
$64,156
Average Female Salary in New York
± $901

In 2019, full-time male employees in New York made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New York
  1. White
    $70,295 ± $914
  2. Asian
    $67,983 ± $2,497
  3. Two or More Races
    $52,655 ± $3,563

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New York.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton County, NY is from New York.
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York
0.498
2018 Wage GINI in New York

In 2019, the income inequality in New York was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.174% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton County, NY was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $68,654, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $58,333 and $55,800.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton County, NY (315 out of 4.54k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 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. White
    282 ± 78
  2. Hispanic
    18 ± 59
  3. Two Or More
    13 ± 60

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.95k
2018 Value
± 196
-2.26%
1 Year decline
± 16%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hamilton County, NY declined at a rate of -2.26%, from 1.99k employees to 1.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton County, NY, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (400 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (220 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (174 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (400 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (220 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (174 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (4.09 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.3 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($100,000), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,583), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.95k
2018 Value
± 196
-2.26%
1 Year decline
± 16%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hamilton County, NY declined at a rate of -2.26%, from 1.99k employees to 1.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton County, NY, are Construction (378 people), Transportation & Warehousing (211 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (208 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY, by number of employees, are Construction (378 people), Transportation & Warehousing (211 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (208 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, NY has an unusually high number of Construction (3.03 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.46 times), and Public Administration (1.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,667), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,643), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,286).

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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. $125B
  2. $81.4B
  3. $68B

In 2018, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $125B, followed by Mixed freight ($81.4B) and Electronics ($68B).

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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$785B
2018 Value in New York
$1.85T
Projected 2045 Value in New York
135% growth

In 2018, total outbound New York trade was $785B. This is expected to increase 135% to $1.85T 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. $54B
  2. $46.7B
  3. $28.6B

In 2018, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $54B, followed by Pennsylvania with $46.7B and California and $28.6B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton County, NY was $164,900 in 2018, which is 0.718 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $164,000 to $164,900, a 0.549% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamilton County, NY is 85.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hamilton County, NY have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hamilton County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$164,900
2018 Median
± $8,668
$164,000
2017 Median
± $11,073

In 2018, the median property value in Hamilton County, NY grew to to $164,900 from the previous year's value of $164,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hamilton County, 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 Hamilton County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$57,552
Median Household Income
± $2,633
1.12k
Number of Households
± 101

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.12k households in Hamilton County, NY grew to $57,552 from the previous year's value of $55,587.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton County, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

85.7%
2018 Homeownership
84.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 85.7% of the housing units in Hamilton County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.7%.

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

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton County, NY have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 6.97% of the workforce in Hamilton County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (4.86%)
  3. Other (4.65%)

In 2018, 82.5% of workers in Hamilton County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.86%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.65%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

93.2% of the population of Hamilton County, NY has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 22.9% on Medicare, 9.76% on non-group plans, and 0.33% on military or VA plans.

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

Comparing across all counties in the state, Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.7%). Additionally, Chenango County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

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 in New York
$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

6.79%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
22.9%
Medicare
9.76%
Non-Group
0.33%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton County, NY declined by 41.6% from 11.6% to 6.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton County, 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. 15.7% prevalence
  2. 14.3% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 15.7%.

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

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