Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
151,692
0.603% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
0.95% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.2%
0.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$120,105
9.25% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$542,900
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
72,052
1.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY had a population of 152k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $120,105. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined from 152,612 to 151,692, a −0.603% decrease and its median household income grew from $109,937 to $120,105, a 9.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.3%), Other (Hispanic) (12.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.56%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.5%), and White (Hispanic) (5.54%).

30.8% of the households in Westchester County (Northwest) 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.

91.2% of the residents in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are New York Medical College (553 degrees awarded in 2022), Empire Beauty School-Peekskill (36 degrees), and Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary (2 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $542,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 152k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.3% of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (32.4k people).

In 2022, there were 4.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.4k people) in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Other (Hispanic) and 13k 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 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Spanish (29,132 households), Italian (2,400 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,245 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
75,792
Women
49.9%
76,156
Men
50.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 151,948 inhabitants, with 50.1% men, and 49.9% women.

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Citizenship

91.2%
2022 Citizenship
90.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.2% of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    88.4k ± 2.21k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    18.9k ± 2.23k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 1.56k
25.7%
Hispanic Population
39k people

In 2022, there were 4.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.4k people) in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Other (Hispanic) and 13k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.7% of the people in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are hispanic (39k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Ecuador
    7,397 ± 2,060 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    2,929 ± 1,316 people
  3. Jamaica
    1,693 ± 1,005 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Ecuador, the natal country of 7,397 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 2,929 and Jamaica with 1,693.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
32.4k people
21.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
33.2k people

As of 2022, 21.3% of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents (32.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 21.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,132 households (20.2%)
  2. Italian
    2,400 households (1.67%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,245 households (0.864%)

30.8% of the households in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher 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 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 20.2% of the households in Westchester County (Northwest) 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
    1,713 ± 261
  2. Korea
    587 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    559 ± 178

Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY employs 72.1k people. The largest industries in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (7,015 people), Construction (5,606 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,669 people), and the highest paying industries are Farming ($317,600), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($301,454), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($226,041).

Males in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $96,458. The income inequality in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.509, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,944
Women
47.6%
37,405
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 71,349 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

72.1k
2022 Value
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± −1.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 73k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,157 people), Other managers (2,094 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (1,653 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72.1k
2022 Value
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± −1.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 73k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (7,015 people), Construction (5,606 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,669 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Westchester County (Northwest) 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

$71,218
Median earning men ± $2,815
$56,762
Median earning women ± $2,680

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($148,220), Public Administration ($110,282), and Information ($98,516).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($102,699), Information ($101,471), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,382).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY awarded 591 degrees. The student population of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 713 male students and 882 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (231 and 44%), followed by Asian (102 and 19.4%), Black or African American (62 and 11.8%), and Hispanic or Latino (53 and 10.1%).

The largest universities in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are New York Medical College (553 and 93.6%), Empire Beauty School-Peekskill (36 and 6.09%), and Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary (2 and 0.338%).

The most popular majors in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Medicine (218 and 36.9%), Speech-Language Pathology (70 and 11.8%), and Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (61 and 10.3%).

The median tuition cost in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY for private four year colleges is $12,650.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,595 (44.7% men and 55.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,595 students enrolled in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, 44.7% men and 55.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 763 records, of which 50.7% were women and 49.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 218 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Professional Doctorate recipients in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Medicine with 218 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 553 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded
  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was New York Medical College with 553 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 181 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, which is 0.441 times less than the 410 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 231 degrees mean that there were 2.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 102 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,650) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.51% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.46% 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 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (30.2k), Graduate Degree (27.2k), and High School or Equivalent (23.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $542,900 in 2022, which is 1.93 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $485,900 to $542,900, a 11.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 36.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is $120,105. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Westchester County (Northwest) 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

$542,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,923
$37,624
Median Property Taxes
±$1,254

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2022
59.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.5% of the housing units in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westchester County (Northwest) 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 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$120,105
Median Household Income
± $3,598
54.9k
Number of Households
± 1,923

In 2022, the median household income of the 54.9k households in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew to $120,105 from the previous year's value of $109,937.

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Wage Distribution

0.509
2022 Wage GINI in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
0.513
2021 Wage GINI in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 0.509 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.77% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.5%)
  3. Public Transit (12.9%)

In 2022, 61.2% of workers in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.5%) and those who used public transit to get to work (12.9%).

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Commute Time

36.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (36.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 9.08% of the workforce in Westchester County (Northwest) 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 Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (10.5k out of 146k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

95.5% of the population of Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 57.9% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.569% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New York see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1192 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,194 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.54%
Uninsured
57.9%
Employer Coverage
12.8%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.569%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westchester County (Northwest) PUMA, NY declined by 2.05% from 4.63% to 4.54%.

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