Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
129,353
0.32% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
0.495% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
0.618% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$87,625
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$304,000
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
58,691
1.72% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY had a population of 129k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $87,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew from 128,940 to 129,353, a 0.32% increase and its median household income grew from $79,454 to $87,625, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.2%), Other (Hispanic) (8.17%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.21%), and White (Hispanic) (6.56%).

20.5% of the households in Orange 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.

94.1% of the residents in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Orange County Community College (712 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $304,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 129k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.6% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (16.3k people).

In 2022, there were 4.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.6k people) in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.6k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Spanish (16,858 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,335 households), and Haitian (931 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
62,809
Women
48.5%
66,581
Men
51.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 129,390 inhabitants, with 51.5% men, and 48.5% women.

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Citizenship

94.1%
2022 Citizenship
95%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.1% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    70.6k ± 1.71k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.1k ± 1.73k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.45k
24%
Hispanic Population
31k people

In 2022, there were 4.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.6k people) in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.6k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24% of the people in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are hispanic (31k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,542 ± 1,226 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    1,748 ± 1,020 people
  3. Jamaica
    1,391 ± 911 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Mexico, the natal country of 2,542 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 1,748 and Jamaica with 1,391.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.3k people
11.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.1k people

As of 2022, 12.6% of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY residents (16.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,858 households (13.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,335 households (1.09%)
  3. Haitian
    931 households (0.761%)

20.5% of the households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 13.8% of the households in Orange 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
    2,150 ± 413
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,345 ± 342
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    609 ± 176

Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY employs 58.7k people. The largest industries in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (5,224 people), Construction (4,348 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,709 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($179,513), Nondepository credit & related activities ($169,746), and Banking & related activities ($160,257).

Males in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,418. The income inequality in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,302
Women
47.3%
29,262
Men
52.7%

The workforce of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2020 was 55,564 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

58.7k
2022 Value
1.72%
1 Year growth
± 1.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 57.7k employees to 58.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,683 people), Registered nurses (1,442 people), and Customer service representatives (1,398 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58.7k
2022 Value
1.72%
1 Year growth
± 1.72%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 57.7k employees to 58.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,224 people), Construction (4,348 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,709 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Orange 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

$54,916
Median earning men ± $3,198
$42,895
Median earning women ± $3,205

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($99,940), Information ($80,862), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,979).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($64,063), Information ($64,025), and Manufacturing ($55,648).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% 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 16.5%.

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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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY awarded 712 degrees. The student population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,010 male students and 2,966 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are White (370 and 52%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (200 and 28.1%), Black or African American (72 and 10.1%), and Two or More Races (31 and 4.36%).

The largest universities in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Orange County Community College (712 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY are Humanistic Studies (146 and 20.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (107 and 15%), and Registered Nursing (95 and 13.3%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,976 students enrolled in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,075 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 146 degrees awarded
  2. 107 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was Humanistic Studies with 146 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
712 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Orange County Community College with 712 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 230 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, which is 0.477 times less than the 482 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 370 degrees mean that there were 1.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 200 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,544) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($718) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.49% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.753% 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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32k), Some college (22.2k), and Bachelors Degree (15.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was $304,000 in 2022, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $262,000 to $304,000, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY is $87,625. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Orange 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

$304,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,409
$31,158
Median Property Taxes
±$1,169

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.5% of the housing units in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orange 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.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$87,625
Median Household Income
± $3,635
45.5k
Number of Households
± 1,643

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.5k households in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew to $87,625 from the previous year's value of $79,454.

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Wage Distribution

0.43
2022 Wage GINI in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY
0.434
2021 Wage GINI in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.833% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.09%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (8.09%).

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 10% of the workforce in Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY (13.5k out of 126k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.53% 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 24% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.84%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.53%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orange County (Northwest) PUMA, NY grew by 1.82% from 5.74% to 5.84%.

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