Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
116,157
0.346% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.5
1.55% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
3.36%
15.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$147,104
6.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$618,800
14.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY had a population of 116k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $147,104. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY declined from 116,560 to 116,157, a −0.346% decrease and its median household income grew from $138,137 to $147,104, a 6.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.37%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.04%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%).

11.9% of the households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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.

97.5% of the residents in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are Long Island Beauty School-Hauppauge (100 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was $618,800, and the homeownership rate was 88.8%.

Most people in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY is home to a population of 116k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.84% of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (10.3k people).

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.23k White (Hispanic) and 5.86k Asian (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 Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are Spanish (3,950 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,358 households), and Italian (1,027 households).

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.1k ± 1.46k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.23k ± 1.1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.86k ± 975
9.59%
Hispanic Population
11.1k people

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.23k White (Hispanic) and 5.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.59% of the people in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are hispanic (11.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.84%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people
8.64%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people

As of 2022, 8.84% of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY residents (10.3k 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 Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was 8.64%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,950 households (3.56%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,358 households (1.23%)
  3. Italian
    1,027 households (0.927%)

11.9% of the households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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 Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was Spanish. 3.56% of the households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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
    1,735 ± 271
  2. Korea
    852 ± 376
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    547 ± 203

Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY employs 58.2k people. The largest industries in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (7,257 people), Construction (3,810 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,450 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($285,704), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($258,444), and Not specified wholesale trade ($237,016).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,366
Women
47.4%
29,288
Men
52.6%

The workforce of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY in 2020 was 55,654 people, with 47.4% woman, and 52.6% men.

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Occupations

58.2k
2022 Value
0.698%
1 Year growth
± 0.698%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 57.8k employees to 58.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,190 people), Registered nurses (1,906 people), and Retail salespersons (1,569 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58.2k
2022 Value
0.698%
1 Year growth
± 0.698%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 57.8k employees to 58.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (7,257 people), Construction (3,810 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,450 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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

$91,551
Median earning men ± $2,884
$56,992
Median earning women ± $2,458

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($120,956), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($116,378), and Public Administration ($114,481).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($85,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,768), and Wholesale Trade ($74,750).

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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.

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 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY awarded 100 degrees. The student population of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8 male students and 177 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are White (49 and 50%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (33 and 33.7%), Black or African American (12 and 12.2%), and Unknown (2 and 2.04%).

The largest universities in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Long Island Beauty School-Hauppauge (100 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (100 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.66% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.638% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (26.2k), Graduate Degree (19.2k), and High School or Equivalent (17k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was $618,800 in 2022, which is 2.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $540,600 to $618,800, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY is 88.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY is $147,104. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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

$618,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,216
$34,915
Median Property Taxes
±$1,036

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

88.8%
Homeownership
2022
58.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 88.8% of the housing units in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 89.2%.

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Income by Location

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

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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.
$147,104
Median Household Income
± $4,815
39.3k
Number of Households
± 1,291

In 2022, the median household income of the 39.3k households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY grew to $147,104 from the previous year's value of $138,137.

The following chart displays the households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY
0.472
2021 Wage GINI in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.408% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.2%)
  3. Carpooled (4.85%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.2%) and those who carpooled to work (4.85%).

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Commute Time

33.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.36% of the workforce in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town 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 Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY (3.85k out of 115k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

97.9% of the population of Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 66.8% on employee plans, 5.64% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.56% 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 22.3% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 42.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.09%
Uninsured
66.8%
Employer Coverage
5.64%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.56%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Suffolk County (Northwest)--Smithtown Town PUMA, NY grew by 20.6% from 1.74% to 2.09%.

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