Plattsburgh West, NY

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Population

1,428

1.92% decline

Poverty Rate

20.7%


Median Age

40.5


Median Household Income

$40,000

3.64% growth

Number of Employees

691

1.29% decline

Median Property Value

$77,200

16.4% growth

About

In 2017, Plattsburgh West, NY had a population of 1.43k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $40,000. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Plattsburgh West, NY declined from 1,456 to 1,428, a -1.92% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,594 to $40,000, a 3.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Plattsburgh West, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (98%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.42%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.28%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.21%). N/A% of the people in Plattsburgh West, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plattsburgh West, NY are Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES (44 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Plattsburgh West, NY is $77,200, and the homeownership rate is 78.8%. Most people in Plattsburgh West, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Plattsburgh West, NY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Plattsburgh West, NY employs 691 people. The largest industries in Plattsburgh West, NY are Retail Trade (230 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (95 people), and Manufacturing (72 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($59,844), Construction ($51,176), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($35,833).

Median household income in Plattsburgh West, NY is $40,000. Males in Plattsburgh West, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Plattsburgh West, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,000

2017 value

± $9,731

3.64%

1 Year Growth

± 33.1%

Households in Plattsburgh West, NY have a median annual income of $40,000, 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 $38,594 in 2016, which represents a 3.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Plattsburgh West, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1016

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plattsburgh West, NY was Census Tract 1016 with a value of $34,792, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Plattsburgh West, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plattsburgh West, NY (295 out of 1.43k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    293 ± 92

  2. Black

    2 ± 54

  3. Native American

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Plattsburgh West, NY is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

691

2017 Value

± 135

-1.29%

1 Year decline

± 27.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plattsburgh West, NY declined at a rate of -1.29%, from 700 employees to 691 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plattsburgh West, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (126 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (92 people), and Production Occupations (68 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Plattsburgh West, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Plattsburgh West, NY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (126 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (92 people), and Production Occupations (68 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plattsburgh West, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.43 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.43 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Plattsburgh West, NY, by median earnings, are Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($110,500), Management Occupations ($61,563), and Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($58,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

691

2017 Value

± 135

-1.29%

1 Year decline

± 27.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plattsburgh West, NY declined at a rate of -1.29%, from 700 employees to 691 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plattsburgh West, NY, are Retail Trade (230 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (95 people), and Manufacturing (72 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Plattsburgh West, NY, though some of these residents may live in Plattsburgh West, 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 Plattsburgh West, NY, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (230 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (95 people), and Manufacturing (72 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plattsburgh West, NY has an unusually high number of Retail Trade (2.92 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.67 times), and Construction (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Plattsburgh West, NY, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($59,844), Construction ($51,176), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($35,833).

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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. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

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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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% 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. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

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

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Health

80.7% of the population of Plattsburgh West, NY has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 27.7% on Medicaid, 5.39% on Medicare, 9.03% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Plattsburgh West, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Plattsburgh West, NY see 1425 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.26% decrease from the previous year (1458 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1843 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 471 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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1,425 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clinton County, NY see an average of 1,425 patients per year. This represents a 2.26% decrease from the previous year (1,458 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clinton County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

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 

$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

19.3%

Uninsured

36.9%

Employer Coverage

27.7%

Medicaid

5.39%

Medicare

9.03%

Non-Group

1.61%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plattsburgh West, NY grew by 12.1% from 17.2% to 19.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Plattsburgh West, 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. 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%.

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Diversity

Plattsburgh West, NY is home to a population of 1.43k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.33% of Plattsburgh West, NY residents were born outside of the country (19 people).

In 2017, there were 93.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.4k people) in Plattsburgh West, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.8

68

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 21.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Plattsburgh West, NY was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 68. But people in Plattsburgh West, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Plattsburgh West, NY residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.33%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

19 people

1.65%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

24 people

As of 2017, 1.33% of Plattsburgh West, NY residents (19 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plattsburgh West, NY was 1.65%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Plattsburgh West, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Plattsburgh West, NY was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Plattsburgh West, NY

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    1.4k ± 159

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    15 ± 22

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    6 ± 13.6

In 2017, there were 93.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.4k people) in Plattsburgh West, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Plattsburgh West, NY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    29 ± 28

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    14 ± 20

  3. Vietnam

    11 ± 21

Plattsburgh West, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Plattsburgh West, NY awarded 44 degrees. The student population of Plattsburgh West, NY is skewed towards women, with 17 male students and 53 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plattsburgh West, NY are White (40 and 90.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 4.55%), Two or More Races (1 and 2.27%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 2.27%).

The largest universities in Plattsburgh West, NY by number of degrees awarded are Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES (44 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Plattsburgh West, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (17 and 38.6%), Medical Administrative Assistant (9 and 20.5%), and General Cosmetology (6 and 13.6%).

The median tuition costs in Plattsburgh West, NY are $N/A 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

Most Common

  1. 2 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Plattsburgh West, NY was Welding Technology with 2 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Plattsburgh West, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

44 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Plattsburgh West, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES with 44 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8

Degrees Awarded to Men

36

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Plattsburgh West, NY, which is 0.222 times less than the 36 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Plattsburgh West, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    40 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Plattsburgh West, NY were to White students. These 40 degrees mean that there were 20 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plattsburgh West, NY was $77,200 in 2017, which is 0.336 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $66,300 to $77,200, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Plattsburgh West, NY is 78.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Plattsburgh West, NY have an average commute time of 13.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Plattsburgh West, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$77,200

2017 Median

± $8,069

$66,300

2016 Median

± $16,163

In 2017, the median property value in Plattsburgh West, NY grew to to $77,200 from the previous year's value of $66,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Plattsburgh West, 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 Plattsburgh West, 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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$40,000

Median Household Income

± $9,731

586

Number of Households

± 112

In 2017, the median household income of the 586 households in Plattsburgh West, NY grew to $40,000 from the previous year's value of $38,594.

The following chart displays the households in Plattsburgh West, 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

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Plattsburgh West, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Plattsburgh West, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%

2017 Homeownership

74.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.8% of the housing units in Plattsburgh West, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

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

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Commute Time

13.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plattsburgh West, NY have a shorter commute time (13.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.77% of the workforce in Plattsburgh West, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75%

  2. Carpooled

    15.6%

  3. Walked

    6.01%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Plattsburgh West, NY was Drove Alone (75%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.6%) and those who Walked (6.01%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Plattsburgh West, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Plattsburgh West, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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