Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY

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2021 Population
196,816
6.28% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
39.5
0.509% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
17.3%
5.8% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$61,008
4.57% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$911,500
3.59% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
82,785
3.85% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY had a population of 197k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $61,008. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY grew from 185,195 to 196,816, a 6.28% increase and its median household income grew from $58,340 to $61,008, a 4.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (39.5%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.6%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.09%).

73.1% of the households in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 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.

77.1% of the residents in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 11--Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn (53 degrees awarded in 2021), Elyon College (44 degrees), and Merkaz Bnos-Business School (43 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was $911,500, and the homeownership rate was 36.5%.

Most people in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 45.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY is home to a population of 197k people, from which 77.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 54.5% of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (107k people).

In 2021, there were 1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.9k people) in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 77.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 19.9k 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 Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (57,015 households), Spanish (22,821 households), and Russian (18,246 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
100,280
Women
50.9%
96,562
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 196,842 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

77.1%
2021 Citizenship
77.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 77.1% of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was 77.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.9k ± 3.11k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    77.7k ± 2.58k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    19.9k ± 2.16k
16%
Hispanic Population
31.4k people

In 2021, there were 1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.9k people) in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 77.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 19.9k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16% of the people in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are hispanic (31.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    37,087 ± 4,259 people
  2. Ukraine
    6,820 ± 1,992 people
  3. Mexico
    5,282 ± 1,760 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was China, the natal country of 37,087 Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY residents, followed by Ukraine with 6,820 and Mexico with 5,282.

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Foreign-Born Population

54.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
107k people
54.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
101k people

As of 2021, 54.5% of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY residents (107k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was 54.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    57,015 households (31%)
  2. Spanish
    22,821 households (12.4%)
  3. Russian
    18,246 households (9.94%)

73.1% of the households in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 31% of the households in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) 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
    641 ± 152
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    444 ± 125
  3. Korea
    306 ± 179

Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY employs 82.8k people. The largest industries in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are Construction (7,652 people), Home health care services (6,680 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,160 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($200,729), Newspaper publishers ($129,424), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($119,068).

Males in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.02 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,024. The income inequality in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,250
Women
46.7%
42,465
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY in 2020 was 79,715 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

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Occupations

82.8k
2021 Value
3.85%
1 Year growth
± 3.85%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 3.85%, from 79.7k employees to 82.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, are Home health aides (6,086 people), Construction laborers (2,722 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,095 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

82.8k
2021 Value
3.85%
1 Year growth
± 3.85%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 3.85%, from 79.7k employees to 82.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, are Construction (7,652 people), Home health care services (6,680 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,160 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 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

$40,064
Median earning men ± $1,641
$32,199
Median earning women ± $1,575

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($74,132), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,000), and Information ($69,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($69,097), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,003), and Public Administration ($57,326).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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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In 2021, universities in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY awarded 148 degrees. The student population of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 180 male students and 272 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are White (81 and 54.7%), followed by Asian (27 and 18.2%), Black or African American (27 and 18.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (9 and 6.08%).

The largest universities in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn (53 and 35.8%), Elyon College (44 and 29.7%), and Merkaz Bnos-Business School (43 and 29.1%).

The most popular majors in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 11--Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (53 and 35.8%), Judaic Studies (41 and 27.7%), and Medical Office Management (37 and 25%).

The median tuition cost in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 11--Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY for private four year colleges is $20,000.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 91.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 58.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 452 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 452 students enrolled in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 266 records, of which 33.8% were women and 66.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7 degree-majors awarded
  2. 1 degree-majors awarded
  3. 53 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 11--Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was Medical Office Management with 7 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 53 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn with 53 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY, which is 0.0571 times less than the 140 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 81 degrees mean that there were 3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($450) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 4.31% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 4.64% 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 Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (39.8k), Bachelors Degree (31.7k), and Primary Education (27.2k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was $911,500 in 2021, which is 3.72 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $879,900 to $911,500, a 3.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY is 36.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 45.9 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY is $61,008. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

Property

$911,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$15,329
$23,604
Median Property Taxes
±$1,149

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Rent vs Own

36.5%
Homeownership
2021
69.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 36.5% of the housing units in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 37%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $160,523, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $154,796 and $153,800.

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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.
$61,008
Median Household Income
± $2,379
64.7k
Number of Households
± 1,965

In 2021, the median household income of the 64.7k households in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY grew to $61,008 from the previous year's value of $58,340.

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Wage Distribution

0.441
2021 Wage GINI in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY
0.456
2020 Wage GINI in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY

In 2021, the income inequality in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.41% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Public Transit (52.2%)
  2. Drove Alone (22.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.34%)

In 2021, 52.2% of workers in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (22.6%) and those who worked at home (8.34%).

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Commute Time

45.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (45.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 8.2% of the workforce in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY (33.8k out of 196k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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91.4% of the population of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 34% on employee plans, 37.2% on Medicaid, 8.58% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.164% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.59%
Uninsured
34%
Employer Coverage
37.2%
Medicaid
8.58%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.164%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bensonhurst & Bath Beach PUMA, NY grew by 2.01% from 8.42% to 8.59%.

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