Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
142,235
0.657% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.4
0.578% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
15.7%
7.31% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$97,988
4.87% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$941,600
6.26% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
74,521
2.33% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY had a population of 142k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $97,988. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY grew from 141,306 to 142,235, a 0.657% increase and its median household income grew from $93,434 to $97,988, a 4.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.51%), White (Hispanic) (6.07%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.86%). 26.1% of the households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

90.4% of the residents in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are CUNY New York City College of Technology (2,877 degrees awarded in 2019), Pratt Institute-Main (1,316 degrees), and ASA College (1,116 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was $941,600, and the homeownership rate was 31.2%. Most people in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was 0 cars per household.

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Diversity

Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is home to a population of 142k people, from which 90.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 39.5% of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (56.2k people).

In 2019, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68k people) in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are Spanish (14,146 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (5,332 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,844 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68k ± 1.63k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    34.1k ± 1.73k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 983
13.9%
Hispanic Population
19.7k people

In 2019, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68k people) in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are hispanic (19.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    14,146 speakers (10.7%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    5,332 speakers (4.02%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,844 speakers (1.39%)

26.1% of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was Spanish. 10.7% of the overall population of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 4.02% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.39% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

39.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
56.2k people
19.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
27.3k people

As of 2019, 39.5% of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY residents (56.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was 19.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was 34.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    3,616 ± 1,457 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    1,363 ± 902 people
  3. Jamaica
    1,018 ± 781 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was China, the natal country of 3,616 Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 1,363 and Jamaica with 1,018.

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Citizenship

90.4%
2019 Citizenship
90.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.4% of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    632 ± 166
  2. Vietnam
    616 ± 158
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    231 ± 86

Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New York (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is $97,988. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

Males in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $99,184. The income inequality in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.49, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY employs 74.5k people. The largest industries in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (4,590 people), Legal services (3,328 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,269 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($246,451), Banking & related activities ($241,364), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($214,448).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,988
2019 value
± $4,438
4.87%
1 Year Growth
± 5.35%

Households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $97,988, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $93,434 in 2018, which represents a 4.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$133,807
Average Male Salary in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY
± $19,881
$99,184
Average Female Salary in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY
± $13,781

In 2019, full-time male employees in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY
  1. White
    $122,510 ± $15,402
  2. Asian
    $100,379 ± $34,161
  3. Two or More Races
    $87,326 ± $37,969

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY.

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Wage Distribution

0.49
2019 Wage GINI in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY
0.493
2018 Wage GINI in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY

In 2019, the income inequality in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.616% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY (21.4k out of 137k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, 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. Black
    8,811 ± 923
  2. White
    6,477 ± 529
  3. Hispanic
    5,233 ± 568

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

74.5k
2019 Value
2.33%
1 Year growth
± 2.33%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 2.33%, from 72.8k employees to 74.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (3,843 people), Other managers (3,394 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,809 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (3,843 people), Other managers (3,394 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,809 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Producers & directors (17.7 times higher than expected), Actors (17.4 times), and Editors (15.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Other financial specialists ($478,136), Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($281,760), and Computer and information research scientists ($275,230).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

74.5k
2019 Value
2.33%
1 Year growth
± 2.33%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 2.33%, from 72.8k employees to 74.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,590 people), Legal services (3,328 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, 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 Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,590 people), Legal services (3,328 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,269 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Periodical, book, & directory publishers (13.8 times higher than expected), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (13 times), and Advertising, public relations & related services (11.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($246,451), Banking & related activities ($241,364), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($214,448).

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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. $125B
  2. $81.4B
  3. $68B

In 2018, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $125B, followed by Mixed freight ($81.4B) and Electronics ($68B).

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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$785B
2018 Value in New York
$1.85T
Projected 2045 Value in New York
135% growth

In 2018, total outbound New York trade was $785B. This is expected to increase 135% to $1.85T 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. $54B
  2. $46.7B
  3. $28.6B

In 2018, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $54B, followed by Pennsylvania with $46.7B and California and $28.6B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.26%). The most partisan county was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New York
58.4% for the Democratic, Women's Equality, and Working Families Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 88.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 86.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 79.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New York over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY awarded 6,952 degrees. The student population of NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 14,301 male students and 17,372 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are Hispanic or Latino (1,590 and 27.2%), followed by Black or African American (1,589 and 27.2%), White (1,442 and 24.7%), and Asian (917 and 15.7%).

The largest universities in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are CUNY New York City College of Technology (2,877 and 41.4%), Pratt Institute-Main (1,316 and 18.9%), and ASA College (1,116 and 16.1%).

The most popular majors in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are Medical Assistant (596 and 8.57%), General Business Administration & Management (450 and 6.47%), and Law (327 and 4.7%).

The median tuition costs in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY are $28,590 for private four year colleges, and $6,930 and $14,880 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 176 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 229 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 192 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was General Hospitality Management with 176 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,877 degrees awarded
  2. 1,316 degrees awarded
  3. 1,116 degrees awarded
$6,930
Median In-State Public
$28,590
Median Private

In 2019, the NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was CUNY New York City College of Technology with 2,877 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,771
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,181
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,771 men were awarded degrees from institutions in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, which is 0.663 times less than the 4,181 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,590 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,589 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1,442 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in NYC-Brooklyn Community District 2--Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,590 degrees mean that there were 1 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,589 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY was $941,600 in 2019, which is 3.92 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $886,100 to $941,600, a 6.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is 31.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$941,600
2019 Median
± $29,261
$886,100
2018 Median
± $36,699

In 2019, the median property value in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY grew to to $941,600 from the previous year's value of $886,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, 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 Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Household Income

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$97,988
Median Household Income
± $4,438
62k
Number of Households
± 1,500

In 2019, the median household income of the 62k households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY grew to $97,988 from the previous year's value of $93,434.

The following chart displays the households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

31.2%
2019 Homeownership
31.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 31.2% of the housing units in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 31.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.15% of the workforce in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (68.3%)
  2. Walked (11%)
  3. Drove Alone (7.09%)

In 2019, 68.3% of workers in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who walked to work (11%) and those who drove alone to work (7.09%).

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

0 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY have 0 cars, followed by false.

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Health

96% of the population of Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 58% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 6.62% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.291% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in New York see 1194 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1174 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.7%). Additionally, Chenango County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,194 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,194 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York 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 in New York
$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

3.96%
Uninsured
58%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
6.62%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.291%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY declined by 26.3% from 5.37% to 3.96%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, 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. 15.7% prevalence
  2. 14.3% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 15.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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