No results found
Show all results

Cayuga County, NY&

Add Comparison
0.49% decline
Median Age
Median Household Income
1.98% growth
Poverty Rate
Number of Employees
0.03% growth
Median Property Value
3.7% growth

About the photo: Cayuga Lake, the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes.


The economy of Cayuga County, NY employs 37,034 people. The economy of Cayuga County, NY is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Public Admin.; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 2.45; 1.41; and 1.37 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cayuga County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,506), Manufacturing (5,257), and Retail trade (4,299), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,443), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($46,895), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($45,481).

Median household income in Cayuga County, NY is $53,114. Males in Cayuga County, NY have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,336. The income inequality of Cayuga County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46 which is lower than the national average.


Median Household Income

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Wage Distribution

Income by Location

Poverty by Age and Gender

Poverty by Race & Ethnicity


Employment by Occupations

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:


Employment by Industries

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paying

Dataset: Source:

Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cayuga County, NY. In Cayuga County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 28 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,096. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


Clinician to Patient Rates

Insurance Coverage by Age and Gender

Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements by Location

Trends in Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements

Hospital Care for Medicare Patients

Heart Disease and Pneumonia

Diabetes Care

Preventative Women’s Health Services

Health Risks

Opioid Use

Conditions and Diseases

Risky/Harmful Behaviors

Homicide & Crime


Cayuga County, NY is home to a population of 78,783 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cayuga County, NY is composed of 71,408 White residents (90.6%), 3,225 Black residents (4.09%), 2,120 Hispanic residents (2.69%), 1,373 Two+ residents (1.74%), and 383 Asian residents (0.49%). The most common foreign languages in Cayuga County, NY are Spanish (1,781 speakers), African Languages (429 speakers), and Italian (360 speakers), but compared to other places, Cayuga County, NY has a relative high number of Italian (360 speakers), Other West Germanic (138 speakers), and African Languages (429 speakers).


Age by Nativity


Global Diversity


Race & Ethnicity

Non-English Speakers




In 2015 universities in Cayuga County, NY awarded 603 degrees. The student population of Cayuga County, NY is skewed towards females, with 217 male students and 386 female students. Most students in Cayuga County, NY are White (506 and 83.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (27 and 4.48%), Black or African American (26 and 4.31%), and Two or more races (17 and 2.82%). The largest universities in Cayuga County, NY by number of graduates are Cayuga County Community College (487 and 80.8%), Wells College (91 and 15.1%), and Cayuga Onondaga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (25 and 4.15%). The most popular majors in Cayuga County, NY are Humanistic Studies (181 and 30%), General Business Administration & Management (61 and 10.1%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (48 and 7.96%). The median tuition costs in Cayuga County, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $37,030 and $37,030 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



Student Gender for Common Institutions

Student Race & Ethnicity

Housing & Living

The median property value in Cayuga County, NY is $117,800, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $113,600 to $117,800, a 3.7% increase. The homeownership rate of Cayuga County, NY is 70.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Cayuga County, NY have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cayuga County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


Household Income


Property Value

Property Taxes

Rent vs Own


Car Ownership

Commute Time

Commuter Transportation

Keep Exploring

United States
New York
Auburn, NY
metropolitan statistical area
Cayuga & Onondaga (South) Counties PUMA
public use microdata area
No results found
Loading Comparison