Richmond County, NY

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Population
476,179
0.684% 1-year decline
Median Age
40.1

Poverty Rate
12.8%

Median Household Income
$82,166
3.74% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$556,000
10.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
215,330
1.74% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Richmond County, NY had a population of 476k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $82,166. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Richmond County, NY declined from 479,458 to 476,179, a -0.684% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,201 to $82,166, a 3.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richmond County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.1%), White (Hispanic) (12.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.97%). NaNk% of the people in Richmond County, NY speak a non-English language, and 92.1% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Richmond County, NY was $556,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%. Most people in Richmond County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 45.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Richmond County, NY was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Richmond County, NY is home to a population of 476k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 22.9% of Richmond County, NY residents were born outside of the country (109k people).

In 2018, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (286k people) in Richmond County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.6k White (Hispanic) and 48.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Richmond County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    286k ± 583
  2. White (Hispanic)
    61.6k ± 5.63k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    48.6k ± 1.39k
18.7%
Hispanic Population
88.9k people

In 2018, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (286k people) in Richmond County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.6k White (Hispanic) and 48.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Richmond County, NY are hispanic (88.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Richmond County, NY as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
109k people
22.1%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
106k people

As of 2018, 22.9% of Richmond County, NY residents (109k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richmond County, NY was 22.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Richmond County, NY was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Richmond County, NY are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Richmond County, NY residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Richmond County, NY.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Richmond County, NY was N/A, the natal country of N/A Richmond County, NY residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

92.1%
2018 Citizenship
91.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 92.1% of Richmond County, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Richmond County, NY was 91.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,938 ± 994
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,497 ± 693
  3. Korea
    1,372 ± 516

Richmond County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Richmond County, NY is $82,166. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Richmond County, NY was Census Tract 181 with a value of $125,481, followed by Census Tract 176 and Census Tract 208.03, with respective values of $116,125 and $114,000.

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The economy of Richmond County, NY employs 215k people. The largest industries in Richmond County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,635 people), Educational Services (25,805 people), and Retail Trade (20,135 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($122,167), Finance & Insurance ($82,298), and Utilities ($80,294).

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,166
2018 value
± $5,148
3.74%
1 Year Growth
± 6.93%

Households in Richmond County, NY have a median annual income of $82,166, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,201 in 2017, which represents a 3.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richmond County, NY is from Richmond County, NY.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Richmond County, NY 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 181
  2. Census Tract 176
  3. Census Tract 208.03

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richmond County, NY was Census Tract 181 with a value of $125,481, followed by Census Tract 176 and Census Tract 208.03, with respective values of $116,125 and $114,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Richmond County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richmond County, NY (60k out of 468k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    33,822 ± 1,408
  2. Hispanic
    19,833 ± 1,067
  3. Black
    12,593 ± 957

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richmond County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

215k
2018 Value
± 8,171
-1.74%
1 Year decline
± 5.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Richmond County, NY declined at a rate of -1.74%, from 219k employees to 215k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richmond County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (27,797 people), Sales & Related Occupations (19,711 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (18,148 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richmond County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richmond County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (27,797 people), Sales & Related Occupations (19,711 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (18,148 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Richmond County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.7 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.33 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richmond County, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($92,799), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,127), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($87,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

215k
2018 Value
± 8,171
-1.74%
1 Year decline
± 5.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Richmond County, NY declined at a rate of -1.74%, from 219k employees to 215k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richmond County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,635 people), Educational Services (25,805 people), and Retail Trade (20,135 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richmond County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Richmond County, 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 Richmond County, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,635 people), Educational Services (25,805 people), and Retail Trade (20,135 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Richmond County, NY has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.62 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.46 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.45 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richmond County, NY, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($122,167), Finance & Insurance ($82,298), and Utilities ($80,294).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richmond County, NY was $556,000 in 2018, which is 2.42 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $501,300 to $556,000, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Richmond County, NY is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richmond County, NY have an average commute time of 45.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Richmond County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$556,000
2018 Median
± $11,735
$501,300
2017 Median
± $13,279

In 2018, the median property value in Richmond County, NY grew to to $556,000 from the previous year's value of $501,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richmond County, 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 Richmond County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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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.
$82,166
Median Household Income
± $5,148
167k
Number of Households
± 7,007

In 2018, the median household income of the 167k households in Richmond County, NY grew to $82,166 from the previous year's value of $79,201.

The following chart displays the households in Richmond County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
2018 Homeownership
69.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.2% of the housing units in Richmond County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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

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Commute Time

45.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richmond County, NY have a longer commute time (45.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 16.2% of the workforce in Richmond County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (56.6%)
  2. Public Transit (29.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.47%)

In 2018, 56.6% of workers in Richmond County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (29.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.47%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

96.3% of the population of Richmond County, NY has health coverage, with 57.3% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 8.86% on non-group plans, and 0.235% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Richmond County, NY see 1032 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.82% decrease from the previous year (1073 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1521 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 493 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bronx County and Oswego 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

1,032 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Richmond County, NY

Primary care physicians in Richmond County, NY see an average of 1,032 patients per year. This represents a 3.82% decrease from the previous year (1,073 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Richmond 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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Coverage

3.74%
Uninsured
57.3%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
8.86%
Non-Group
0.235%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richmond County, NY declined by 16.8% from 4.5% to 3.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Richmond County, 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

Bronx County and Oswego County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in false, at 12.2%.

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

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