Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
135,689
35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
2.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.61%
6.34% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$123,378
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$419,300
10.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY had a population of 136k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $123,378. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY grew from 100,538 to 135,689, a 35% increase and its median household income grew from $111,618 to $123,378, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.8%), Other (Hispanic) (6.32%), White (Hispanic) (5.14%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.07%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%).

19% of the households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County 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.

96% of the residents in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was $419,300, and the homeownership rate was 85.3%.

Most people in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 39.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY is home to a population of 136k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.9% of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (17.5k people).

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.58k Other (Hispanic) and 6.98k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY are Spanish (13,493 households), Italian (2,600 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (994 households).

Citizenship

96%
2022 Citizenship
95.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96% of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 898
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    8.58k ± 876
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.98k ± 884
16.1%
Hispanic Population
21.8k people

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.58k Other (Hispanic) and 6.98k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY are hispanic (21.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.5k people
13.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people

As of 2022, 12.9% of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY residents (17.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was 13.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,493 households (10.4%)
  2. Italian
    2,600 households (2.01%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    994 households (0.769%)

19% of the households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was Spanish. 10.4% of the households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY reported speaking Spanish 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
    2,143 ± 271
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    838 ± 249
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    683 ± 247

Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY employs 65.3k people. The largest industries in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (7,305 people), Construction (4,579 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,487 people), and the highest paying industries are Specialized design services ($194,875), Not specified manufacturing industries ($194,012), and Management of companies & enterprises ($193,896).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,629
Women
48.2%
25,426
Men
51.8%

The workforce of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY in 2020 was 49,055 people, with 48.2% woman, and 51.8% men.

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Occupations

65.3k
2022 Value
34.5%
1 Year growth
± 34.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 34.5%, from 48.6k employees to 65.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,723 people), Other managers (2,349 people), and Retail salespersons (1,693 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.3k
2022 Value
34.5%
1 Year growth
± 34.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 34.5%, from 48.6k employees to 65.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (7,305 people), Construction (4,579 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,487 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County 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

$73,372
Median earning men ± $3,149
$51,590
Median earning women ± $3,098

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($111,220), Public Administration ($108,911), and Information ($90,701).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,000), Public Administration ($78,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,509).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

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Civics

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.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.924% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.868% 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 Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27k), Bachelors Degree (24.3k), and Some college (20.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was $419,300 in 2022, which is 1.49 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $379,500 to $419,300, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY is 85.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 39.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY is $123,378. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

Property

$419,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,382
$40,652
Median Property Taxes
±$1,004

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

85.3%
Homeownership
2022
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 85.3% of the housing units in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$123,378
Median Household Income
± $3,456
47.7k
Number of Households
± 1,498

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.7k households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY grew to $123,378 from the previous year's value of $111,618.

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Wage Distribution

0.467
2022 Wage GINI in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.805% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.6%)
  3. Carpooled (6.58%)

In 2022, 73.9% of workers in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.6%) and those who carpooled to work (6.58%).

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Commute Time

39.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (39.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.38% of the workforce in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY (7.52k out of 134k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. 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 Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Health

96.5% of the population of Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 61% on employee plans, 9.59% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.528% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New York see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1192 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,194 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 42.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.47%
Uninsured
61%
Employer Coverage
9.59%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.528%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY declined by 14.6% from 4.06% to 3.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Putnam County & Southern Dutchess County PUMA, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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