Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY

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2020 Population
104,532
0.474% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43.4
1.88% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.5%
10.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,329
5.91% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$112,200
4.28% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY had a population of 105k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $52,329. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY declined from 105,030 to 104,532, a −0.474% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,409 to $52,329, a 5.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.99%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%).

5.51% of the households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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.

98.4% of the residents in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Cheryl Fells School of Business (11 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2020, the median property value in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was $112,200, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY borders Niagara County (North & East) PUMA, NY, Erie County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, and Erie County (North Central) PUMA, NY.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY is home to a population of 105k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.52% of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (4.77k people).

In 2020, there were 8.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are Spanish (2,052 households), Russian (612 households), and Italian (458 households).

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.7k ± 935
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.4k ± 636
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.38k ± 604
3.58%
Hispanic Population
3.75k people

In 2020, there were 8.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.58% of the people in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are hispanic (3.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.52%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.77k people
4.56%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
4.86k people

As of 2018, 4.52% of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY residents (4.77k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was 4.56%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,052 households (2.08%)
  2. Russian
    612 households (0.619%)
  3. Italian
    458 households (0.463%)

5.51% of the households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was Spanish. 2.08% of the households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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
    2,638 ± 320
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    993 ± 218
  3. Korea
    719 ± 175

Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY employs 47.6k people. The largest industries in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (3,590 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,804 people), and Construction (2,275 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($302,439), Offices of chiropractors ($128,550), and Employment services ($93,986).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
23,716
Women
49.8%
23,883
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY in 2020 was 47,599 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY.

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Occupations

47.6k
2020 Value
−0.724%
1 Year decline
± −0.724%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.724%, from 47.9k employees to 47.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY, are Customer service representatives (1,580 people), Cashiers (1,553 people), and Retail salespersons (1,408 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

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Employment by Industries

47.6k
2020 Value
−0.724%
1 Year decline
± −0.724%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.724%, from 47.9k employees to 47.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,590 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,804 people), and Construction (2,275 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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

$44,062
Median earning men ± $2,087
$31,606
Median earning women ± $1,108

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($61,042), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,389), and Manufacturing ($53,272).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($57,785), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,417), and Construction ($39,392).

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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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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. $140B
  2. $74.5B
  3. $67.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $140B, followed by Electronics ($74.5B) and Mixed freight ($67.4B).

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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$818B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
98% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $818B. This is expected to increase 98% to $1.62T by 2050.

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. $67.2B
  2. $49.9B
  3. $31.3B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $67.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.9B and California and $31.3B.

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

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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.

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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In 2018, universities in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY awarded 11 degrees. The student population of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY in 2018 is skewed towards women, with 7 male students and 10 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY are Black or African American (9 and 81.8%), followed by White (2 and 18.2%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Cheryl Fells School of Business (11 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.793% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.622% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (27.5k), Some college (18.4k), and Bachelors Degree (12.2k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was $112,200 in 2020, which is 0.488 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $107,600 to $112,200, a 4.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY is $52,329. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $153,924, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $146,985 and $144,352.

Property

$112,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,335
$30,990
Median Property Taxes
±$1,137

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 Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2020
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.4% of the housing units in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $153,924, followed by Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $146,985 and $144,352.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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.
$52,329
Median Household Income
± $2,556
46.7k
Number of Households
± 1,574

In 2020, the median household income of the 46.7k households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY grew to $52,329 from the previous year's value of $49,409.

The following chart displays the households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.406
2020 Wage GINI in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY
0.414
2019 Wage GINI in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY

In 2020, the income inequality in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was 0.406 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.95% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.65%)

In 2020, 81.7% of workers in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.53%) and those who worked at home (4.65%).

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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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.978% of the workforce in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area 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 Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY (16.1k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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97.3% of the population of Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 22.4% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 0.941% 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.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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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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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.68%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
22.4%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
0.941%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY declined by 3.18% from 2.77% to 2.68%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greater Niagara Falls & North Tonawanda Area PUMA, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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