Uniondale, NY

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2020 Population
32,621
1.92% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.6
4.22% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
11.4%
6.61% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$89,192
4.35% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$386,200
6.98% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
15,490
2.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Uniondale, NY had a population of 32.6k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $89,192. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Uniondale, NY grew from 32,007 to 32,621, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $85,471 to $89,192, a 4.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35%), White (Hispanic) (19.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (8.5%).

None of the households in Uniondale, 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.

81.9% of the residents in Uniondale, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY are Hofstra University (3,276 degrees awarded in 2020) and Nassau Community College (2,884 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Uniondale, NY was $386,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.2%.

Most people in Uniondale, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Uniondale, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Uniondale, NY is home to a population of 32.6k people, from which 81.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 36.2% of Uniondale, NY residents were born outside of the country (11.8k people).

In 2020, there were 1.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.4k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.47k White (Hispanic) and 6.29k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

81.9%
2020 Citizenship
80.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 81.9% of Uniondale, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Uniondale, NY was 80.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Uniondale, NY
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.4k ± 1.36k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.47k ± 1.28k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.29k ± 577
40.5%
Hispanic Population
13.2k people

In 2020, there were 1.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.4k people) in Uniondale, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.47k White (Hispanic) and 6.29k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.5% of the people in Uniondale, NY are hispanic (13.2k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    495,720 ± 17,065 people
  2. China
    408,272 ± 15,522 people
  3. Jamaica
    227,326 ± 11,637 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 495,720 New York residents, followed by China with 408,272 and Jamaica with 227,326.

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Foreign-Born Population

36.2%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.8k people
36.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people

As of 2020, 36.2% of Uniondale, NY residents (11.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Uniondale, NY was 36.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    258 ± 93
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    153 ± 95
  3. Korea
    88 ± 52

Uniondale, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Uniondale, NY employs 15.5k people. The largest industries in Uniondale, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,141 people), Educational Services (1,792 people), and Retail Trade (1,789 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,917), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,188), and Finance & Insurance ($72,813).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,479. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

15.5k
2020 Value
± 1,054
2.79%
1 Year growth
± 8.66%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 15.1k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Uniondale, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,578 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,332 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,268 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Uniondale, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.5k
2020 Value
± 1,054
2.79%
1 Year growth
± 8.66%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Uniondale, NY grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 15.1k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Uniondale, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,141 people), Educational Services (1,792 people), and Retail Trade (1,789 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Uniondale, NY, though some of these residents may live in Uniondale, 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

$38,894
Median earning men ± $4,707
$29,952
Median earning women ± $5,105

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,631), Public Administration ($74,389), and Information ($69,698).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,413), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,714), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,504).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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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.

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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 2020, universities in Uniondale, NY awarded 6,160 degrees. The student population of Uniondale, NY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 10,832 male students and 13,476 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Uniondale, NY are White (2,942 and 50.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,195 and 20.5%), Black or African American (762 and 13.1%), and Asian (555 and 9.52%).

The largest universities in Uniondale, NY by number of degrees awarded are Hofstra University (3,276 and 53.2%) and Nassau Community College (2,884 and 46.8%).

The most popular majors in Uniondale, NY are Humanistic Studies (1,203 and 19.5%), General Business Administration & Management (375 and 6.09%), and Law (239 and 3.88%).

The median tuition cost in Uniondale, NY for private four year colleges is $48,315.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Uniondale, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 8.36%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 24,308 (44.6% men and 55.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 24,308 students enrolled in Uniondale, NY, 44.6% men and 55.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,287 records, of which 53.6% were women and 46.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,203 degree-majors awarded
  2. 214 degree-majors awarded
  3. 183 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Uniondale, NY was Humanistic Studies with 1,203 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Uniondale, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,276 degrees awarded
  2. 2,884 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hofstra University with 3,276 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 2,576 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Uniondale, NY, which is 0.719 times less than the 3,584 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,942 degrees mean that there were 2.46 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,195 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($48,315) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,095) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,950) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.5% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.01M), Bachelors Degree (3.13M), and Some college (2.8M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Uniondale, NY was $386,200 in 2020, which is 1.68 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $361,000 to $386,200, a 6.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Uniondale, NY is 71.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Uniondale, NY have an average commute time of 30.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Uniondale, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Uniondale, NY is $89,192. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Uniondale, NY was Census Tract 4073.01 with a value of $106,806, followed by Census Tract 4074.01 and Census Tract 4075.01, with respective values of $95,721 and $85,298.

Property

$386,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$13,273
$6,141
Median Property Taxes
±$589

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 Uniondale, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
Homeownership
2020
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.2% of the housing units in Uniondale, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4073.01
  2. Census Tract 4074.01
  3. Census Tract 4075.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Uniondale, NY was Census Tract 4073.01 with a value of $106,806, followed by Census Tract 4074.01 and Census Tract 4075.01, with respective values of $95,721 and $85,298.

The following map shows all of the places in Uniondale, 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.
$89,192
Median Household Income
± $10,605
8.62k
Number of Households
± 754

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.62k households in Uniondale, NY grew to $89,192 from the previous year's value of $85,471.

The following chart displays the households in Uniondale, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Uniondale, NY is from New York.
0.494
2020 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York

In 2020, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.645% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (64.5%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Public Transit (10.5%)

In 2020, 64.5% of workers in Uniondale, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.5%).

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Commute Time

30.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Uniondale, NY have a longer commute time (30.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.27% of the workforce in Uniondale, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Uniondale, NY (3.2k out of 28.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Uniondale, NY is Hispanic, followed by White 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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92.5% of the population of Uniondale, NY has health coverage, with 48.8% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 9.57% on Medicare, 18.1% on non-group plans, and 0.392% 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 Nassau County, NY see 700 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.23% decrease from the previous year (716 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 803 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 319 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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700 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nassau County, NY

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, NY see an average of 700 patients per year. This represents a 2.23% decrease from the previous year (716 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nassau County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 29.1% between 18 and 34 years, 33.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.51%
Uninsured
48.8%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
9.57%
Medicare
18.1%
Non-Group
0.392%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Uniondale, NY declined by 14.1% from 8.74% to 7.51%.

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