Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY

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Population

103,425

0.441% growth

Poverty Rate

5.75%


Median Age

43.2


Median Household Income

$106,322

5.47% growth

Number of Employees

49,051

1.68% growth

Median Property Value

$437,400

1.39% growth

About

In 2017, Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY had a population of 103k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $106,322. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew from 102,971 to 103,425, a 0.441% increase and its median household income grew from $100,810 to $106,322, a 5.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), White (Hispanic) (8.27%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.59%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%). 19.1% of the people in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY speak a non-English language, and 95.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Molloy College (1,257 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is $437,400, and the homeownership rate is 80.5%. Most people in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY employs 49.1k people. The largest industries in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (6,221 people), Hospitals (2,618 people), and Construction (2,275 people), and the highest paying industries are Services to buildings & dwellings (except cleaning during construction & immediately after construction) ($175,794), Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($157,078), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($156,158).

Median household income in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is $106,322. Males in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $72,903. The income inequality in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$106,322

2017 value

± $3,724

5.47%

1 Year Growth

± 4.42%

Households in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $106,322, 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 $100,810 in 2016, which represents a 5.47% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$95,338

Average Male Salary

± $15,718

$72,903

Average Female Salary

± $10,785

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $78,599 ± $10,664

  2. Asian

    $71,095 ± $36,734

  3. Black

    $57,940 ± $12,405

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.46

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0202% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $148,152, followed by North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY and Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $146,043 and $143,303.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY (5.91k out of 103k 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 Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    3,211 ± 387

  2. Hispanic

    1,929 ± 353

  3. Black

    1,131 ± 299

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

49.1k

2017 Value

1.68%

1 Year growth

± 1.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.68%, from 48.2k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,095 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,642 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,603 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,095 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,642 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,603 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Refuse & recyclable material collectors (7.62 times higher than expected), Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents (3.47 times), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (3.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($248,928), Physicians & surgeons ($207,352), and Chief executives & legislators ($183,273).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

49.1k

2017 Value

1.68%

1 Year growth

± 1.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.68%, from 48.2k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,221 people), Hospitals (2,618 people), and Construction (2,275 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,221 people), Hospitals (2,618 people), and Construction (2,275 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (4.47 times higher than expected), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (3.24 times), and Fuel dealers (3.2 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

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. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% to $854B by 2045.

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. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

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Health

95% of the population of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 7.89% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.353% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

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

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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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 Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.03%

Uninsured

63.5%

Employer Coverage

7.89%

Medicaid

12.6%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

0.353%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 5.03%.

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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

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

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Diversity

Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is home to a population of 103k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 15.9% of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (16.4k people).

In 2017, there were 5.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.2k people) in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Spanish (11,408 speakers), Haitian (1,525 speakers), and Italian (1,110 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 43.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

16.4k people

15.2%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

15.5k people

As of 2016, 15.9% of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents (16.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 15.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Haiti

    1,672 ± 996 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    1,522 ± 951 people

  3. Jamaica

    1,194 ± 843 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was Haiti, the natal country of 1,672 Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 1,522 and Jamaica with 1,194.

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Citizenship

95.5%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.5% of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    70.2k ± 1.36k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    12.1k ± 876

  3. White (Hispanic)

    8.56k ± 1.1k

In 2017, there were 5.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.2k people) in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    11,408 speakers (11.7%)

  2. Haitian

    1,525 speakers (1.56%)

  3. Italian

    1,110 speakers (1.13%)

19.1% of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was Spanish. 11.7% of the overall population of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are native Spanish speakers. 1.56% speak Haitian and 1.13% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,611 ± 234

  2. Korea

    603 ± 123

  3. World War II

    320 ± 89

Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY awarded 1,257 degrees. The student population of Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 1,176 male students and 3,804 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are White (777 and 62.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (166 and 13.3%), Black or African American (161 and 12.9%), and Asian (103 and 8.26%).

The largest universities in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Molloy College (1,257 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are Registered Nursing (306 and 24.3%), General Business Administration & Management (80 and 6.36%), and Speech-Language Pathology (61 and 4.85%).

The median tuition costs in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY are $29,110 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 42 degrees awarded

  2. 306 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was General Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,257 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$29,110

Median Private

In 2017, the Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Molloy College with 1,257 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

321

Degrees Awarded to Men

936

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 321 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY, which is 0.343 times less than the 936 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    777 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    166 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    161 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY were to White students. These 777 degrees mean that there were 4.68 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 166 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was $437,400 in 2017, which is 1.9 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $431,400 to $437,400, a 1.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is 80.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 35.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$437,400

2017 Median

± $5,638

$431,400

2016 Median

± $6,041

In 2017, the median property value in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew to to $437,400 from the previous year's value of $431,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, 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 Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$106,322

Median Household Income

± $3,724

36k

Number of Households

± 1,173

In 2017, the median household income of the 36k households in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY grew to $106,322 from the previous year's value of $100,810.

The following chart displays the households in Hempstead Town (Southeast) 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.5%

2017 Homeownership

80.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.5% of the housing units in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (35.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.75% of the workforce in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.6%

  2. Public Transit

    18.9%

  3. Carpooled

    6.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY was Drove Alone (66.6%), followed by those who Public Transit (18.9%) and those who Carpooled (6.27%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hempstead Town (Southeast) PUMA, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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