Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY

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2020 Population
161,517
1.49% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
35.1
0.573% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.5%
7.62% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$74,950
9.55% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$798,600
2.74% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
88,215
0.942% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY had a population of 162k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $74,950. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY declined from 163,960 to 161,517, a −1.49% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,414 to $74,950, a 9.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), White (Hispanic) (11.1%), Other (Hispanic) (9.23%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.59%).

50% of the households in Astoria & Long Island City 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.

84% of the residents in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in NYC-Queens Community District 1--Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Empire Beauty School-Queens (61 degrees awarded in 2020) and Miami Ad School-New York (31 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was $798,600, and the homeownership rate was 18.2%.

Most people in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 40.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 0 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is home to a population of 162k people, from which 84% are citizens. As of 2020, 37.3% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (60.3k people).

In 2020, there were 3.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.7k people) in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17.9k 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Spanish (30,538 households), Greek (8,173 households), and Bengali (4,779 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
82,289
Women
50.9%
79,238
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 161,527 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

84%
2020 Citizenship
84.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 84% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 84.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79.7k ± 2.42k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    23.9k ± 1.4k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    17.9k ± 1.33k
25.4%
Hispanic Population
41.1k people

In 2020, there were 3.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.7k people) in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.4% of the people in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are hispanic (41.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Greece
    4,540 ± 1,631 people
  2. Bangladesh
    3,901 ± 1,515 people
  3. Mexico
    3,589 ± 1,454 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was Greece, the natal country of 4,540 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents, followed by Bangladesh with 3,901 and Mexico with 3,589.

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Foreign-Born Population

37.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
60.3k people
38.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
63.1k people

As of 2020, 37.3% of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY residents (60.3k 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 38.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    30,538 households (19.9%)
  2. Greek
    8,173 households (5.33%)
  3. Bengali
    4,779 households (3.12%)

50% of the households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was Spanish. 19.9% of the households in Astoria & Long Island City 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    786 ± 248
  2. Vietnam
    638 ± 160
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    330 ± 115

Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY employs 88.2k people. The largest industries in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Restaurants & Food Services (7,561 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,702 people), and Construction (4,599 people), and the highest paying industries are Business support services ($154,210), Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers ($127,770), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($127,638).

Males in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.17 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,244. The income inequality in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.407, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
41,663
Women
47.2%
46,552
Men
52.8%

The workforce of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY in 2020 was 88,215 people, with 47.2% woman, and 52.8% men.

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Occupations

88.2k
2020 Value
−0.942%
1 Year decline
± −0.942%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.942%, from 89.1k employees to 88.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, are Other managers (2,979 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,517 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,095 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

88.2k
2020 Value
−0.942%
1 Year decline
± −0.942%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −0.942%, from 89.1k employees to 88.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,561 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,702 people), and Construction (4,599 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Astoria & Long Island City 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

$56,752
Median earning men ± $2,704
$49,969
Median earning women ± $1,559

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,417), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,371), and Public Administration ($75,508).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,098), Public Administration ($65,580), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,495).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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In 2020, universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY awarded 92 degrees. The student population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 27 male students and 148 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are Black or African American (33 and 40.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21 and 25.6%), White (14 and 17.1%), and Unknown (6 and 7.32%).

The largest universities in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Queens (61 and 66.3%) and Miami Ad School-New York (31 and 33.7%).

The most popular majors in NYC-Queens Community District 1--Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY are General Cosmetology (61 and 66.3%) and Advertising (31 and 33.7%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 175 students enrolled in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, 15.4% men and 84.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 74 records, of which 93.2% were women and 6.76% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
61 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in NYC-Queens Community District 1--Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in NYC-Queens Community District 1--Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 61 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Queens with 61 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 13 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY, which is 0.165 times less than the 79 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 33 degrees mean that there were 1.57 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 21 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($19,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($3,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.51% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.03% 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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (42.9k), High School or Equivalent (30.6k), and Graduate Degree (22.4k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was $798,600 in 2020, which is 3.48 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $777,300 to $798,600, a 2.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is 18.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 40.7 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.

Median household income in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is $74,950. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Astoria & Long Island City 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

$798,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$24,062
$12,978
Median Property Taxes
±$729

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 Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

18.2%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 18.2% of the housing units in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 19.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Astoria & Long Island City 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 Astoria & Long Island City 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.
$74,950
Median Household Income
± $2,664
71.3k
Number of Households
± 1,994

In 2020, the median household income of the 71.3k households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY grew to $74,950 from the previous year's value of $68,414.

The following chart displays the households in Astoria & Long Island City 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

0.407
2020 Wage GINI in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY
0.406
2019 Wage GINI in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY

In 2020, the income inequality in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was 0.407 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Public Transit (64.7%)
  2. Drove Alone (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.63%)

In 2020, 64.7% of workers in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (9.63%).

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Commute Time

40.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (40.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.66% of the workforce in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

0 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY have 0 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY (20.2k out of 161k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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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93.2% of the population of Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 50.4% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 8.51% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.331% 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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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).

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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 15.4% under 18 years, 34.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.85%
Uninsured
50.4%
Employer Coverage
21.8%
Medicaid
8.51%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.331%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Astoria & Long Island City PUMA, NY declined by 2.78% from 7.05% to 6.85%.

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