Oneonta, NY

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
59,678
1.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
3.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13%
4.81% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,778
8.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,500
7.98% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
27,331
0.785% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oneonta, NY had a population of 59.7k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $65,778. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oneonta, NY grew from 58,952 to 59,678, a 1.23% increase and its median household income grew from $60,523 to $65,778, a 8.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oneonta, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), White (Hispanic) (1.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.56%).

None of the households in Oneonta, 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 Oneonta, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oneonta, NY are SUNY Oneonta (1,678 degrees awarded in 2022), Hartwick College (226 degrees), and Otsego Area BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (194259) (26 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Oneonta, NY was $166,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.1%.

Most people in Oneonta, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Oneonta, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oneonta, NY is home to a population of 59.7k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.84% of Oneonta, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.29k people).

In 2022, there were 39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.4k people) in Oneonta, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.37k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Oneonta, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oneonta, NY was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oneonta, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.4k ± 147
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.37k ± 206
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.24k ± 159
4.2%
Hispanic Population
2.51k people

In 2022, there were 39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.4k people) in Oneonta, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.37k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.2% of the people in Oneonta, NY are hispanic (2.51k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.84%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.29k people
3.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.18k people

As of 2022, 3.84% of Oneonta, NY residents (2.29k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oneonta, NY was 3.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,561 ± 224
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    483 ± 112
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    307 ± 93

Oneonta, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oneonta, NY employs 27.3k people. The largest industries in Oneonta, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,383 people), Educational Services (4,003 people), and Retail Trade (3,636 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($113,409), Public Administration ($62,583), and Finance & Insurance ($60,639).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

27.3k
2022 Value
± 1,091
0.785%
1 Year growth
± 5.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oneonta, NY grew at a rate of 0.785%, from 27.1k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oneonta, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,988 people), Management Occupations (2,875 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,682 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oneonta, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27.3k
2022 Value
± 1,091
0.785%
1 Year growth
± 5.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oneonta, NY grew at a rate of 0.785%, from 27.1k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oneonta, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,383 people), Educational Services (4,003 people), and Retail Trade (3,636 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oneonta, NY, though some of these residents may live in Oneonta, 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

$42,076
Median earning men ± $2,088
$33,572
Median earning women ± $2,326

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,598), Public Administration ($68,589), and Information ($55,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($51,250), Manufacturing ($50,268), and Public Administration ($48,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 440
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 338
    Retail Trade
  3. 305
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

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

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Oneonta, NY awarded 1,930 degrees. The student population of Oneonta, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,454 male students and 4,096 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oneonta, NY are White (1,390 and 72.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (224 and 11.7%), Unknown (100 and 5.22%), and Black or African American (94 and 4.91%).

The largest universities in Oneonta, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY Oneonta (1,678 and 86.9%), Hartwick College (226 and 11.7%), and Otsego Area BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (194259) (26 and 1.35%).

The most popular majors in Oneonta, NY are General Psychology (195 and 10.1%), Elementary Education & Teaching (179 and 9.27%), and Business & Managerial Economics (133 and 6.89%).

The median tuition costs in Oneonta, NY are $50,254 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $16,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Oneonta, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,550 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,550 students enrolled in Oneonta, NY, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,528 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 179 degrees awarded
  2. 133 degrees awarded
  3. 195 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oneonta, NY was Elementary Education & Teaching with 179 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,678 degrees awarded
  2. 226 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY Oneonta with 1,678 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 632 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oneonta, NY, which is 0.487 times less than the 1,298 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,390 degrees mean that there were 6.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 224 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 ($50,254) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,705) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oneonta, NY was $166,500 in 2022, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $154,200 to $166,500, a 7.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Oneonta, NY is 74.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oneonta, NY have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oneonta, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oneonta, NY is $65,778. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Oneonta, NY was Nassau County, NY with a value of $137,709, followed by Suffolk County, NY and Putnam County, NY, with respective values of $122,498 and $120,970.

Property

$166,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,927
$16,534
Median Property Taxes
±$656

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

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Rent vs Own

74.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.1% of the housing units in Oneonta, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oneonta, NY was Nassau County, NY with a value of $137,709, followed by Suffolk County, NY and Putnam County, NY, with respective values of $122,498 and $120,970.

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Household Income

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$65,778
Median Household Income
± $2,967
22.3k
Number of Households
± 868

In 2022, the median household income of the 22.3k households in Oneonta, NY grew to $65,778 from the previous year's value of $60,523.

The following chart displays the households in Oneonta, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oneonta, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.47%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Oneonta, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.84%) and those who worked at home (8.47%).

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oneonta, NY have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.56% of the workforce in Oneonta, 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

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oneonta, NY (7.09k out of 54.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oneonta, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.9% of the population of Oneonta, NY has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.4% under 18 years, 25.8% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% 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

5.11%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oneonta, NY grew by 2.74% from 4.97% to 5.11%.

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