St. Lawrence County, NY

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2020 Population
108,352
0.515% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
17.6%
1.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,071
2.22% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$97,000
3.63% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
44,361
1.46% 1-year growth

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In 2020, St. Lawrence County, NY had a population of 108k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $52,071. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of St. Lawrence County, NY declined from 108,913 to 108,352, a −0.515% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,940 to $52,071, a 2.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Lawrence County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and White (Hispanic) (0.909%).

None of the households in St. Lawrence County, 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.

98.2% of the residents in St. Lawrence County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Lawrence County, NY are Clarkson University (1,233 degrees awarded in 2020), SUNY College of Technology at Canton (864 degrees), and SUNY College at Potsdam (859 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in St. Lawrence County, NY was $97,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in St. Lawrence County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Lawrence County, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

St. Lawrence County, NY is home to a population of 108k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.71% of St. Lawrence County, NY residents were born outside of the country (4.02k people).

In 2018, there were 41.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in St. Lawrence County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.43k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.65k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of St. Lawrence County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in St. Lawrence County, NY was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Lawrence County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 89
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.43k ± 110
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.65k ± 214
2.31%
Hispanic Population
2.53k people

In 2018, there were 41.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in St. Lawrence County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.43k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.65k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.31% of the people in St. Lawrence County, NY are hispanic (2.53k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Lawrence County, 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

3.71%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.02k people
3.79%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.13k people

As of 2020, 3.71% of St. Lawrence County, NY residents (4.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Lawrence County, NY was 3.79%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,478 ± 282
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,247 ± 226
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    833 ± 202

St. Lawrence County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of St. Lawrence County, NY employs 44.4k people. The largest industries in St. Lawrence County, NY are Educational Services (8,011 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,359 people), and Retail Trade (5,370 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,363), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,875), and Public Administration ($61,806).

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

44.4k
2020 Value
± 1,439
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 4.29%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Lawrence County, NY grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 43.7k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Lawrence County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,762 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,726 people), and Management Occupations (4,559 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Lawrence County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

44.4k
2020 Value
± 1,439
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 4.29%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Lawrence County, NY grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 43.7k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Lawrence County, NY, are Educational Services (8,011 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,359 people), and Retail Trade (5,370 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Lawrence County, NY, though some of these residents may live in St. Lawrence County, 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

$42,253
Median earning men ± $1,643
$31,457
Median earning women ± $1,088

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($65,285), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,797), and Information ($51,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,052), Public Administration ($48,182), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,717).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 661
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 461
    Retail Trade
  3. 422
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $488k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $446k
    Manufacturing
  3. $156k
    Retail Trade

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in St. Lawrence County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 54.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42.8%), followed by Other (1.9%).

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 St. Lawrence County, NY awarded 3,689 degrees. The student population of St. Lawrence County, NY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 6,122 male students and 6,441 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Lawrence County, NY are White (2,758 and 78.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (270 and 7.72%), Black or African American (187 and 5.35%), and Asian (86 and 2.46%).

The largest universities in St. Lawrence County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Clarkson University (1,233 and 33.4%), SUNY College of Technology at Canton (864 and 23.4%), and SUNY College at Potsdam (859 and 23.3%).

The most popular majors in St. Lawrence County, NY are Mechanical Engineering (208 and 5.64%), General Business Administration & Management (201 and 5.45%), and Engineering & Industrial Management (158 and 4.28%).

The median tuition costs in St. Lawrence County, NY are $54,892 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $15,102 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in St. Lawrence County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 12,563 (48.7% men and 51.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 12,563 students enrolled in St. Lawrence County, NY, 48.7% men and 51.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,852 records, of which 50% were women and 50% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 108 degree-majors awarded
  2. 175 degree-majors awarded
  3. 122 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Lawrence County, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 108 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,233 degrees awarded
  2. 864 degrees awarded
  3. 859 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clarkson University with 1,233 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,775 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Lawrence County, NY, which is 0.927 times less than the 1,914 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 2,758 degrees mean that there were 10.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 270 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 ($54,892) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,552) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,100) 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.

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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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).

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 St. Lawrence County, NY was $97,000 in 2020, which is 0.422 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $93,600 to $97,000, a 3.63% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Lawrence County, NY is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in St. Lawrence County, NY have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Lawrence County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Lawrence County, NY is $52,071. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. Lawrence County, NY was Census Tract 4904 with a value of $85,536, followed by Census Tract 4910 and Census Tract 4920, with respective values of $77,458 and $74,804.

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in St. Lawrence County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.194%.

Property

$97,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,714
$30,387
Median Property Taxes
±$983

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in St. Lawrence County, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2020
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.5% of the housing units in St. Lawrence County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4904
  2. Census Tract 4910
  3. Census Tract 4920

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Lawrence County, NY was Census Tract 4904 with a value of $85,536, followed by Census Tract 4910 and Census Tract 4920, with respective values of $77,458 and $74,804.

The following map shows all of the tracts in St. Lawrence County, 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.
$52,071
Median Household Income
± $1,420
41.9k
Number of Households
± 1,377

In 2020, the median household income of the 41.9k households in St. Lawrence County, NY grew to $52,071 from the previous year's value of $50,940.

The following chart displays the households in St. Lawrence County, 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 St. Lawrence County, 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 2018
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Walked (6.2%)

In 2018, 77.3% of workers in St. Lawrence County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who walked to work (6.2%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Lawrence County, NY have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in St. Lawrence County, 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 St. Lawrence County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Lawrence County, NY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in St. Lawrence County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.194%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Lawrence County, NY (17k out of 96.5k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Lawrence County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 27.1% of the children was living in poverty in St. Lawrence County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 146 in St. Lawrence County, NY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.19 per 100,000 population.

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94.2% of the population of St. Lawrence County, NY has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.47% 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 St. Lawrence County, NY see 1896 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% increase from the previous year (1858 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2506 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 485 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,896 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Lawrence County, NY

Primary care physicians in St. Lawrence County, NY see an average of 1,896 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% increase from the previous year (1,858 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Lawrence County, NY 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 23.3% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

5.84%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
20%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Lawrence County, NY declined by 2% from 5.96% to 5.84%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 68.1 in St. Lawrence County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.8% in St. Lawrence County, NY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.51% in St. Lawrence County, NY.

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