Wayne County, NY

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2022 Population
91,324
0.00876% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.6
0.683% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
1.25% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$71,007
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$151,900
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wayne County, NY had a population of 91.3k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $71,007. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wayne County, NY declined from 91,332 to 91,324, a −0.00876% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,152 to $71,007, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.45%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), Other (Hispanic) (1.54%), and White (Hispanic) (1.51%).

None of the households in Wayne 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.

99.3% of the residents in Wayne County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wayne County, NY are Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (38 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Wayne County, NY was $151,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.8%.

Most people in Wayne County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wayne County, NY is home to a population of 91.3k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.61% of Wayne County, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.38k people).

In 2022, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.6k people) in Wayne County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.15k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Wayne County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wayne County, NY was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.6k ± 419
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.15k ± 431
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.06k ± 225
4.78%
Hispanic Population
4.36k people

In 2022, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.6k people) in Wayne County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.15k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.78% of the people in Wayne County, NY are hispanic (4.36k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.38k people
2.68%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.45k people

As of 2022, 2.61% of Wayne County, NY residents (2.38k 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 Wayne County, NY was 2.68%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,025 ± 315
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    922 ± 197
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    536 ± 159

Wayne County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wayne County, NY employs 43.8k people. The largest industries in Wayne County, NY are Manufacturing (6,877 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,563 people), and Retail Trade (5,174 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,665), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,188), and Public Administration ($64,286).

Occupations

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,457
−1.01%
1 Year decline
± 4.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wayne County, NY declined at a rate of −1.01%, from 44.3k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wayne County, NY, are Management Occupations (4,948 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,800 people), and Production Occupations (4,077 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wayne County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,457
−1.01%
1 Year decline
± 4.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wayne County, NY declined at a rate of −1.01%, from 44.3k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wayne County, NY, are Manufacturing (6,877 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,563 people), and Retail Trade (5,174 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wayne County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Wayne 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

$52,586
Median earning men ± $2,407
$38,108
Median earning women ± $1,354

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($79,762), Public Administration ($75,300), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,190).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,299), Wholesale Trade ($45,321), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,236).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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. 634
    Manufacturing
  2. 433
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 376
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wayne County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.8%), followed by Other (1.59%).

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.

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Wayne County, NY awarded 38 degrees. The student population of Wayne County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 80 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wayne County, NY are White (18 and 47.4%), followed by Black or African American (12 and 31.6%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 7.89%), and Two or More Races (3 and 7.89%).

The largest universities in Wayne County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (38 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wayne County, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (38 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wayne County, NY was $151,900 in 2022, which is 0.539 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $134,800 to $151,900, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Wayne County, NY is 79.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wayne County, NY have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wayne County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wayne County, NY is $71,007. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Wayne County, NY was Census Tract 204.01 with a value of $109,623, followed by Census Tract 203.02 and Census Tract 202.02, with respective values of $101,091 and $100,516.

Property

$151,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,482
$30,116
Median Property Taxes
±$1,093

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

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

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Rent vs Own

79.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.8% of the housing units in Wayne County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 204.01
  2. Census Tract 203.02
  3. Census Tract 202.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wayne County, NY was Census Tract 204.01 with a value of $109,623, followed by Census Tract 203.02 and Census Tract 202.02, with respective values of $101,091 and $100,516.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Wayne County, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$71,007
Median Household Income
± $2,203
37.8k
Number of Households
± 1,349

In 2022, the median household income of the 37.8k households in Wayne County, NY grew to $71,007 from the previous year's value of $64,152.

The following chart displays the households in Wayne 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 Wayne County, 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 (80.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.08%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.58%)

In 2022, 80.2% of workers in Wayne County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.08%) and those who worked at home (7.58%).

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

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wayne County, NY have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Wayne 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 Wayne County, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wayne County, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wayne County, NY (9.96k out of 90.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wayne 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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Health

94.2% of the population of Wayne County, NY has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.25% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, NY see 3747 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.32% decrease from the previous year (3916 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2127 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 885 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,747 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wayne County, NY

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, NY see an average of 3,747 patients per year. This represents a 4.32% decrease from the previous year (3,916 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.83%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.25%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wayne County, NY grew by 12.2% from 5.2% to 5.83%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 54.7 in Wayne County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 31.7% in Wayne County, NY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.26% in Wayne County, NY.

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