Chenango County, NY

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2022 Population
47,096
0.656% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.9
0.447% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
1.79% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,741
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$121,100
12.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chenango County, NY had a population of 47.1k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $61,741. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chenango County, NY declined from 47,407 to 47,096, a −0.656% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,690 to $61,741, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chenango County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), Other (Hispanic) (1.13%), White (Hispanic) (0.82%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.641%).

None of the households in Chenango 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% of the residents in Chenango County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chenango County, NY are Delaware Chenango Madison Otsego BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (10 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Chenango County, NY was $121,100, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Chenango County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chenango County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chenango County, NY is home to a population of 47.1k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.23% of Chenango County, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.05k people).

In 2022, there were 36.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44k people) in Chenango County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 533 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Chenango County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chenango County, NY was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chenango County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44k ± 206
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.21k ± 208
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    533 ± 129
2.39%
Hispanic Population
1.13k people

In 2022, there were 36.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44k people) in Chenango County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 533 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.39% of the people in Chenango County, NY are hispanic (1.13k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.23%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people
1.85%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
879 people

As of 2022, 2.23% of Chenango County, NY residents (1.05k 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 Chenango County, NY was 1.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,177 ± 171
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    499 ± 116
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    479 ± 116

Chenango County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chenango County, NY employs 21.2k people. The largest industries in Chenango County, NY are Manufacturing (4,086 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,362 people), and Educational Services (2,413 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($89,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,721), and Public Administration ($53,864).

Occupations

21.2k
2022 Value
± 855
−0.66%
1 Year decline
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chenango County, NY declined at a rate of −0.66%, from 21.4k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chenango County, NY, are Production Occupations (2,299 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,287 people), and Management Occupations (2,159 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chenango County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.2k
2022 Value
± 855
−0.66%
1 Year decline
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chenango County, NY declined at a rate of −0.66%, from 21.4k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chenango County, NY, are Manufacturing (4,086 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,362 people), and Educational Services (2,413 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chenango County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Chenango 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

$48,944
Median earning men ± $1,554
$36,418
Median earning women ± $1,658

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,832), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,485), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,351).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($51,250), Public Administration ($48,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,932).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 341
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 298
    Manufacturing
  3. 189
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Chenango County, NY went to Donald J. Trump with 60.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37%), followed by Other (1.47%).

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 Chenango County, NY awarded 10 degrees. The student population of Chenango County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 10 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chenango County, NY are White (10 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Chenango County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Delaware Chenango Madison Otsego BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (10 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chenango County, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (10 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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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 Chenango County, NY was $121,100 in 2022, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $107,900 to $121,100, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Chenango County, NY is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chenango County, NY have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chenango County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chenango County, NY is $61,741. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Chenango County, NY was Census Tract 9706.01 with a value of $72,979, followed by Census Tract 9708.01 and Census Tract 9708.02, with respective values of $70,462 and $66,417.

Property

$121,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,581
$15,170
Median Property Taxes
±$665

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.3% of the housing units in Chenango County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9706.01
  2. Census Tract 9708.01
  3. Census Tract 9708.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chenango County, NY was Census Tract 9706.01 with a value of $72,979, followed by Census Tract 9708.01 and Census Tract 9708.02, with respective values of $70,462 and $66,417.

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

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Household Income

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$61,741
Median Household Income
± $2,526
19.9k
Number of Households
± 785

In 2022, the median household income of the 19.9k households in Chenango County, NY grew to $61,741 from the previous year's value of $55,690.

The following chart displays the households in Chenango 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 Chenango 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 (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.32%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.77%)

In 2022, 79.2% of workers in Chenango County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.32%) and those who worked at home (6.77%).

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

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chenango County, NY have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.56% of the workforce in Chenango County, 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

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chenango County, NY (5.75k out of 46.3k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

96.4% of the population of Chenango County, NY has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Chenango County, NY see 2950 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.51% increase from the previous year (2796 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 508 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,950 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chenango County, NY

Primary care physicians in Chenango County, NY see an average of 2,950 patients per year. This represents a 5.51% increase from the previous year (2,796 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chenango 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 21.9% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.55%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
24%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chenango County, NY grew by 8.07% from 3.29% to 3.55%.

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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 69.2 in Chenango 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 33.5% in Chenango 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 4.62% in Chenango County, NY.

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