St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
108,670
0.16% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.513% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17%
0.378% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,339
7.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$114,700
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
41,398
1.65% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY had a population of 109k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $58,339. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY declined from 108,844 to 108,670, a −0.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,346 to $58,339, a 7.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.831%).

7.23% of the households in St. Lawrence County 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.

98.3% of the residents in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are Clarkson University (1,229 degrees awarded in 2022), SUNY College at Potsdam (813 degrees), and SUNY College of Technology at Canton (794 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was $114,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY is home to a population of 109k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.58% of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (3.89k people).

In 2022, there were 41.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.39k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (2,207 households), Spanish (1,334 households), and German (1,229 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
52,967
Women
48.6%
56,007
Men
51.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 108,974 inhabitants, with 51.4% men, and 48.6% women.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    99.5k ± 224
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.39k ± 317
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.27k ± 135
2.37%
Hispanic Population
2.58k people

In 2022, there were 41.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.5k people) in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.39k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.37% of the people in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are hispanic (2.58k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    1,224 ± 854 people
  2. China
    228 ± 370 people
  3. Jamaica
    153 ± 303 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was Canada, the natal country of 1,224 St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY residents, followed by China with 228 and Jamaica with 153.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.58%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.89k people
3.61%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.93k people

As of 2022, 3.58% of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY residents (3.89k 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 St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was 3.61%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    2,207 households (2.14%)
  2. Spanish
    1,334 households (1.29%)
  3. German
    1,229 households (1.19%)

7.23% of the households in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages. 2.14% of the households in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY reported speaking Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,234 ± 269
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,251 ± 236
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    841 ± 172

St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY employs 41.4k people. The largest industries in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are Elementary & secondary schools (4,185 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,069 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,656 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($125,838), National security & international affairs ($100,035), and Offices of physicians ($98,995).

Males in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,343. The income inequality in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
19,420
Women
48.1%
20,989
Men
51.9%

The workforce of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY in 2020 was 40,409 people, with 48.1% woman, and 51.9% men.

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Occupations

41.4k
2022 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 40.7k employees to 41.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,250 people), Cashiers (1,230 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,216 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.4k
2022 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 40.7k employees to 41.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,185 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,069 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,656 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in St. Lawrence County 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

$45,892
Median earning men ± $1,975
$33,762
Median earning women ± $1,144

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,608), Information ($70,833), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,440).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,129), Public Administration ($48,310), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,411).

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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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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.

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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 St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY awarded 3,559 degrees. The student population of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,517 male students and 5,640 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are White (2,621 and 78%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (243 and 7.23%), Black or African American (216 and 6.43%), and Asian (103 and 3.06%).

The largest universities in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Clarkson University (1,229 and 34.5%), SUNY College at Potsdam (813 and 22.8%), and SUNY College of Technology at Canton (794 and 22.3%).

The most popular majors in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are General Business Administration & Management (195 and 5.48%), Mechanical Engineering (180 and 5.06%), and Engineering & Industrial Management (140 and 3.93%).

The median tuition costs in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY are $58,280 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $15,505 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,157 (49.4% men and 50.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,157 students enrolled in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, 49.4% men and 50.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,921 records, of which 50.1% were women and 49.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 109 degrees awarded
  2. 158 degrees awarded
  3. 140 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was General Biological Sciences with 109 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,229 degrees awarded
  2. 813 degrees awarded
  3. 794 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clarkson University with 1,229 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,669 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY, which is 0.883 times less than the 1,890 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 2,621 degrees mean that there were 10.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 243 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 ($58,280) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,631) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.728% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.942% 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 St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (30.9k), Some college (19.3k), and Secondary Education (13.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was $114,700 in 2022, which is 0.407 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $99,300 to $114,700, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY is $58,339. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

Property

$114,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,272
$29,521
Median Property Taxes
±$1,034

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.3% of the housing units in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was NYC-Manhattan Community Districts 1 & 2--Financial District & Greenwich Village PUMA, NY with a value of $171,480, followed by Nassau County (Central)--Hempstead Town (East Central) PUMA, NY and Westchester County (Northeast) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $168,423 and $167,513.

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Household Income

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$58,339
Median Household Income
± $2,025
41.4k
Number of Households
± 1,415

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.4k households in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY grew to $58,339 from the previous year's value of $54,346.

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Wage Distribution

0.431
2022 Wage GINI in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY
0.432
2021 Wage GINI in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.4% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.27%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.87%) and those who worked at home (6.27%).

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in St. Lawrence County PUMA, 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 PUMA, 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 PUMA, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY (16.7k out of 97.9k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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% of the population of St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 44.8% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.06% 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 23% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6%
Uninsured
44.8%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY grew by 6.28% from 5.64% to 6%.

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