Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY

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2019 Population
115,881
0.147% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
42.9
0.233% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
10.4%
2.14% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$79,691
6.8% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$423,000
10.2% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
56,511
0.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY had a population of 116k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $79,691. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY declined from 116,052 to 115,881, a −0.147% decrease and its median household income grew from $74,618 to $79,691, a 6.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (30.1%), White (Hispanic) (10.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.82%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.42%). 61.1% of the households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

83.6% of the residents in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are Plaza College (305 degrees awarded in 2020), St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens (195 degrees), and Metropolitan Learning Institute (186 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was $423,000, and the homeownership rate was 47.2%. Most people in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 42.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is home to a population of 116k people, from which 83.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 49.6% of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (57.4k people).

In 2019, there were 1.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.9k people) in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (14,938 speakers), Russian (13,839 speakers), and Spanish (13,230 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    54.9k ± 1.67k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    34.9k ± 1.48k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.23k
15.3%
Hispanic Population
17.7k people

In 2019, there were 1.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.9k people) in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.3% of the people in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are hispanic (17.7k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    14,938 speakers (13.8%)
  2. Russian
    13,839 speakers (12.8%)
  3. Spanish
    13,230 speakers (12.2%)

61.1% of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 13.8% of the overall population of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 12.8% speak Russian and 12.2% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

49.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
57.4k people
50%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
58.1k people

As of 2019, 49.6% of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY residents (57.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was 50%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
51
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was 42.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    8,427 ± 2,170 people
  2. India
    5,086 ± 1,712 people
  3. Uzbekistan
    5,041 ± 1,705 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was China, the natal country of 8,427 Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY residents, followed by India with 5,086 and Uzbekistan with 5,041.

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Citizenship

83.6%
2019 Citizenship
84%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 83.6% of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was 84%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    640 ± 127
  2. Korea
    314 ± 112
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    285 ± 150

Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New York (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is $79,691. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

Males in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,288. The income inequality in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY employs 56.5k people. The largest industries in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,929 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,677 people), and Banking & related activities (2,448 people), and the highest paying industries are Services incidental to transportation ($180,988), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals ($167,773), and Legal services ($163,049).

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,691
2019 value
± $2,573
6.8%
1 Year Growth
± 4.2%

Households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have a median annual income of $79,691, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,618 in 2018, which represents a 6.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$92,408
Average Male Salary in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY
± $13,694
$77,288
Average Female Salary in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY
± $9,080

In 2019, full-time male employees in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY made 1.2 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY
  1. Black
    $87,498 ± $40,836
  2. White
    $81,603 ± $11,611
  3. Two or More Races
    $77,394 ± $50,281

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY workers was Black. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2019 Wage GINI in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY
0.43
2018 Wage GINI in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY

In 2019, the income inequality in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.84% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY with a value of $162,092, followed by Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY and North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY, with respective values of $155,250 and $154,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY (12k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    7,153 ± 713
  2. Asian
    3,521 ± 407
  3. Hispanic
    1,677 ± 382

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is White, followed by Asian 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.5k
2019 Value
0.6%
1 Year growth
± 0.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.6%, from 56.2k employees to 56.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, are Accountants & auditors (2,383 people), Other managers (1,916 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,882 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are Accountants & auditors (2,383 people), Other managers (1,916 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,882 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges (13.5 times higher than expected), Barbers (6.81 times), and Mental health counselors (5.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Advertising sales agents ($216,088), Physicians ($195,654), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($184,160).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.5k
2019 Value
0.6%
1 Year growth
± 0.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY grew at a rate of 0.6%, from 56.2k employees to 56.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,929 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,677 people), and Banking & related activities (2,448 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,929 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,677 people), and Banking & related activities (2,448 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY has an unusually high number of Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (16.2 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (9.39 times), and Barber shops (9.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, by average salary, are Services incidental to transportation ($180,988), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals ($167,773), and Legal services ($163,049).

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Domestic Trade

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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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%). The most partisan county was New York County, NY with 86% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for New York
60.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 86% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 82.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was New York County, NY with 86% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New York over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Education

In 2020, universities in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY awarded 816 degrees. The student population of NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is skewed towards women, with 440 male students and 1,593 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are Hispanic or Latino (206 and 25.2%), followed by White (187 and 22.9%), Asian (186 and 22.8%), and Black or African American (168 and 20.6%).

The largest universities in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Plaza College (305 and 37.4%), St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens (195 and 23.9%), and Metropolitan Learning Institute (186 and 22.8%).

The most popular majors in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY are Registered Nursing (129 and 15.8%), Electrology & Electrolysis Technician (89 and 10.9%), and Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (71 and 8.7%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 71 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 66 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 129 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services with 71 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 305 degrees awarded
  2. 195 degrees awarded
  3. 186 degrees awarded

In 2020, the NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Plaza College with 305 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

137
Degrees Awarded to Men
679
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 137 men were awarded degrees from institutions in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, which is 0.202 times less than the 679 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    206 degrees awarded
  2. White
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    186 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in NYC-Queens Community District 6--Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was Hispanic or Latino students. These 206 degrees mean that there were 1.1 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 187 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY was $423,000 in 2019, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $383,700 to $423,000, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is 47.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 42.6 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$423,000
2019 Median
± $22,184
$383,700
2018 Median
± $11,657

In 2019, the median property value in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY grew to to $423,000 from the previous year's value of $383,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$79,691
Median Household Income
± $2,573
51.8k
Number of Households
± 1,562

In 2019, the median household income of the 51.8k households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY grew to $79,691 from the previous year's value of $74,618.

The following chart displays the households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

47.2%
2019 Homeownership
46.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 47.2% of the housing units in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

42.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (42.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.67% of the workforce in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (61.5%)
  2. Drove Alone (22.2%)
  3. Walked (5.71%)

In 2019, 61.5% of workers in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (22.2%) and those who walked to work (5.71%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

95.3% of the population of Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.169% 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 New York see 1194 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1174 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.7%). Additionally, Chenango County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,194 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,194 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New York
$5,338
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,803
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,179
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.67%
Uninsured
54.5%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.169%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY declined by 12.5% from 5.34% to 4.67%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.7% prevalence
  2. 14.3% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 15.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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