Oneonta, NY

Census Place

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2022 Population
14,097
10.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
22.7
3.65% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20%
8.64% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,188
6.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$170,900
8.99% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
6,367
14.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oneonta, NY had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 22.7 and a median household income of $62,188. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oneonta, NY grew from 12,764 to 14,097, a 10.4% increase and its median household income grew from $58,499 to $62,188, a 6.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oneonta, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.72%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.97%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.63%), and White (Hispanic) (2.35%).

None of the households in Oneonta, 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.

98.7% of the residents in Oneonta, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oneonta, NY are SUNY Oneonta (1,678 degrees awarded in 2022), Hartwick College (226 degrees), and Otsego Area BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (194259) (26 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Oneonta, NY was $170,900, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.

Most people in Oneonta, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Oneonta, NY was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Oneonta, NY is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.91% of Oneonta, NY residents were born outside of the country (551 people).

In 2022, there were 14.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Oneonta, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 806 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 418 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Oneonta, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oneonta, NY was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oneonta, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 312
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    806 ± 201
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    418 ± 169
7.8%
Hispanic Population
1.1k people

In 2022, there were 14.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Oneonta, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 806 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 418 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.8% of the people in Oneonta, NY are hispanic (1.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
551 people
4.36%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
556 people

As of 2022, 3.91% of Oneonta, NY residents (551 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 Oneonta, NY was 4.36%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    179 ± 86
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    64 ± 72
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    43 ± 64

Oneonta, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oneonta, NY employs 6.37k people. The largest industries in Oneonta, NY are Educational Services (1,433 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,069 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,055 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($66,568), Finance & Insurance ($59,063), and Wholesale Trade ($53,364).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

6.37k
2022 Value
± 622
14.6%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oneonta, NY grew at a rate of 14.6%, from 5.55k employees to 6.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oneonta, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,026 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (817 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (815 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oneonta, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.37k
2022 Value
± 622
14.6%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oneonta, NY grew at a rate of 14.6%, from 5.55k employees to 6.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oneonta, NY, are Educational Services (1,433 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,069 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,055 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oneonta, NY, though some of these residents may live in Oneonta, 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

$32,688
Median earning men ± $6,716
$21,742
Median earning women ± $5,640

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($67,386), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,917), and Wholesale Trade ($53,364).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($49,800), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($32,917).

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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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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.

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 Oneonta, NY awarded 1,930 degrees. The student population of Oneonta, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,454 male students and 4,096 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oneonta, NY are White (1,390 and 72.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (224 and 11.7%), Unknown (100 and 5.22%), and Black or African American (94 and 4.91%).

The largest universities in Oneonta, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY Oneonta (1,678 and 86.9%), Hartwick College (226 and 11.7%), and Otsego Area BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (194259) (26 and 1.35%).

The most popular majors in Oneonta, NY are General Psychology (195 and 10.1%), Elementary Education & Teaching (179 and 9.27%), and Business & Managerial Economics (133 and 6.89%).

The median tuition costs in Oneonta, NY are $50,254 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $16,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Oneonta, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,550 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,550 students enrolled in Oneonta, NY, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,528 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 179 degrees awarded
  2. 133 degrees awarded
  3. 195 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oneonta, NY was Elementary Education & Teaching with 179 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,678 degrees awarded
  2. 226 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY Oneonta with 1,678 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 632 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oneonta, NY, which is 0.487 times less than the 1,298 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 1,390 degrees mean that there were 6.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 224 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 ($50,254) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,705) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oneonta, NY was $170,900 in 2022, which is 0.606 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,800 to $170,900, a 8.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Oneonta, NY is 51.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oneonta, NY have an average commute time of 14.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oneonta, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Oneonta, NY is $62,188. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Oneonta, NY was Census Tract 5909 with a value of $77,625, followed by Census Tract 5910 and Census Tract 5911, with respective values of $60,343 and $51,250.

Property

$170,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,235
$2,302
Median Property Taxes
±$318

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
Homeownership
2022
63.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.2% of the housing units in Oneonta, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5909
  2. Census Tract 5910
  3. Census Tract 5911

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oneonta, NY was Census Tract 5909 with a value of $77,625, followed by Census Tract 5910 and Census Tract 5911, with respective values of $60,343 and $51,250.

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Household Income

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$62,188
Median Household Income
± $4,027
4.5k
Number of Households
± 500

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.5k households in Oneonta, NY grew to $62,188 from the previous year's value of $58,499.

The following chart displays the households in Oneonta, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oneonta, 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 (68.3%)
  2. Walked (18.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.05%)

In 2022, 68.3% of workers in Oneonta, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (18.6%) and those who worked at home (6.05%).

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Commute Time

14.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oneonta, NY have a shorter commute time (14.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Oneonta, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oneonta, NY (1.92k out of 9.62k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oneonta, NY is White, followed by Hispanic 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

96.4% of the population of Oneonta, NY has health coverage, with 56.6% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 9.27% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 0.297% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Otsego County, NY see 888 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.54% increase from the previous year (866 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1894 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 477 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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888 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Otsego County, NY

Primary care physicians in Otsego County, NY see an average of 888 patients per year. This represents a 2.54% increase from the previous year (866 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.6% under 18 years, 46.8% between 18 and 34 years, 21.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.59%
Uninsured
56.6%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
9.27%
Medicare
16.3%
Non-Group
0.297%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oneonta, NY declined by 8.32% from 3.91% to 3.59%.

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