NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY

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2022 Population
184,935
3.13% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.525% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.5%
5.23% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$86,277
7.72% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$842,100
14.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY had a population of 185k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $86,277. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY declined from 190,915 to 184,935, a −3.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,097 to $86,277, a 7.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.6%), Other (Hispanic) (13.6%), White (Hispanic) (13.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.88%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.54%).

57.3% of the households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village 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.

83.4% of the residents in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Midway Paris Beauty School (20 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was $842,100, and the homeownership rate was 40.5%.

Most people in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 43.7 minutes. The average car ownership in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY is home to a population of 185k people, from which 83.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 38.8% of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY residents were born outside of the country (71.7k people).

In 2022, there were 3.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88k people) in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Other (Hispanic) and 25.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are Spanish (51,605 households), Polish (15,756 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (7,380 households).

Citizenship

83.4%
2022 Citizenship
83.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.4% of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was 83.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    88k ± 2.68k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 2.38k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    25.1k ± 2.29k
38.4%
Hispanic Population
71.1k people

In 2022, there were 3.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88k people) in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Other (Hispanic) and 25.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

38.4% of the people in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are hispanic (71.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

38.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
71.7k people
39.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
75.1k people

As of 2022, 38.8% of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY residents (71.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was 39.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    51,605 households (29.5%)
  2. Polish
    15,756 households (9.01%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    7,380 households (4.22%)

57.3% of the households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher 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 NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was Spanish. 29.5% of the households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY reported speaking Spanish 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
    1,171 ± 194
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    502 ± 144
  3. Korea
    224 ± 77

NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY employs 87.1k people. The largest industries in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are Construction (10,062 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,273 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,530 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($157,744), Employment services ($148,515), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($126,486).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
42,324
Women
47.5%
46,849
Men
52.5%

The workforce of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY in 2020 was 89,173 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY.

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Occupations

87.1k
2022 Value
−2.82%
1 Year decline
± −2.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −2.82%, from 89.7k employees to 87.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY, are Construction laborers (2,325 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,319 people), and Other managers (2,258 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

87.1k
2022 Value
−2.82%
1 Year decline
± −2.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY declined at a rate of −2.82%, from 89.7k employees to 87.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY, are Construction (10,062 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,273 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,530 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY, though some of these residents may live in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village 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

$56,254
Median earning men ± $1,161
$45,230
Median earning women ± $1,343

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($82,281), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,750), and Information ($70,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,102), Information ($63,939), and Public Administration ($63,653).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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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.

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 2021, universities in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY awarded 20 degrees. The student population of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 90 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY are Hispanic or Latino (14 and 70%), followed by Black or African American (5 and 25%), White (1 and 5%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY by number of degrees awarded are Midway Paris Beauty School (20 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.29% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.35% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (43.5k), Bachelors Degree (30.6k), and Some college (25.8k).

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 NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was $842,100 in 2022, which is 2.99 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $734,500 to $842,100, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY is 40.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY have an average commute time of 43.7 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY is $86,277. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village 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

$842,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,490
$26,127
Median Property Taxes
±$1,168

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 NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

40.5%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 40.5% of the housing units in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 41.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$86,277
Median Household Income
± $3,152
64.6k
Number of Households
± 1,893

In 2022, the median household income of the 64.6k households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY grew to $86,277 from the previous year's value of $80,097.

The following chart displays the households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village 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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Wage Distribution

0.405
2022 Wage GINI in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY
0.402
2021 Wage GINI in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY

In 2022, the income inequality in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.795% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Public Transit (45.8%)
  2. Drove Alone (31.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.16%)

In 2022, 45.8% of workers in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (31.7%) and those who worked at home (9.16%).

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

43.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY have a longer commute time (43.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.11% of the workforce in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY (19.3k out of 184k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

90.9% of the population of NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY has health coverage, with 46.6% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.313% 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).

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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 23.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.1%
Uninsured
46.6%
Employer Coverage
21.9%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.313%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY declined by 3.18% from 9.4% to 9.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in NYC-Queens Community District 5--Ridgewood, Maspeth, & Middle Village PUMA, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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