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Oneida County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 231,190 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 235,469 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 37,237
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,769
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 60,808
Renter-occupied apartments: 31,022 (it was 29,688 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

47%

Land area: 1213 sq. mi.

Water area: 44.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 191 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oneida County: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.3%), Educational, health and social services (18.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Oneida County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
  • Asian alone (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 114,737  (49.6%)
Females: 116,453  (50.4%)

Oneida County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Oneida County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,996 ($35,909 in 1999)

This county:

$52,996
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $590 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $734)
This county:

$590
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $125,000 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
Oneida:

$125,000
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,100 - $187,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $158,379
Here:

$158,379
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,167
Here:

$167,167
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $129,705
Here:

$129,705
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,851
Here:

$126,851
State:

$650,258

Mobile homes: $61,649
Here:

$61,649
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,169
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $502

Institutionalized population: 8,414

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 64
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 394
  • Auto thefts: 29

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 26
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 70
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 457
  • Auto thefts: 43
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 297 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2008: 212 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2009: 219 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2010: 186 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2011: 155 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2012: 169 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2013: 139 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2014: 142 buildings, average cost: $160,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,322 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,795 (2.5%)

Oneida County household income distribution in 2009 Oneida County home values distribution Oneida County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.1%
Oneida County:

16.1%
New York:

14.7%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 41.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.8% for American Indian residents, 69.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.9% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.3 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 46.4 years old, Asian residents: 26.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 25.6 years old)

Area name: Utica-Rome, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oneida County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Utica, Rome, Whitestown, Kirkland, Marcy, Lee, Verona, Westmoreland, Vienna, Trenton.

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Annsville town294 - 183319 - 46
Augusta town4115 - 194029 - 53
Ava town9106 - 153022 - 39
Boonville town17117 - 173628 - 44
Bridgewater town202216 - 285850 - 66
Camden town16117 - 174133 - 49
Deerfield town432218 - 264944 - 54
Florence town193 - 173320 - 47
Floyd town162014 - 275042 - 59
Forestport town1104 - 183622 - 49
Kirkland town92119 - 144440 - 49
Lee town623127 - 366358 - 68
Marcy town4997 - 133227 - 37
Marshall town7127 - 194130 - 52
New Hartford town222108 - 123937 - 42
Paris town352014 - 266356 - 71
Remsen town383 - 163320 - 45
Rome city2092523 - 285956 - 62
Sangerfield town8114 - 184535 - 56
Sherrill city562 - 112716 - 38
Steuben town3169 - 244332 - 56
Trenton town45139 - 174337 - 48
Utica city26187 - 103230 - 35
Vernon town3385 - 112621 - 32
Verona town10117 - 173526 - 45
Vienna town372 - 142715 - 40
Western town232821 - 356254 - 70
Westmoreland town23129 - 173932 - 46
Whitestown town15543 - 52926 - 32
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Neighboring counties: Coos County, Oregon , Sullivan County, New Hampshire , Fulton County , Malheur County, Oregon , Iowa County, Wisconsin , Tripp County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 12,772
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 17,361 (53.3% naturalized citizens)

Oneida County:

7.5%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 4,786
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,975
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,292
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,896
  • 1970 to 1979: 910
  • Before 1970: 2,867
Note: State values scaled to Oneida County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.3%

Oneida County marital status for males Oneida County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 65,558
  • One, attached: 1,937
  • Two: 13,708
  • 3 or 4: 6,745
  • 5 to 9: 3,742
  • 10 to 19: 1,337
  • 20 to 49: 1,622
  • 50 or more: 3,015
  • Mobile homes: 6,099

Housing units in Oneida County with a mortgage: 35,308 (524 second mortgage, 5,164 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,909

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oneida County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,75051
Mainline Protestant18,61095
Evangelical Protestant9,11975
Other4,41616
Black Protestant5044
Orthodox2703
None115,209-
Oneida County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Oneida County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Oneida County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 205
This county:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oneida County:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

24.4%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Oneida County:

Average size of farms: 203 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $72,098
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $203.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,711
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.49%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,100
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.35
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 49.03%
Corn for grain: 18270 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1499 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2257 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,106 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 496 acres

Earthquake activity:

Oneida County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Oneida County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from Oneida County center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4129: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4129, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3341: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3341, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4031: September 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4031, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Snow, Incident Period: February 02, 2007 to February 12, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3273: February 23, 2007, FEMA Id: 3273, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1564: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Snow, Incident Period: January 28, 2004 to January 31, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3195: March 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 3195, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (16%)
  • Burma (11%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Belarus (3%)
  • Ukraine (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oneida County (%):

  • American (24%)
  • Italian (14%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Yugoslavian (2%)

Oneida County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 87,247 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 8,850 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 760 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 541 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,161 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 3,547 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 3,495 (3.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Oneida County, New York in 2000:

  • 6,055 people in state prisons
  • 3,034 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,803 people in nursing homes
  • 1,082 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 884 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 421 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 317 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 227 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 196 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 140 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 72 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 58 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 23 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 22 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

People in group quarters in Oneida County, New York in 2010:

  • 4,691 people in state prisons
  • 3,732 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,627 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 734 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 469 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 383 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 309 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 121 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 107 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 79 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 40 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,531.

3.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.14%
New York average:

5.06%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

1.95% relocated from other counties in New York ($20,469 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($13,073 average AGI)
Oneida County:

1.17%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Herkimer County, NY  0.44% ($32,228 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.37% ($30,009)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.23% ($37,760)
from Oswego County, NY  0.08% ($27,761)
from Lewis County, NY  0.08% ($27,771)
from Monroe County, NY  0.05% ($37,435)
from Albany County, NY  0.05% ($43,848)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
New York average:

5.46%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

2.01% relocated to other counties in New York ($18,733 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($17,458 average AGI)
Oneida County:

1.69%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Herkimer County, NY  0.43% ($35,737 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.36% ($30,734)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($37,979)
to Oswego County, NY  0.10% ($29,302)
to Monroe County, NY  0.08% ($33,986)
to Albany County, NY  0.07% ($38,710)
to Lewis County, NY  0.06% ($31,509)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Oneida County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Oneida County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oneida County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oneida County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oneida County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 45,619 (36,029 aged, 9,590 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,452 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Oneida County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,993)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,890)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,532)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,799)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,333)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,285)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (898)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (879)
  • Congestive heart failure (742)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (669)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,167
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 347
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,238

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,082
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,058
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 35.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 17.2
  • Other - 18.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 88.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 33.7
  • Firearm - 33.1
  • Other - 21.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 231,190
  • In family households: 178,761 (28,380 male householders, 26,684 female householders)
    39,601 spouses, 66,060 children (63,055 natural, 1,009 adopted, 1,996 stepchildren), 2,669 grandchildren, 3,367 brothers or sisters, 3,485 parents, 2,289 other relatives, 6,226 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40,167 (14,707 male householders (11,698 living alone)), 18,158 female householders (15,479 living alone)), 7,302 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,262

Size of family households: 26,496 2-persons, 11,281 3-persons, 10,510 4-persons, 4,002 5-persons, 1,580 6-persons, 1,195 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,177 1-person, 4,394 2-persons, 1,118 3-persons, 156 4-persons, 20 5-persons.

27,414 married couples with children.
16,818 single-parent households (2,860 men, 13,958 women).

87.6% of residents of Oneida speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,689,208,000 ($7,189 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $211,105,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $691,952,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $327,353,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,957,000
Federal grants: $413,179,000
Federal procurement contracts: $99,078,000 ($78,822,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $150,689,000 ($99,669,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $52,663,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $64,330,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,789,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 13,312
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,468
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,157
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,087
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oneida County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 26.85 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 560
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,538
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,595
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,974
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,951
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,422
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,983
  • 1950 to 1959: 17,065
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,451
  • 1939 or earlier: 37,224
Note: State values scaled to Oneida population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oneida County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oneida County population
  • 1 room: 208
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 434
  • 4 rooms: 2,988
  • 5 rooms: 10,513
  • 6 rooms: 16,296
  • 7 rooms: 10,476
  • 8 rooms: 7,600
  • 9+ rooms: 12,680
  • 1 room: 893
  • 2 rooms: 1,356
  • 3 rooms: 4,965
  • 4 rooms: 5,783
  • 5 rooms: 5,621
  • 6 rooms: 4,708
  • 7 rooms: 1,682
  • 8 rooms: 971
  • 9+ rooms: 733
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oneida County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oneida County population
  • no bedroom: 208
  • 1 bedroom: 1,053
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,196
  • 3 bedrooms: 33,209
  • 4 bedrooms: 14,998
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,553
  • no bedroom: 930
  • 1 bedroom: 7,836
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,319
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,553
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,650
  • 5+ bedrooms: 424
Cars and other vehicles available in Oneida County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oneida County population
  • no vehicle: 2,648
  • 1 vehicle: 19,916
  • 2 vehicles: 26,745
  • 3 vehicles: 8,214
  • 4 vehicles: 2,947
  • 5+ vehicles: 747
  • no vehicle: 8,297
  • 1 vehicle: 12,601
  • 2 vehicles: 4,421
  • 3 vehicles: 1,018
  • 4 vehicles: 244
  • 5+ vehicles: 131

88% of Oneida County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 272% lived in New York.

Oneida County:

88.5%
State average:

89.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 186,457
  • Other state: 24,794
  • Northeast: 9,157
  • Midwest: 4,105
  • South: 6,995
  • West: 4,537

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oneida County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Electricity (4.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (52.3%)
  • Electricity (30.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Solar energy (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 638
Here:

2.9%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 469
Here:

4.3%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,012
Here:

34.2%
New York:

34.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Oneida County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $14,436,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $303,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,861,000
    General - Other: $5,502,000
    Sewerage: $2,254,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $52,932,000
    Other Higher Education: $41,542,000
    Health - Other: $26,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,799,000
    General - Other: $21,037,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $14,551,000
    Regular Highways: $12,888,000
    Police Protection: $10,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,612,000
    Sewerage: $7,137,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,243,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,830,000
    Air Transportation: $4,633,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,092,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,621,000
    Financial Administration: $2,400,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,203,000
    Libraries: $1,371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $589,000
    Housing and Community Development: $567,000
    Local Fire Protection: $183,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,279,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $25,987,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $53,414,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,291,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,755,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $340,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $133,000
    General - Other: $100,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
    Health - Other: $78,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    Sewerage: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    General Public Building: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $68,980,000

Oneida County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $15,583,000
    All Other: $12,939,000
    Sewerage: $7,389,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,729,000
    Air Transportation: $2,237,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,969,000
    All Other: $279,000
    Health and Hospitals: $257,000
    Education: $161,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,209,000
    Highways: $2,172,000
    Health and Hospitals: $329,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,499,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,830,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,014,000
    Sale of Property: $373,000
    Rents: $163,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,531,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,979,000
    Education: $15,583,000
    All Other: $13,583,000
    Highways: $9,070,000
    Transit Utilities: $673,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $116,681,000
    Property: $57,421,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $944,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $508,000
    Other Selective Sales: $405,000
    Other License: $341,000
    NEC: $9,000

Oneida County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $142,137,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $139,650,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,264,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,659,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,845,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,358,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,425,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,820,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,579,000
    Beginning: $162,000

Oneida County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,451,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,952,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $142,137,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 7,883
  • Number of aged recipients: 729
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 7,154
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,038
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 5,258
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,587
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,948
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,932
Oneida County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oneida County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 72 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED739$100,639762$115,5592,282$106,862777$25,5707$448,000131$98,55797$63,371
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$83,90953$91,434199$108,43255$34,5272$1,259,00010$83,00031$67,355
APPLICATIONS DENIED111$88,676126$83,873910$111,133496$21,0123$111,66792$74,17484$68,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$94,26851$123,314531$113,75551$51,0202$3,120,00024$71,9589$95,889
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$124,57117$88,000100$101,3109$59,5560$09$74,4445$71,800
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 59 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED203$129,13374$169,9195$182,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$108,89539$184,8972$171,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$122,32017$171,5881$383,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$132,85715$168,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$103,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Oneida County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,25080.8 years
John2,97275.5 years
Joseph2,09875.0 years
William1,94075.1 years
Helen1,41480.5 years
James1,31072.5 years
Robert1,28970.3 years
Frank1,27177.3 years
Charles1,25976.2 years
Anna1,23483.0 years
Most common last names in Oneida County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones82378.1 years
Smith82276.8 years
Williams57977.9 years
Miller39978.3 years
Roberts39177.7 years
Brown36275.2 years
Johnson28575.8 years
Clark26876.8 years
Davis26075.0 years
Evans24778.5 years
Businesses in Oneida County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger1
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy4
AT&T7Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture5
Advance Auto Parts5LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters2Lowe's3
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Applebee's3Marriott1
Arby's2Marshalls1
Ascend Collection1MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone2McDonald's8
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Microtel1
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance6
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Best Western1Nike8
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Budget Car Rental2Old Navy1
Burger King5Outback1
CVS2Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet2Payless3
Chico's1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut3
Curves2Quality1
DHL2RadioShack3
Days Inn1Ramada1
Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys2Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid11
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts13Sears3
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples2
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx24Subway16
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Foot Locker1T-Mobile5
Ford2T.J.Maxx1
GNC6Taco Bell3
GameStop3Talbots1
Gap1Target1
H&M1The Room Place1
H&R Block8Tim Hortons1
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul11
Home Depot1UPS27
Honda1Vans3
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless7
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP1Volkswagen2
JCPenney2Walgreens4
Jones New York2Walmart3
Journeys1Wendy's4
Justice1Wingate1
KFC3YMCA2
Kohl's1

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