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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.5%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).
Detached houses: $495,981Here:$495,981State:$343,827
Townhouses or other attached units: $391,103Here:$391,103State:$484,742
In 2-unit structures: $486,956Here:$486,956State:$460,134
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $600,167Here:$600,167State:$569,159
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $288,186Here:$288,186State:$676,553
Mobile homes: $172,106Here:$172,106State:$40,766
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,672Here:$73,672State:$137,621
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
McCain (Republican): 51.9%
Obama (Democratic): 47.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,905 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,144 (0.7%)
Area name: New York-Monmouth-Ocean, NY-NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond County is $1003 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1133 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1406 a month.
Cities in this county include: Greenport West, Staten Island.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.117 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.094 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 33 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
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Unemployment by year (%)
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year ($)
Current college students: 28,243
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
Number of foreign born residents: 72,657 (55% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.9 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.1%
Housing units in Richmond County with a mortgage: 57,986 (4,499 second mortgage, 5,623 home equity loan, 160 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,289
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond County (%):
4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,220 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)Richmond County:0.06%New York average:0.24%
3.44% relocated from other counties in New York ($35,871 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($10,009 average AGI)Richmond County:1.24%New York average:1.94%
5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,528 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)Richmond County:0.04%New York average:0.10%
1.96% relocated to other counties in New York ($18,567 average AGI)
3.31% relocated to other states ($38,673 average AGI)Richmond County:3.31%New York average:2.96%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 60,830 (49,520 aged, 11,310 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 57.2. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
88,064 spouses, 151,152 children (143,436 natural, 3,422 adopted, 4,294 stepchildren), 6,432 grandchildren, 4,729 brothers or sisters, 5,716 parents, 9,059 other relatives, 6,482 non-relatives
Size of family households: 37,935 2-persons, 28,532 3-persons, 27,391 4-persons, 13,436 5-persons, 4,894 6-persons, 2,479 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 36,347 1-person, 4,675 2-persons, 475 3-persons, 163 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.
74.0% of residents of Richmond County speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
10.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Richmond County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
65% of Richmond County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in New York.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $188,300
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
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 (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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