Last updated on August 26th, 2019
From 2015 to 2016, employment in Sullivan County, NY grew at a rate of 1.09%, from 32,243 employees to 32,596 employees.
The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sullivan County, NY, are Healthcare & Social Assistance, Retail trade, and Educational Services. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sullivan County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Sullivan County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.
Sullivan County, NY is home to a population of 75,818 people, from which 95.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Sullivan County, NY is composed of 55,311 White residents (73%), 11,358 Hispanic residents (15%), 5,826 Black residents (7.68%), 1,872 Two+ residents (2.47%), and 1,181 Asian residents (1.56%). The most common foreign languages in Sullivan County, NY are Spanish (6,690 speakers), Yiddish (620 speakers), and Russian (493 speakers), but compared to other places, Sullivan County, NY has a relative high number of Yiddish (620 speakers), Italian (467 speakers), and Other Slavic (216 speakers).
In 2015 universities in Sullivan County, NY awarded 292 degrees. The student population of Sullivan County, NY is skewed towards females, with 118 male students and 174 female students. Most students in Sullivan County, NY are White (148 and 50.7%), followed by Black or African American (57 and 19.5%), Hispanic or Latino (52 and 17.8%), and Unknown (27 and 9.2%). The largest universities in Sullivan County, NY by number of graduates are Sullivan County Community College (279 and 95.5%), Sullivan County BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (7 and 2.4%), and Yeshivath Zichron Moshe (6 and 2.05%). The most popular majors in Sullivan County, NY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (97 and 33.2%), General Business Administration & Management (28 and 9.6%), and Criminal Justice – Police Science (23 and 7.88%). The median tuition costs in Sullivan County, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,500 and $11,500 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.
Most residents of Sullivan County commute alone, with the average commute time being 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Sullivan County is two cars per household. Find further data below:
Sullivan County is the 36th most populated county in New York and borders Delaware County, N.Y.; Orange County, N.Y.; Ulster County, N.Y.; Pike County, PA; and Wayne County, PA.