Oneida County is located in central New York. The County Seat is Utica and the largest city is Utica. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ocgov.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 232,871 and the 2010 census population was 234,879. The land area is 1,212.43 square miles and there are 193.7 persons per square mile.
87.5% of the population is White, 6.7% is Black or African American, 5.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 86.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,500, there are 91,075 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,103, the median household income is $48,729, and 15.9% of the persons in Oneida County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 15,302. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,751,013, and sales per capita were $11,912. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.2%.
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