Amsterdam, New York Population 2019

Amsterdam, New York's estimated population is 17,864 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Amsterdam, New York is the 47th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3041.99 people/mi² (1174.51 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36.7 years, 35.7 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.46 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Amsterdam, New York is $40,136, while the mean household income is $53,271.

Amsterdam Ny Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amsterdam Ny was:

  • White: 75.16%
  • Other race: 13.76%
  • Two or more races: 6.69%
  • Black or African American: 3.77%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Amsterdam, New York?

17,864
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201817,864500.28%
201717,814-34-0.19%
201617,848-137-0.76%
201517,985-77-0.43%
201418,062-42-0.23%
201318,104-139-0.76%
201218,243-124-0.68%
201118,367-244-1.31%
201018,6112560.14%
200018,355-2,359-1.20%
199020,714-1,158-0.54%
198021,872-3,652-1.53%
197025,524-3,248-1.19%
196028,772-3,468-1.13%
195032,240-1,089-0.33%
194033,329-1,488-0.44%
193034,8171,2930.38%
192033,5242,2570.70%
191031,26710,3384.10%
190020,9293,5931.90%
189017,3367,8706.24%
18809,4664,0405.72%
18705,4260.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,509
Some Other Race2,473
Two or More Races1,203
Black or African American678
Asian102
American Indian and Alaska Native9

Amsterdam Ny Population Pyramid 2019

Amsterdam Ny Median Age

36.7


Total

35.7


Male

38.6


Female

Amsterdam Ny Adults

There are 13,726 adults, (3,042 of whom are seniors) in Amsterdam Ny.

Amsterdam Ny Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Amsterdam Ny Sex Ratio

Female

9,414

52.38%

Male

8,560

47.62%

Amsterdam Ny Households and Families

Amsterdam Ny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Amsterdam Ny Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
Male57.2%42.8%
All53.2%46.8%
Non Family47%53%
Female30.6%69.4%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1732.4653.2
Non Family2,9361.2747
Married2,3613.1873.5
Female1,3953.4430.6
Male4813.4157.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Amsterdam Ny Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7686.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,31211.03%
High School Graduate3,91932.96%
Some College2,53021.28%
Associates Degree1,62213.64%
Bachelors Degree1,0869.13%
Graduate Degree6545.50%

Amsterdam Ny Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,5497,6371,558
Hispanic2,8181,769120
Other Race1,49189965
Black45029111
Multiple Races27725332
Asian735028
Native American94

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,082$34,930$28,735
Less Than High School$15,489$19,625$11,225
High School Grad$30,371$34,375$23,518
Some College$35,154$40,204$31,262
Bachelors Degree$36,812$36,912$36,714
Graduate Degree$62,371$76,250$59,500

$32,082

Average Earnings

$34,930

Average Male

$28,735

Average Female

Amsterdam Ny Language

Amsterdam Ny Language by Age

Amsterdam Ny Language

72.83% of Amsterdam Ny residents speak only English, while 27.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.43% of the population.

Amsterdam Ny Poverty

Amsterdam Ny Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,2662,24242.58%
White11,2401,85616.51%
Other2,4551,06043.18%
Multiple1,14754547.52%
Black66922834.08%
Asian1021918.63%

25.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.11%

Male Poverty Rate

27.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amsterdam Ny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amsterdam Ny is Multiple, with 47.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amsterdam Ny is White, with 16.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.11%
High School19.97%
Some College17.47%
Bachelors or Greater9.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.41%
Female Unemployed42.12%
Female Employed17.20%
Male Employed12.97%

Amsterdam Ny Income

Amsterdam Ny Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,136$53,271
Families$48,304$63,150
Married Families$68,438-
Non Families$26,210$35,642

Amsterdam Ny Marital Status

Amsterdam Ny Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Amsterdam Ny Married by Age and Sex

Amsterdam Ny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Amsterdam Ny Marital Status by Race

Amsterdam Ny Veterans

957

Number of Veterans

894

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam254
Korea163
First Gulf War130
World War II111
Second Gulf War33

Amsterdam Ny Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9338.69%
Hispanic421.19%
Black101.90%
2 or More91.71%
Other50.28%

Amsterdam Ny Veterans by Education

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amsterdam Ny Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Amsterdam Ny Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.59%

Born in New York

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.21% of Amsterdam Ny residents were born in the United States, with 76.59% having been born in New York. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.