Essex County, New York Population 2018

Essex County, New York's estimated population is 37,956 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Essex County, New York is the 56th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201738,2332770.73%
201737,956-58-0.15%
201638,014-182-0.48%
201538,196-184-0.48%
201438,380-241-0.62%
201338,621-263-0.68%
201238,884-385-0.98%
201139,269-84-0.21%
201039,3532,2015.92%
199037,1529762.70%
198036,1761,5454.46%
197034,631-669-1.90%
196035,3002140.61%
195035,0869082.66%
194034,1782190.64%
193033,9592,0886.55%
192031,871-1,587-4.74%
191033,4582,7518.96%
190030,707-2,345-7.09%
189033,052-1,463-4.24%
188034,5155,47318.85%
187029,0428282.93%
186028,214-2,934-9.42%
185031,1487,51431.79%
184023,6344,34722.54%
183019,2876,47650.55%
182012,8113,33435.18%
18109,4770.00%

Essex County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,488
Black or African American1,220
Two or More Races800
Some Other Race464
Asian173
American Indian and Alaska Native79
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Essex County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Essex County, New York Median Age

46.7


Total

44.6


Male

49.2


Female

Essex County, New York Adults

There are 31,778 adults, (8,176 of whom are seniors) in Essex County, New York.

Essex County, New York Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

18,297

47.86%

Male

19,936

52.14%

Essex County, New York Households and Families

Essex County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Essex County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All76%24%
Male69%31%
Female68.3%31.7%
Non Family62.5%37.5%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Essex County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2572.3276
Married7,6642.8387.7
Non Family5,3531.1862.5
Female1,5783.368.3
Male6623.2569

2.85

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Essex County, New York Households

Essex County, New York Education

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8683.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,7706.13%
High School Graduate9,61533.31%
Some College5,82720.19%
Associates Degree3,08210.68%
Bachelors Degree4,18614.50%
Graduate Degree3,51812.19%

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,57524,4327,544
Black98677048
Hispanic85363845
Other Race43126811
Multiple Races35030820
Asian13211631
Native American706112
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.39%.

Essex County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,172$36,581$29,532
Less Than High School$23,750$28,563$20,792
High School Grad$28,601$34,485$22,363
Some College$30,395$32,107$27,417
Bachelors Degree$40,905$53,047$34,533
Graduate Degree$56,891$52,614$57,619

$32,172

Average Earnings

$36,581

Average Male

$29,532

Average Female

Essex County, New York Language

Essex County, New York Language by Age

Essex County, New York Language

94.14% of Essex County, New York residents speak only English, while 5.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Essex County, New York Poverty

Essex County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,1872,7988.18%
Hispanic65615824.09%
Multiple69611015.80%
Black1418660.99%
Other2165224.07%
Asian1163631.03%
Native502244.00%
Islander9333.33%

8.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

9.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is Black, with 60.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is White, with 8.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.74%
High School10.16%
Some College6.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.10%
Male Unemployed11.37%
Female Employed4.28%
Male Employed3.67%

Essex County, New York Income

Essex County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,294$69,488
Families$69,386$83,129
Married Families$78,614$92,095
Non Families$32,305$40,245

Essex County, New York Marital Status

Essex County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Essex County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Essex County, New York Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Essex County, New York Veterans

Essex County, New York Veterans by War

3,081

Number of Veterans

2,868

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,134
First Gulf War391
Korea278
Second Gulf War242
World War II149

Essex County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+786
65 to 74765
55 to 64719
35 to 54703
18 to 34108

Essex County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,98410.16%
Black443.78%
2 or More325.97%
Other173.73%
Hispanic100.95%
Indian45.19%

Essex County, New York Veterans by Education

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex County, New York Employment Status

Essex County, New York Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Essex County, New York Employment by Race

Essex County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Essex County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Saranac Lake 54105288-122-2.26%
Lake Placid25292438-91-3.60%
Keeseville 17931743-50-2.79%
Port Henry11941130-64-5.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990